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Arc Software

What is Arc Software?  (from Arc <arc.sourceforge.net>)

ARC is used to create and maintain file archives. An archive is a group of files collected together into one file in such a way that the individual files may be recovered intact.


Arc Software is a software program developed by Arc <arc.sourceforge.net>. The setup package generally installs about 42 files and is usually about 5.82 MB (6,105,097 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of those who have this installed, most are running it on Windows Vista (SP2). Most users that have installed this software come from the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: sourceforge.net/projects/arc
Installation folder: C:\Zip Programs\Arc Software
Uninstaller: C:\Windows\zipinst.exe /uninst "C:\Zip Programs\Arc Software\uninst1~.nsu"
Estimated size: 5.82 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Arc Software

  • openarc.exe - Arc (Arc: create and extract files from DOS .ARC files)
  • Unacev2.dll (by ACE Compression Software) - UNACE - freeware ACE extraction component (UNACE Dynamic Link Library)
  • Unyz1.dll (by Free software) - UNYZ1 Dynamic Link Library (UNYZ1)
  • unrar.dll (by Alexander Roshal) - RAR decompression library
  • UNLHA32.DLL - UNLHA32.DLL for Win32 (LZH file processing library)
  • innounp.exe - Inno Setup Unpacker (InnoUnp - Inno Setup Unpacker)
  • Spl32.dll (by HAL's Lab) - HAL's Lab Spl32 (Splint Common Archiver)
  • Dz32.dll (by HAL's Lab) - HAL's Lab Dz32 (Dzip Common Archiver)
  • Ha32.dll - HAL's Lab Ha32 (HA Common Archiver)
  • Unbel32.dll (by Arcdll Project)
  • UnGCA32.dll (by AMA Soft) - UnGCA32 DLL
  • UnImp32.dll (by HyperBeat) - UnImp Common Archiver Library
  • NOA32w.dll (by Minou) - NOA32w for Common Archiver
  • sqx20.dll (by SWE Sven Ritter) - CxArchiver (CxSqx Data Compression Engine)
  • 7-zip32.dll - 7-zip32
  • UnPma32.dll (by Minou) - UnPma32 (UnPma Common Archiver)
  • bh32.exe (by Northwestern University) - ArcExt (ArcExt: Extract contents of compressed files.)
  • 7z.dll (by Igor Pavlov) - 7-Zip (7z Standalone Plugin)
  • 7z.exe (by Igor Pavlov) - 7-Zip Console
  • Bga32.dll (by Kim Personal) - Bga32 (Bga32.dll for Archive by GZIP / BZIP2)
  • Paq32.dll - Paq32
  • tar32.dll - tar32
  • lzop.exe (by http://www.oberhumer.com) - lzop (lzop file packer)
  • bma.exe (by Alexander Cherenkov) - BMA (BMA archiver)
  • Arc.exe
  • arc_convert.exe
  • arj.exe
  • blzpack.exe
  • cmdTotal.exe
  • dpinfo95.dll
  • InstExpl.dll
  • lfb.dll
  • nz.exe
  • paq7.exe
  • paq8.exe
  • paq9.exe
  • uda.exe
  • unalz.exe
  • unhki.exe
  • unzoo.exe
  • unzpaq1.exe

How do I remove Arc Software?

You can uninstall Arc Software 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 Arc Software, 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 Arc Software.

Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%
Windows Vista (SP2)
United States

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%


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