6.3.9600.17044 (winblue_gdr.140311-0127) 23.81%
6.3.9600.16422 (winblue_gdr.131006-1505) 28.57%
6.3.9600.16384 (winblue_rtm.130821-1623) 4.76%
6.2.9200.20780 (win8_ldr.130722-1509) 4.76%
6.2.9200.20623 (win8_ldr.130201-1704) 14.29%
6.2.9200.20523 (win8_ldr.120924-1641) 4.76%
6.2.8516.0 (win8_rtm.120713-1900) 4.76%
6.2.8516.0 (win8_rtm.120713-1900) 14.29%



Windows Reader by Microsoft

Remove glcnd.exe


There are 8 versions of glcnd.exe in the wild, the latest version being 6.3.9600.17044 (winblue_gdr.140311-0127). glcnd.exe is run as a standard windows process with the logged in user's account privileges. The average file size is about 13.9 MB. During the process's lifecycle, the typical CPU resource utilization is about 0.0012% including both foreground and background operations, the average private memory consumption is about 51.1 MB with the maximum memory reaching around 58.63 MB. Addionally, typically read and write I/O disk operations is about 1.51 KB per minute for reads and 16 Bytes per minute for writes.

What is glcnd.exe?

Microsoft Reader is a Microsoft program for the reading of e-books. Microsoft Reader is available for download from Microsoft as a free program for computers running Windows. Microsoft Reader displays books in the .LIT format, an extension of the Microsoft Compressed HTML Help format to include DRM. The notable features of Microsoft Reader are ClearType for increased readability on small screens.


File name:glcnd.exe
Publisher:Microsoft Corporation
Product name:Windows Reader
Description:Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\windowsapps\microsoft.reader_6.2.8516.0_x86__8wekyb3d8bbwe\glcnd.exe

VersionsAll file variations of glcnd.exe

MD5SHA-1File size
f84bd8034b7d24abce5b27430992c286 7e872a6fe7c6e2a79731426d0b731e36b82035bd 11.48 MB
0688ea9459d01c654a323590e01d9f0e 52308ef2a64c138d5d8cc3679a30a09dbf8df56b 16.15 MB
b4a213c4085fd3cd25f92eda7c9da046 6f52bcf7de4b105df30264f9fd8f8e7fa30d2a9c 16.14 MB
d50cb77fe2ea8b578ea850cd3bb80efb f87de460020b0933c3187a2ccd6c49f9c0b9aeb7 14.24 MB
532f8ed4fb4859d037afd439f5e4e267 4cc18d6e9b0bb94c05b2f2b88a5b49bdd6897bcd 14.24 MB
2ba72aacc349a44eaa385ec167ec1f07 4ac7d9fc48b66c507d8a1bf3619f5b6134067402 14.23 MB
aa1528c1e4e87e1cf8585c93f68cead0 0e0832276d0ddb13f7c020b48314cb028bc4ea0d 10.48 MB
f6361008a3218ada0957ac6b70beff47 12a05495ae262fdab5b0a04afade8237c876c0fd 14.23 MB

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 8.1 28.57%
Windows 8.1 Pro 23.81%
Windows 8 19.05%
Windows 8 Pro 9.52%
Windows 8 Pro with Media Center 9.52%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center 4.76%
Windows 8 Enterprise 4.76%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 42.86% of Windows Reader.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
ASUS 25.00%
Hewlett-Packard 20.83%
Dell 16.67%
Acer 12.50%
Toshiba 8.33%
Sony 8.33%
Alienware 4.17%
Samsung 4.17%
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