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Should I remove GNU Aspell -3?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
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United States Rank #6,863
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 545.13 days
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Average installed length: 640.55 days

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GNU Aspell 0.50-3

What is GNU Aspell -3?

GNU Aspell is a free software spell checker designed to replace Ispell. It is the standard spell checker for the GNU software system ported to Windows.


The setup package generally installs about 13 files and is usually about 7.23 MB (7,577,585 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: aspell.net
Help link: mail.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/aspell-user
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\aspell
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Aspell\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 7.23 MB

Program filesFiles installed by GNU Aspell 0.50-3

  • Aspell-en-0.50-2-3.exe
  • unins000.exe (by Jordan Russell) - Inno Setup Uninstaller
  • unins001.exe (by Jordan Russell)
  • aspell.exe
  • aspell-15.dll
  • DSpellCheck.dll
  • NppConverter.dll (by Don HO [email protected]) - Npp Converter (ASCII <-> Hex plugin for Notepad++)
  • NppExport.dll - NppExport (Export Plugin for Notepad++, a free (GNU) source code editor)
  • NppFTP.dll - NppFTP (FTP Plugin for Notepad++, a free (GNU) source code editor)
  • PluginManager.dll (by Dave Brotherstone. [email protected]) - PluginManager (Plugin Manager for Notepad++. A free (GPL) plugin management plugin)
  • pspell-15.dll
  • SpellChecker.dll (by [email protected]) - Spell Checker Plugin (Notepad++ Plugin : a free (GNU) Spell Checker interface for Aspell)
  • word-list-compress.exe

How do I remove GNU Aspell -3?

You can uninstall GNU Aspell -3 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 GNU Aspell 0.50-3, 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 GNU Aspell -3.

Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.40%
Windows 10 19.95%
Windows XP 9.67%
Windows Vista 6.85%
Windows Server 2003 0.12%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.25%
Windows 7 Professional 19.33%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.52%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.61%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.05%
Windows 10 Home 4.68%

Distribution by countryGeography

62.06% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 62.06%
  France 5.05%
  United Kingdom 4.21%
  Canada 3.74%
  Germany 3.55%
  Australia 1.87%
  Netherlands 1.40%
  India 1.21%
  Brazil 1.12%
  Spain 1.12%
  Italy 1.03%
  Belgium 0.84%
  Sweden 0.84%
  Greece 0.75%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 35.18%
Hewlett-Packard 22.35%
Acer 9.07%
ASUS 7.96%
Toshiba 4.42%
Intel 3.98%
Lenovo 2.88%
Medion 2.43%
Samsung 1.99%
American Megatrends 0.88%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.72%
ASUS All Series 4.25%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.25%
Dell XPS 8300 2.36%
Dell Inspiron 5520 1.89%
Dell OptiPlex 990 1.89%


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