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Should I remove yWriter5?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,183
United States Rank #5,552
Reach 0.0590%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 35.59 days
598.25 days >
Average installed length: 314.34 days


What is yWriter5?  (from Spacejock Software)

Work on your novel in chapters and scenes within chapters. yWriter is a free novel writing program for authors. It allows you to break your novel into chapters and scenes within chapters. You can reorder scenes using drag and drop, and you can print out a number of reports (summary, synopsis, scene list, work schedule...  Read more


yWriter5 is a software program developed by Spacejock Software. 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 yWriter5.exe. The setup package generally installs about 18 files and is usually about 5.01 MB (5,256,400 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 61% of users of yWriter5 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.spacejock.com/yWriter.html
Help link: www.spacejock.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\yWriter5\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\yWriter5\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 5.01 MB

Program filesFiles installed by yWriter5

Program executable:yWriter5.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\yWriter5\yWriter5.exe
Additional files:
  • FTPUpload.dll - FTPUpload
  • Spacejock.dll - SJShared
  • yWriter5.exe - yWriter5
  • SJSpell.dll - SJSpell
  • SJMail.dll - SJMail
  • SJVars.dll - SJVars
  • YW2Lib.dll - yW2Lib
  • YW3Lib.dll - yW3Lib
  • YW4Lib.dll - yW4Lib
  • YW5Lib.dll - yW5Lib
  • SJZip.dll - SJZip
  • SJSpeech.dll - SJSpeech

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • yWriter5.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{DB8F27C3-CEAA-4DE9-BC96-9848D7F8BC61}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove yWriter5?

You can uninstall yWriter5 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 yWriter5, 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 yWriter5.

Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.93%
Windows 10 29.75%
Windows Vista 5.93%
Windows XP 4.30%
Windows Server 2003 0.09%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 40.17%
Windows 8.1 9.96%
Windows 7 Professional 9.09%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.14%
Windows 10 Home 7.71%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.59%

Distribution by countryGeography

61.09% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 61.09%
  Germany 6.09%
  United Kingdom 5.10%
  Canada 3.90%
  France 3.64%
  Australia 2.25%
  Italy 1.79%
  Brazil 1.59%
  Netherlands 1.32%
  Belgium 1.06%
  Spain 0.99%
  Sweden 0.93%
  Poland 0.86%
  Russia 0.73%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 29.41%
Dell 19.47%
Acer 16.39%
Toshiba 11.48%
ASUS 8.96%
Lenovo 4.34%
Samsung 4.34%
Alienware 0.70%
MSI 0.70%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.53%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.21%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.88%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.56%
Dell Inspiron 3521 2.91%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 2.91%

Publisher URL: www.spacejock.com


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