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Should I remove Karen's Directory Printer?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,785
United States Rank #3,400
Reach 0.1106%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 12.07 days
355.99 days >
Average installed length: 187.05 days


VersionDistribution 92.98% 3.46% 1.40% 0.28% 0.09% 0.05% 0.61% 0.61% 0.37% 0.09% 0.05%

Karen's Directory Printer

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What is Karen's Directory Printer?  (from Karen Kenworthy)

No more fumbling with My Computer or Windows Explorer, wishing you could print information about all your files. Karen's Directory Printer can print the name of every file on a drive, along with the file's size, date and time of last modification, and attributes (Read-Only, Hidden, System and Archive)! And now, the lis...  Read more


Karen's Directory Printer is a program developed by Karen Kenworthy. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 dirprn.exe. The software installer includes 5 files and is usually about 1.26 MB (1,316,820 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 66% of users of Karen's Directory Printer come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.karenware.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\karen's power tools\directory printer
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Karen's Power Tools\Directory Printer\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 1.26 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Karen's Directory Printer

Program executable:dirprn.exe
Name:Karen's Power Tools
Karen's Directory Printer
Path:C:\Program Files\karen's power tools\directory printer\dirprn.exe
Additional files:
  • ptdirprn-setup.exe - Karen's Power Tools (Karen's Directory Printer Installer)
  • uninst.exe
  • uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • DirPrn.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{802224CD-0284-4E40-A890-7C0CFAAED8C9}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • DirPrn.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Karen's Power Tools\Directory Printer\DirPrn.exe'.

How do I remove Karen's Directory Printer?

Quickly and completely remove Karen's Directory Printer from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Karen's Directory Printer 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 Directory Printer, 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 Directory Printer.

Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.46%
Windows 10 21.67%
Windows XP 10.51%
Windows Vista 8.31%
Windows Server 2003 0.05%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 31.59%
Windows 7 Professional 15.73%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.50%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.84%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.50%
Windows 10 Home 5.93%

Distribution by countryGeography

65.86% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 65.86%
  United Kingdom 6.41%
  Canada 4.63%
  Australia 3.61%
  Italy 3.33%
  Netherlands 2.91%
  Belgium 2.00%
  France 1.47%
  Germany 1.23%
  Spain 0.60%
  New Zealand 0.56%
  South Africa 0.53%
  Switzerland 0.42%
  Israel 0.39%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 32.83%
Hewlett-Packard 30.79%
Acer 11.81%
ASUS 5.43%
Toshiba 4.02%
Intel 2.83%
Lenovo 1.26%
American Megatrends 1.10%
Sahara 1.02%
Common models
Hewlett-Packard 167C____ 5.73%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.77%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.20%
ASUS All Series 4.01%
Hewlett-Packard p2-1317c 3.82%
Dell XPS 8300 3.05%

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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wallyqcover a year ago
This is a good program.