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Should I remove Stanza?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #15,603
United States Rank #14,538
Reach 0.0174%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 186.32 days
805.96 days >
Average installed length: 423.47 days


What is Stanza?

Lexcycle Stanza is a freeware program for reading eBooks, digital newspapers, and other digital publications. The software supports the eBook formats EPUB, eReader, MS LIT, Amazon Kindle, Mobipocket, and PalmDoc, as well as general document formats HTML, PDF, MS Word, and Rich Text Format. Stanza Desktop features a variety of text layout views, such as multicolumn, vertical scrolling, and horizontal scrolling.


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 setup package generally installs about 3 files and is usually about 41.4 MB (43,407,240 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.lexcycle.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\stanza
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Stanza\uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 41.4 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Stanza

  • Stanza.exe - Stanza (Stanza Electronic Book Reader and Converter)
  • Uninstall.exe
  • BonjourSetup.exe (by Apple) - Bonjour (Bonjour Installer)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Stanza.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{5DA991F1-789E-44CE-AC97-50B179EC54CF}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Stanza.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Stanza\Stanza.exe'.

How do I remove Stanza?

You can uninstall Stanza 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 Stanza, 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 Stanza.

Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.18%
Windows 10 21.57%
Windows Vista 10.20%
Windows XP 8.75%
Windows Server 2003 0.29%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.75%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.04%
Windows 7 Professional 10.82%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.48%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.89%
Windows 10 Home 7.02%

Distribution by countryGeography

44.95% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 44.95%
  Germany 7.45%
  Italy 5.05%
  Canada 4.57%
  United Kingdom 4.57%
  France 4.09%
  Netherlands 3.61%
  Spain 3.13%
  Australia 2.88%
  Czech Republic 2.16%
  Vietnam 1.68%
  Belgium 0.96%
  India 0.96%
  Taiwan 0.96%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.88%
Dell 22.99%
Acer 17.65%
ASUS 6.42%
American Megatrends 3.21%
Toshiba 3.21%
Lenovo 2.67%
Medion 1.60%
Samsung 1.60%
Gateway 1.07%
Intel 1.07%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.17%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.17%
ASUS All Series 2.38%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 2.38%
HP Pavilion dm4 Notebook ... 2.38%
Dell Inspiron 5520 1.59%


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