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Should I remove ActiveWords?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #32,327
United States Rank #19,906
Reach 0.0044%


Plus! 1.9 1.61%
Plus 2.1 24.19%
Plus 2.00 59.68%
Plus 1.95 14.52%


What is ActiveWords?  (from ActiveWord Systems)

ActiveWords is user interface technology that adds a simple and powerful attribute to Windows®, it turns words into actions. Type, ink, or select any words in any context at any time, and be directly connected with services you relate to the meaning of those words. For example, trigger the word "weather" and a web page...  Read more


ActiveWords is a program developed by ActiveWord Systems. The most used version is plus 2.00, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is awmonitor.exe. The software installer includes 35 files and is usually about 26.49 MB (27,777,986 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 80% of users of ActiveWords come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ActiveWords.com
Help link: mailto:[email protected]
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\activewords
Uninstaller: "C:\Windows\ActiveWords Uninstaller.exe"
Estimated size: 26.49 MB

Program filesFiles installed by ActiveWords

Program executable:awmonitor.exe
Name:ActiveWords® by ActiveWord Systems, Inc.
ActiveWords® AWMonitor
Path:C:\Program Files\activewords\awmonitor.exe
Additional files:
  • AWkbhk.dll - ActiveWords® by ActiveWord Systems, Inc. ActiveWords is a Registered Trademark of ActiveWord Systems, Inc. (ActiveWords® keyboard monitoring module for Windows NT/2K/XP for AWMonitor Build 700 and up.)
  • AWmohk.dll - ActiveWords® mouse monitoring module for Windows NT/2K/XP for AWMonitor Build 602 and up.
  • AWOptions.exe - ActiveWords® AWOption by ActiveWord Systems, Inc. (ActiveWords® AW Options)
  • AWUnzip.exe - ActiveWords® Unzip by ActiveWord Systems, Inc. (ActiveWords® AWUnzip)
  • AWFeedback.exe - ActiveWords® by ActiveWord Systems, Inc. (ActiveWords® AWFeedback)
  • AWGenericEditor.exe - ActiveWords® Generic Editor
  • AWQuickList.exe - ActiveWords® AWQuickList
  • Add Wizard.exe - ActiveWords® by ActiveWord Systems, Inc. (ActiveWords® Add Wizard)
  • AWAutoInsertion.exe - ActiveWords® by ActiveWord Systems, Inc. (ActiveWords® AW AutoInsertion)
  • AWBackup.exe - ActiveWords® AWBackup
  • AWOptimize.exe - ActiveWords® AWOptimizer
  • AWShortcutter.exe - ActiveWords® Control Panel Shortcuts creator
  • AWUserMan.exe - ActiveWords® AW WordBase Manager
  • AWWordBaseCreation.exe - ActiveWords® AW WordBase Creation
  • AgentManager.exe - ActiveWords® by ActiveWord Systems, Inc. (ActiveWords® AgentManager)
  • AWDirWindow.exe - ActiveWords® AWDirectoryWindow
  • AWEditor.exe - ActiveWords® AWEditor
  • AWControl.ocx - ActiveWords® by ActiveWord Systems, Inc (ActiveWords® Control)
  • CtlmfAw.ocx - ActiveWords® Control for AWMonitor
  • Nahuatl.exe - ActiveWords® Nahuatl ATL Server
  • AWUninst.exe - AWUninst Application (ActiveWords® Uninstall Helper Application)

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:2.13 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0001754151%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00009242%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00008299%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:378,165
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:35 Bytes
435.61 KB average
Memory:15.63 MB
Total CPU:0.0006446556%
Kernel CPU:0.00038662%
User CPU:0.00025803%
CPU cycles/sec:132,950,905
I/O reads/min:110.56 KB
I/O writes/min:3.45 KB
Memory:2 MB
Total CPU:0.0000742081%
Kernel CPU:0.00004185%
User CPU:0.00003236%
CPU cycles/sec:6,823
I/O reads/min:41 Bytes

How do I remove ActiveWords?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win XP 2%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.68%
Windows 8 32.26%
Windows Vista 6.45%
Windows XP 1.61%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.65%
Windows 7 Professional 20.97%
Windows 8.1 11.29%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.45%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.84%
Windows 8 3.23%

Distribution by countryGeography

80.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 80.00%
  United Kingdom 7.78%
  Canada 4.44%
  Belgium 1.11%
  France 1.11%
  Australia 1.11%
  Mexico 1.11%
  Netherlands 1.11%
  Czech Republic 1.11%
  Poland 1.11%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 36.73%
Hewlett-Packard 14.29%
Lenovo 12.24%
Toshiba 12.24%
ASUS 8.16%
Acer 6.12%
Sony 2.04%
Samsung 2.04%
American Megatrends 2.04%
Common models
Dell Latitude E6430 5.36%
Dell XPS One 2710 3.57%
Dell Vostro 3555 3.57%
Dell Inspiron 530 3.57%
TOSHIBA Satellite L675D 1.79%


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