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What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
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How common is it?
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United States Rank #13,770
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 11.72 days
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Average installed length: 181.59 days

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Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing 15

What is Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing 15?  (from Broderbund)

If you want to improve your typing skills, then Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing 15 could be the perfect instructor for you. This title is easy to install and begins by requiring you to specify your age, your type of keyboard and your typing goal (how many words per minute). Lessons are customized to your specific needs and...  Read more


Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing 15 is a software program developed by Broderbund. The setup package generally installs about 17 files and is usually about 7.06 MB (7,405,440 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 88% of users of Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing 15 come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.broderbund.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Broderbund\Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing 15
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\engine\6\INTEL3~1\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{A1F2EF0E-1EE5-
Estimated size: 7.06 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing 15

  • KeyHook.dll - KeyHook Dynamic Link Library (KeyHook DLL)
  • MiniMavis.exe (by TLC Education Properties) - Mavis Beacon Personal Coach v 2.0
  • Mavis15.exe (by Riverdeep Interactive) - Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing (Mavis 15.0)
  • Wlbrw32.dll (by The Learning Company) - 32-Bit Web Link DLL
  • Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing.exe - 32-Bit Launcher
  • run.exe
  • uninstall.exe
  • binkw32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Bink and Smacker (RAD Video Tools)
  • Cfx4032.ocx (by Software FX) - Chart FX 98 (Chart FX 98 ActiveX Control)
  • Extend.dll
  • LAUNCH32.DLL (by America Online,\0) - America Online\0 (LAUNCHER\0)
  • Mss32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Miles Sound System
  • mxmvcc.dll - MXMVCC Dynamic Link Library (CUSTCC DLL)
  • Mxmvcm.dll - MXMVCM Dynamic Link Library (MXMVCM DLL)
  • Setbrows.exe
  • SfxBar.dll (by Software FX) - Software FX, Inc. (Dockable bars library)
  • Smackw32.dll - Smacker (Smacker Video Technology)

How do I remove Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing 15?

You can uninstall Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing 15 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 Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing 15, 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 Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing 15.

Win 7 (SP1) 49%
Win Vista 1%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 52.05%
Windows XP 19.18%
Windows 10 15.07%
Windows Vista 13.70%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 43.06%
Microsoft Windows XP 18.75%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 11.81%
Windows 10 Home 8.33%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.25%
Windows 7 Professional 2.78%

Distribution by countryGeography

88.46% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 88.46%
  Canada 5.98%
  Australia 0.85%
  GH 0.85%
  NG 0.85%
  Netherlands 0.85%
  New Zealand 0.85%
  BB 0.43%
  Dominican Republic 0.43%
  Russia 0.43%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 37.50%
Dell 19.23%
Acer 16.35%
Toshiba 14.42%
Lenovo 4.81%
Intel 3.85%
Sahara 2.88%
ASUS 0.96%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 580 2.73%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.73%
Dell Computer Dimension 3... 1.82%
eMachines EL1352 1.82%
Dell Inspiron 560 1.82%
Gateway NV55C 1.82%

About Broderbund

Brøderbund Software (now owned by The Learning Company) is an American maker of video games, educational software and The Print Shop productivity tools.
Publisher URL: www.broderbund.com


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