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Franklin PC Desktop


Franklin PC Desktop is a program developed by Franklin Electronic Publishers. The software installer includes 8 files and is usually about 12.56 MB (13,168,551 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 44% of users of Franklin PC Desktop come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Franklin.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Mobipocket.com\Mobipocket Reader
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\11\00\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{9
Estimated size: 12.56 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Franklin PC Desktop

  • franklin_ua_pc.exe - Franklin Electronic Publishers
  • pdf2xml.exe
  • reader.exe
  • ActiveSetupFranklinBSISeries.exe (by Audible) - AudibleManager 5.0 (ActiveSetup Module)
  • MobiPalmSync.dll (by MobiPocket.com) - Mobipocket Reader Conduit for Palm Desktop
  • msvcr71.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • msvcr80.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2005
  • readernotify.exe

How do I remove Franklin PC Desktop?

You can uninstall Franklin PC Desktop 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 Franklin PC Desktop, 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 Franklin PC Desktop.

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win 10 17%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.00%
Windows Vista 16.67%
Windows XP 16.67%
Windows 10 16.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 50.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 16.67%
Windows 8.1 Pro 16.67%
Microsoft Windows XP 16.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

44.44% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 44.44%
  Germany 22.22%
  France 11.11%
  Switzerland 11.11%
  Luxembourg 11.11%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Medion 33.33%
Acer 33.33%
Intel 16.67%
Hewlett-Packard 16.67%
Common models
Packard Bell imedia S3210 16.67%
MEDIONPC MS-7522 16.67%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 16.67%
HP Pavilion 061 DQ173A-AB... 16.67%
HP Pavilion dv9500 Notebo... 16.67%
Acer V3-771 16.67%


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