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8% remove it92% keep it
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What is RootsMagic?  (from RootsMagic)

RootsMagic is a free, easy to use genealogy program that contains many core features from the award-winning RootsMagic family tree software. The free version includes extensive reports, and supports unlimited people, families, events, notes, and media. Print books, charts, forms, and lists. Also provides multiple datab...  Read more


RootsMagic is a program developed by RootsMagic. 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 rootsmagic.exe. The software installer includes 28 files and is usually about 59.67 MB (62,570,749 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 89% of users of RootsMagic come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.rootsmagic.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\RootsMagic 4\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\RootsMagic 4\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 59.67 MB

Program filesFiles installed by RootsMagic

Program executable:rootsmagic.exe
RootsMagic Genealogy Software
Path:C:\Program Files\rootsmagic 4\rootsmagic.exe
Additional files:
  • RMChart.exe - RootsMagic Chart
  • RootsMagicToGo.exe - RootsMagic To-Go
  • RMReader.exe - RootsMagic (RootsMagic Genealogy Software)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • RootsMagic.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{6993B27F-D7DD-4902-88B6-5B42BB8C745E}' (runs on registration).
  • RootsMagicToGo.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{D16DA2FE-D5E0-49A4-946D-014F2B75DF94}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove RootsMagic?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 71%
Win 7 1%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 71.58%
Windows 10 16.84%
Windows Vista 7.37%
Windows XP 4.21%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 53.76%
Windows 10 Home 9.68%
Windows 7 Professional 9.68%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.53%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.38%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.30%

Distribution by countryGeography

88.89% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 88.89%
  United Kingdom 5.56%
  Canada 2.78%
  Australia 1.39%
  Ireland 0.69%
  New Zealand 0.69%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 37.66%
Dell 31.17%
Acer 12.99%
Toshiba 7.79%
Gateway 3.90%
Apple 1.30%
American Megatrends 1.30%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite L505D 3.61%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.61%
Dell Inspiron 1750 3.61%
Acer Aspire E1-571 2.41%
ASUSTeK CM1630 2.41%
Dell Dell System Inspir... 2.41%


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