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Should I remove C-Pen Core?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #26,876
United States Rank #37,846
Reach 0.0060%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 271.64 days
730.28 days >
Average installed length: 383.71 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%

Other programs by C Technologies AB

C-Pen Core


C-Pen Core is a software program developed by C Technologies AB. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. 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 cpencoreapp.exe. The setup package generally installs about 11 files and is usually about 15.69 MB (16,451,460 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 36% of users of C-Pen Core come from Sweden, it is also popular in the United States and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.cpen.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\c technologies\c-pen core
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\C Technologies\C-Pen Core\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 15.69 MB

Program filesFiles installed by C-Pen Core

Program executable:cpencoreapp.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\c technologies\c-pen core\cpencoreapp.exe
Additional files:
  • CPenCoreAppStarter.exe - CPenCoreAppStarter
  • CPenMousePad.dll
  • AbbyyOcr10.dll - AbbyyOcr
  • AbbyyOcr8.dll
  • CPenCore.dll - CPenCore
  • CDirect.dll - CDirect
  • btwapi.dll (by Broadcom) - Bluetooth Software (WBTApi DLL)
  • AppInstallCA.dll (by Anoto AB) - PostInstallCA
  • svoxdll.dll
  • uninst.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • CPenCoreApp.EXE is scheduled as a task with the class '{5571C0C6-375C-469D-A61C-C85CC7E5A0DB}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • CPenCoreApp.EXE is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'CPenCore' and executes as "C:\Program Files\C Technologies\C-Pen Core\CPenCoreApp.exe".

How do I remove C-Pen Core?

You can uninstall C-Pen Core 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 C-Pen Core, 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 C-Pen Core.

Win 10 53%
Win Vista (SP2) 1%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 52.50%
Windows 7 45.83%
Windows XP 0.83%
Windows Vista 0.83%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.21%
Windows 10 Home 14.29%
Windows 7 Professional 14.29%
Windows 10 Pro 13.45%
Windows 8.1 13.45%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.56%

Distribution by countryGeography

36.22% of installs come from Sweden
Which countries install it?
  Sweden 36.22%
  United States 21.26%
  Germany 10.24%
  Norway 9.45%
  DK 3.94%
  Austria 3.15%
  Australia 2.36%
  Italy 2.36%
  Finland 1.57%
  United Kingdom 1.57%
  Slovakia 1.57%
  Brazil 0.79%
  Canada 0.79%
  Switzerland 0.79%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 43.48%
Acer 23.19%
Dell 15.94%
ASUS 8.70%
American Megatrends 2.90%
Medion 2.90%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.06%
Acer Aspire TC-105 3.06%
Dell XPS L521X 2.04%
Acer TravelMate B113 2.04%


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