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Should I remove Ready Reference Bookshelf?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #40,953
United States Rank #33,192
Reach 0.0023%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 17.82 days
525.64 days >
Average installed length: 276.18 days


2.02.0000 82.61%
2.01.0000 4.35%
2.00.0000 13.04%

Other programs by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Ready Reference Bookshelf


Ready Reference Bookshelf is a program developed by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. The most used version is 2.02.0000, 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 main program executable is Ready Reference Bookshelf.exe. The software installer includes 6 files and is usually about 2.59 MB (2,717,696 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 59% of users of Ready Reference Bookshelf come from the United States, it is also popular in India and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.LWW.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Lippincott Williams & Wilkins\LWW Ready Reference Bookshelf\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{1C8646E4-DC54-4E6D-95EA-C3524B09223E}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 2.59 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Ready Reference Bookshelf

Program executable:Ready Reference Bookshelf.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Lippincott Williams & Wilkins\LWW Ready Reference Bookshelf\Ready Reference Bookshelf.exe
Additional files:
  • WSsetup.EXE - Ready Reference Bookshelf (Setup Launcher)
  • WKLWW FLEXnet Activation Service Installer.dll (by WoltersKluwerLWW) - ReadyRefBookshelf (System Level Service Installer)
  • FLEXnet.dll
  • Ready Reference Bookshelf.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Ready Reference Bookshelf.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{CA915FF0-6958-4539-A6B3-02B319502F8D}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Ready Reference Bookshelf?

You can uninstall Ready Reference Bookshelf 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 Ready Reference Bookshelf, 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 Ready Reference Bookshelf.

Win 7 (SP1) 52%
Win XP 4%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 58.70%
Windows XP 19.57%
Windows Vista 10.87%
Windows 10 10.87%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 23.91%
Windows 7 Ultimate 21.74%
Microsoft Windows XP 19.57%
Windows 7 Professional 10.87%
Windows 8.1 6.52%
Windows Vista Home Basic 6.52%

Distribution by countryGeography

59.02% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 59.02%
  India 34.43%
  Canada 3.28%
  BO 1.64%
  Philippines 1.64%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 26.67%
Hewlett-Packard 24.44%
Intel 11.11%
Toshiba 11.11%
Acer 11.11%
American Megatrends 4.44%
Samsung 2.22%
Gateway 2.22%
ASUS 2.22%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 545s 5.41%
Gigabyte G41MT-S2P 5.41%
TOSHIBA Satellite L850D 2.70%
TOSHIBA Satellite C655 2.70%
TOSHIBA Satellite A665 2.70%
TOSHIBA Qosmio X775 2.70%

Publisher URL: www.lww.com


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