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What percent of users and experts removed it?
25% remove it75% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #834
United States Rank #570
Reach 0.8393%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 13.61 days
401.57 days >
Average installed length: 211.00 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
3.6.0 3.62%
3.5.2 0.17%
3.5.1 0.02%
3.5.0 5.95%
3.4.0 0.79%
3.3.11 1.53%
3.2.3 5.35%
3.2.2 1.24%
3.2.1 0.90%
3.2.0 2.37%
3.1.5 2.40%
3.1.4 0.73%
3.1.3 0.12%
3.1.2 0.02%
3.1.1 0.06%
3.1.0 0.02%
3.0.4 1.46%
3.0.3 0.02%
3.0.2 0.01%
3.0.1 1.13%
3.0.0 0.32%
2.1.7 1.66%
2.1.6 1.42%
2.1.5 4.85%
2.1.4 0.03%
2.1.3 0.20%
2.1.2 0.23%
2.1.1 0.09%
2.0.3 16.88%
2.0.2 0.05%
2.0.1 0.02%
1.9 5.83%
1.8.2 0.01%
1.8 0.09%
1.7.3 0.01%
1.7.1 0.02%
1.6.1 1.03%
1.6 33.82%
1.0 0.09%
/Qt-5.2.0 5.47%

Kobo

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What is Kobo?  (from Kobo)

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Overview

Kobo is a software program developed by Kobo. The most common release is 1.6, 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 primary executable is named kobo.exe. The setup package generally installs about 44 files and is usually about 52.23 MB (54,766,340 bytes). The program is built using the Nokia Qt cross-platforms native C++ framework. 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 64% of users of Kobo come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Kobo
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Kobo\uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 52.23 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Kobo

Program executable:kobo.exe
Name:Kobo Desktop Edition
Path:C:\Program Files\kobo\kobo.exe
MD5:6553481798e2fc5f86f20dd202204863
Additional files:
  • icudt46.dll (by The ICU Project) - International Components for Unicode (ICU Data DLL)
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • libssl32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • qca2.dll - qca
  • QtCore4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies)) - Qt4 (C++ application development framework.)
  • QtGui4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies))
  • QtNetwork4.dll
  • QtScript4.dll
  • QtScriptTools4.dll
  • QtSql4.dll
  • QtSvg4.dll
  • QtWebKit4.dll
  • QtXml4.dll
  • libxml2.dll
  • libzip-vc9.dll
  • nickel.dll
  • QtSolutions_IOCompressor-2.3.dll
  • QtSolutions_SingleApplication-2.6.dll
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Kobo.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F66DB8DC-72EA-4137-B577-B9264A2A4D65}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Kobo?

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

USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 25%
Keep it 75%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#834
 
REACH
~0.84%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 80.18%
Windows 10 14.57%
Windows Vista 3.08%
Windows XP 2.18%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 70.06%
Windows 10 Home 7.45%
Windows 7 Professional 6.43%
Windows 7 Ultimate 2.83%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 2.44%
Windows 8.1 2.30%

Distribution by countryGeography

64.43% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 64.43%
  Canada 11.43%
  United Kingdom 6.77%
  Australia 3.27%
  France 2.78%
  Germany 2.49%
  Netherlands 2.11%
  Italy 1.91%
  New Zealand 0.72%
  Brazil 0.50%
  Belgium 0.43%
  Japan 0.36%
  Malaysia 0.19%
  Ireland 0.17%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 67.12%
Acer 20.62%
Dell 5.63%
ASUS 2.86%
GIGABYTE 1.58%
Toshiba 1.18%
Lenovo 0.58%
Samsung 0.43%
Common models
Hewlett-Packard p7-1254 3.29%
Hewlett-Packard p6710f 2.70%
Hewlett-Packard 320-1030 2.65%
Hewlett-Packard p7-1234 2.57%
Acer Aspire 5750 2.33%
Hewlett-Packard p6754y 2.09%

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