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What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,321
United States Rank #5,115
Reach 0.0576%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 32.13 days
698.48 days >
Average installed length: 367.00 days


VersionDistribution 83.61% 5.55% 0.09% 5.11% 0.09% 1.59% 0.09% 0.26% 1.15% 0.09% 0.18% 0.44% 1.50% 0.09% 0.18%

Karen's Replicator

What is Karen's Replicator?  (from Karen Kenworthy)

Automatically backup files, directories, even entire drives! Karen's Replicator copies selected files from one drive/folder to another. Source and Destination folders can reside anywhere on your network. Options include repeated copies at intervals as short as a few minutes, or as long as several months, copy only file...  Read more


Karen's Replicator is a software program developed by Karen Kenworthy. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. 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 primary executable is named ptreplicator.exe. The setup package generally installs about 6 files and is usually about 1.79 MB (1,876,963 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 67% of users of Karen's Replicator come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Belgium.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.karenware.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\karen's power tools\replicator
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Karen's Power Tools\Replicator\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 1.79 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Karen's Replicator

Program executable:ptreplicator.exe
Name:Karen's Power Tools
Karen's Replicator
Path:C:\Program Files\karen's power tools\replicator\ptreplicator.exe
Additional files:
  • ptreplicator-setup.exe - Karen's Power Tools (Karen's Replicator Installer)
  • uninst.exe
  • uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • PTReplicator.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E5010DCF-9C03-4EFF-99A8-47CB0F9DAE92}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • PTReplicator.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Karen's Replicator' and executes as C:\Program Files\Replicator\PTReplicator.exe.

How do I remove Karen's Replicator?

You can uninstall Karen's Replicator 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 Replicator, 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 Replicator.

Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win XP 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 58.58%
Windows 10 24.71%
Windows XP 10.73%
Windows Vista 5.98%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.01%
Windows 7 Professional 17.84%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.53%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.78%
Windows 8.1 6.78%
Windows 10 Home 6.78%

Distribution by countryGeography

67.36% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 67.36%
  United Kingdom 8.16%
  Belgium 5.83%
  Canada 3.69%
  Australia 2.78%
  Netherlands 2.01%
  Finland 1.49%
  New Zealand 0.97%
  South Africa 0.78%
  DK 0.65%
  France 0.58%
  Germany 0.45%
  Italy 0.45%
  Spain 0.39%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 30.92%
Hewlett-Packard 25.49%
Acer 10.31%
Toshiba 8.64%
ASUS 6.69%
Intel 4.46%
Lenovo 2.09%
Sahara 1.25%
American Megatrends 0.84%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.44%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.83%
ASUSTeK X550LA 4.83%
Dell Inspiron 530 3.02%
Dell Inspiron 580 2.11%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.11%

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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