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What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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How common is it?
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United States Rank #27,670
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
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Average installed length: 206.51 days


2.1 100.00%

WordNet 2.1

What is WordNet?  (from Princeton University Cognitive Science Laboratory)

WordNet® is a large lexical database of English. Nouns, verbs, adjectives and adverbs are grouped into sets of cognitive synonyms (synsets), each expressing a distinct concept. Synsets are interlinked by means of conceptual-semantic and lexical relations. The resulting network of meaningfully related words and concepts...  Read more


WordNet 2.1 is a program developed by Princeton University Cognitive Science Laboratory. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The software installer includes 4 files and is usually about 46.4 KB (47,518 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 42% of users of WordNet come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Sweden.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: wordnet.princeton.edu
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\common files\intervideo\deviceservice
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{58582B88-0260-4C80-9A89-8CA0923AFD26}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 46.4 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by WordNet 2.1

  • devsvc.exe (by InterVideo) - Capture Device Service
  • ibehost.exe (by InterVideo) - IBE Sink Host (InterVideo Buffer Engine Sink Host)
  • devsvcps.dll
  • ibehstps.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • devsvc.exe runs as a service named 'Capture Device Service' (Capture Device Service) "Manages device arrival and removal event. This service is provided by InterVideo.".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:10.55 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000862716%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00006377%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00002250%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:10,026
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:179 Bytes
435.61 KB average

How do I remove WordNet?

You can uninstall WordNet 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 WordNet 2.1, 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 WordNet.

Win 7 (SP1) 52%
Win 7 4%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 55.45%
Windows 10 30.00%
Windows XP 10.00%
Windows Vista 4.55%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.36%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.45%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.00%
Windows 7 Professional 8.18%
Windows 10 Home 7.27%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.36%

Distribution by countryGeography

41.86% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 41.86%
  United Kingdom 6.20%
  Sweden 4.65%
  India 3.88%
  Italy 3.88%
  Australia 3.10%
  Taiwan 2.33%
  Greece 2.33%
  Turkey 2.33%
  Singapore 1.55%
  France 1.55%
  Finland 1.55%
  Israel 1.55%
  Iran 1.55%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 22.95%
Hewlett-Packard 19.67%
Acer 18.03%
ASUS 13.11%
Lenovo 6.56%
Medion 1.64%
MSI 1.64%
Sony 1.64%
Intel 1.64%
Toshiba 1.64%
American Megatrends 1.64%
Common models
ASUS All Series 3.30%
Dell Latitude E6410 2.20%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.20%
VMware, Inc. VMware Virtu... 1.10%
TOSHIBA Satellite Pro S50... 1.10%
TOSHIBA Satellite L675D 1.10%


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