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Should I remove EndNote Plug-Ins?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #17,369
United States Rank #16,869
Reach 0.0143%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.81 days
466.47 days >
Average installed length: 245.09 days


VersionDistribution 0.71% 1.78% 2.85% 1.78% 0.71% 14.59% 25.27% 17.08% 1.42% 33.81%

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EndNote Plug-Ins


EndNote Plug-Ins is a software program developed by Thomson Reuters. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. The primary executable is named Risxtd.exe. The setup package generally installs about 4 files and is usually about 9.36 MB (9,816,525 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 43% of users of EndNote Plug-Ins come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Brazil.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: endnote.com
Help link: endnote.com/contact/customer-support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\EndNote Web\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{1DFE388B-6FD3-4230-A47B-393AEA68C01D}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 9.36 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by EndNote Plug-Ins

Program executable:Risxtd.exe
ResearchSoft Export Helper
Path:C:\Program Files\EndNote Plug-Ins\Risxtd.exe
Additional files:
  • ENWebLink.exe - EndNote (EndNote Web Export Helper)
  • ENWIEPlug.dll - EndNote 3.7
  • ENWSetup.exe - EndNote Web Setup
  • Risxtd.exe - ResearchSoft Export Helper

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • ENWIEPlug.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'EndNote Helper' with the class of {82D2E569-25A7-4E4D-9FA3-C5025B4B7912}.
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • ENWIEPlug.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'EndNote Capture' with the class of {945C8270-A848-11D5-A805-00B0D092F45B}.

How do I remove EndNote Plug-Ins?

You can uninstall EndNote Plug-Ins 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 EndNote Plug-Ins, 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 EndNote Plug-Ins.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by EndNote Plug-Ins you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
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Google Chrome

Win 10 60%
Win Vista (SP2) 1%
Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 60.14%
Windows 7 38.79%
Windows Vista 1.07%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 25.27%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.64%
Windows 8.1 14.23%
Windows 7 Professional 11.74%
Windows 10 Pro 6.41%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.27%

Distribution by countryGeography

43.24% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 43.24%
  United Kingdom 19.52%
  Brazil 4.20%
  Australia 2.70%
  Belgium 2.40%
  Netherlands 1.80%
  Canada 1.80%
  France 1.50%
  Norway 1.50%
  Sweden 1.50%
  Israel 1.50%
  Ireland 1.50%
  Colombia 1.20%
  Mexico 1.20%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.88%
Dell 21.05%
Acer 12.92%
ASUS 12.44%
Toshiba 10.05%
Lenovo 8.61%
Samsung 5.74%
Sony 3.35%
MSI 0.96%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.72%
Dell Inspiron 7520 3.15%
Dell Inspiron N5110 3.15%
ASUS All Series 2.36%
HP 15 Notebook PC 2.36%
Dell Dell System XPS L5... 2.36%

Publisher URL: thomsonreuters.com


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