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Should I remove GooReader?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #22,423
United States Rank #16,055
Reach 0.0087%


5.1.1 1.74%
5.0.0 1.16%
4.5.1 0.58%
4.5.0 11.63%
4.1 2.33%
4.0 18.02%
3.2 23.26%
3 9.88%
2.0 21.51%
1.81 0.58%
1.8.0 1.74%
1.7.0 7.56%


What is GooReader?  (from the publisher)

GooReader is a Windows app that allows you to read and download to PDF publicly available Google Books, add bookmarks, annotate pages, create local library and manage your Google Library. GooReader provides a sweet interface for reading publicly available books and magazines from Google Books. Instead of awkward page s...  Read more


The most common release is 3.2, with over 98% of all installations currently using this 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 6 files and is usually about 1.8 MB (1,888,768 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 66% of users of GooReader come from the United States, it is also popular in Egypt and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: gooreader.com
Help link: gooreader.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\hp\hp software update
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{D760547D-200F-4A6F-9B62-F48D46A64A77}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.8 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by GooReader

  • bb2k6.exe (by Sports Mogul) - Baseball Mogul 2006
  • bbautoup.exe
  • facebookvideocalling.exe (by Skype Limited) - Facebook Video Calling
  • facebookvideocallingproxy.exe (by Skype Limited) - Facebook Video Calling Proxy
  • hpscanui.dll (by Hewlett-Packard Co) - HP Digital Imaging (HPScanUI)
  • npfacebookvideocalling.dll - Facebook Video Calling Plugin

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Google Chrome Plugin
  • npfacebookvideocalling.dll is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'npFacebookVideoCalling.dll'.
Mozilla Plugin
  • npfacebookvideocalling.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'Facebook Video Calling' with a plugin key of '@Skype Limited.com/Facebook Video Calling Plugin'.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • facebookvideocalling.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\Facebook\Video\Skype\FacebookVideoCalling.exe'.

How do I remove GooReader?

You can uninstall GooReader 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 GooReader, 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 GooReader.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by GooReader you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win XP 3%
Plugs into Mozilla Firefox
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 70.35%
Windows 10 18.02%
Windows Vista 8.72%
Windows XP 2.91%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 41.28%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.37%
Windows 7 Professional 11.63%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.40%
Windows 10 Pro 6.40%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.49%

Distribution by countryGeography

65.97% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 65.97%
  Egypt 4.20%
  United Kingdom 3.36%
  Italy 2.94%
  France 2.94%
  Germany 2.94%
  Canada 2.10%
  MA 1.68%
  Colombia 1.26%
  Spain 1.26%
  Malaysia 1.26%
  Russia 0.84%
  India 0.84%
  Ireland 0.84%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 34.29%
Hewlett-Packard 30.48%
Acer 15.24%
Toshiba 5.71%
ASUS 3.81%
Lenovo 2.86%
Sony 1.90%
Gateway 1.90%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.83%
Dell Inspiron 560 2.83%
Dell Precision WorkStatio... 1.89%
Dell Inspiron N5110 1.89%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 1.89%
Sony VGN-NW320F 1.89%


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