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Should I remove KPDO Client Tools?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #44,106
United States Rank #27,550
Reach 0.0020%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 4.78 days
141.03 days >
Average installed length: 74.10 days


VersionDistribution 69.23% 30.77%

KPDO Client Tools


KPDO Client Tools is a program developed by Cengage Learning. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software installer includes 7 files and is usually about 4.61 MB (4,833,280 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 90% of users of KPDO Client Tools come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Cengage.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\cengage\kpdo client tools
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{3DC59078-E52A-4420-9C8E-F524BFD5D219}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 4.61 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by KPDO Client Tools

  • npkpdobrowserplugin.dll - KPDOBrowserPlugin (KPDO Browser Plugin v2.0.0.0)
  • wordprocessor.exe - Word Processor
  • tern.dll - WordProcessor
  • kpdoloader.dll (by Microsoft) - KPDOLoader

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Google Chrome Plugin
  • npkpdobrowserplugin.dll is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'npKPDOBrowserPlugin.dll'.
Mozilla Plugin
  • npkpdobrowserplugin.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'cengage.com/KPDOBrowserPluginv2.0.0.0' with a plugin key of 'cengage.com/KPDOBrowserPluginv2.0.0.0' for all users of the PC.

How do I remove KPDO Client Tools?

You can uninstall KPDO Client Tools 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 KPDO Client Tools, 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 KPDO Client Tools.

How do I reset my web browser?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win 7 3%
Plugs into Mozilla Firefox
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.10%
Windows 10 33.33%
Windows Vista 2.56%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 27.03%
Windows 7 Professional 21.62%
Windows 8.1 18.92%
Windows 10 Home 10.81%
Windows 7 Enterprise 8.11%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 2.70%

Distribution by countryGeography

90.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 90.00%
  Canada 10.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 48.72%
Toshiba 17.95%
Lenovo 10.26%
Dell 7.69%
Acer 7.69%
Sony 2.56%
Intel 2.56%
ASUS 2.56%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.56%
HP Z400 Workstation 5.56%
HP Pro3500 Series 2.78%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.78%
HP Pavilion dv4 Notebook ... 2.78%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.78%


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