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What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
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United States Rank #22,818
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VersionDistribution 100.00%

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Rosetta Stone


Rosetta Stone is a program developed by Fairfield Language Technologies. 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 is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The software installer includes 54 files. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 85% of users of Rosetta Stone come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.RosettaStone.com
Help link: www.rosettastone.com/knowledgebase/SSL/WebHelp/Rosetta_Stone_Knowledge_Base.htm
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Rosetta Stone
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Rosetta Stone\RS2.1.4.1A_Support\Uninstall_Rosetta Stone\Uninstall Rosetta Stone"

Program filesFiles installed by Rosetta Stone

  • ActPanel.dll
  • awt.dll
  • beans.ocx (by JavaSoft / Sun Microsystems) - JavaSoft / Sun Microsystems -- Java(TM) Plug-in (Java Plug-in for Internet Explorer)
  • cmm.dll
  • Configure.exe (by Macromedia) - Director MX (Macromedia Projector)
  • DataInstaller.dll
  • dcpr.dll
  • DrvMgt.dll
  • dt_socket.dll
  • FNInterface.dll - FNInterface (Rosetta Stone Ltd. executable)
  • FNInterface_libFNP.dll (by Macrovision Europe) - FLEXnet Publisher (32 bit) (FLEXnet Secure Activation Module)
  • FNP_Act_Installer.dll (by Acresso Software) - Activation Licensing Service Installer
  • FnpCommsSoap.dll
  • fontmanager.dll
  • hpi.dll
  • hprof.dll
  • iawin32.dll - Intel Win32 Extentions Dynamic Link Library (Intel Win32 Extentions DLL)
  • ioser12.dll
  • java.dll
  • java.exe
  • javaw.exe
  • jawt.dll
  • jcov.dll
  • JdbcOdbc.dll
  • jdwp.dll
  • jpeg.dll
  • jpins32.dll (by JavaSoft / Sun Microsystems) - Java Plug-in (Java Plug-in 1.3.1_11 for Netscape Navigator (DLL Helper))
  • jpishare.dll - Java Plug-in Share Module for Win32
  • jsound.dll
  • jvm.dll
  • keytool.exe
  • msvcrt.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft (R) Visual C++ (Microsoft (R) C Runtime Library)
  • net.dll
  • NPJava11.dll
  • NPJava12.dll
  • NPJava131_11.dll
  • NPJava32.dll
  • NPOJI600.dll
  • packager.dll
  • policytool.exe
  • remove.exe
  • rmid.exe
  • rmiregistry.exe
  • Rosetta Stone.exe (by Macromedia)
  • RosettaStoneVersion3.exe - RS
  • RSUtils.dll - RSUtils
  • service_installer.exe (by Acresso Software)
  • sqlite3.dll
  • sqlite3Wrapper.dll - SQLite3Wrapper
  • tnameserv.exe
  • Uninstall Rosetta Stone (by ZeroG Software) - LaunchAnywhere
  • UpdateDownloader.dll - UpdateDownloader
  • verify.dll
  • zip.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Scheduled Tasks
  • RosettaStoneVersion3.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{BD6D427F-213A-41CC-B9B2-F11A445F3456}' (runs on registration).
  • Uninstall Rosetta Stone is scheduled as a task with the class '{D0F51940-C2B2-4ED5-ACE3-9523C22078A5}' (runs on registration).
  • service_installer.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{D92EB31C-5255-4389-AD19-3CF93045E974}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • RosettaStoneVersion3.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Rosetta Stone\Rosetta Stone Version 3\RosettaStoneVersion3.exe'.

How do I remove Rosetta Stone?

You can uninstall Rosetta Stone 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 Rosetta Stone, 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 Rosetta Stone.

Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win XP 3%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.71%
Windows 10 28.81%
Windows Vista 5.08%
Windows XP 3.39%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 45.76%
Windows 10 Home 15.25%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.17%
Windows 7 Professional 6.78%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.08%
Windows 8.1 5.08%

Distribution by countryGeography

84.95% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 84.95%
  Canada 3.23%
  United Kingdom 3.23%
  Korea 1.08%
  Sweden 1.08%
  Mexico 1.08%
  Greece 1.08%
  Netherlands 1.08%
  Germany 1.08%
  United Arab Emirates 1.08%
  Italy 1.08%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 26.00%
ASUS 16.00%
Hewlett-Packard 16.00%
Lenovo 14.00%
Acer 8.00%
Toshiba 4.00%
Gateway 4.00%
Samsung 2.00%
Medion 2.00%
Alienware 2.00%
American Megatrends 2.00%
Common models
Dell Latitude E6520 3.57%
LENOVO IdeaPad Z580 3.57%
Dell XPS 8300 3.57%
Dell Studio 1745 1.79%
TOSHIBA Satellite L755 1.79%
TOSHIBA Satellite L675 1.79%


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