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What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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VersionDistribution 88.10% 11.90%

Read Aloud


The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 77% of users of Read Aloud come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and India.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: vedasri.com/Read_Aloud
Uninstaller: rundll32.exe dfshim.dll,ShArpMaintain Read Aloud 3.application, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=863956543874b49f, processorArchitecture=msil

How do I remove Read Aloud?

You can uninstall Read Aloud 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 Read Aloud, 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 Read Aloud.

Win 7 (SP1) 59%
Win Vista (SP1) 2%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.41%
Windows 10 14.63%
Windows Vista 14.63%
Windows XP 7.32%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 39.02%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.20%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 9.76%
Windows 7 Professional 9.76%
Windows 8.1 7.32%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.32%

Distribution by countryGeography

77.05% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 77.05%
  United Kingdom 4.92%
  India 3.28%
  France 1.64%
  Australia 1.64%
  Pakistan 1.64%
  SY 1.64%
  Germany 1.64%
  Canada 1.64%
  Turkey 1.64%
  Italy 1.64%
  BG 1.64%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 29.73%
Acer 18.92%
Dell 16.22%
ASUS 13.51%
Lenovo 8.11%
Sony 2.70%
American Megatrends 2.70%
Alienware 2.70%
Medion 2.70%
Common models
LENOVO 4313CTO 2.56%
HP-Pavilion NY544AA-ABA p... 2.56%
HP ENVY 15 Notebook PC 2.56%
Hewlett-Packard Compaq Pr... 2.56%
Gateway NV57H 2.56%
eMachines ET1331G 2.56%


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