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What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #36,876
United States Rank #25,822
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Versions

VersionDistribution
1.00.0000 100.00%

Heather

Overview

Heather is a program developed by NaturalSoft Limited. 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 main program executable is NaturalReader11.exe. The software installer includes 83 files and is usually about 534.76 MB (560,737,661 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 72% of users of Heather come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.naturalreaders.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\naturalsoft\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{AE76D4C2-A1F0-4381-BB13-BE7EE3B05819}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 534.76 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Heather

Program executable:NaturalReader11.exe
Name:NaturalReader11
Path:C:\Program Files\naturalsoft\NaturalReader11.exe
MD5:91aa4120a62478383610320353275183
Additional files:
  • NaturalReader Demo.exe - NaturalReader Free Version
  • NaturalReader95.exe - NaturalReader Ver 9 (NaturalReader 9)
  • NaturalReaderfree.exe - NaturalReaderFree
  • MP3_WAVConverter.exe - MP3_WAVConverter (MP3_WAV Converter)
  • BatchConverter.exe - Batch Converter
  • AudioRecorder.exe - Audio Recorder
  • FreeReader.exe - NaturalReader
  • AudioMerger.exe - Audio Merger
  • AudioPlayer.exe - Audio Player
  • AudioMixer.exe - Audio Mixer
  • eBookReader.exe - eBookReader
  • Regdllnew.exe - Regdllnew
  • regdll.exe - regdll
  • Nread.exe - Nread

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • NaturalReader Demo.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{AF6FBD23-C9F2-486F-B6C2-7395056896D2}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • FreeReader.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\NaturalSoft\FreeVersion90\FreeReader.exe'.

How do I remove Heather?

You can uninstall Heather 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 Heather, 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 Heather.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 64%
Win 7 2%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#36,876

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.10%
Windows 10 20.34%
Windows Vista 10.17%
Windows XP 3.39%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.31%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.24%
Windows 7 Professional 15.52%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.62%
Windows 10 Pro 5.17%
Windows 8.1 5.17%

Distribution by countryGeography

71.76% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 71.76%
  Canada 4.71%
  United Kingdom 4.71%
  Australia 2.35%
  Germany 2.35%
  Austria 1.18%
  Costa Rica 1.18%
  Egypt 1.18%
  Spain 1.18%
  Hong Kong 1.18%
  Croatia 1.18%
  Ireland 1.18%
  Israel 1.18%
  India 1.18%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 41.46%
Acer 19.51%
Dell 14.63%
ASUS 7.32%
GIGABYTE 4.88%
Toshiba 4.88%
Lenovo 4.88%
Gateway 2.44%
Common models
ASUS All Series 5.88%
FUJITSU LIFEBOOK S710 3.92%
TOSHIBA Satellite L755 1.96%
TOSHIBA Satellite A660 1.96%
TOSHIBA Satellite A305 1.96%
TOSHIBA Qosmio X505 1.96%

About (from NaturalSoft Limited)

NaturalSoft Ltd. was founded in Vancouver, BC Canada. Our mission is to deliver superior speech solutions for personal computers and portable devices.
Publisher URL: www.naturalreaders.com

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