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Karen's Countdown Timer II

What is Karen's Countdown Timer II?  (from Karen Kenworthy)

Second generation of the original Karen's Countdown Timer. Makes use of Microsoft Agent technology to add animation and speech synthesis. Can also play WAV files and send e-mail reminders. Keep track of important events. Karen's Countdown Timer II continuously monitors future events, and reports how much time remains b...  Read more


Karen's Countdown Timer II is a program developed by Karen Kenworthy. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. The main program executable is ptcount2.exe. The software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 527.43 KB (540,089 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 75% of users of Karen's Countdown Timer II come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.karenware.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\karen's power tools\countdown timer ii
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Karen's Power Tools\Countdown Timer II\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 527.43 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Karen's Countdown Timer II

Program executable:ptcount2.exe
Name:Karen's Power Tools
Karen's Countdown Timer II
Path:C:\Program Files\karen's power tools\countdown timer ii\ptcount2.exe
Additional files:
  • uninst.exe - Karen's Power Tools (Karen's Countdown Timer II Installer)
  • PTProfiler.exe - Karen's Computer Profiler

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • PTCount2.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Karen's Countdown Timer II' and executes as C:\Program Files\Karen's Power Tools\Countdown Timer II\PTCount2.exe.

How do I remove Karen's Countdown Timer II?

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Or, you can uninstall Karen's Countdown Timer II 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 Karen's Countdown Timer II, 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 Karen's Countdown Timer II.

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win 8 5%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.24%
Windows XP 20.69%
Windows Vista 6.90%
Windows 8 5.17%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 49.12%
Microsoft Windows XP 21.05%
Windows 7 Professional 14.04%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.26%
Windows 10 Pro 1.75%
Windows Vista Business 1.75%

Distribution by countryGeography

75.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 75.00%
  Canada 4.76%
  United Kingdom 4.76%
  Australia 3.57%
  Czech Republic 3.57%
  France 2.38%
  Norway 1.19%
  Argentina 1.19%
  Estonia 1.19%
  Germany 1.19%
  DK 1.19%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 26.67%
Hewlett-Packard 22.22%
Acer 15.56%
Intel 8.89%
ASUS 8.89%
Lenovo 4.44%
American Megatrends 4.44%
Gateway 2.22%
Common models
Dell OptiPlex 960 4.35%
ASUSTeK ET2400I 4.35%
Velocity Micro, Inc DP965... 2.17%
TOSHIBA Satellite P770 2.17%
Acer Aspire 5740 2.17%
Acer AO751h 2.17%

About (from Karen Kenworthy)

Karen is the author of the popular Power Tools, free programs that make life with Windows a lot easier.
Publisher URL: www.karenware.com


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