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2% remove it98% keep it
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ClearType Switch


ClearType Switch is a program developed by KARPOLAN. The most used version is 1.1, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is cleartypeswitch.exe. The software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 784.08 KB (802,893 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 40% of users of ClearType Switch come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: karpolan.com/software/cleartype-switch
Help link: karpolan.com/software/cleartype-switch//contact
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ClearType Switch
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\ClearType Switch\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 784.08 KB

Program filesFiles installed by ClearType Switch

Program executable:cleartypeswitch.exe
Name:ClearType Switch
Path:C:\Program Files\cleartype switch\cleartypeswitch.exe
Additional files:
  • uninstall.exe - ClearType Switch

How do I remove ClearType Switch?

Quickly and completely remove ClearType Switch from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall ClearType Switch 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program ClearType Switch, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 ClearType Switch.

Win 7 (SP1) 82%
Win Vista (SP2) 2%
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 81.54%
Windows 8 12.31%
Windows XP 4.62%
Windows Vista 1.54%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.92%
Windows 7 Ultimate 23.08%
Windows 7 Professional 21.54%
Windows 8.1 7.69%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.62%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 1.54%

Distribution by countryGeography

40.30% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 40.30%
  United States 23.88%
  United Kingdom 10.45%
  Austria 4.48%
  Canada 4.48%
  France 2.99%
  Netherlands 2.99%
  BY 1.49%
  Switzerland 1.49%
  Australia 1.49%
  Romania 1.49%
  Italy 1.49%
  Malaysia 1.49%
  Hungary 1.49%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 33.33%
Dell 17.78%
ASUS 6.67%
Lenovo 6.67%
Intel 4.44%
Hewlett-Packard 4.44%
Gateway 2.22%
Alienware 2.22%
American Megatrends 2.22%
Common models
Dell XPS 8700 4.17%
Gigabyte Z87-HD3 4.17%
Sony VGN-FZ21S 2.08%
Packard Bell ixtreme M574... 2.08%
Packard Bell imedia S1350 2.08%
Packard Bell EasyNote TK8... 2.08%


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