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Should I remove WordWeb?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #16,448
United States Rank #17,989
Reach 0.0157%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 8.30 days
244.70 days >
Average installed length: 128.57 days


5 47.10%
4 23.87%
3.1 10.32%
3.0 3.87%
2.2 8.71%
2.1 3.23%
2.0 2.90%



WordWeb is a program developed by Antony Lewis. The most used version is 5, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 main program executable is wweb32.exe. The software installer includes 28 files and is usually about 12.95 MB (13,577,276 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 36% of users of WordWeb come from the United States, it is also popular in India and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: wordweb.info
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\wordweb
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\WordWeb\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 12.95 MB

Program filesFiles installed by WordWeb

Program executable:wweb32.exe
WordWeb thesaurus/dictionary
Path:C:\Program Files\wordweb\wweb32.exe
Additional files:
  • wweb32new.dll - WordWeb (WordWeb thesaurus/dictionary)
  • wwnotray.exe
  • uninst.exe - WordWeb thesaurus/dictionary install program
  • TCCons.dll (by Deskperience) - TCCons Dynamic Link Library
  • VistaLib32.dll (by WinAbility® Software) - VistaLib[TM] (VistaLib DLL)
  • VistaLib64.dll (by WinAbility® Software)
  • WCaptDll.dll (by Deskperience) - WCaptdll
  • WCustom.dll - TCCustom (TCCustom Dynamic Link Library)
  • WCapture.dll - DTCapt (DTCapt Dynamic Link Library)
  • tesseract.dll
  • WUCNT.dll
  • wwextdb.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • wweb32.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{516E8B2B-BBE9-4D51-9FF7-F459090B44FB}' (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 'Word Web' and executes as C:\Program Files\WordWeb\wweb32.exe.
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.

Win 7 (SP1) 40%
Win Vista 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 54.52%
Windows XP 20.65%
Windows 10 16.45%
Windows Vista 8.39%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 22.62%
Microsoft Windows XP 20.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.72%
Windows 7 Professional 9.18%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.23%
Windows 7 Home Basic 4.26%

Distribution by countryGeography

35.90% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 35.90%
  India 31.05%
  United Kingdom 4.84%
  South Africa 3.42%
  Canada 2.85%
  Australia 2.28%
  United Arab Emirates 1.71%
  New Zealand 1.14%
  Brazil 0.85%
  NG 0.85%
  GH 0.85%
  Greece 0.85%
  Pakistan 0.85%
  Philippines 0.85%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 30.81%
Hewlett-Packard 27.01%
Acer 13.27%
Intel 8.06%
Toshiba 6.16%
ASUS 2.84%
Lenovo 2.37%
Sahara 1.90%
American Megatrends 1.42%
Sony 1.42%
Samsung 1.42%
Common models
Dell Inspiron N5110 3.17%
MSI MS-7592 2.38%
Dell Inspiron N5050 2.38%
Dell Studio 1555 2.38%


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