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3% remove it97% keep it
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VersionDistribution 6.90% 3.45% 3.45% 6.90% 3.45% 3.45% 27.59% 3.45% 6.90% 3.45% 3.45% 3.45% 17.24% 6.90%

Pragma 6


Pragma 6 is a software program developed by Trident Software. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The primary executable is named pkernel.exe. The setup package generally installs about 58 files and is usually about 57.45 MB (60,240,573 bytes). The installed file p6update.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 39% of users of Pragma 6 come from UA, it is also popular in Russia and the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.trident.com.ua
Help link: www.pragma5.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\trident software\pragma6
Uninstaller: "C:\WINDOWS\Pragma 6 Uninstaller.exe"
Estimated size: 57.45 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Pragma 6

Program executable:pkernel.exe
Pragma Monitor
Path:C:\Program Files\trident software\pragma6\pkernel.exe
Additional files:
  • corrector.exe - Pragma (Dictionary Corrector)
  • p6upcheck.exe - Updating Module
  • p6update.exe
  • pbuy.exe - Pbuy Application
  • pcheck.exe - Cheker
  • pclip.dll - Fast Translation module
  • Pcore6.dll - Translation Core
  • pdocmgr.dll - MS Office Translation Module
  • phtmmgr.dll - IE Translation Module
  • pindic.dll - Pragma Indicator
  • ploader.dll - ploader Dynamic Link Library
  • pmore.dll - Additional communications
  • pmoz10mgr.dll - Mozilla Translation Module
  • pmoz11mgr.dll
  • pmoz12mgr.dll
  • pmoz13mgr.dll
  • pmoz14mgr.dll
  • pmoz15mgr.dll
  • pmoz16mgr.dll
  • pmoz17mgr.dll
  • pmoz18mgr.dll
  • pmoz19mgr.dll
  • pmoz20mgr.dll
  • pmoz21mgr.dll
  • pmoz22mgr.dll
  • pmoz23mgr.dll
  • pmoz24mgr.dll
  • pmoz25mgr.dll
  • pmoz26mgr.dll
  • pmoz28mgr.dll
  • pmoz29mgr.dll
  • pmoz30mgr.dll
  • pmoz31mgr.dll
  • pmoz32mgr.dll
  • pmoz33mgr.dll
  • pmoz35mgr.dll
  • pmoz40mgr.dll
  • pmoz50mgr.dll
  • pmoz60mgr.dll
  • pmoz70mgr.dll
  • pmoz80mgr.dll
  • pmoz90mgr.dll
  • poomgr.dll - OpenOffice/StarOffice Translation Module
  • poptions.dll - Options dialog
  • pregister.exe - Pragma Activation
  • presource.dll - Resource Dynamic Link Library
  • prtfmgr.dll - Rtf Translation Module
  • pservice.exe - Service Application
  • ptbar6.dll - MS Office Add-in
  • ptool.exe - ptool Application
  • ptranserv.dll - Core Translation Inproc Server
  • ptranserv.exe - Core Translation Local Server
  • ptxtmgr.dll - Txt Translation Module
  • uninstall.exe - Uninstall Module
  • updates.exe - Start Updates Translation Module
  • wodAppUp.dll (by WeOnlyDo Software) - wodAppUpdate Component (64 bit) (wodAppUpdate Component)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • pservice.exe runs as a service named 'Pragma6Serv' (Pragma6Serv) "Runs Pragma 6 service for internal using.".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • pkernel.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Pragma6' which loads as C:\Program Files\Trident Software\Pragma6\pkernel.exe.

How do I remove Pragma 6?

Quickly and completely remove Pragma 6 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Pragma 6 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 Pragma 6, 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 Pragma 6.

Win 7 (SP1) 69%
Win 8 3%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 82.76%
Windows XP 13.79%
Windows 8 3.45%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 53.57%
Windows 7 Professional 17.86%
Microsoft Windows XP 14.29%
Windows 7 Home Premium 7.14%
Windows 8 Pro 3.57%
Windows 7 Enterprise 3.57%

Distribution by countryGeography

39.39% of installs come from UA
Which countries install it?
  UA 39.39%
  Russia 27.27%
  United States 15.15%
  AZ 3.03%
  Iran 3.03%
  AM 3.03%
  Poland 3.03%
  Canada 3.03%
  BY 3.03%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 22.22%
Hewlett-Packard 14.81%
Acer 14.81%
American Megatrends 11.11%
Lenovo 7.41%
Samsung 7.41%
Dell 3.70%
Intel 3.70%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 8.33%
ASUSTeK N53SN 4.17%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.17%
HP G62 Notebook PC 4.17%
Gigabyte P55-UD3L 4.17%
Acer Aspire 5551G 4.17%


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