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Should I remove WinRAR 64-bit?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #268
United States Rank #711
Reach 2.5754%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 11.98 days
353.39 days >
Average installed length: 185.68 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
5.01.0 100.00%

WinRAR 5.01 64-bit

What is WinRAR 64-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 241 files and is usually about 5.49 MB (5,760,833 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: 5.49 MB

Program filesFiles installed by WinRAR 5.01 64-bit

Program executable:winrar.exe
Name:WinRAR
WinRAR archiver
Path:C:\Program Files\winrar\winrar.exe
MD5:167b0c13576ce31c32d1c53f1190dbb2
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:
  • Ace32Loader.exe (by Alexander Roshal) - WinRAR (32 bit UnAceV2.Dll loader)
  • Rar.exe (by Alexander Roshal) - Command line RAR
  • RarExt.dll - WinRAR shell extension
  • RarExt32.dll
  • RarExt64.dll
  • rarlng.dll
  • Uninstall.exe - Uninstall WinRAR
  • UnRar.exe
  • 7zxa.dll (by Igor Pavlov) - 7-Zip (7z Standalone Extracting Plugin)
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Context Menu Handlers
  • 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}.
  • RarExt.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'WinRAR' with a class of {B41DB860-64E4-11D2-9906-E49FADC173CA}.
Scheduled Task
  • WinRAR.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{BE213468-BB29-4E42-A8C9-451750897F66}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • WinRAR.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\WinRAR\WinRAR.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

winrar.exe
Total CPU:0.0003017756%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00009841%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00020337%
0.015104% average

How do I remove WinRAR 64-bit?

Quickly and completely remove WinRAR 5.01 (64-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 64-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 (64-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 64-bit.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 49%
Win 8 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#268

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 53.03%
Windows 8 46.58%
Windows Vista 0.36%
Windows Server 2003 0.01%
Windows XP 0.01%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 22.01%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.95%
Windows 8.1 16.49%
Windows 8.1 Pro 12.61%
Windows 7 Professional 10.48%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 4.16%

Distribution by countryGeography

26.55% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 26.55%
  Germany 6.07%
  France 5.32%
  Brazil 5.23%
  Italy 4.48%
  United Kingdom 4.41%
  Netherlands 4.03%
  Canada 3.06%
  Spain 2.23%
  India 2.14%
  Australia 1.78%
  Mexico 1.56%
  Turkey 1.49%
  Sweden 1.43%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 21.92%
Acer 17.36%
ASUS 17.12%
Dell 15.69%
Lenovo 6.59%
Toshiba 6.52%
GIGABYTE 5.85%
Samsung 5.25%
MSI 1.29%
Intel 0.96%
Alienware 0.84%
Medion 0.63%
Common models
ASUS All Series 8.91%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 6.02%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.17%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.80%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.41%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.28%

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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