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Should I remove Times Reader?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,799
United States Rank #1,821
Reach 0.1431%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 17.49 days
516.10 days >
Average installed length: 271.17 days


2.061 11.63%
2.055 81.64%
2.054 4.29%
2.053 2.34%
2.042 0.11%

Times Reader


Times Reader is a software program developed by The New York Times Company. The most common release is 2.055, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named Times Reader.exe. The setup package generally installs about 1 files and is usually about 2.57 MB (2,696,068 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 92% of users of Times Reader come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Times Reader
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{491ADA37-04EE-2ECE-9F86-DDC0106047AC}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 2.57 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Times Reader

Program executable:Times Reader.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Times Reader\Times Reader.exe
  • Times Reader.exe

How do I remove Times Reader?

You can uninstall Times Reader 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 Times Reader, 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 Times Reader.

Win 7 (SP1) 75%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 84.69%
Windows 10 13.22%
Windows Vista 1.52%
Windows XP 0.57%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 73.11%
Windows 10 Home 12.01%
Windows 7 Starter 8.95%
Windows 7 Professional 1.81%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 1.03%
Windows 7 Ultimate 0.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

91.70% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 91.70%
  Canada 1.73%
  Australia 0.65%
  United Kingdom 0.59%
  Italy 0.50%
  France 0.37%
  Brazil 0.33%
  Mexico 0.30%
  Taiwan 0.26%
  Germany 0.26%
  Singapore 0.22%
  PR 0.22%
  Spain 0.17%
  Argentina 0.15%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 53.01%
Hewlett-Packard 39.05%
ASUS 6.53%
Dell 1.41%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 9.49%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 9.20%
HP Mini 210-1000 5.31%
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 3.93%
HP Pavilion dm4 Notebook ... 3.76%
Acer Aspire 5253 3.51%

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Kumarover a year ago
A real RAM hog. My Task Manager says it's using over 1Gb of memory.