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VersionDistribution 85.07% 10.45% 4.48%

SourceGear DiffMerge


SourceGear DiffMerge is a software program developed by SourceGear. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The primary executable is named DiffMerge.exe. The setup package generally installs about 5 files and is usually about 9.51 MB (9,970,494 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 39% of users of SourceGear DiffMerge come from the United States, it is also popular in Israel and India.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.sourcegear.com
Help link: support.sourcegear.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\SourceGear\DiffMerge\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{130D6C62-8CDD-4FA0-9767-264576163A90}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 9.51 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by SourceGear DiffMerge

Program executable:DiffMerge.exe
Name:SourceGear DiffMerge
Path:C:\Program Files\SourceGear\DiffMerge\DiffMerge.exe
Additional files:
  • DiffMergeShellExtensionUAC.exe - SourceGear DiffMerge ShellExtension UAC Interlude
  • DiffMergeShellExtensionUAC64.exe
  • DiffMergeShellExtension.dll - SourceGear DiffMerge ShellExtension
  • DiffMergeShellExtension64.dll
  • DiffMerge.exe - SourceGear DiffMerge

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Context Menu Handlers
  • DiffMergeShellExtension.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'SourceGearDiffMerge' with a class of {D1807478-413F-4EB2-97C8-90821C2358DB}.
  • DiffMergeShellExtension64.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'SourceGearDiffMerge' with a class of {D1807478-413F-4EB2-97C8-90821C2358DB}.

How do I remove SourceGear DiffMerge?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 54%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.70%
Windows 8 19.40%
Windows XP 14.93%
Windows Vista 5.97%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 22.39%
Windows 7 Professional 17.91%
Microsoft Windows XP 16.42%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.94%
Windows 8.1 8.96%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.48%

Distribution by countryGeography

39.19% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 39.19%
  Israel 25.68%
  India 4.05%
  Germany 4.05%
  United Kingdom 4.05%
  Australia 2.70%
  Canada 2.70%
  Vietnam 1.35%
  South Africa 1.35%
  Thailand 1.35%
  France 1.35%
  RS 1.35%
  Finland 1.35%
  Russia 1.35%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 20.00%
Lenovo 16.00%
Dell 14.00%
Acer 12.00%
ASUS 10.00%
Intel 4.00%
American Megatrends 4.00%
Compaq 2.00%
Common models
Gigabyte P55A-UD3 3.70%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.70%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 3.70%
Gigabyte Z68A-D3H-B3 3.70%
Gigabyte P55A-UD3R 1.85%
TOSHIBA Satellite A200 1.85%


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