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What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,283
United States Rank #6,497
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
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Average installed length: 323.61 days


5.0 100.00%

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Reason 5.0

What is Reason?  (from Propellerhead Software AB)

At the heart of Reason is its virtual rack with all the tools you need to turn your ideas into music. You build your rack as you create your song. Synthesizers, drum machines, samplers and studio effects – add as many as you need. Reason automatically connects everything as you add more devices to the rack. If you want...  Read more


Reason 5.0 is a program developed by Propellerhead Software AB. 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 reason.exe. The software installer includes 27 files and is usually about 30.96 MB (32,465,213 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 40% of users of Reason come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.propellerheads.se
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Propellerhead\Reason\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Propellerhead\Reason\Uninstall Reason\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 30.96 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Reason 5.0

Program executable:reason.exe
Name:Reason 5.0
Reason program file
Path:C:\Program Files\propellerhead\reason\reason.exe
Additional files:
  • Install ReFill Packer.exe - ReFill Packer 4.1.1 (ReFill Packer program file)
  • AIFFLib.dll - Reason 5.0.1 (Reason library file)
  • AudioCardLib.dll
  • FileLib.dll
  • GUILib.dll
  • JPEGLib.dll
  • MIDILib.dll
  • PixelLib.dll
  • PNGLib.dll
  • Reason Engine.dll
  • ReFillPacker.exe - Reason 4.0.1 (Reason program file)
  • Remote.dll
  • TIFFLib.dll
  • WAVELib.dll
  • WidgetLib.dll
  • Install Reason.exe - Reason 5.0
  • REX.dll - ReCycle (REX Dynamically Linked Library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Reason.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{AE536558-A7A6-430D-8D6D-034D65CB79F4}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Reason?

Quickly and completely remove Reason 5.0 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Reason 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 Reason 5.0, 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 Reason.

Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.22%
Windows 8 24.72%
Windows XP 3.74%
Windows Vista 3.31%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.45%
Windows 7 Ultimate 23.29%
Windows 7 Professional 9.56%
Windows 8.1 8.11%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.78%
Microsoft Windows XP 3.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

40.39% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 40.39%
  United Kingdom 8.02%
  France 6.90%
  Canada 4.23%
  Germany 3.71%
  Netherlands 3.41%
  Sweden 2.45%
  Italy 2.45%
  Australia 2.30%
  Argentina 1.86%
  Spain 1.71%
  Brazil 1.48%
  Greece 1.26%
  Belgium 1.11%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.50%
Acer 16.67%
Dell 15.56%
ASUS 13.89%
Toshiba 7.92%
Lenovo 3.06%
Intel 1.81%
Alienware 1.81%
MSI 1.39%
Samsung 1.39%
American Megatrends 0.69%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 6.88%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.56%
ASUS All Series 5.00%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.00%
HP G56 Notebook PC 1.88%
TOSHIBA Satellite L755 1.88%


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