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4% remove it96% keep it
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United States Rank #7,978
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
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Average installed length: 302.35 days


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Arquivo do WinRAR

What is Arquivo do WinRAR?  (from win.rar GmbH)

WinRAR is one of the most efficient compactors known and available, with the main highlight compatibility with various formats. In addition, while using the program you have more space available to store different types of files on your computer - after all, compressed documents take up very little space in the machine...  Read more


Arquivo do WinRAR is a program developed by win.rar GmbH. 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 32 files and is usually about 4.83 MB (5,060,343 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 85% of users of Arquivo do WinRAR come from Brazil, it is also popular in the United States and Portugal.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.rarlab.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\winrar
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\WinRAR\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 4.83 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Arquivo do WinRAR

Program executable:winrar.exe
WinRAR archiver
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.
Additional files:
  • uninstall.exe (by Indigo Rose) - Setup Factory 8.0 Runtime (Setup Application)
  • Rar.exe (by Alexander Roshal) - WinRAR (Command line RAR)
  • RarExt.dll (by Alexander Roshal) - WinRAR shell extension
  • RarExt64.dll - 64 bit WinRAR shell extension
  • RarExtLoader.exe - 32 bit rarext.dll loader
  • UnRAR.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Context Menu Handlers
  • RarExt64.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'WinRAR' with a class of {B41DB860-64E4-11D2-9906-E49FADC173CA}.
  • RarExt.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'WinRAR' with a class of {B41DB860-8EE4-11D2-9906-E49FADC173CA}.
2 Scheduled Tasks
  • WinRAR.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{FBFEB94A-CE19-49C6-9200-EDD8622D3EC1}' (runs on registration).
  • UnRAR.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{8FE242A8-3EC1-44B9-B206-024F577B94F6}' (runs on registration).
2 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'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:35.62 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0018986279%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00163574%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00026289%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:880,515
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:2.62 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:1.29 KB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Arquivo do WinRAR?

You can uninstall Arquivo do 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Arquivo do WinRAR, 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 Arquivo do WinRAR.

Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 70.75%
Windows 10 13.90%
Windows XP 11.90%
Windows Vista 3.34%
Windows Server 2003 0.12%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 35.84%
Windows 7 Professional 13.12%
Windows 7 Home Premium 12.66%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.89%
Windows 7 Home Basic 5.77%
Windows 7 Starter 2.80%

Distribution by countryGeography

84.99% of installs come from Brazil
Which countries install it?
  Brazil 84.99%
  United States 8.89%
  Portugal 3.64%
  Spain 0.91%
  United Kingdom 0.27%
  France 0.17%
  Japan 0.14%
  AO 0.10%
  Italy 0.09%
  MZ 0.07%
  Switzerland 0.05%
  Germany 0.05%
  Ireland 0.05%
  Paraguay 0.05%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 28.64%
Hewlett-Packard 20.53%
Dell 18.26%
Samsung 8.48%
ASUS 7.31%
Lenovo 6.01%
Intel 1.97%
American Megatrends 1.80%
Common models
Positivo Positivo MO... 8.27%
Semp Toshiba Informatica ... 4.29%
HP G42 Notebook PC 3.17%
PositivoAG31AP 2.90%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.47%
HP Pavilion dv4 Notebook ... 2.42%

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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