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Should I remove RSSOwl?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #31,492
United States Rank #25,707
Reach 0.0044%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 164.18 days
763.12 days >
Average installed length: 400.96 days


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Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. 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 installer includes 4 files and is usually about 13.93 MB (14,607,734 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 56% of users of RSSOwl come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\rssowl
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\RSSOwl\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 13.93 MB

Program filesFiles installed by RSSOwl

  • Uninstall.exe (by RSSOwl Team) - RSSOwl
  • RSSOwl.exe
  • swt-win32-3235.dll (by Eclipse Foundation) - Standard Widget Toolkit (SWT for Windows native library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • RSSOwl.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{B2981176-3900-4549-8596-0FC4AB7DF352}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • RSSOwl.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'RSSOwl' and executes as "C:\Program Files\RSSOwl\RSSOwl.exe".

How do I remove RSSOwl?

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

Win 10 70%
Win 7 1%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 69.77%
Windows 7 27.91%
Windows XP 1.16%
Windows Vista 1.16%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 35.71%
Windows 10 Pro 27.38%
Windows 7 Professional 10.71%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.14%
Windows 7 Home Premium 5.95%
Windows 8.1 4.76%

Distribution by countryGeography

56.48% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 56.48%
  Germany 11.11%
  United Kingdom 5.56%
  France 4.63%
  Netherlands 4.63%
  Czech Republic 2.78%
  Canada 1.85%
  Italy 1.85%
  United Arab Emirates 0.93%
  Belgium 0.93%
  Switzerland 0.93%
  Dominican Republic 0.93%
  Spain 0.93%
  Hong Kong 0.93%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 29.63%
Acer 12.96%
Hewlett-Packard 12.96%
ASUS 11.11%
Lenovo 11.11%
Toshiba 5.56%
Samsung 3.70%
Medion 1.85%
Intel 1.85%
Apple 1.85%
Alienware 1.85%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 3847 6.06%
Shuttle Inc. DS57U 4.55%
ASUSTeK X751LD 3.03%
TOSHIBA Satellite L655 3.03%
XFX MB-750I-72P9 1.52%
TAROX Basic PC System 1.52%


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