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Should I remove ArtRage 2?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #11,394
United States Rank #16,589
Reach 0.0295%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 23.08 days
680.89 days >
Average installed length: 357.75 days


2.6.5 10.14%
2.6.3 0.69%
2.6.1 0.34%
2.6.0 55.67%
2.5.20 22.34%
2.5.19 6.53%
2.5.18 0.34%
2.5.16 0.17%
2.5.15 0.17%
2.5.13 3.61%

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ArtRage 2

What is ArtRage 2?  (from Ambient Design)

ArtRage is a stylish, intuitive painting and drawing package that makes it easy to produce natural looking artwork on your computer. Because ArtRage is designed to work like real painting and drawing tools, it can be used by almost anyone. The interface is easy to understand and gets out of the way while you are workin...  Read more


ArtRage 2 is a software program developed by Ambient Design. The most common release is 2.6.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 primary executable is named ArtRage.exe. The setup package generally installs about 46 files and is usually about 24.19 MB (25,361,485 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 24% of users of ArtRage 2 come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.artrage.com/artrage.html
Help link: www.artrage.com/ar2support.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Ambient Design\ArtRage 2\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{37E4EB0B-E903-4DF3-89E1-57DF648827EB}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 24.19 MB
Language: Italian (Italy)

Program filesFiles installed by ArtRage 2

Program executable:ArtRage.exe
Name:ArtRage 2.6
Path:C:\Program Files\Ambient Design\ArtRage 2\ArtRage.exe
Additional files:
  • AR3Thumb.dll - AR3Thumb Thumbnail Shell Extension (Shell extension for generating ArtRage Painting file (*.ptg) thumbnails in file explorer windows.)
  • AR3Thumb64.dll
  • ArtRage.exe - ArtRage 2.6

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • ArtRage.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{6115A0E5-24C1-4C87-9F30-6861CA074D58}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove ArtRage 2?

You can uninstall ArtRage 2 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 ArtRage 2, 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 ArtRage 2.

Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.46%
Windows 10 21.99%
Windows Vista 6.53%
Windows XP 6.01%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.16%
Windows 7 Professional 20.83%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.07%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.90%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.38%
Windows 8.1 5.21%

Distribution by countryGeography

24.03% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 24.03%
  United Kingdom 12.66%
  France 10.06%
  Brazil 8.44%
  Germany 7.95%
  Italy 5.36%
  Australia 4.38%
  Spain 3.25%
  Netherlands 2.27%
  Finland 2.11%
  Belgium 1.95%
  Sweden 1.46%
  Poland 1.14%
  Canada 0.97%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.05%
Dell 16.48%
Acer 13.79%
ASUS 12.26%
Toshiba 9.96%
Lenovo 4.98%
Samsung 3.83%
Sony 1.53%
American Megatrends 1.53%
Intel 1.15%
Common models
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Positivo Informatica SA E... 12.50%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.50%
Packard Bell imedia S3800 1.50%
Dell Studio XPS 8100 1.50%


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