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GNU Emacs


GNU Emacs is a program developed by Snake Oil Company. The software installer includes 39 files and is usually about 513.33 KB (525,652 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 56% of users of GNU Emacs come from the United States, it is also popular in Japan.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\GNU\Emacs23\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{4ADA8852-391A-431B-9B11-FD9A315ED4D4}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 513.33 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by GNU Emacs

  • addpm.exe
  • addsection.exe
  • cairo.dll
  • cmdproxy.exe
  • cmigemo.dll
  • ctags.exe
  • ddeclient.exe
  • digest-doc.exe
  • ebrowse.exe
  • emacs.exe (by Free Software Foundation) - Emacs (GNU Emacs: The extensible self-documenting text editor)
  • emacsclient.exe
  • emacsclientw.exe (by Free Software Foundation) - EmacsClient (GNU EmacsClient: Client for the extensible self-documenting text editor)
  • etags.exe
  • gdk_pixbuf-2-vs9.dll (by The GTK developer community) - GTK+ (GIMP Toolkit)
  • giflib4.dll
  • gio-2-vs9.dll (by The GLib developer community) - GLib (Gio)
  • glib-2-vs9.dll (by The GLib developer community)
  • gmodule-2-vs9.dll - GModule
  • gobject-2-vs9.dll - GObject
  • hexl.exe
  • iconv.dll - libiconv: character set conversion library (LGPLed libiconv for Windows NT/2000/XP and Windows 95/98/ME)
  • libintl.dll
  • libjpeg.dll
  • libpng15.dll - LibPNG (PNG image compression library)
  • librsvg2.dll
  • libtiff.dll
  • libxml2.dll
  • libxpm.dll
  • make-docfile.exe
  • movemail.exe
  • pango-1-vs9.dll (by Red Hat Software) - Pango
  • pangocairo-1-vs9.dll (by Red Hat Software) - PangoCairo
  • pangowin32-1-vs9.dll - PangoWin32
  • pcre.dll
  • preprep.exe
  • runemacs.exe
  • sorted-doc.exe
  • sqlite3.dll
  • zlib1.dll - zlib (zlib data compression library)

How do I remove GNU Emacs?

Quickly and completely remove GNU Emacs from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall GNU Emacs 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 GNU Emacs, 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 GNU Emacs.

Win 7 (SP1) 80%
Win 8 20%
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 80.00%
Windows 8 20.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 40.00%
Windows 7 Professional 40.00%
Windows 10 Home 20.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

55.56% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 55.56%
  Japan 44.44%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Sony 25.00%
Lenovo 25.00%
Acer 25.00%
Common models
Sony VPCZ21AJ 20.00%
Panasonic Corporation CF-... 20.00%
LENOVO 10126 20.00%
Gigabyte X58A-UD3R 20.00%
Acer Aspire 5750 20.00%


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