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Should I remove The Master Genealogist?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #30,594
United States Rank #19,968
Reach 0.0046%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 11.93 days
351.80 days >
Average installed length: 184.85 days


9.05.0000 50.55%
9.04.0000 5.49%
9.03.0000 15.38%
9.01.0000 27.47%
9.00.0000 1.10%

The Master Genealogist v9


The Master Genealogist v9 is a program developed by Wholly Genes. The most used version is 9.05.0000, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software installer includes 19 files. TMG_Updater.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 79% of users of The Master Genealogist come from the United States, it is also popular in Norway and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\The Master Genealogist v9\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{CBAF7916-9CED-4152-B91A-EF8A26A4596F}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by The Master Genealogist v9

  • TMG_Updater.exe - The Master Genealogist v9 (TMG_Updater 9.05.0000 © Wholly Genes Software, Inc, 2013)
  • tmg9setup.exe - This installer database contains the logic and data required to install The Master Genealogist v9.
  • tmg9.exe - The Master Genealogist
  • wwipstuff.dll (by West Wind Technologies) - West Wind Internet Protocols (wwipstuff)
  • vcf.exe (by for Whollygenes) - vcf Application (Visual Chartform)
  • VistaDB20.dll (by Vista Software) - VistaDB (VistaDB Database Engine)
  • FreeImage.dll
  • gbfunc.dll
  • gbfuncn.dll
  • goweb.exe
  • paf.dll
  • PAF3.DLL
  • PAF4.DLL
  • PAF5.DLL
  • rtfviewer.exe
  • VistaDBCOM20.DLL (by Vista Software) - VistaDB COM

How do I remove The Master Genealogist?

You can uninstall The Master Genealogist 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 Master Genealogist v9, 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 Master Genealogist.

Win 10 52%
Win Vista (SP2) 1%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 51.65%
Windows 7 47.25%
Windows Vista 1.10%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 31.11%
Windows 10 Home 22.22%
Windows 7 Professional 12.22%
Windows 10 Pro 10.00%
Windows 8.1 10.00%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 4.44%

Distribution by countryGeography

79.39% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 79.39%
  Norway 7.63%
  United Kingdom 6.11%
  Canada 2.29%
  Australia 1.53%
  Mexico 1.53%
  Belgium 0.76%
  Netherlands 0.76%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.88%
Dell 26.47%
Toshiba 10.29%
ASUS 5.88%
Lenovo 5.88%
Acer 5.88%
Intel 2.94%
Sony 2.94%
American Megatrends 1.47%
MSI 1.47%
Samsung 1.47%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 6.76%
Dell XPS 8500 4.05%
Dell XPS 8700 4.05%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.05%
HP ENVY 17 Notebook PC 2.70%
Dell Dell XPS430 2.70%


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