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Should I remove Amazon Kindle For PC?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
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United States Rank #10,252
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Amazon Kindle For PC v1.0

What is Amazon Kindle For PC?  (from Amazon.com, Inc)

Our Whispersync technology automatically syncs your books across apps, so you can start reading on one device with the Kindle app installed, and pick up where you left off on another device with the Kindle app installed. You don’t need to own a Kindle to use the app, but if you do, Whispersync also syncs your Kindle bo...  Read more


Amazon Kindle For PC v1.0 is a software program developed by Amazon.com, Inc. 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 setup package generally installs about 12 files and is usually about 14.49 MB (15,195,164 bytes). The program is built using the Nokia Qt cross-platforms native C++ framework. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 7. While about 62% of users of Amazon Kindle For PC come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\amazon\kindle for pc
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Amazon\Kindle For PC\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 14.49 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Amazon Kindle For PC v1.0

  • uninstall.exe - Amazon Kindle For PC Installer
  • KindleForPC.exe - Amazon Kindle For PC (Amazon Kindle For PC Application)
  • Kindle.exe - Kindle
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • QtCore4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies)) - Qt4 (C++ application development framework.)
  • QtGui4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies))
  • QtNetwork4.dll
  • QtScript4.dll
  • QtSql4.dll
  • QtWebkit4.dll
  • QtXml4.dll
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • Kindle.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{FAB26B85-6D18-4F81-9375-2BDC098D272B}' (runs on registration).
  • KindleForPC.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E489F7F5-8F82-4E45-A856-8C2B2D027EE4}' (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 v1.0, 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) 70%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 82.38%
Windows 10 8.33%
Windows Vista 5.71%
Windows XP 3.57%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 72.60%
Windows 7 Professional 7.21%
Windows 10 Home 6.01%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.53%
Microsoft Windows XP 3.37%
Windows 7 Ultimate 2.88%

Distribution by countryGeography

61.77% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 61.77%
  Canada 10.09%
  Australia 9.38%
  Taiwan 8.14%
  Singapore 1.42%
  Hong Kong 0.88%
  United Kingdom 0.88%
  New Zealand 0.71%
  Germany 0.71%
  Israel 0.53%
  Saudi Arabia 0.53%
  South Africa 0.35%
  France 0.35%
  Japan 0.35%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 85.08%
Dell 5.24%
Hewlett-Packard 3.93%
Acer 2.36%
Toshiba 1.05%
Gateway 0.52%
Sony 0.52%
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