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What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
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VersionDistribution 6.67% 40.00% 53.33%

Kno Textbooks


Kno Textbooks is a program developed by Kno. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 main program executable is Kno.TextBooks.exe. The software installer includes 64 files and is usually about 75.63 MB (79,302,541 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. The distribution of this has mostly been seen in the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.kno.com
Help link: www.kno.com/help/customerService
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Kno Inc\KnoTextbooks\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{D3933A99-0376-4D1C-93D4-8810F0DD5539}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 75.63 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Kno Textbooks

Program executable:Kno.TextBooks.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Kno Inc\KnoTextbooks\Kno.TextBooks.exe
Additional files:
  • Kno.Storage.SQLite.dll - Kno.Storage.SQLite
  • Kno.Content.Remote.dll - ContentDelivery
  • Kno.ContentDelivery.dll
  • Kno.TextBooks.exe - Kno.Textbooks
  • libcef.dll - Chromium Embedded Framework (CEF) Dynamic Link Library
  • icudt.dll (by The ICU Project) - International Components for Unicode (ICU Data DLL)
  • libGLESv2.dll - ANGLE libGLESv2 Dynamic Link Library
  • libEGL.dll - ANGLE libEGL Dynamic Link Library
  • install_flashplayer.exe (by Solid State Networks) - Adobe Flash Player Installer
  • CustomControls.RichHtmlTextBlock.dll - Kno.RichHtmlTextBlock (CustomControls.RichHtmlTextBlock)
  • SharpDX.D3DCompiler.dll (by Alexandre Mutel) - SharpDX.D3DCompiler
  • SharpDX.Direct3D11.dll (by Alexandre Mutel) - SharpDX.Direct3D11
  • SharpDX.Direct2D1.dll - SharpDX.Direct2D1
  • Kno.BackupAndRestore.dll - BackUpAndRestore
  • Kno.Storage.DataAccess.dll - Kno.DataAccess
  • Kno.AppResources.dll (by Kno.Inc) - AppResources
  • SharpDX.DXGI.dll - SharpDX.DXGI
  • Kno.Analytics.dll - Analytics
  • CefSharp.dll (by The CefSharp Authors) - CefSharp
  • CefSharp.Wpf.dll (by The CefSharp Authors) - CefSharp.Wpf
  • SharpDX.dll - SharpDX
  • avcodec-54.dll
  • avformat-54.dll
  • avutil-51.dll
  • KnoNativeReader.dll
  • MarkupConverter.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Kno.TextBooks.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{9673EA29-A5A9-4F50-BA3A-FD50B2ECF66F}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Kno Textbooks?

Quickly and completely remove Kno Textbooks from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Kno Textbooks 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 Kno Textbooks, 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 Kno Textbooks.

Win 7 (SP1) 80%
Win 8 20%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 80.00%
Windows 8 20.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 53.33%
Windows 7 Professional 20.00%
Windows 8.1 13.33%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 6.67%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 50.00%
Sony 8.33%
Lenovo 8.33%
Dell 8.33%
ASUS 8.33%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 15.38%
Sony VPCCB3AFX 7.69%
MSI MS-7522 7.69%
LENOVO 4383 7.69%
HP ProBook 4540s 7.69%
HP Pavilion dv4 Notebook ... 7.69%


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