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Should I remove Advanced Renamer?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,841
United States Rank #4,643
Reach 0.1655%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 19.92 days
587.71 days >
Average installed length: 308.79 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
3.71 0.04%
3.70 0.82%
3.69 0.78%
3.68 0.99%
3.66 6.29%
3.65 10.90%
3.64 16.15%
3.62 7.06%
3.61 0.82%
3.60 9.04%
3.59 2.28%
3.58 5.17%
3.57 4.65%
3.56 1.77%
3.55 4.18%
3.54 8.14%
3.53 3.75%
3.52 1.25%
3.51 0.95%
3.50 0.17%
3.24 6.03%
3.23 0.69%
3.22 0.39%
3.21 0.26%
3.20 0.26%
3.15 1.72%
3.14 3.45%
3.13 0.52%
3.12 0.69%
3.11 0.60%
3.10 0.22%

Advanced Renamer

What is Advanced Renamer?  (from Hulubulu Software)

Advanced Renamer is a freeware program for naming a large batch of files or folders in a snap. It uses several methods for creating the new names and it has tools for multimedia files like photo and music files. With Advanced Renamer you can construct new file names by adding, removing, replacing, changing case, or giv...  Read more

Overview

Advanced Renamer is a program developed by Hulubulu Software. The most used version is 3.64, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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). When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The main program executable is aren.exe. The software installer includes 13 files and is usually about 3.78 MB (3,961,894 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 35% of users of Advanced Renamer come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: software.hulubulu.net
Help link: www.advancedrenamer.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Advanced Renamer\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Advanced Renamer\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 3.78 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Advanced Renamer

Program executable:aren.exe
Name:Advanced Renamer
Advanced Renamer Executable
Path:C:\Program Files\advanced renamer\aren.exe
MD5:21ff8727898dcc22fdcb359a9e1783f5
Additional files:
  • advanced_renamer_setup.exe - Advanced Renamer (Advanced Renamer Setup)
  • arencm.dll (by Kim Jensen) - Advanced Renamer Explorer Context Menu
  • arencm64.dll (by Kim Jensen)
  • MediaInfo.dll (by http://mediainfo.sourceforge.net) - MediaInfoLib (Library for read info about media files)
  • exiftool.exe (by Phil Harvey) - ExifTool (Read and Write meta information)
  • arenc.exe
  • js32.dll
  • pcrelib.dll
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Context Menu Handlers
  • arencm.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'Advanced Renamer' with a class of {E30FF514-33BF-4C2F-A3BD-83C26DC7325C}.
  • arencm64.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'ARenGUID_ContextMenuEntry64' with a class of {85EF5100-D10C-11E1-82EF-B60A140DCD93}.
Scheduled Task
  • ARen.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{C1591316-231B-436A-8F98-7C631879AE32}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Advanced Renamer?

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Or, you can uninstall Advanced Renamer 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 Renamer, 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 Renamer.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 59%
0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#3,841

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.27%
Windows 8 29.60%
Windows XP 4.86%
Windows Vista 4.04%
Windows Server 2003 0.17%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 31.34%
Windows 7 Professional 13.79%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.58%
Windows 8.1 8.47%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.01%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.97%

Distribution by countryGeography

35.18% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 35.18%
  Germany 20.92%
  United Kingdom 6.13%
  Netherlands 3.93%
  Italy 3.85%
  Canada 2.89%
  Australia 2.70%
  France 2.50%
  Belgium 1.77%
  Spain 1.62%
  Austria 1.50%
  India 1.31%
  Brazil 1.23%
  Turkey 0.85%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 22.30%
Hewlett-Packard 21.39%
Acer 15.90%
GIGABYTE 10.41%
ASUS 9.51%
Medion 7.62%
Toshiba 3.69%
Lenovo 3.36%
Samsung 2.38%
Intel 1.97%
American Megatrends 1.48%
Common models
ASUS All Series 5.38%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.76%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 3.11%
Dell XPS 8300 2.90%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.90%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.28%

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