25,137,951 programs installed

Should I remove Blio?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #380
United States Rank #120
Reach 1.9926%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 27.37 days
807.55 days >
Average installed length: 424.30 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
3.3.9721 0.03%
3.3.9679 2.66%
3.2.9594 5.21%
3.1.9534 1.65%
3.0.9507 0.03%
3.0.9490 0.42%
3.0.9482 2.99%
3.0.9479 0.07%
3.0.9391 2.06%
2.3.8153 0.44%
2.3.7705 0.09%
2.3.7610 0.13%
2.3.7140 14.93%
2.2.9177 0.03%
2.2.8530 4.49%
2.2.8188 22.79%
2.2.7922 0.53%
2.2.7689 3.06%
2.2.7530 0.32%
2.2.7485 0.28%
2.2.7116 0.07%
2.2.7036 0.06%
2.2.6883 0.04%
2.2.6699 22.95%
2.2.6585 1.01%
2.2.6484 0.63%
2.2.6423 0.04%
2.1.5889 0.04%
2.0.5566 0.31%
2.0.5452 0.35%
2.0.5425 0.03%
2.0.5350 12.22%

Other programs by K-NFB Reading Technology

Blio

What is Blio?

Blio is a free-to-download e-reader software platform that preserves typography and supports color illustrations, features that make it particularly effective for certain categories of books not well supported by E Ink, such as cookbooks and children's books. Blio also comes with text-to-speech integration, with support for both a computerized voice and synchronization with professionally recorded audiobooks.

Overview

Blio is a program developed by K-NFB Reading Technology. The most used version is 2.2.6699, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 main program executable is KNFB.Reader.exe. The software installer includes 41 files and is usually about 38.46 MB (40,331,249 bytes). Kjs.AppLife.Update.Controller.dll is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 91% of users of Blio come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.blio.com
Help link: support@knfbreading.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\K-NFB Reading Technology Inc\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{9368DDD5-CE7F-4BD7-A83A-F00FABE338EC}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 38.46 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Blio

Program executable:KNFB.Reader.exe
KNFB Blio
Path:C:\Program Files\K-NFB Reading Technology Inc\Blio\KNFB.Reader.exe
MD5:fcaf03b535c49d425ea23ff64ed40a80
  • KNFB.Reader.exe - Blio (KNFB Blio)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • KNFB.Reader.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{A390F321-D9C2-4557-B65D-6B060A85271E}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Blio?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 95%
Win 8 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#380

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 96.57%
Windows 8 2.45%
Windows XP 0.57%
Windows Vista 0.41%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 90.27%
Windows 7 Professional 4.12%
Windows 8 Pro 1.42%
Windows 7 Ultimate 1.35%
Microsoft Windows XP 0.53%
Windows 8 Pro with Media ... 0.45%

Distribution by countryGeography

90.58% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 90.58%
  Canada 3.16%
  United Kingdom 1.87%
  Italy 0.56%
  Australia 0.48%
  Brazil 0.34%
  Mexico 0.22%
  Germany 0.18%
  New Zealand 0.14%
  Saudi Arabia 0.11%
  India 0.10%
  United Arab Emirates 0.10%
  Argentina 0.09%
  PR 0.09%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 80.22%
Dell 18.81%
Acer 0.31%
Lenovo 0.15%
American Megatrends 0.10%
GIGABYTE 0.07%
Intel 0.06%
Gateway 0.06%
Sahara 0.04%
ASUS 0.04%
Toshiba 0.04%
Medion 0.03%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 9.30%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 7.91%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 7.68%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 7.16%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 3.73%
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 2.00%

About (from K-NFB Reading Technology, Inc.)

K–NFB Reading Technology, Inc.
Publisher URL: www.knfbreader.com

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Someoldguy2 months ago
more OEM bloatware