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Should I remove WinRAR 32-bit?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #361
United States Rank #1,237
Reach 2.0064%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 10.69 days
315.44 days >
Average installed length: 165.74 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
5.01.0 100.00%

WinRAR 5.01 32-bit

What is WinRAR 32-bit?

WinRAR is a file archiver and data compression utility that supports RAR, and ZIP and can unpack ARJ, LZH, TAR, GZ, ACE, UUE, BZ2, JAR, ISO, EXE and 7z compressed archives. Version 5 uses the RAR5 archive format that cannot be managed by old versions of WinRAR. This format features a maximum 1GB dictionary (only in 64bit version), better multicore support, it removes multimedia, text and itanium binaries special compression algorithms.

Overview

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). The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. 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 winrar.exe. The software installer includes 324 files and is usually about 4.86 MB (5,092,958 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.rarlab.com
Help link: www.rarlab.com/feedback.htm
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\WinRAR\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\WinRAR\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 4.86 MB

Program filesFiles installed by WinRAR 5.01 32-bit

Program executable:winrar.exe
Name:WinRAR
WinRAR archiver
Path:C:\Program Files\winrar\winrar.exe
MD5:746bd4ce1110823063e68bb61a24ea28
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.
Additional files:
  • unins000.exe - Inno Setup (Setup/Uninstall)
  • Rar.exe (by Alexander Roshal) - WinRAR (Command line RAR)
  • RarExt.dll (by Alexander Roshal) - WinRAR shell extension
  • RarExt32.dll
  • RarExt64.dll
  • RarExtLoader.exe - 32 bit rarext.dll loader
  • rarlng.dll
  • Uninstall.exe - Uninstall WinRAR
  • UnRAR.exe
  • 7zxa.dll (by Igor Pavlov) - 7-Zip (7z Standalone Extracting Plugin)
  • lpk.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Context Menu Handlers
  • RarExt.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'WinRAR32' with a class of {B41DB860-8EE4-11D2-9906-E49FADC173CA}.
  • RarExt64.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'WinRAR' with a class of {B41DB860-64E4-11D2-9906-E49FADC173CA}.
  • RarExt32.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'WinRAR32' with a class of {B41DB860-8EE4-11D2-9906-E49FADC173CA}.
2 Scheduled Tasks
  • WinRAR.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{9D5E5863-0EDE-4FE9-8787-5DF564E42CFB}' (runs on registration).
  • Uninstall.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{458CC297-ADAC-4CF4-B2A2-BA817B4A6D84}' (runs on registration).
5 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • WinRAR.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\WinRAR\WinRAR.exe'.
  • RarExtLoader.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\WinRAR\RarExtLoader.exe'.
  • UnRAR.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\WinRAR\UnRAR.exe'.
  • Rar.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\WinRAR\Rar.exe'.
  • unins000.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\CDRipper\unins000.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

WinRAR.exe
Memory:7.41 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0271479483%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.01770178%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00944617%
0.015104% average
Switches/sec:15
70 average
I/O reads/min:1.24 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:681 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove WinRAR 32-bit?

Quickly and completely remove WinRAR 5.01 (32-bit) 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 32-bit 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 5.01 (32-bit), 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 32-bit.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 49%
Win 8 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#361

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.32%
Windows 8 29.89%
Windows XP 7.44%
Windows Vista 3.33%
Windows Server 2003 0.01%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 26.13%
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.32%
Windows 7 Professional 11.48%
Windows 8.1 10.62%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.38%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.91%

Distribution by countryGeography

18.79% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 18.79%
  Brazil 9.88%
  France 5.20%
  Italy 4.90%
  India 4.28%
  MA 3.98%
  United Kingdom 3.51%
  Germany 2.62%
  DZ 2.45%
  Netherlands 2.19%
  Canada 2.16%
  Egypt 2.10%
  Romania 1.79%
  Saudi Arabia 1.77%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.50%
Acer 20.57%
Dell 18.86%
ASUS 10.34%
GIGABYTE 6.09%
Toshiba 5.73%
Samsung 5.54%
Lenovo 4.19%
Intel 2.21%
American Megatrends 1.38%
Sahara 0.86%
MSI 0.71%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.90%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.24%
ASUS All Series 3.17%
Dell Inspiron 3521 3.12%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.10%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 1.90%

About win.rar GmbH

Alexander Roshal's WinRAR is a file archiver and data compression utility and is available as a shareware for most Wndows versions.
Publisher URL: www.ralabs.com

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