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Should I remove Amazon Kindle For PC?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #8,166
United States Rank #11,794
Reach 0.0494%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 14.04 days
414.28 days >
Average installed length: 217.67 days

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Amazon Kindle For PC v1.1

What is Amazon Kindle For PC?  (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 For PC v1.1 is a software program developed by Amazon Services. 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 primary executable is named KindleForPC.exe. The setup package generally installs about 5 files and is usually about 15.77 MB (16,531,094 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 37% of users of Amazon Kindle For PC come from Australia, it is also popular in Canada and the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: kindle.amazon.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\amazon\kindle for pc
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Amazon\Kindle For PC\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 15.77 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Amazon Kindle For PC v1.1

Program executable:KindleForPC.exe
Name:Amazon Kindle For PC
Amazon Kindle For PC Application
Path:C:\Program Files\amazon\kindle for pc\KindleForPC.exe
Additional files:
  • uninstall.exe - Amazon Kindle For PC Installer
  • KindleForPC.exe - Amazon Kindle For PC (Amazon Kindle For PC Application)
  • icudt44.dll (by The ICU Project) - International Components for Unicode (ICU Data DLL)
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • KindleForPC.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{72552176-1AA8-4EAF-BB07-7659A9FF6AB9}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Amazon Kindle For PC?

You can uninstall Amazon Kindle For PC 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 For PC v1.1, 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 For PC.

Win 7 (SP1) 84%
Win XP 2%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 86.95%
Windows 10 7.61%
Windows Vista 3.80%
Windows XP 1.64%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 76.22%
Windows 7 Professional 8.27%
Windows 10 Home 6.20%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.10%
Microsoft Windows XP 1.55%
Windows 7 Ultimate 1.24%

Distribution by countryGeography

37.38% of installs come from Australia
Which countries install it?
  Australia 37.38%
  Canada 25.88%
  United States 25.05%
  New Zealand 5.47%
  India 1.02%
  Hong Kong 0.74%
  Singapore 0.46%
  United Kingdom 0.37%
  Taiwan 0.28%
  Indonesia 0.28%
  Iran 0.28%
  Germany 0.28%
  South Africa 0.19%
  Brazil 0.19%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Toshiba 91.01%
Dell 4.28%
Hewlett-Packard 2.63%
Acer 0.55%
Lenovo 0.44%
Intel 0.33%
Sony 0.22%
Common models
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TOSHIBA Satellite C650 8.86%
TOSHIBA Satellite L650 7.83%
TOSHIBA Satellite C650D 6.56%
TOSHIBA Satellite C665 4.49%

About Amazon Services

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


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