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What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #11,582
United States Rank #11,838
Reach 0.0287%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 35.37 days
1043.54 days >
Average installed length: 548.30 days


VersionDistribution 32.86% 2.47% 64.66%

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EndNote X4

What is EndNote X4?

EndNote is a commercial reference management software package, used to manage bibliographies and references when writing essays and articles. It is produced by Thomson Reuters.

About  (from Thomson Reuters)

EndNote is an online search tool—you can search online bibliographic resources and retrieve references directly into your EndNote library. You can also export references to EndNote from your favorite online resource.

EndNote is a reference and full text organizer with a collaborative Web tool—your personal refer...  Read more


The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 main program executable is endnote.exe. The software installer includes 17 files and is usually about 36.96 MB (38,754,630 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.endnote.com
Help link: www.endnote.com/support/ensupport.asp
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\EndNote X4\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{86B3F2D6-AC2B-0014-8AE1-F2F77F781B0C}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 36.96 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by EndNote X4

Program executable:endnote.exe
Name:EndNote X4
EndNote X4 (Bld 4845)
Path:C:\Program Files\endnote x4\endnote.exe
Additional files:
  • Configure EndNote.exe - EndNote X4 (EndNote Configuration Utility)
  • EndNote-backup.exe - EndNote X4.0.2 (Bld 5149)
  • ENWebRegistration.dll - EndNote Web Registration
  • Omnivis.dll - Omnivis Visualization Support
  • PC4DbLib.dll - ProCite Database Dynamic Linked Library
  • Configure Data Visualization.exe - Configure Data Visualization
  • ENX4Inst.exe - EndNote X4
  • Risxtd.exe - ResearchSoft Export Helper
  • SSCE5432.dll (by Wintertree Software) - Sentry Spelling-Checker Engine for Windows (Sentry Spelling-Checker Engine)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • EndNote.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{B2ED8282-3409-456D-B7A0-DF4EE2737442}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove EndNote X4?

You can uninstall EndNote X4 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 X4, 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 X4.

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

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 74.73%
Windows 10 15.02%
Windows XP 5.65%
Windows Vista 4.59%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.45%
Windows 7 Professional 18.09%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.77%
Windows 7 Enterprise 9.04%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.50%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.37%

Distribution by countryGeography

40.30% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 40.30%
  Australia 8.87%
  United Kingdom 4.36%
  Iran 4.21%
  Taiwan 3.31%
  Germany 3.01%
  Canada 3.01%
  Brazil 1.95%
  Netherlands 1.80%
  Malaysia 1.80%
  New Zealand 1.65%
  Singapore 1.50%
  Portugal 1.50%
  Italy 1.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 33.96%
Hewlett-Packard 17.91%
Acer 11.76%
Toshiba 11.76%
ASUS 7.22%
Samsung 5.08%
Lenovo 3.74%
Intel 2.94%
MSI 0.80%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.10%
Dell Latitude E6520 2.55%
Dell OptiPlex 990 2.55%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.04%
Dell Latitude E6320 2.04%
Dell Latitude E6510 2.04%

Publisher URL: thomsonreuters.com


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