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Should I remove Reporters Workbench?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
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Versions

VersionDistribution
3.310 33.33%
3.7.1.0 66.67%

Reporters Workbench

Overview

Reporters Workbench is a program developed by The Associated Press. The most used version is 3.7.1.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The software installer includes 2 files and is usually about 3.24 MB (3,402,421 bytes). A majority of the PCs this is running on, most OS versions are Windows 7 (SP1). While about 88% of users of Reporters Workbench come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: support.ap.org/Workbench/index.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Reporters Workbench\Dictionaries
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files2\REPORT~1\DICTIO~1\UNWISE.EXE C:\Program Files2\REPORT~1\DICTIO~1\INSTALL.LOG
(Wise Installer is used for installing and uninstalling this software.)
Estimated size: 3.24 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Reporters Workbench

  • UNWISE.EXE
  • WiseUpdt.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • UNWISE.EXE is scheduled as a task with the class '{E8CCBD57-E682-48BE-98A5-8B1BF164ACDD}' (runs on registration).
Service
  • UNWISE.EXE runs as a service named 'Browser System Enahncer' (671c50b0).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • UNWISE.EXE is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files1\Yahoo!\MESSEN~1\UNWISE.EXE'.

How do I remove Reporters Workbench?

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

HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%
 
MOST USED OS
~99%
Windows 7 (SP1)

Distribution by countryGeography

87.50% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 87.50%
  United Kingdom 12.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 66.67%
Hewlett-Packard 33.33%

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