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United States Rank #29,635
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Versions

VersionDistribution
2011.0.0.0 75.76%
2010.0.0.0 24.24%

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Family Encyclopedia CD

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What is Family Encyclopedia CD?  (from Encyclopaedia Britannica)

The Family Encyclopedia from Britannica brings a world of information directly to your computer screen. Whether you're wondering who placed the first signature on The Declaration of Independence or how much a rhinoceros really weighs, the Family Encyclopedia is your home and office one-stop information re- source - ...  Read more

Overview

Family Encyclopedia CD is a software program developed by Encyclopaedia Britannica. The most common release is 2011.0.0.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The setup package generally installs about 42 files and is usually about 630.38 KB (645,513 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 90% of users of Family Encyclopedia CD come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.britannica.com
Help link: support.britannica.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Britannica 11.0
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Britannica 11.0\Family Encyclopedia CD\Uninstall_Family Encyclopedia CD\Uninstall Family Encyclopedia CD.exe"
Estimated size: 630.38 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Family Encyclopedia CD

  • awt.dll (by Sun Microsystems) - Java(TM) 2 Platform Standard Edition 5.0 U11 (Java(TM) 2 Platform Standard Edition binary)
  • axbridge.dll (by Sun Microsystems) - ActiveX Bridge for JavaBeans(TM)
  • BCDUtil.dll
  • cmm.dll (by Eastman Kodak Company) - KODAK DIGITAL SCIENCE Java CMM
  • dcpr.dll
  • deploy.dll - Java(TM) Deployment Library
  • dictionary.exe - starter Application (starter MFC Application)
  • dt_shmem.dll
  • dt_socket.dll
  • eula.dll - EULA
  • fontmanager.dll
  • hpi.dll
  • hprof.dll
  • instrument.dll
  • ioser12.dll
  • j2pkcs11.dll - Java(TM) 2 Platform Standard Edition 5.0
  • jaas_nt.dll
  • java.dll
  • java.exe
  • java_crw_demo.dll
  • javacpl.exe - Java(TM) Control Panel
  • javaw.exe
  • JavaWebStart.dll - Java(TM) Web Start ActiveX Control
  • javaws.exe - Java(TM) Web Start Launcher
  • jawt.dll
  • JdbcOdbc.dll
  • jdwp.dll
  • jpeg.dll
  • jpicom32.dll - Java(TM) Plug-in COM Library
  • jpiexp32.dll - Java(TM) Plug-in for Internet Explorer
  • jpinscp.dll
  • jpioji.dll
  • jpishare.dll - Java(TM) Plug-in Share Library
  • jsound.dll
  • jsoundds.dll
  • jucheck.exe - Java(TM) Update Checker
  • jusched.exe
  • keytool.exe
  • kinit.exe
  • klist.exe
  • starter.exe
  • tray.dll (by JDesktop Integration Components (JDIC) Project) - JDesktop Integration Components (JDIC) (JDesktop Integration Components binary)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Scheduled Tasks
  • jusched.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Java(TM) 2 Platform Standard Edition 5.0 U11' (runs weekly on Mondays at 10.00).
  • starter.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{D8DCBEEF-1D49-41D1-A303-74357C555ECC}' (runs on registration).
  • dictionary.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E7DB2CD7-85E7-4846-8452-E8C434326E64}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • jusched.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'SunJavaUpdateSched' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_11\bin\jusched.exe".
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • javaw.exe is added as a firewall exception for '%ProgramFiles%\Java\jre1.5.0_11\bin\javaw.exC:*:enableC:Sun Java (v1.5.0_11) JavaW'.
  • java.exe is added as a firewall exception for '%ProgramFiles%\Java\jre1.5.0_11\bin\java.exC:*:enableC:Sun Java (v1.5.0_11)'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

java.exe
Memory:206.14 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0002312841%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00014247%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00008882%
0.015104% average

How do I remove Family Encyclopedia CD?

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Or, you can uninstall Family Encyclopedia CD 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 Family Encyclopedia CD, 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 Family Encyclopedia CD.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win XP 3%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 69.70%
Windows 10 18.18%
Windows Vista 9.09%
Windows XP 3.03%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 69.70%
Windows 10 Home 12.12%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 9.09%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.03%
Windows 8.1 3.03%
Microsoft Windows XP 3.03%

Distribution by countryGeography

90.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 90.00%
  United Kingdom 8.00%
  Germany 2.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 45.16%
Dell 16.13%
Hewlett-Packard 16.13%
Toshiba 9.68%
ASUS 3.23%
Sony 3.23%
Lenovo 3.23%
Gateway 3.23%
Common models
Gateway NV77H 9.38%
Dell Inspiron M5030 9.38%
Gateway NV57H 6.25%
Acer Aspire 7750Z 6.25%
Acer Aspire 5750Z 6.25%
Acer Aspire 5253 6.25%

Publisher URL: www.britannica.com

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