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Should I remove eBook Reader?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #23,404
United States Rank #20,546
Reach 0.0080%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 18.94 days
558.61 days >
Average installed length: 293.51 days

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eBook Reader

What is eBook Reader?

Opera Widgets are small standalone applications sitting on the desktop that use the browser's rendering engine.

About  (from Opera Widgets)

An eBook reader that reads the ePub format. Use this neat little application to browse thousands of eBooks, download the titles you like and read. It features a small bookshelf to manage your books easily. There, you can read, sort, add and remove books stored locally on your computer or those that you have downloaded ...  Read more


eBook Reader is a software program developed by Opera Widgets. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named eBook Reader.exe. The setup package generally installs about 2 files and is usually about 1.79 MB (1,882,030 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 50% of users of eBook Reader come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: widgets.opera.com/widget/15552
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\Local\eBook Reader
Uninstaller: wscript "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\eBook Reader\uninstall.vbs"
Estimated size: 1.79 MB

Program filesFiles installed by eBook Reader

Program executable:eBook Reader.exe
Name:Opera Internet Browser
Path:C:\users\user\appdata\Local\eBook Reader\eBook Reader.exe
Additional files:
  • eBook Reader.exe - Opera Internet Browser
  • OUniAnsi.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • eBook Reader.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{13E222CD-E83D-4003-8FC7-A55140309696}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • eBook Reader.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Opera Internet Browser' and executes as C:\Program Files\Opera x64\Opera.exe.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • eBook Reader.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Opera\opera.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

eBook Reader.exe
Memory:256.71 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0476244771%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.04139734%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00622714%
0.015104% average

How do I remove eBook Reader?

You can uninstall eBook 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 eBook 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 eBook Reader.

Win 7 (SP1) 65%
Win XP 1%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 69.62%
Windows XP 14.56%
Windows Vista 12.66%
Windows 10 3.16%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 48.72%
Microsoft Windows XP 14.74%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.62%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.97%
Windows 7 Professional 7.69%
Windows Vista Home Basic 3.21%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.25% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.25%
  Germany 4.57%
  Canada 4.57%
  Italy 4.06%
  France 3.55%
  United Kingdom 3.55%
  Spain 2.54%
  Russia 2.03%
  Netherlands 2.03%
  Belgium 1.52%
  Poland 1.52%
  RS 1.02%
  Sweden 1.02%
  Austria 1.02%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 23.23%
Hewlett-Packard 23.23%
Acer 22.22%
ASUS 6.06%
Samsung 4.04%
American Megatrends 4.04%
Lenovo 3.03%
Toshiba 3.03%
Intel 3.03%
Packard Bell 1.01%
Sony 1.01%
Common models
HP G72 Notebook PC 3.81%
Dell Inspiron 545 1.90%
Gigabyte G31M-ES2L 1.90%
Dell Inspiron N5010 1.90%
HP Pavilion dv4 Notebook ... 1.90%
Samsung R519/R719 1.90%

About Opera Widgets

Opera Widgets are small standalone applications sitting on the desktop that use the browser's rendering engine.
Publisher URL: widgets.opera.com


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