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What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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ActiveXplorer 4.0

What is ActiveXplorer?  (from Aivosto Oy)

ActiveXplorer is an ActiveX control manager for Windows. It lists, registers, unregisters, analyzes, documents, and backups ActiveX files. It is useful in solving installation problems and learning to use undocumented controls. It detects all ActiveX control versions installed on the system. Present in Windows Explorer...  Read more


ActiveXplorer 4.0 is a program developed by Aivosto Oy. The main program executable is ActiveXplorer4x.exe. The software installer includes 20 files and is usually about 3.54 MB (3,713,449 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 7. While about 31% of users of ActiveXplorer come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and South Africa.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.aivosto.com/activexplorer.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\activexplorer
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\ActiveXplorer\uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 3.54 MB

Program filesFiles installed by ActiveXplorer 4.0

Program executable:ActiveXplorer4x.exe
Name:ActiveXplorer 4.0
Path:C:\Program Files\activexplorer\ActiveXplorer4x.exe
Additional files:
  • vbwExtender.ocx - VB Watch Extender OCX (Extender ocx for VB Watch)
  • uninstall.exe
  • ActiveXplorer4x.exe (by BitShape) - ActiveXplorer 4.0
  • axppe.dll (by BitShape Software) - PE Manipulation Library for ActiveXplorer
  • CMDLGD6.dll (by aaa) - CMDLGD
  • cNewMenu6.dll (by vbAccelerator) - vbAccelerator PopupMenu Active X DLL
  • cPopMenu.ocx (by vbAccelerator) - vbAccelerator PopMenu Control - for Icons in VB menus.
  • cProgBar.ocx (by vbaccelerator) - Progress Bar Control for VB
  • MSCOMCTL.OCX (by Microsoft) - COMCTL (Windows Common Controls ActiveX Control DLL)
  • MSWINSCK.OCX (by Microsoft) - Microsoft Winsock Control (Microsoft Winsock Control DLL)
  • SSubTmr.dll (by ) - SSubTmr (Subclassing and Timer Assistant, modified for configurable message response, multi control support and bug fixed for timer errors.)
  • SSubTmr6.dll - SSubTmr6
  • vbalDTab6.ocx - vbAccelerator VB6 VS Tab Control
  • vbalGrid6.ocx - vbAccelerator S-Grid Control
  • vbalIml6.ocx - vbaIml - vbAccelerator Image List control (vbAccelerator Image List Control)
  • vbalLBar6.ocx - vbAccelerator ListBar Control
  • vbalSbar.ocx - vbAccelerator Status Bar Control
  • vbaltbar.ocx - vbalTbar - vbAccelerator Toolbar and Rebar control. (vbAccelerator Toolbar/Rebar control)
  • zip32.dll (by Info-ZIP) - Info-ZIP's WiZ (Info-ZIP's Zip dll)
  • zlib.dll - zlib data compression library

How do I remove ActiveXplorer?

You can uninstall ActiveXplorer 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program ActiveXplorer 4.0, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 ActiveXplorer.

Win 7 (SP1) 30%
Win Vista (SP2) 10%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.00%
Windows XP 20.00%
Windows 10 20.00%
Windows Vista 10.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 30.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 20.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 10.00%
Windows 8 Single Language 10.00%
Windows 8.1 Pro 10.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

30.77% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 30.77%
  Germany 15.38%
  South Africa 7.69%
  Norway 7.69%
  Australia 7.69%
  Sweden 7.69%
  India 7.69%
  Czech Republic 7.69%
  Peru 7.69%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 40.00%
Sony 20.00%
Intel 10.00%
Dell 10.00%
Common models
Gigabyte EP41-UD3L 12.50%
Sony VPCEC3L1E 12.50%
HP-Pavilion NF481AA-ABD a... 12.50%
HP Compaq 6000 Pro MT PC 12.50%
Gigabyte P55A-UD3 12.50%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 12.50%


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