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Compare Advance

What is Compare Advance?  (from BauerApps)

Compare Advance is a very easy to use folder compare utility with powerful features that enable you to quickly and easily see the differences between two folders and resolve those differences. Ideal for someone who wants fine control over a backup or folder synchronize process. Compare Advance includes some unique feat...  Read more


Compare Advance is a program developed by BauerApps. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The software installer includes 4 files and is usually about 3.63 MB (3,806,268 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 69% of users of Compare Advance come from the United States, it is also popular in Brazil and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: bauerapps.com/compare-advance
Help link: www.bauerapps.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Compare Advance\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Compare Advance\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 3.63 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Compare Advance

  • CompareAdvance.exe - Compare Advance
  • DelZip179.dll (by DelphiZip) - DelphiZip (Freeware Zip/Unzip)
  • ComAdvShl.dll
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • ComAdvShl.dll added as a content menu within Windows Explorer with the class {8CA89535-E624-44B8-81FF-8451B16439DF}.

How do I remove Compare Advance?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 74%
Win 7 5%
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 78.95%
Windows XP 15.79%
Windows Vista 5.26%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 31.58%
Windows 7 Professional 21.05%
Microsoft Windows XP 15.79%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.79%
Windows 7 Enterprise 5.26%
Windows FAN SE7EN 2010 RT... 5.26%

Distribution by countryGeography

69.44% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 69.44%
  Brazil 2.78%
  Canada 2.78%
  China 2.78%
  United Kingdom 2.78%
  Hungary 2.78%
  Israel 2.78%
  Malaysia 2.78%
  NA 2.78%
  Portugal 2.78%
  RS 2.78%
  UA 2.78%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 18.75%
Hewlett-Packard 18.75%
Intel 12.50%
Acer 12.50%
ASUS 12.50%
Toshiba 6.25%
Lenovo 6.25%
American Megatrends 6.25%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite L840 7.14%
Micro-Star MS-7519 7.14%
LENOVO 102496U 7.14%
IBM 81377AG 7.14%


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