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Wikipedia

What is Wikipedia?

Opera Widgets are small standalone applications sitting on the desktop that use the browser's rendering engine.

Overview

Wikipedia is a program developed by Opera Widgets. 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 main program executable is Wikipedia.exe. The software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 1.12 MB (1,169,753 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows XP as well as Windows Vista . While about 58% of users of Wikipedia come from the United States, it is also popular in Austria and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: widgets.opera.com
Installation folder: C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\Wikipedia
Uninstaller: wscript "C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\Wikipedia\uninstall.vbs"
Estimated size: 1.12 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Wikipedia

Program executable:Wikipedia.exe
Name:Opera Internet Browser
Signed by:Opera Software ASA
Path:C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\Wikipedia\Wikipedia.exe
MD5:4f2bdccbfadfe9989f24fe781cabc4e0
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:
  • Wikipedia.exe - Opera Internet Browser
  • OUniAnsi.dll
  • uninstall.vbs

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Wikipedia.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{B24AE5BE-8631-41AF-9815-2C0AB70A7956}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Wikipedia.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Opera\opera.exe'.

How do I remove Wikipedia?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win XP 57%
Win 8 14%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%
 
COUNTRY POPULARITY
58.33%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 57.14%
Windows Vista 14.29%
Windows 7 14.29%
Windows 8 14.29%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 57.14%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.29%
Windows 8 Pro 14.29%
Windows Vista Home Basic 14.29%

Distribution by countryGeography

58.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 58.33%
  Austria 8.33%
  United Kingdom 8.33%
  MK 8.33%
  Thailand 8.33%
  UA 8.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
American Megatrends 33.33%
Toshiba 16.67%
Hewlett-Packard 16.67%
GIGABYTE 16.67%
ASUS 16.67%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite M70 16.67%
Micro-Star MS-7519 16.67%
MICRO-STAR INTERANTIONAL ... 16.67%
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 16.67%
Gigabyte EP31-DS3L 16.67%
ASUSTeK 1000H 16.67%

About Opera Widgets

Opera Widgets are small standalone applications sitting on the desktop that use the browser's rendering engine.
Publisher URL: widgets.opera.com

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