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What percent of users and experts removed it?
23% remove it77% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #960
United States Rank #396
Reach 0.7336%


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What is PressReader?  (from NewspaperDirect)

Choose from a growing list of the world's most popular publications including: The Washington Post USA Today Chicago Tribune International Herald Tribune Globe and Mail National Post Vancouver Sun Irish Independent Irish Times Daily Mail The Herald Hamburger Morgenpost Der Tagesspiegel Il Messaggero Bangkok Post Kommer...  Read more


PressReader is a software program developed by NewspaperDirect. The most common release is 5.10.1217.0, 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 PressReader.exe. The setup package generally installs about 17 files and is usually about 7.17 MB (7,517,644 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 86% of users of PressReader come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.NewspaperDirect.com
Help link: www.NewspaperDirect.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\NewspaperDirect\PressReader\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{912CED74-88D3-4C5B-ACB0-13231864975E}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 7.17 MB

Program filesFiles installed by PressReader

Program executable:PressReader.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\NewspaperDirect\PressReader\PressReader.exe
Additional files:
  • InstallPRSearch.exe - PressReader (PR search installer)
  • ndpdf.dll - pdf core library
  • NdSmFilt.dll - ND smart filter
  • NdSmFiltx64.dll
  • PRA.ocx - PaperView ActiveX
  • PressReader.exe
  • publisher.exe - NewspaperDirect Mobile Publishing Utility for PressReader
  • NewspaperDirect.Publishing.Mobile.dll - NewspaperDirect Mobile Format Publisher
  • NewspaperDirect.Publishing.Mobile.resources.dll
  • ArticleViewWindow.dll - ArticleV Dynamic Link Library

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • PressReader.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{7D3E22F3-F723-4A1A-8C19-8716DC066854}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove PressReader?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 84%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 23%
Keep it 77%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 86.71%
Windows 10 12.51%
Windows XP 0.51%
Windows Vista 0.27%
Windows Server 2003 0.01%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 80.10%
Windows 10 Home 10.17%
Windows 7 Professional 5.37%
Windows 7 Ultimate 0.96%
Windows 10 Pro 0.73%
Windows 8 Pro 0.48%

Distribution by countryGeography

86.21% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 86.21%
  Canada 4.51%
  France 2.85%
  United Kingdom 2.84%
  Australia 1.65%
  New Zealand 0.30%
  Malaysia 0.14%
  Ireland 0.13%
  Germany 0.12%
  PR 0.12%
  Singapore 0.08%
  South Africa 0.08%
  Mexico 0.08%
  India 0.08%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 99.21%
Dell 0.79%
Common models
Hewlett-Packard p7-1254 3.57%
Hewlett-Packard p6710f 3.00%
Hewlett-Packard p7-1234 2.76%
Hewlett-Packard 320-1030 2.62%
Hewlett-Packard p6754y 2.24%
Hewlett-Packard p6-2100 2.14%


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