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Should I remove WordWeb?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,645
United States Rank #1,343
Reach 0.4115%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 20.67 days
609.67 days >
Average installed length: 320.33 days


8 7.89%
7 42.33%
6 46.08%
5 3.70%

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What is WordWeb?

WordWeb is an international English dictionary and thesaurus program based on the WordNet database. The program is activated by holding down CTRL and right-clicking on a word in almost any program. This opens the WordWeb main window, with definitions and other help. The thesaurus is integrated into the dictionary; synonyms, as well as detailed categorization of the relationship between words, are shown under the definition. WordWeb is regionalized, with specific dictionaries for Australian, British, Canadian, American, Irish, New Zealand, South African, and Indian English.

About  (from WordWeb Software)

This thesaurus/dictionary can be used to look up words from almost any program. In addition to displaying sense definitions and synonyms, WordWeb can find sets of related words. The database has more than 150,000 root words and 120,000 synonym sets, many proper nouns, pronunciations, and usage tags. WordWeb works off l...  Read more


The most common release is 6, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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). In the Google Chrome browser, it will add an extension. The primary executable is named wweb32.exe. The setup package generally installs about 53 files and is usually about 39.17 MB (41,075,136 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: wordweb.info
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\wordweb
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\WordWeb\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 39.17 MB

Program filesFiles installed by WordWeb

Program executable:wweb32.exe
WordWeb Thesaurus/Dictionary
Path:C:\Program Files\wordweb\wweb32.exe
Additional files:
  • wwnotray.exe - WordWeb (WordWeb Thesaurus/Dictionary)
  • TCCons.dll (by Deskperience) - TCCons Dynamic Link Library
  • VistaLib32.dll (by WinAbility┬« Software) - VistaLib[TM] (VistaLib DLL)
  • VistaLib64.dll (by WinAbility┬« Software)
  • WCaptureX.dll (by Deskperience) - WCaptureX
  • WCaptDll.dll - WCaptdll
  • WCustom.dll - TCCustom (TCCustom Dynamic Link Library)
  • WCapture.dll - DTCapt (DTCapt Dynamic Link Library)
  • wwextdb.dll (by SQLite Development Team) - SQLite (SQLite is a software library that implements a self-contained, serverless, zero-configuration, transactional SQL database engine.)
  • tesseract.dll
  • uninst.exe (by Antony Lewis) - WordWeb thesaurus/dictionary install program
  • wcxChrome.crx
  • WUC.dll
  • WUCNT.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • wweb32.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{11BF9F9D-BA46-466B-9FDB-4742D1C06A86}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • wweb32.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named WordWeb.
Startup File (User Run)
  • wweb32.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'WordWeb' and executes as "C:\Program Files\WordWeb\wweb32.exe" -startup.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • wweb32.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'WordWeb' which loads as "C:\Program Files\WordWeb\wweb32.exe" -startup.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:2.93 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0055031164%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00446612%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00103700%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:25,810
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:3 Bytes
435.61 KB average

How do I remove WordWeb?

You can uninstall WordWeb 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 WordWeb, 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 WordWeb.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by WordWeb you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 54%
Win 7 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.22%
Windows 10 26.24%
Windows XP 7.40%
Windows Vista 6.11%
Windows Server 2003 0.02%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.31%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.12%
Windows 7 Professional 12.11%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.29%
Windows 10 Home 6.29%
Windows 8.1 4.92%

Distribution by countryGeography

58.42% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 58.42%
  India 12.57%
  United Kingdom 3.97%
  Canada 3.33%
  Australia 2.66%
  Philippines 1.18%
  South Africa 1.10%
  Malaysia 0.94%
  Pakistan 0.90%
  United Arab Emirates 0.85%
  Singapore 0.78%
  BD 0.70%
  France 0.51%
  Netherlands 0.48%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 30.05%
Hewlett-Packard 29.11%
Acer 13.20%
Toshiba 6.30%
ASUS 5.60%
Lenovo 5.02%
Intel 3.37%
Samsung 1.73%
American Megatrends 0.81%
Sahara 0.64%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.94%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.93%
Dell Inspiron N5010 4.15%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.31%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.69%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.41%


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