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Should I remove Touchpad Blocker?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #11,762
United States Rank #9,249
Reach 0.0322%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 35.50 days
560.64 days >
Average installed length: 294.57 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
2.9 58.41%
2.7 14.38%
2.5 1.99%
2.3 2.88%
2.1 2.65%
2.0 0.88%
1.7 11.73%
1.5 3.76%
1.3 3.32%

Touchpad Blocker

What is Touchpad Blocker?  (from KARPOLAN)

Software to prevent cursor from jumping when you are typing on notebook keyboard. Touchpad is very useful device, but it's usually located right under your hands when you are typing. Accidental touch by palm or wrist moves caret to another place of text! That's why Touchpad Blocker is a must have software for notebook ...  Read more

Overview

Touchpad Blocker is a software program developed by KARPOLAN. The most common release is 2.9, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. The programs's main executable is touchpadblocker.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 12.11 MB of memory. The setup package generally installs about 4 files and is usually about 908.98 KB (930,795 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 54% of users of Touchpad Blocker come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: touchpad-blocker.com
Help link: touchpad-blocker.com/contact
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Touchpad Blocker
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Touchpad Blocker\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 908.98 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Touchpad Blocker

Program executable:touchpadblocker.exe
Name:Touchpad Blocker
Path:C:\Program Files\touchpad blocker\touchpadblocker.exe
MD5:f8957113b27c25ab44597ac7f96c4936
Additional files:
  • touchpad-blocker.exe - Touchpad Blocker
  • uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • TouchpadBlocker.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'TouchpadBlocker.exe' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Touchpad Blocker\TouchpadBlocker.exe" -startup.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

touchpadblocker.exe
Memory:12.11 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0008452256%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00045736%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00038787%
0.015104% average

How do I remove Touchpad Blocker?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.93%
Windows 8 21.46%
Windows Vista 7.74%
Windows XP 4.87%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 45.43%
Windows 7 Professional 10.02%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.35%
Windows 8.1 7.13%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.79%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.45%

Distribution by countryGeography

54.35% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 54.35%
  Germany 14.03%
  United Kingdom 6.93%
  Canada 2.84%
  Netherlands 1.78%
  Belgium 1.24%
  Australia 1.24%
  Italy 1.24%
  France 1.07%
  Indonesia 1.07%
  Switzerland 0.89%
  Sweden 0.89%
  Mexico 0.89%
  Austria 0.89%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 24.23%
ASUS 17.27%
Acer 15.04%
Hewlett-Packard 14.76%
Toshiba 8.64%
Medion 5.57%
Samsung 5.57%
Lenovo 5.29%
Sahara 2.23%
Gateway 0.84%
American Megatrends 0.56%
Common models
Dell Inspiron N5110 4.11%
Dell Inspiron 1545 3.65%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.65%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.74%
ASUSTeK K53E 2.28%
ASUSTeK UX31A 1.83%

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