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Should I remove theWord?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,746
United States Rank #3,805
Reach 0.0756%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 45.20 days
795.85 days >
Average installed length: 418.16 days


VersionDistribution 5.75% 60.47% 0.09% 1.42% 31.42% 0.19% 0.47% 0.09% 0.09%


What is theWord?  (from Costas Stergiou)

theWord is designed to be a tool for everyday use, always running in the background and ready to respond whenever you need to look-up a verse, read the Bible, or study a passage or theme of the Bible in depth. It’s quick to load, easy to customize and intuitive to use. We feel that its value and quality cannot be fully...  Read more


theWord is a program developed by Costas Stergiou. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 theword.exe. The software installer includes 116 files and is usually about 20.64 MB (21,646,081 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 78% of users of theWord come from the United States, it is also popular in Brazil and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.theword.net
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\The Word
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\The Word\Uninst.exe"
Estimated size: 20.64 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by theWord

Program executable:theword.exe
theWord Bible software
Path:C:\Program Files\The Word\theword.exe
Additional files:
  • twimport.exe - theWord Importer (theWord Module Importer)
  • Ancient Hebrew Lexicon of the Bible.dct.exe
  • dutch.lng.exe
  • finnish.lng.exe
  • german.lng.exe
  • Henry's Whole Bible Commentary.cmt.exe
  • italian.lng.exe
  • polish.lng.exe
  • slovak.lng.exe
  • spanish.lng.exe
  • tw3brnd.dll
  • tw3main.exe
  • Uninst.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

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

How do I remove theWord?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win Vista 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.64%
Windows 8 20.36%
Windows Vista 6.97%
Windows XP 5.94%
Windows Server 2003 0.09%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 45.44%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.89%
Windows 7 Professional 9.13%
Windows 8.1 7.98%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.99%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.51%

Distribution by countryGeography

78.42% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 78.42%
  Brazil 2.59%
  United Kingdom 2.14%
  Canada 2.07%
  Australia 1.62%
  Germany 1.30%
  South Africa 1.30%
  Mexico 0.58%
  New Zealand 0.58%
  Thailand 0.58%
  India 0.58%
  Greece 0.58%
  Philippines 0.52%
  KE 0.45%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 32.23%
Dell 25.36%
Toshiba 12.89%
Acer 10.74%
ASUS 6.30%
Lenovo 2.58%
Intel 2.29%
Samsung 1.72%
Sahara 0.86%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.71%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.71%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.24%
TOSHIBA Satellite C655D 2.94%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.35%
TOSHIBA Satellite C655 2.06%


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