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Should I remove Box SimpleShare?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #35,314
United States Rank #31,305
Reach 0.0036%


1.0.42 90.00%
1.0.35 2.00%
1.0.20 6.00%
1.0.16 2.00%

Box SimpleShare


Box SimpleShare is a software program developed by Box.net. The most common release is 1.0.42, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The setup package generally installs about 29 files and is usually about 12.05 MB (12,636,160 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 42% of users of Box SimpleShare come from the United States, it is also popular in Taiwan and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\box\simpleshare
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{22296944-6793-46EF-9C67-5B6E9048666E}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 12.05 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Box SimpleShare

  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL shared library)
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • menuhandler.dll - menuhandler Module
  • qtcore4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies)) - Qt4 (C++ application development framework.)
  • qtgui4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies))
  • qtnetwork4.dll
  • qtxml4.dll
  • avcodec-52.dll
  • avformat-52.dll
  • avutil-50.dll
  • libgcc_s_dw2-1.dll
  • mingwm10.dll
  • simpleshare.exe
  • swscale-0.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • menuhandler.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'SimpleShareExt' with a class of {50C646F0-78E5-44A1-A4FF-A4FE85362644}.
Startup File (User Run)
  • simpleshare.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'SimpleShare' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Box\SimpleShare\simpleshare.exe".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:19.58 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0001499265%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00011398%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00003594%
0.015104% average
70 average

How do I remove Box SimpleShare?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 74%
Win XP 2%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 78.00%
Windows 8 10.00%
Windows Vista 6.00%
Windows XP 6.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.00%
Windows 7 Professional 22.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.00%
Windows 8.1 4.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

41.67% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 41.67%
  Taiwan 10.00%
  United Kingdom 8.33%
  France 5.00%
  Australia 5.00%
  Germany 3.33%
  Italy 3.33%
  Jamaica 3.33%
  Hong Kong 1.67%
  Vietnam 1.67%
  Belgium 1.67%
  Costa Rica 1.67%
  Russia 1.67%
  India 1.67%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%
Dell 13.64%
Acer 11.36%
Lenovo 11.36%
ASUS 6.82%
Toshiba 6.82%
Samsung 4.55%
American Megatrends 2.27%
Sony 2.27%
Sahara 2.27%
Gateway 2.27%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 6.98%
Sony VPCZ129GW 2.33%
Samsung 670Z5E 2.33%
LENOVO Lenovo H420 2.33%
Hewlett-Packard p6710f 2.33%
Gateway MT6821 ... 2.33%


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