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Should I remove Borders?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0014%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 184.30 days
970.63 days >
Average installed length: 509.99 days


1.9 82.14%
1.8 10.71%
1.7.5 7.14%



Borders is a software program developed by Kobo. The most common release is 1.9, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named Kobo.exe. The setup package generally installs about 19 files and is usually about 42.4 MB (44,455,542 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 87% of users of Borders come from Australia, it is also popular in the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Borders
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Borders\uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 42.4 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Borders

  • Borders.exe - Borders
  • qca2.dll - qca
  • nickel.dll
  • QtSolutions_IOCompressor-2.3.dll
  • QtSolutions_SingleApplication-2.6.dll
  • Uninstall.exe

How do I remove Borders?

You can uninstall Borders 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 Borders, 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 Borders.

Win 7 (SP1) 68%
Win 10 4%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.86%
Windows Vista 25.00%
Windows XP 3.57%
Windows 10 3.57%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 46.43%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 21.43%
Windows 7 Professional 14.29%
Windows 7 Starter 3.57%
Windows Vista Business 3.57%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.57%

Distribution by countryGeography

86.67% of installs come from Australia
Which countries install it?
  Australia 86.67%
  United States 13.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Toshiba 37.04%
Hewlett-Packard 18.52%
Dell 11.11%
Medion 11.11%
Lenovo 3.70%
Acer 3.70%
Common models
Toshiba DX1210 3.57%
TOSHIBA Satellite U300 3.57%
TOSHIBA Satellite Pro C65... 3.57%
TOSHIBA Satellite M200 3.57%
TOSHIBA Satellite L650 3.57%


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