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Should I remove PowerArchiver 2013?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #10,632
United States Rank #11,677
Reach 0.0384%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 10.44 days
307.98 days >
Average installed length: 161.82 days


14.06.04 1.86%
14.06.03 7.81%
14.06.02 0.74%
14.06.01 1.49%
14.05.11 12.64%
14.05.10 2.23%
14.05.09 2.97%
14.05.06 1.12%
14.05.05 0.37%
14.05.02 2.60%
14.02.07 4.46%
14.02.05 4.65%
14.02.04 5.02%
14.02.02 1.12%
14.01.06 13.01%
14.00.32 20.82%
14.00.31 0.74%
14.00.30 5.02%
14.00.27 0.56%
14.00.25 1.49%
14.00.21 3.35%
14.00.18 0.74%
14.00.17 3.16%
14.00.16 2.04%

Typically installed together

PowerArchiver 2013

What is PowerArchiver 2013?  (from ConeXware)

PowerArchiver is a professional compression utility, easy to use and filled with features. PowerArchiver offers superior ZIP and ZIPX format support compared to other archivers. It is only zipper that is fully compatible with WinZip and SecureZip. It supports multicore compression, by using unlimited cores, increasing ...  Read more


PowerArchiver 2013 is a software program developed by ConeXware. The most common release is 14.00.32, 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. 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 setup package generally installs about 35 files and is usually about 72.4 MB (75,920,516 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 37% of users of PowerArchiver 2013 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.powerarchiver.com
Help link: www.powerarchiver.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\PowerArchiver\
Uninstaller: C:\ProgramData\Caphyon\Advanced Installer\{5DBBC179-49B1-46A0-BAAF-CFA512579E00}\setup.exe /x {5DBBC179-49B1-46A0-BAAF-CFA512579E00}
Estimated size: 72.4 MB

Program filesFiles installed by PowerArchiver 2013

  • PAES.EXE - PowerArchiver Encryption Suite (PowerArchiver Encryption Suite 2014)
  • PABURNTOOLS.EXE - PowerArchiver Burner 2013
  • PACLOUD.EXE - PowerArchiver Cloud 2013
  • PABackup.exe - PowerArchiver 2013 (PowerArchiver Backup 2013)
  • PABURNER120.DLL (by Rocket Division Software, StarBurn Software) - StarBurn CD/DVD/Blu-Ray/HD-DVD Burning, Grabbing and Mastering Toolkit for Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP/2003/Vista/Longhorn
  • STARBURN.DLL (by Rocket Division Software, StarBurn Software)
  • UNACEV2.DLL (by ACE Compression Software) - UNACE - freeware ACE extraction component (UNACE Dynamic Link Library)
  • wodCertificate.dll - WeOnlyDo! wodCertificate Component (wodCertificate Management Component)
  • wodFtpDLX.dll (by WeOnlyDo!) - WeOnlyDo! FtpDLX Component (wodFtpDLX Component)
  • 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/)
  • WnASPI32.dll - ASPI for Windows
  • PAISO.DLL (by Hoopoe ProGroup) - iso.wcx (iso_wincmd)
  • 7Z.DLL (by Igor Pavlov) - 7-Zip (7z Standalone Plugin)
  • pautil2.dll
  • vss_2k3.exe
  • vss_ctrl.dll
  • vss_x64.exe
  • vss_xp.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • PABURNTOOLS.EXE is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'PABurner' with the ProgID of 'PABurnerOpen' and the action verb 'open.
2 Context Menu Handlers
  • PASHLEXT64.DLL added to Windows Explorer under the name 'PowerArchiver64' with a class of {d03d3e78-0c44-3d45-b15f-bcfd8a8b4c7e}.
  • PASHLEXT.DLL added to Windows Explorer under the name 'PowerArchiver' with a class of {d03d3e68-0c44-3d45-b15f-bcfd8a8b4c7e}.
Scheduled Task
  • PABackup.exe is scheduled as a task named 'mybackup.pbs' (runs monthly on Tuesdays at 12:00 AM).
Startup File (User Run)
  • PASTARTER.EXE is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'PowerArchiver Tray' and executes as C:\Program Files\PowerArchiver\PASTARTER.EXE.

How do I remove PowerArchiver 2013?

Quickly and completely remove PowerArchiver 2013 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall PowerArchiver 2013 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 PowerArchiver 2013, 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 PowerArchiver 2013.

Win 7 (SP1) 52%
Win 7 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.13%
Windows 8 38.29%
Windows XP 3.90%
Windows Vista 1.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 22.39%
Windows 7 Home Premium 19.78%
Windows 8.1 Pro 11.38%
Windows 7 Professional 10.82%
Windows 8.1 7.84%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise 4.29%

Distribution by countryGeography

36.59% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 36.59%
  Germany 8.33%
  United Kingdom 5.25%
  France 3.80%
  Canada 3.44%
  Australia 2.90%
  Italy 2.54%
  India 2.36%
  Netherlands 1.99%
  Egypt 1.81%
  Brazil 1.63%
  Sweden 1.63%
  Spain 1.45%
  MA 1.27%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 27.14%
Hewlett-Packard 22.50%
Acer 11.43%
ASUS 10.36%
Intel 4.64%
Toshiba 4.29%
Lenovo 4.29%
Samsung 3.21%
American Megatrends 2.14%
Alienware 1.43%
Common models
MSI MS-7752 4.88%
LENOVO 10AD0024US 4.27%
Dell Inspiron N5110 3.05%
MSI MS-7758 2.44%
HP ENVY 17 Notebook PC 2.44%
Alienware Alienware 18 1.83%

About (from ConeXware, Inc.)

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Publisher URL: www.conexware.com


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