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Should I remove WinRAR?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0003%


3.91 75.00%
3.90 25.00%



WinRAR is a software program developed by Alexander Roshal. The most common release is 3.91, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named winrar.exe. The setup package generally installs about 7 files and is usually about 3.55 MB (3,724,295 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 56% of users of WinRAR come from the United States, it is also popular in Thailand and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.rarlabs.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\winrar
Uninstaller: rundll32.exe advpack.dll,LaunchINFSection WinRAR.inf,Uninstall
Estimated size: 3.55 MB

Program filesFiles installed by WinRAR

Program executable:winrar.exe
WinRAR archiver
Signed by:win.rar GmbH
Path:C:\Program Files\winrar\winrar.exe
WinRAR is a powerful archive manager. It can backup your data and reduce the size of email attachments, decompress RAR, ZIP and other files downloaded from Internet and create new archives in RAR and ZIP file format.

How do I remove WinRAR?

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

Win 7 75%
Win 7 (SP1) 25%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 100.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

55.56% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 55.56%
  Thailand 22.22%
  Germany 11.11%
  YE 11.11%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 75.00%
ASUS 25.00%


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