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Should I remove Read-a-Card?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0004%


3.1.01 28.57%
3.1.00 14.29%
3.0.91 28.57%
3.0.6 14.29%
3.0.4 14.29%


What is Read-a-Card?  (from Dot Origin)

Read-a-Card is a software utility that runs on a Windows PC and reads information from many types of contactless cards and tags. For instance, various types of card numbers and unique IDs can be read and logged to file, or automatically sent to other software applications using various methods (including 'typing' the c...  Read more


Read-a-Card is a program developed by Dot Origin. The most used version is 3.1.01, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software installer includes 10 files and is usually about 2.1 MB (2,201,797 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 40% of users of Read-a-Card come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.smartcardfocus.com/readacard
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Read-a-Card\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{49DD348A-8ABB-463D-9723-C4874F3527EF}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 2.1 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Read-a-Card

  • Copy of Read-a-Card.exe - Read-a-Card
  • Read-a-Card.exe
  • Read-a-CardConfig.exe - Read-a-Card Config
  • ACR120.DLL (by Advanced Card Systems) - Advanced Card Systems Ltd. ACR120 (ACR120)
  • scardsyn.dll (by OMNIKEY) - CardMan Synchronous API (DLL for synchronous API)
  • sci2cbn.dll (by OMNIKEY AG) - CardMan I2C-Bus API (DLL for I2C bus devices)
  • acr120u.dll (by ACS) - ACS ACR120 (ACR120 USB API Library)
  • acr122.dll (by Advanced Card Systems) - acr122 (ACR122 API Library)
  • GemTagAPI.dll

How do I remove Read-a-Card?

Quickly and completely remove Read-a-Card from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Read-a-Card 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 Read-a-Card, 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 Read-a-Card.

Win 7 (SP1) 71%
Win 8 29%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 71.43%
Windows 10 28.57%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 42.86%
Windows 7 Home Premium 28.57%
Windows 10 Pro 14.29%
Windows 8.1 Pro 14.29%

Distribution by countryGeography

40.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 40.00%
  United Kingdom 20.00%
  France 10.00%
  Spain 10.00%
  Germany 10.00%
  Italy 10.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 50.00%
Hewlett-Packard 16.67%
Toshiba 16.67%
Acer 16.67%
Common models
Dell Latitude E6400 16.67%
Hewlett-Packard G5262es 16.67%
Acer TM8573T 16.67%
Dell Studio 1558 16.67%
Dell Latitude E6220 16.67%


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