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ActivePerl R2

What is ActivePerl R2?  (from ActiveState Software)

ActivePerl is the leading commercial-grade distribution of the open source Perl scripting language. Download ActivePerl Community Edition free binaries for your development projects and internal deployments.


ActivePerl R2 is a software program developed by ActiveState Software. The setup package generally installs about 40 files. Relative to the overall usage of those who have this installed, most are running it on Windows XP. While about 83% of users of ActivePerl R2 come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.activestate.com/activeperl/downloads
Installation folder: C:\Perl\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{97FFEB24-24C6-423A-806C-E938F5979095}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by ActivePerl R2

  • PerlMsg.dll - Perl for Win32 (Perl Event Message DLL)
  • perl.exe - ActivePerl (Perl Command Line Interpreter)
  • perl56.dll - Perl Interpreter
  • PerlEz.dll - PerlEz Simple Host
  • perlis.dll - Perl Internet Information Server Plug-in
  • PerlSE.dll - PerlScript scripting engine
  • wperl.exe
  • a2p.exe
  • attrs.dll
  • B.dll
  • Base64.dll
  • ByteLoader.dll
  • DProf.dll
  • Dumper.dll
  • Event.dll
  • Fcntl.dll
  • File.dll
  • Glob.dll
  • Hostname.dll
  • IO.dll
  • IPC.dll
  • MD2.dll
  • MD5.dll
  • Mutex.dll
  • Net.dll
  • ODBC.dll
  • OLE.dll
  • Opcode.dll
  • Parser.dll
  • Peek.dll
  • perlglob.exe
  • Pipe.dll
  • POSIX.dll
  • re.dll
  • SDBM_File.dll
  • SHA1.dll
  • Socket.dll
  • Sound.dll
  • Thread.dll
  • Win32.dll

How do I remove ActivePerl R2?

Quickly and completely remove ActivePerl R2 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall ActivePerl R2 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program ActivePerl R2, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 ActivePerl R2.

Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%
Windows XP
United States

Distribution by countryGeography

83.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 83.33%
  Italy 16.67%

About ActiveState Software

ActiveState provides code to cloud solutions for developers and companies to develop languages in Java, Ruby, Python, Perl, Node.js, PHP, Tcl, and more.
Publisher URL: www.activestate.com


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