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VersionDistribution 60.00% 40.00%

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Programmer's Notepad 2


Programmer's Notepad 2 is a program developed by Simon Steele. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is pn.exe. The software installer includes 9 files and is usually about 8.36 MB (8,763,134 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows Vista (SP2) as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 70% of users of Programmer's Notepad 2 come from the United States, it is also popular in Finland and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.pnotepad.org
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Programmers Notepad\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Programmers Notepad\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 8.36 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Programmer's Notepad 2

Program executable:pn.exe
Name:Programmer's Notepad
Programmer's Notepad 2
Path:C:\Program Files\programmers notepad\pn.exe
Additional files:
  • ctagsnavigator.dll - Programmer's Notepad 2 (CTags Tagger for PN2)
  • pnse.dll - Programmer's Notepad (Programmer's Notepad Shell Extension)
  • unins000.exe - Inno Setup (Setup/Uninstall)
  • SciLexer.dll (by Neil Hodgson [email protected]) - Scintilla (Scintilla.DLL - a Source Editing Component)
  • ctags.exe
  • libexpat.dll
  • dbghelp.dll (by Microsoft) - Debugging Tools for Windows(R) (Windows Image Helper)

How do I remove Programmer's Notepad 2?

You can uninstall Programmer's Notepad 2 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 Programmer's Notepad 2, 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 Programmer's Notepad 2.

Win Vista (SP2) 40%
Win XP 20%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 40.00%
Windows 7 40.00%
Windows XP 20.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 40.00%
Windows 7 Professional 20.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 20.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

70.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 70.00%
  Finland 10.00%
  Italy 10.00%
  United Kingdom 10.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Sony 25.00%
Intel 25.00%
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%
Acer 25.00%
Common models
Sony VGN-FE21M 25.00%
HP Pavilion dv6500 Notebo... 25.00%
CdcPointSpa MS-7387 25.00%
Acer Aspire 5740 25.00%


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