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Should I remove UltraCompare?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #10,875
United States Rank #10,209
Reach 0.0368%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 12.68 days
304.89 days >
Average installed length: 160.20 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
15.20.6 0.19%
15.20.0.6 0.77%
15.10.20 1.55%
15.10.18 1.55%
15.10.12 2.51%
15.00.1006 5.80%
14.30.1011 0.19%
14.0.1011 5.03%
14.0.1003 6.19%
14.0.1001 0.77%
14.0.1000 0.58%
8.50.1028 12.38%
8.50.1027 3.09%
8.50.1026 13.15%
8.50.1025 4.45%
8.50.1022 5.42%
8.50.1018 2.90%
8.50.1017 2.32%
8.50.1016 0.58%
8.50.1015 0.77%
8.50.1014 1.93%
8.50.1010 0.97%
8.40.1012 5.80%
8.40.1008 3.29%
8.40.1006 0.58%
8.40.1000 0.58%
8.35.1002 2.32%
8.35.1000 2.51%
8.30.1004 2.90%
8.30.1003 0.58%
8.30.1002 0.19%
8.20.1009 2.90%
8.20.1008 4.06%
8.20.1005 1.16%

Typically installed together

UltraCompare

Overview

UltraCompare is a program developed by IDM Computer Solutions. The most used version is 8.50.1026, 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 main program executable is uc.exe. The software installer includes 46 files and is usually about 20.28 MB (21,260,564 bytes). update.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 43% of users of UltraCompare come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: idmcomp.com
Help link: www.ultraedit.com/support.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\idm\UltraCompare\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{11EF223E-CCCB-4BCC-918D-EA4E59FD05EF}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
Estimated size: 20.28 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by UltraCompare

Program executable:uc.exe
Name:UltraCompare Professional
Path:C:\Program Files\IDM Computer Solutions\UltraCompare\uc.exe
MD5:ff604dd3cf28038594a531d2f9d717d8
Additional files:
  • ucres.dll - UltraCompare Professional
  • update.exe - IDM Update Utility
  • UC_ShellExt64.dll - UltraCompare System Shell Module (UC Shell Extension Module)
  • idmc.dll - idm_comm Library
  • UC_ShellExt.dll
  • unrar.dll - RAR decompression library
  • wodCertificate.dll - WeOnlyDo! wodCertificate Component (wodCertificate Management Component)
  • wodFtpDLX.dll (by WeOnlyDo!) - WeOnlyDo! FtpDLX Component (wodFtpDLX Component)
  • SftpDLL.dll (by WeOnlyDo! COM) - wodSFTPdll library (wodSFTP API library)
  • icudt49.dll (by The ICU Project) - International Components for Unicode (ICU Data DLL)
  • icuuc49.dll (by The ICU Project) - ICU Common DLL

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Context Menu Handlers
  • UC_ShellExt64.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'UltraCompare' with a class of {C3B42C03-C1B7-4c1a-B384-BBAE19646333}.
  • UC_ShellExt.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'zzzUltraCompare' with a class of {D39D9960-20CA-40CE-A802-8C64817BE518}.

How do I remove UltraCompare?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 64%
Win 7 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#10,875

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.15%
Windows 8 27.85%
Windows XP 5.42%
Windows Vista 0.58%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 22.33%
Windows 7 Ultimate 21.17%
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.12%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.77%
Windows 7 Enterprise 5.44%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.24%

Distribution by countryGeography

42.88% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 42.88%
  Germany 6.53%
  France 4.52%
  Canada 3.02%
  Italy 2.35%
  United Kingdom 2.18%
  Switzerland 2.18%
  Australia 2.01%
  India 1.84%
  Spain 1.84%
  Brazil 1.68%
  Belgium 1.68%
  Netherlands 1.68%
  Taiwan 1.51%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 30.14%
Hewlett-Packard 19.86%
ASUS 12.06%
Acer 12.06%
GIGABYTE 10.28%
Lenovo 6.38%
Intel 3.19%
Toshiba 3.19%
MSI 1.77%
Samsung 1.06%
Common models
ASUS All Series 4.76%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.17%
Dell Precision WorkStatio... 2.38%
Dell XPS 8700 2.38%
Dell XPS 8500 2.38%
Dell Dell System XPS L7... 1.79%

About (from IDM Computer Solutions, Inc.)

IDM products have won coveted industry awards to include PC Magazines Annual Editors Choice Award and the Shareware Industry Application of the Year Award, as well as the Shareware Industry People's Choice Award.
Publisher URL: www.ultraedit.com

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