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7% remove it93% keep it
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Viking Reminder

Overview

Viking Reminder is a software program developed by James Howat. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. 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 primary executable is named opera.exe. The setup package generally installs about 2 files and is usually about 1.08 MB (1,128,235 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 70% of users of Viking Reminder come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Finland.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Viking Reminder
Uninstaller: wscript "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Viking Reminder\uninstall.vbs"
Estimated size: 1.08 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Viking Reminder

Program executable:opera.exe
Name:Opera Internet Browser
Signed by:Opera Software ASA
Path:C:\Program Files\Opera\opera.exe
MD5:ffc67949ef7c2bf307ed91b293581dd2
Opera is a web browser and Internet suite developed by Opera Software. The browser handles common Internet-related tasks such as displaying web sites, sending and receiving e-mail messages, managing contacts, chatting on IRC, downloading...
Additional files:
  • Viking Reminder.exe (by Opera Software) - Opera Internet Browser
  • OUniAnsi.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Viking Reminder.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{A8244A1D-C99F-4429-910D-F347F0350DB3}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • Viking Reminder.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Opera Internet Browser' and executes as C:\Program Files\Opera x64\Opera.exe.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Viking Reminder.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Opera\Opera.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Viking Reminder.exe
Memory:256.71 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0476244771%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.04139734%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00622714%
0.015104% average

How do I remove Viking Reminder?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win 7 20%
 
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 80.00%
Windows XP 20.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 60.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 20.00%
Windows 7 Starter 20.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

70.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 70.00%
  Germany 10.00%
  Finland 10.00%
  Norway 10.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Toshiba 25.00%
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%
Dell 25.00%
American Megatrends 25.00%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite L675 33.33%
HP Mini 110-1100 33.33%
Dell Inspiron 545 33.33%

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