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10% remove it90% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #22,083
United States Rank #15,309
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 12.45 days
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Average installed length: 81.33 days


VersionDistribution 87.01% 1.69% 9.60% 1.69%

Karen's LAN Monitor

What is Karen's LAN Monitor?  (from Karen Kenworthy)

Karen's LAN Monitor starts by displaying important information about every network adapter on your computer. These details include the adapter's speed, IP address(es), DHCP Lease information, and more. Next, the program shows all current connections between your computer and others on the local network, and on the In...  Read more


Karen's LAN Monitor is a software program developed by Karen Kenworthy. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named ptlanmon.exe. The setup package generally installs about 3 files and is usually about 523.95 KB (536,523 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 71% of users of Karen's LAN Monitor come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.karenware.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\karen's power tools\lan monitor
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Karen's Power Tools\LAN Monitor\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 523.95 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Karen's LAN Monitor

Program executable:ptlanmon.exe
Name:Karen's Power Tools
Karen's LAN Monitor
Path:C:\Program Files\karen's power tools\lan monitor\ptlanmon.exe
Additional files:
  • uninstall.exe - Karen's Power Tools (Karen's LAN Monitor Installer)

How do I remove Karen's LAN Monitor?

You can uninstall Karen's LAN Monitor 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 Karen's LAN Monitor, 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 Karen's LAN Monitor.

Win 7 (SP1) 54%
Win Vista 1%
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.50%
Windows XP 22.03%
Windows Vista 12.43%
Windows 10 9.04%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 22.09%
Windows 7 Professional 18.60%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.88%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.72%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.07%

Distribution by countryGeography

71.25% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 71.25%
  United Kingdom 5.83%
  France 3.33%
  Australia 3.33%
  South Africa 2.50%
  Canada 2.50%
  Netherlands 1.67%
  Germany 1.25%
  New Zealand 0.83%
  Poland 0.83%
  Slovenia 0.42%
  MU 0.42%
  Brazil 0.42%
  Belgium 0.42%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 29.66%
Hewlett-Packard 27.97%
Acer 8.47%
American Megatrends 5.08%
Intel 5.08%
Lenovo 2.54%
Toshiba 1.69%
Sahara 1.69%
ASUS 1.69%
Samsung 0.85%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 530 2.86%
Dell Dell DXG051 1.90%
Gigabyte EP45-DS3L 1.90%
Dell Studio XPS 1640 1.90%
Gigabyte M68M-S2P 1.90%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 1.90%

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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