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What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #38,421
United States Rank #31,515
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VersionDistribution 100.00%

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Serif FontManager X3

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Serif FontManager X3 is a program developed by Serif (Europe) Ltd. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 installer includes 8 files and is usually about 9.21 MB (9,652,655 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 60% of users of Serif FontManager X3 come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Iran.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.serif.com
Help link: www.serif.com/support.asp
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Serif\FontManager\X3\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{FEA8A3FF-807D-42CB-AF58-81E54D5EF48D}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 9.21 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Serif FontManager X3

  • srfreg20.dll - Serif Applications (Serif Registration DLL)
  • FontManager.exe - FontManager
  • fontmanageradmin.dll - FontManager Admin
  • fontmanageradminps.dll
  • Inetwh32.dll (by Blue Sky Software) - Blue Sky Software - INETWH32 (INETWH32)
  • RoboEx32.dll (by eHelp) - RoboHELP for WinHelp 9 (RoboHELP Extensions for WinHelp)
  • sqlite3.dll
  • subinacl.exe (by Microsoft) - SubInAcl

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • subinacl.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{1A93BE64-5923-47EB-81FD-C4B4374A2498}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • subinacl.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'VMAdvisor' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Windows Resource Kits\Tools\SUBINACL.exe" /verbose=1 /keyreg "HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{8696D99C-E2D2-4614-85A8-90FB821470E0}" /grant="Everyone"=F.

How do I remove Serif FontManager X3?

Quickly and completely remove Serif FontManager X3 from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Serif FontManager X3 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 Serif FontManager X3, 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 Serif FontManager X3.

Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win 7 2%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.41%
Windows 10 31.48%
Windows XP 7.41%
Windows Vista 3.70%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 22.22%
Windows 7 Home Premium 18.52%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.67%
Windows 10 Home 14.81%
Windows 8.1 7.41%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.41%

Distribution by countryGeography

59.70% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 59.70%
  United Kingdom 16.42%
  Iran 5.97%
  India 2.99%
  Portugal 2.99%
  France 1.49%
  Russia 1.49%
  Romania 1.49%
  Netherlands 1.49%
  Germany 1.49%
  YE 1.49%
  Czech Republic 1.49%
  Italy 1.49%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.50%
Dell 17.50%
Lenovo 15.00%
Acer 7.50%
ASUS 5.00%
Toshiba 5.00%
Medion 2.50%
American Megatrends 2.50%
Common models
HP Pavilion P6000 Series 7.32%
LENOVO 90B700BAUS 4.88%
TOSHIBA Satellite A665 2.44%
MEDIONPC MS-7621 2.44%

About Serif (Europe) Ltd

Serif is a developer and publisher of desktop publishing and graphic design software for the PC and offers free, feature-restricted versions of its latest titles and maintains a separate website allowing customers to download free copies of older versions of their applications.
Publisher URL: www.serif.com


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