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Should I remove Amazon Kindle?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #240
United States Rank #128
Reach 2.3775%
(Not enough data to show 30 day installation trends)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 21.44 days
632.51 days >
Average installed length: 332.33 days


VersionDistribution 0.01% 0.10% 0.04% 0.00% 0.02% 0.00% 0.00% 0.28% 0.01% 0.00% 1.65% 1.73% 0.00% 0.35% 0.00% 0.60% 0.02% 0.00% 1.90% 0.00% 0.69% 2.29% 0.00% 0.00% 1.96% 0.03% 0.00% 0.33% 1.50% 0.00% 1.30% 0.36%

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Amazon Kindle

What is Amazon Kindle?  (from Amazon Services)

Read more than 1 million Kindle books on your PC with our free Kindle reading app. No Kindle device required. Our Whispersync technology syncs your last page read, bookmarks, notes, and highlights across various devices. Our Whispersync technology automatically syncs your books across apps, so you can start reading on ...  Read more


Amazon Kindle is a program developed by Amazon Services. The most used version is, with over 3% 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 Kindle.exe. The software installer includes 74 files and is usually about 69.69 MB (73,079,419 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 71% of users of Amazon Kindle come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: kindle.amazon.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\amazon\kindle
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Amazon\Kindle\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 69.69 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Amazon Kindle

Program executable:Kindle.exe
Additional files:
  • uninstall.exe - Amazon Kindle Installer
  • Kindle.exe - Kindle

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • Kindle.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{C95E32C2-B2DA-4386-82BD-1C63EEE84DC0}' (runs on registration).
  • uninstall.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{EAE473D2-432C-4D2A-89D8-A0EC53B4DA21}' (runs on registration).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:88.32 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0001748152%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00011763%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00005719%
0.015104% average

How do I remove Amazon Kindle?

You can uninstall Amazon Kindle 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Amazon Kindle, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 Amazon Kindle.

Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.53%
Windows 10 31.52%
Windows Vista 5.34%
Windows XP 3.60%
Windows Server 2003 0.01%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 40.03%
Windows 10 Home 12.98%
Windows 7 Professional 10.99%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.66%
Windows 8.1 6.46%
Windows 10 Pro 4.75%

Distribution by countryGeography

70.92% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 70.92%
  United Kingdom 6.52%
  Germany 5.18%
  Canada 2.59%
  Italy 2.18%
  Australia 2.06%
  France 1.53%
  Spain 0.70%
  Brazil 0.67%
  India 0.52%
  Austria 0.52%
  New Zealand 0.39%
  South Africa 0.38%
  Netherlands 0.36%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.42%
Dell 26.11%
Acer 13.49%
Toshiba 9.94%
ASUS 8.19%
Samsung 5.48%
Lenovo 3.92%
Intel 1.31%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.80%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 6.34%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.03%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.05%
ASUS All Series 2.85%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.34%

About Amazon Services

Amazon.com, Inc. is an American multinational electronic commerce company.
Publisher URL: www.amazonservices.com


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