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The Journal 5

What is The Journal 5?  (from DavidRM Software)

Keep a daily journal! Keeping a daily journal has never been easier! The Journal always knows what day it is, and automatically brings up a new entry for you every day. * Get organized! With The Journal you can be as organized as you want to be! Keep your "daily pages" separate from your work notes, or your dreams se...  Read more


The Journal 5 is a software program developed by DavidRM Software. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The setup package generally installs about 5 files and is usually about 34.49 MB (36,166,565 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 75% of users of The Journal 5 come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.davidrm.com
Help link: www.davidrm.com/thejournal
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\DavidRM Software\The Journal 5\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\DavidRM Software\The Journal 5\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 34.49 MB

Program filesFiles installed by The Journal 5

  • Journal5.exe - DavidRM Software's The Journal (The Journal)
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • libeay32.dll
  • skinbuilder.exe
  • ssleay32.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • Journal5.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'The Journal' which loads as C:\Program Files\The Journal 5\Journal5.exe.

How do I remove The Journal 5?

You can uninstall The Journal 5 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 The Journal 5, 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 The Journal 5.

Win 7 (SP1) 65%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 70.67%
Windows 10 13.33%
Windows XP 9.33%
Windows Vista 6.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 47.30%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.86%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.46%
Windows 7 Professional 8.11%
Windows 10 Home 4.05%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.05%

Distribution by countryGeography

75.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 75.00%
  United Kingdom 7.41%
  Canada 6.48%
  Australia 2.78%
  United Arab Emirates 0.93%
  Belgium 0.93%
  France 0.93%
  India 0.93%
  MW 0.93%
  Netherlands 0.93%
  Norway 0.93%
  Romania 0.93%
  RS 0.93%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 27.78%
Hewlett-Packard 27.78%
Acer 18.52%
ASUS 11.11%
Lenovo 7.41%
Apple 1.85%
Alienware 1.85%
American Megatrends 1.85%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 8.06%
Acer Aspire 6920 3.23%
TOSHIBA Satellite T135 1.61%
TOSHIBA Satellite L745 1.61%
TOSHIBA Satellite C660 1.61%
TOSHIBA Satellite C655 1.61%


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