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Should I remove Advanced Archive Password Recovery?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
20% remove it80% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,234
United States Rank #7,800
Reach 0.2420%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.32 days
452.04 days >
Average installed length: 237.51 days


VersionDistribution 6.59% 1.92% 29.38%
4.53 48.68%
4.51 2.04%
4.50 9.95%
4.12 0.12%
4.11 0.12%
4.0 1.20%

Advanced Archive Password Recovery

What is Advanced Archive Password Recovery?  (from ElcomSoft Co)

Backup archives locked with a password? Can’t access compressed archives from the last year? Unlock password-protected ZIP, RAR, ACE and ARJ archives quickly and efficiently! Advanced Archive Password Recovery recovers passwords and removes protection from plain and self-extracting archives created with all versions of...  Read more


Advanced Archive Password Recovery is a program developed by ElcomSoft Co. The most used version is 4.53, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The main program executable is archpr.exe. The software installer includes 25 files and is usually about 5.62 MB (5,892,532 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 14% of users of Advanced Archive Password Recovery come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.elcomsoft.com/archpr.html
Help link: www.elcomsoft.com/help/archpr/index.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ElcomSoft\Advanced Archive Password Recovery
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\ElcomSoft\Advanced Archive Password Recovery\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 5.62 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Advanced Archive Password Recovery

Program executable:archpr.exe
Name:Advanced Archive Password Recovery
Advanced Archive Password Recovery
Path:C:\Program Files\ElcomSoft\Advanced Archive Password Recovery\archpr.exe
Additional files:
  • archpry.exe - Advanced Archive Password Recovery
  • Uninstall.exe
  • EWSA.exe - ElcomSoft Co.Ltd. ewsa (Elcomsoft Wireless Security Auditor)
  • ewsaserv.dll - EWSASERV (EWSASERV dll)
  • ewsaserv.exe - PSPR Service (PSPRSERV)
  • ewsaserv64.dll
  • ewsaserv64.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • ewsaserv.exe runs as a service named 'EWSA Control Service' (EWSASERV).
  • ewsaserv64.exe runs as a service named 'EWSA Control Service' (EWSASERV).

How do I remove Advanced Archive Password Recovery?

Quickly and completely remove Advanced Archive Password Recovery from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Advanced Archive Password Recovery 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 Advanced Archive Password Recovery, 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 Advanced Archive Password Recovery.

Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win 7 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 20%
Keep it 80%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 73.62%
Windows 8 11.99%
Windows XP 10.55%
Windows Vista 3.84%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 32.61%
Windows 7 Home Premium 23.47%
Windows 7 Professional 11.19%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.59%
Windows 8 Pro 4.33%
Windows 7 Home Basic 2.65%

Distribution by countryGeography

14.25% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 14.25%
  Germany 11.08%
  Italy 5.12%
  Taiwan 4.51%
  Brazil 4.38%
  MA 3.90%
  Spain 2.80%
  France 2.68%
  Canada 2.44%
  DZ 2.31%
  IQ 2.31%
  United Kingdom 2.31%
  Turkey 2.07%
  India 1.95%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.22%
Acer 19.75%
Dell 13.58%
ASUS 10.56%
Lenovo 5.21%
Toshiba 4.53%
American Megatrends 4.12%
Sony 3.29%
Samsung 3.02%
Medion 2.06%
Intel 1.92%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.87%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.71%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.23%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 0.80%
Acer Aspire 5742 0.80%

About ElcomSoft Co

ElcomSoft developes Windows security and productivity applications for business and private customers.
Publisher URL: www.elcomsoft.com


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