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12% remove it88% keep it
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Reason 4.0

What is Reason?  (from Propellerhead Software AB)

With an inspiring sound bank and intuitive flow, Reason catalyzes your creative process. Easy to get started with and as deep as you want it to be, Reason is the software that keeps you focused on what matters most: your music. Build your songs in Reason’s sequencer with the included synths, samplers, loop players and ...  Read more


Reason 4.0 is a software 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 primary executable is named Reason.exe. The setup package generally installs about 26 files and is usually about 1.4 GB (1,499,465,463 bytes). 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 26% 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: 1.4 GB

Program filesFiles installed by Reason 4.0

Program executable:Reason.exe
Name:Reason 4.0
Reason program file
Path:C:\Program Files\Propellerhead\Reason\Reason.exe
Additional files:
  • AIFFLib.dll - Reason 4.0.1 (Reason library file)
  • AudioCardLib.dll - Reason 5.0.1
  • FileLib.dll
  • GUILib.dll
  • JPEGLib.dll
  • MIDILib.dll
  • PixelLib.dll
  • PNGLib.dll
  • Reason Engine.dll
  • Reason.exe - Reason program file
  • ReFillPacker.exe
  • Remote.dll
  • TIFFLib.dll
  • WAVELib.dll
  • WidgetLib.dll

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 4.0 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 4.0, 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) 61%
Win XP 1%
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.80%
Windows 8 18.05%
Windows Vista 10.73%
Windows XP 3.41%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 37.56%
Windows 7 Ultimate 19.02%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.29%
Windows 7 Professional 6.83%
Windows 8.1 5.85%
Windows 10 Home 3.90%

Distribution by countryGeography

26.46% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 26.46%
  United Kingdom 13.90%
  France 8.97%
  Canada 4.04%
  Germany 4.04%
  Italy 3.59%
  Sweden 3.14%
  South Africa 3.14%
  Argentina 1.79%
  Australia 1.79%
  Belgium 1.79%
  Czech Republic 1.79%
  Greece 1.79%
  Brazil 1.35%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.46%
Acer 20.29%
Dell 16.67%
ASUS 14.49%
Toshiba 6.52%
Samsung 5.07%
Lenovo 2.90%
Packard Bell 1.45%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.75%
Dell Inspiron 5537 1.83%
Gigabyte M68MT-S2 1.83%
Acer Aspire E1-571 1.83%
Dell Inspiron N5110 1.83%
Dell Latitude E6400 1.83%


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