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Should I remove PhraseExpress?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #18,035
United States Rank #15,014
Reach 0.0151%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 60.33 days
244.08 days >
Average installed length: 128.24 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
11.0.129 2.83%
11.0.125 1.89%
11.0.122 0.94%
11.0.121 0.94%
10.5.41 18.40%
10.5.40 0.47%
10.5.38 0.94%
10.5.35 2.83%
10.5.33 0.94%
10.5.26 1.42%
10.5.24 1.89%
10.5.16 5.19%
10.5.8 1.42%
10.5.6 1.42%
10.1.59 0.94%
10.1.57 0.94%
10.1.35 0.47%
10.1.34 0.47%
10.1.30 0.47%
10.1.28 0.94%
10.1.24 1.42%
10.1.21 0.47%
10.1.4 0.94%
10.1.1 0.47%
10.0.135 0.47%
10.0.132 0.94%
10.0.129 0.94%
9.1.47 2.36%
9.1.45 2.36%
9.1.44 6.13%
9.1.43 6.13%
9.1.41 0.94%
9.1.36 5.19%
9.1.29 0.47%
9.1.8 1.42%
9.1.2 0.47%
9.0.152 0.94%
9.0.148 0.47%
9.0.147 0.47%
8.0.156 4.72%
8.0.154 3.30%
8.0.152 0.94%
8.0.148 1.89%
8.0.146 0.47%
8.0.143 0.47%
8.0.142 4.25%
8.0.137 0.47%
8.0.134 1.42%
8.0.133 0.47%
8.0.131 0.47%
8.0.124 0.47%
54 versions

Typically installed together

PhraseExpress

What is PhraseExpress?  (from Bartels Media GmbH)

PhraseExpress organizes your frequently used text snippets in customizable categories for quick access. PhraseExpress saves hours of typing. It is the ideal solution for personnel in office, technical support, customer care, help desk, call center and medical or legal transcription settings. The Client-/Server version ...  Read more

Overview

PhraseExpress is a program developed by Bartels Media GmbH. The most used version is 10.5.41, 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is gbak.exe. The software installer includes 20 files and is usually about 3.88 MB (4,066,304 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 53% of users of PhraseExpress come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.phraseexpress.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\PhraseExpress\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{646B8AC5-9454-4990-8134-7092CEB1577A}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 3.88 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by PhraseExpress

Program executable:gbak.exe
Name:Firebird SQL Server
Path:C:\Program Files\PhraseExpress\gbak.exe
MD5:2049e0068515b46cedeeb14516d4aefc
Additional files:
  • pexkey.dll - PhraseExpress (PhraseExpress Keyboard Hook Library)
  • phraseexpress.exe
  • uninstaller.exe - Program Launcher
  • icudt30.dll (by IBM and others) - International Components for Unicode (ICU Data DLL)
  • icuin30.dll (by IBM and others) - IBM ICU I18N DLL
  • icuuc30.dll - IBM ICU Common DLL
  • fbclient.dll (by Firebird Project) - Firebird SQL Server
  • ib_util.dll (by Firebird Project)
  • pexregex.dll (by GnuWin32 ) - Pcre (Pcre3: Perl-compatible regular-expression library)
  • pexicons.dll
  • pexinst.exe
  • pexlang.dll
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • phraseexpress.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'phraseexpress.exe' and executes as C:\Program Files\PhraseExpress\phraseexpress.exe.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • phraseexpress.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\PhraseExpress\phraseexpress.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

phraseexpress.exe
Memory:34.67 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000624483%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00002020%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00004225%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:980,508
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:365 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:3 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove PhraseExpress?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 49%
Win Server 2003 0%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.47%
Windows 8 43.87%
Windows Vista 3.30%
Windows XP 1.89%
Windows Server 2003 0.47%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 24.53%
Windows 7 Professional 13.68%
Windows 8.1 11.32%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.43%
Windows 8.1 Pro 8.02%
Windows 8 4.72%

Distribution by countryGeography

52.50% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 52.50%
  Germany 16.67%
  Canada 3.33%
  United Kingdom 2.92%
  India 2.50%
  Netherlands 2.08%
  Australia 1.67%
  Sweden 1.67%
  Belgium 1.67%
  Brazil 0.83%
  Malaysia 0.83%
  Austria 0.83%
  Israel 0.83%
  Finland 0.83%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.89%
Acer 15.97%
Dell 14.29%
Lenovo 12.61%
ASUS 10.92%
GIGABYTE 8.40%
Medion 5.04%
Samsung 2.52%
Sony 1.68%
Alienware 1.68%
Common models
Hewlett-Packard p6610f 2.59%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.59%
Gigabyte M68MT-S2 2.59%
LENOVO 20266 1.72%
Sony VPCEC290X 1.72%
Samsung 870Z5E/880Z5E/680... 1.72%

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