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Should I remove Readerware 3?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #28,023
United States Rank #15,722
Reach 0.0061%


3.49 5.81%
3.48 3.49%
3.47 2.33%
3.43 3.49%
3.40 9.30%
3.38 8.14%
3.35 19.77%
3.30 11.63%
3.25 4.65%
3.21 5.81%
3.19 4.65%
3.18 2.33%
3.17 1.16%
3.15 1.16%
3.13 4.65%
3.11 2.33%
3.05 9.30%

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Readerware 3

What is Readerware 3?  (from Readerware)

Automatically catalog book, music and video collections. No data entry required. The easiest, fastest way to catalog your books, music and videos. Nothing else comes close. Have a large collection? The unique Readerware auto-catalog feature lets you feed in a list of ISBNs, LCCNs, UPCs or barcode scans. Readerware then...  Read more


Readerware 3 is a software program developed by Readerware. The most common release is 3.35, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 setup package generally installs about 15 files. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 86% of users of Readerware 3 come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.readerware.com
Help link: www.readerware.com/rwSup.html
Installation folder: C:\Apps\Other\Readerware 3
Uninstaller: "C:\Windows\Readerware 3\uninstall.exe" "/C:C:\Apps\Other\Readerware 3\Uninstall\uninstall.xml"

Program filesFiles installed by Readerware 3

  • rwserverconfig.exe - RWServerConfig (Readerware Server Configuration Utility)
  • readerwareaw.exe - ReaderwareAW (Readerware for Music)
  • readerwareaw_debug.exe
  • readerwarevw.exe - ReaderwareVW (Readerware for Video)
  • readerwarevw_debug.exe
  • readerware.exe - Readerware (Readerware for Books)
  • readerware_debug.exe
  • rwserver.exe - RWServer (Readerware Server)
  • rwserver_debug.exe
  • rwserverconfig_debug.exe
  • rxtxSerial.dll
  • jniwrap64.dll (by TeamDev Ltd) - JNIWrapper (JNIWrapper Native Library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • rwserver.exe runs as a service named 'RWServer' (RWServer) "Readerware Server".

How do I remove Readerware 3?

Quickly and completely remove Readerware 3 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Readerware 3 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 Readerware 3, 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 Readerware 3.

Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win 7 2%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.95%
Windows 8 29.07%
Windows Vista 4.65%
Windows XP 2.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.72%
Windows 7 Professional 19.77%
Windows 8.1 10.47%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.47%
Windows 8 Pro 8.14%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.65%

Distribution by countryGeography

85.82% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 85.82%
  United Kingdom 2.24%
  Australia 1.49%
  Sweden 1.49%
  Belgium 1.49%
  Canada 1.49%
  Netherlands 0.75%
  South Africa 0.75%
  Finland 0.75%
  Brazil 0.75%
  Italy 0.75%
  Portugal 0.75%
  BH 0.75%
  Germany 0.75%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 36.84%
Hewlett-Packard 33.33%
Lenovo 10.53%
Intel 5.26%
American Megatrends 5.26%
Alienware 1.75%
Acer 1.75%
Sony 1.75%
Common models
LENOVO 2516CTO 2.78%
Dell XPS 8700 2.78%
Dell Inspiron N7010 1.39%
MSI MS-7680 1.39%
MSI MS-7267 1.39%
LENOVO 4294CTO 1.39%


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