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askSam 7

What is askSam 7?  (from askSam Systems)

askSam 7 is here and it’s never been easier to organize, search, and manage your information. askSam is a flexible and powerful way to organize information and create searchable databases from Web pages, Email, PDF files, texts, and Word documents. For over 20 years askSam has been the choice of researchers and other i...  Read more


askSam 7 is a program developed by askSam Systems. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. The main program executable is Asksam.exe. The software installer includes 20 files and is usually about 50.51 MB (52,961,366 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 57% of users of askSam 7 come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.askSam.com
Help link: www.askSam.com/central.asp
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Productive\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{B9305FE9-9783-4FF3-9163-B354BF7C077E}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
Estimated size: 50.51 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by askSam 7

Program executable:Asksam.exe
Name:askSam 7.0
Path:C:\Program Files\askSam\asksam7\Asksam.exe
Additional files:
  • ASaveOcx.ocx - SaveOcx ActiveX Control Module (SurfSaver saving ActiveX Control Module)
  • ASWebSave.dll - ASWebSave Dynamic Link Library (Web Save DLL)
  • ASMapi.dll - ASMAPI Dynamic Link Library (ASMapi Dynamic Link Library)
  • AS_Imp.dll - askSam Import Library (AS_Imp DLL)
  • ASWord.dll - askSam Systems ASWord (ASWord)
  • AS7_AIPP.dll - AS6_AIPP Module
  • AS_Eng7.dll - askSam Engine
  • As_Export.dll - askSam Export
  • ASLic.dll - askSam ASLic
  • askresR.dll - askSam 7.0
  • Asksam.exe
  • ToolkitPro1211vc80.dll (by Codejock Software)
  • ASWordPerfect.dll - ASWordPerfect Dynamic Link Library (ASWordPerfect DLL)
  • ipworks5.dll (by /n software inc. - www.nsoftware.com) - IP*Works! C++ Edition Version 5.0 (IP*Works! V5)
  • AS_OE5DBX.dll - AS_OE5DBX Dynamic Link Library (AS_OE5DBX DLL)
  • SSCE5232.dll (by Wintertree Software) - Sentry Spelling-Checker Engine
  • AS_Pdf.dll - AS_Pdf Dynamic Link Library (AS_Pdf DLL)
  • WriteSparks-Lite.exe (by Arch) - Fast EBook Application
  • PureText.exe (by http://www.SteveMiller.net) - PureText (PureText for Win32 (x86))
  • Article_Ideas.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

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

How do I remove askSam 7?

Quickly and completely remove askSam 7 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall askSam 7 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 askSam 7, 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 askSam 7.

Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win 8 6%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.25%
Windows Vista 37.50%
Windows 8 6.25%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 40.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 33.33%
Windows 7 Professional 6.67%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.67%
Windows 8.1 6.67%
Windows Vista Home Basic 6.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

56.52% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 56.52%
  United Kingdom 13.04%
  Canada 8.70%
  Austria 4.35%
  Finland 4.35%
  Italy 4.35%
  Netherlands 4.35%
  Poland 4.35%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 38.46%
Acer 15.38%
Sony 7.69%
Samsung 7.69%
Medion 7.69%
Dell 7.69%
American Megatrends 7.69%
ASUS 7.69%
Common models
Hewlett-Packard h8-1203 16.67%
Sony SVE1513Z1EB 8.33%
Samsung R610 8.33%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 8.33%
HP-Pavilion FR594AA-AKD a... 8.33%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 8.33%


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