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Should I remove FBReader for Windows?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
22% remove it78% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,917
United States Rank #3,637
Reach 0.2035%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 17.06 days
503.18 days >
Average installed length: 264.38 days

FBReader for Windows

What is FBReader for Windows?  (from Geometer Plus)

FBReader is an e-book reader. FBReader supports several free e-book formats: html, chm, plucker, palmdoc, oeb, rtf, and fb2. It also supports direct reading from tar, zip, gzip, and bzip2 archives. FBReader keeps the last open book and the last read positions for all opened books between runs. Other features are automa...  Read more


FBReader for Windows is a program developed by Geometer Plus. 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 FBReader.exe. The software installer includes 18 files and is usually about 12.98 MB (13,606,935 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 37% of users of FBReader for Windows come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Russia.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\fbreader
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\FBReader\uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 12.98 MB

Program filesFiles installed by FBReader for Windows

Program executable:FBReader.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\fbreader\FBReader.exe
Additional files:
  • zlib1.dll - zlib (zlib data compression library)
  • FBReader.exe
  • uninstall.exe
  • FBReaderSetup-0.12.10.exe
  • jpeg62.dll (by Independent JPEG Group ) - Jpeg (Jpeg: library and tools for JPEG images)
  • libcurl.dll (by The cURL library, http://curl.haxx.se/) - The cURL library (libcurl Shared Library)
  • libcurl-3.dll
  • libeay32.dll
  • libexpat-1.dll
  • libfribidi-0.dll
  • libidn-11.dll
  • liblinebreak-1.dll
  • libpng-3.dll
  • libsqlite3-0.dll
  • libssh2.dll - libssh2 1.2.1
  • libssl32.dll
  • libtiff3.dll (by GnuWin32 ) - Tiff (Libtiff3: library and tools for TIFF images)
  • libungif4.dll (by GnuWin32 ) - LibUnGif (Libungif4: library and tools for uncompressed GIF images)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • FBReader.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{BEAABD26-24B8-4973-8F00-14A48D0A4491}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove FBReader for Windows?

You can uninstall FBReader for Windows 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 FBReader for Windows, 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 FBReader for Windows.

Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win Server 2003 0%
Uninstall it 22%
Keep it 78%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.67%
Windows 10 29.45%
Windows XP 6.28%
Windows Vista 3.57%
Windows Server 2003 0.02%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.45%
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.61%
Windows 7 Professional 10.98%
Windows 10 Home 7.05%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.19%
Windows 10 Pro 5.17%

Distribution by countryGeography

36.83% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 36.83%
  Germany 5.35%
  Russia 5.28%
  United Kingdom 4.78%
  Netherlands 4.02%
  Canada 3.33%
  France 2.67%
  Australia 2.35%
  India 2.35%
  Italy 2.30%
  UA 1.96%
  Czech Republic 1.89%
  Spain 1.87%
  Brazil 1.70%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.99%
Dell 19.21%
Acer 17.52%
ASUS 13.08%
Toshiba 5.42%
Lenovo 5.08%
Samsung 4.19%
Intel 1.31%
American Megatrends 0.80%
MSI 0.80%
Medion 0.76%
Common models
ASUS All Series 5.75%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.38%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.13%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.75%
HP Pavilion dv4 Notebook ... 3.25%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.13%


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