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Should I remove PhatPad?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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4.0.271 50.00%
3.00.0186 50.00%



PhatPad is a software program developed by PhatWare. The most common release is 4.0.271, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The setup package generally installs about 12 files and is usually about 19.1 MB (20,025,927 bytes). The installed file autoupdate.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows Vista (SP2) and Windows XP. Most users that have installed this software come from the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.phatware.com
Help link: www.phatware.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\PhatWare\PhatPad\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{F241C653-D18E-4ED8-B73F-DAA77060F982}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 19.1 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by PhatPad

  • autoupdate.exe - PhatWare Autoupdate Utility (PhatWare Online update utility for)
  • WinSpellUI.dll - PhatSpell, Windows edition (Spell Checker UI DLL.)
  • phjpeg.dll - PhatWare PhatPad SDK (DC to JPEG)
  • PhatPadCtl.dll - PhatPad SDK
  • WinSpellEng.dll - PhatSpell (Spell Checker engine for Pocket & Desktop PCs)
  • phatpadhelputil.exe - PhatPad (PhatWare PenPad)
  • phpadreg.exe
  • pwutildll.dll - PhatWare PhatPad application
  • WinPad.exe

How do I remove PhatPad?

You can uninstall PhatPad 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 PhatPad, 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 PhatPad.

Win Vista (SP2) 50%
Win XP 50%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 50.00%
Windows XP 50.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 50.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 50.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%


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