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Should I remove NOOK Study?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #11,967
United States Rank #5,798
Reach 0.0273%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 26.64 days
785.96 days >
Average installed length: 412.96 days


VersionDistribution 56.03% 21.52% 8.16% 2.41% 0.19% 5.01% 0.19% 3.71% 0.37% 1.30% 0.37% 0.37% 0.37%

NOOK Study

What is NOOK Study?  (from Barnes & Noble)

Search for a term in your notes, through one book or your entire library to find exactly what you're looking for. Color-code your highlights for different concepts. Mark up questions to ask your professor. Underline key terms and definitions. Add notes directly in your book; see a consolidated list of all your notes wi...  Read more


NOOK Study is a software program developed by Barnes & Noble. The most common release 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 primary executable is named nookstudy.exe. The setup package generally installs about 19 files and is usually about 98.01 MB (102,770,818 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 97% of users of NOOK Study come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.barnesandnoble.com/nookstudy/index.asp
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\barnes & noble\nookstudy
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Barnes & Noble\NOOKstudy\uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 98.01 MB

Program filesFiles installed by NOOK Study

Program executable:nookstudy.exe
Name:NOOK Study
Path:C:\Program Files\barnes & noble\nookstudy\nookstudy.exe
Additional files:
  • uninstall.exe - NOOK Study (NOOK Study Installer)
  • BnIndexerApp.exe - BnIndexerApp Module

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • NOOKStudy.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E7964EB2-8E08-4286-B987-83E68A8328F9}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • NOOKstudy.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Barnes & Noble\NOOKstudy\NOOKStudy.exe'.

How do I remove NOOK Study?

You can uninstall NOOK Study 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 NOOK Study, 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 NOOK Study.

Win 7 (SP1) 66%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.70%
Windows 10 23.15%
Windows Vista 5.37%
Windows XP 2.78%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 51.21%
Windows 7 Professional 10.61%
Windows 8.1 10.61%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.15%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.47%
Windows 8 3.35%

Distribution by countryGeography

97.08% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 97.08%
  Canada 0.67%
  United Kingdom 0.56%
  Germany 0.22%
  Japan 0.11%
  Thailand 0.11%
  UA 0.11%
  Netherlands 0.11%
  TT 0.11%
  United Arab Emirates 0.11%
  Mexico 0.11%
  Norway 0.11%
  New Zealand 0.11%
  BO 0.11%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 38.60%
Dell 22.54%
Acer 10.10%
Toshiba 9.33%
ASUS 7.51%
Lenovo 3.63%
Samsung 2.07%
Intel 1.04%
Sony 0.78%
Alienware 0.52%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 12.18%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.46%
HP Pavilion dv4 Notebook ... 3.36%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 2.94%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.52%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.52%


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