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What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
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Versions

VersionDistribution
6.5 83.33%
6.3 16.67%

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Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English Explanatory Dictionary

Overview

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English Explanatory Dictionary is a program developed by Paragon Software. The most used version is 6.5, 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. The main program executable is run.exe. The software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 79.95 MB (83,833,004 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 75% of users of Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English Explanatory Dictionary come from the United States, it is also popular in Philippines and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Paragon Software\Merriam-Webster 6\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{173A2E8C-CC80-4BAC-A47B-12818DFD2C5A}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 79.95 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English Explanatory Dictionary

Program executable:run.exe
Name:MultiLex Dictionary
Path:C:\Program Files\Paragon Software\Merriam-Webster 6\run.exe
MD5:df11de849c6dc745835c83da606ba614
Additional files:
  • MW_EN_EN_Collegiate.exe - Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English Explanatory Dictionar (Setup Launcher)
  • mw.exe - Merriam-Webster Dictionary

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Startup Files (User Run)
  • run.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Merriam-Webster 6' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Paragon Software\Merriam-Webster 6\run.exe" /tray.
  • mw.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Merriam-Webster 6' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Paragon Software\Merriam-Webster 6\mw.exe" /tray.

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Or, you can uninstall Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English Explanatory Dictionary 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 Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English Explanatory Dictionary, 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 Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English Explanatory Dictionary.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win XP 17%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.00%
Windows 8 33.33%
Windows XP 16.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Starter 16.67%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.67%
Microsoft Windows XP 16.67%
Windows 8.1 Connected 16.67%
Windows 10 Home 16.67%
Windows 7 Enterprise 16.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

75.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 75.00%
  Philippines 16.67%
  Canada 8.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 50.00%
Lenovo 16.67%
Compaq 16.67%
Acer 16.67%
Common models
LENOVO 4236MD0 16.67%
HP Pavilion dm1 Notebook ... 16.67%
HP Compaq dc5100 MT(EJ065... 16.67%
Hewlett-Packard 18-5110 16.67%
CLEVO CO. W210CUQ 16.67%
Acer Aspire one 1-431 16.67%

About Paragon Software

Paragon Software (aquired by MicroProse) was a video games developer that released titles may platforms including the PC.
Publisher URL: www.paragon-software.com

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