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Should I remove PASW Smartreader 18?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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PASW Smartreader 18


PASW Smartreader 18 is a software program developed by SPSS. The primary executable is named reader.exe. The setup package generally installs about 12 files. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 69% of users of PASW Smartreader 18 come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Netherlands.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.spss.com
Help link: www.spss.com/tech
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\SPSSInc\PASWSmartreader18\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{8500A84B-5310-4E68-B457-2437AA2746B7}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)

Program filesFiles installed by PASW Smartreader 18

Program executable:reader.exe
Smartreader 18
Path:C:\Program Files\SPSSInc\PASWSmartreader18\reader.exe
Additional files:
  • platdep.dll - PASW Statistics (platdep)
  • sockbsd.dll - sockbsd
  • vserial.dll - vserial
  • vutility.dll - vutility
  • winucomm.dll - winucomm
  • icudt32.dll (by IBM and others) - International Components for Unicode (ICU Data DLL)
  • icuin32.dll (by IBM and others) - IBM ICU I18N DLL
  • icuuc32.dll - IBM ICU Common DLL
  • xerces-c_2_6.dll (by Apache Software Foundation) - Xerces-C Version 2.6.0 (Shared Library for Xerces-C Version 2.6.0)
  • emfoutput.dll
  • msvcr71.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)

How do I remove PASW Smartreader 18?

You can uninstall PASW Smartreader 18 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 PASW Smartreader 18, 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 PASW Smartreader 18.

Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win 10 11%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.16%
Windows Vista 26.32%
Windows 10 10.53%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.84%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 21.05%
Windows 7 Professional 15.79%
Windows 7 Enterprise 10.53%
Windows 10 Pro 5.26%
Windows 8.1 5.26%

Distribution by countryGeography

69.44% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 69.44%
  United Kingdom 11.11%
  Netherlands 8.33%
  Australia 2.78%
  Canada 2.78%
  Finland 2.78%
  Taiwan 2.78%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.32%
Dell 21.05%
ASUS 15.79%
Sony 15.79%
Apple 5.26%
Alienware 5.26%
Toshiba 5.26%
Samsung 5.26%
Common models
Sony VPCEB4L1E 5.26%
Sony VGN-Z51WG_B 5.26%
Sony VGN-AW25GJ_H 5.26%
Samsung X125 5.26%
HP-Pavilion NP253AA-ABA p... 5.26%


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