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Watchtower Library 2012 - English

What is Watchtower Library 2012 - English?  (from Watchtower Bible and Tract Society of Pennsylvania)

This is a research tool for publications in English produced by Jehovah's Witnesses.


Watchtower Library 2012 - English is a software program developed by Watchtower Bible and Tract Society of Pennsylvania. 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 primary executable is named wtlibrary.exe. The setup package generally installs about 2 files and is usually about 401.96 MB (421,489,587 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 77% of users of Watchtower Library 2012 - English come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.jw.org/en/publications
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Watchtower\Watchtower Library 2012\E
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Watchtower\Watchtower Library 2012\E\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 401.96 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Watchtower Library 2012 - English

Program executable:wtlibrary.exe
Name:Watchtower Library 2012
Watchtower Library 2012 - English Edition
Path:C:\Program Files\watchtower\watchtower library 2012\e\wtlibrary.exe
Additional files:
  • uninst.exe - Watchtower Library 2012

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • wtlibrary.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{9A336781-3C3C-43B7-AED2-95896618F64C}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Watchtower Library 2012 - English?

You can uninstall Watchtower Library 2012 - English 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 Watchtower Library 2012 - English, 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 Watchtower Library 2012 - English.

Win 7 (SP1) 59%
Win 8.1 0%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.64%
Windows 10 19.95%
Windows XP 9.71%
Windows Vista 9.71%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 43.15%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.54%
Windows 7 Professional 8.87%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.12%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.12%
Windows 8.1 6.05%

Distribution by countryGeography

76.59% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 76.59%
  United Kingdom 6.16%
  Canada 5.59%
  Australia 2.37%
  Germany 0.85%
  New Zealand 0.76%
  South Africa 0.66%
  Japan 0.57%
  Italy 0.47%
  Finland 0.38%
  Mexico 0.38%
  Sweden 0.38%
  TT 0.38%
  Brazil 0.28%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 32.44%
Dell 31.21%
Acer 12.53%
Toshiba 8.83%
ASUS 4.31%
American Megatrends 1.85%
Lenovo 1.85%
Intel 1.23%
Samsung 1.03%
Gateway 0.82%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.20%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.40%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.80%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 2.80%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.80%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.80%

Publisher URL: www.watchtower.org

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BTS 59over a year ago
this is a marvelous aid to those who seek truth.