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18% remove it82% keep it
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VersionDistribution 92.31% 7.69%

Kindle Cloud Reader

What is Kindle Cloud Reader?

Kindle Cloud Reader is an app for the Pokki desktop platform. The app itself runs as an embedded HTML5 program within the Pokki software outside of the web browser.


The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software installer includes 18 files and is usually about 96.25 MB (100,928,627 bytes). HostAppServiceUpdater.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.pokki.com
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\local\pokki\engine
Uninstaller: "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Pokki\Engine\pokki.exe" /UNINSTALL9f2207638d5c1cf723f645f351bf68e340af28ed
Estimated size: 96.25 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Kindle Cloud Reader

  • HostAppServiceUpdater.exe (by Pokki) - Host App Service Updater
  • StartMenuIndexer.exe (by Pokki) - Start Menu Service
  • HostAppService.exe - Host App Service
  • Launcher.dll - Pokki (Pokki support library.)
  • pokki.exe
  • libPokki.dll (by The Chromium Authors) - Chromium

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • pokki.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{0DAE7161-A16D-437F-BD0E-BA1ECE615375}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • HostAppServiceUpdater.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Pokki_Reg_HKCURun_S-1-5-21-2475710725-4113460478-2195723455-1001.
3 Startup Files (User Run)
  • HostAppServiceUpdater.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Pokki' and executes as "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Pokki\Engine\HostAppServiceUpdater.exe" /LOGON.
  • Launcher.dll is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Pokki' and executes as C:\Windows\system32\rundll32.exe "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Pokki\Engine\Launcher.dll",RunLaunchPlatform.
  • pokki.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'pokki.exe' and executes as C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Pokki\Engine\pokki.exe.
2 Startup Files (User Run Once)
  • HostAppService.exe is loaded once in the current user (HKCU) registry as a startup file name 'Application Restart #9' which loads as C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Pokki\Engine\HostAppService.exe --disable-internal-flash --noerrdialogs --no-message-box --disable-extensions --disable-web-security --disable-web-resources --disable-clie.
  • pokki.exe is loaded once in the current user (HKCU) registry as a startup file name 'Application Restart #8' which loads as C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Pokki\Engine\pokki.exe --disable-internal-flash --noerrdialogs --no-message-box --disable-extensions --disable-web-security --disable-web-resources --disable-client-side-p.
Network connections
  • pokki.exe connects to www2.twitter.com ( port 443).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:19.89 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0018348910%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00103271%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00080218%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:2,429,857
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:1 MB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:10.83 KB
105.02 KB average
Memory:79.58 MB
Total CPU:0.0009914226%
Kernel CPU:0.00042370%
User CPU:0.00056772%
CPU cycles/sec:7,679,896
I/O reads/min:932.54 KB
I/O writes/min:217.3 KB

How do I remove Kindle Cloud Reader?

Quickly and completely remove Kindle Cloud Reader from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Kindle Cloud Reader from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Kindle Cloud Reader, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Kindle Cloud Reader.

Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 18%
Keep it 82%
Windows 8

Distribution by countryGeography

66.67% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 66.67%
  Thailand 4.17%
  Switzerland 4.17%
  Australia 4.17%
  Austria 4.17%
  Philippines 4.17%
  Germany 4.17%
  Canada 4.17%
  United Kingdom 4.17%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 38.46%
Hewlett-Packard 30.77%
Acer 30.77%
Common models
LENOVO 20378 7.69%
LENOVO 20252 7.69%
LENOVO 20238 7.69%
LENOVO 20217 7.69%
LENOVO 10AW009SMZ 7.69%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 7.69%

About SweetLabs

SweetLabs has two platforms, Pokki, a platform which brings media-rich web apps to the desktop and the OpenCandy Software Network, which offers installer based software bundles through the download and installation process.
Publisher URL: www.pokki.com


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