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Should I remove Box Edit?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #9,443
United States Rank #6,809
Reach 0.0395%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 10.80 days
318.72 days >
Average installed length: 167.46 days


VersionDistribution 6.04% 3.08% 0.39% 0.39% 7.07% 0.13% 0.64% 0.13% 0.51% 20.05% 2.19% 3.73% 4.11% 4.88% 1.80% 2.31% 0.64% 14.91% 0.51% 0.13% 5.40%
1.1.44 11.95%
1.1.29 5.66%
1.1.20 1.29%
1.1.15 1.29%
1.1.10 0.51%
1.1.6 0.26%

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Box Edit


Box Edit is a software program developed by Box, Inc. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The programs's main executable is Box Edit.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 20.65 MB of memory. It also includes a system tray icon that is displayed in the notifications area while the program is running. The setup package generally installs about 18 files and is usually about 2.43 MB (2,552,781 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 66% of users of Box Edit come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Box Edit\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{0AEBC85C-11F1-4106-8A14-AF3B7FFD9357}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 2.43 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Box Edit

Program executable:Box Edit.exe
Name:Box Edit
Signed by:Box.net
Path:C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Box Edit\Box Edit.exe
Taskbar:Displays an icon in the notification area
Additional files:
  • Box Edit.exe (by Box) - Box Edit
  • npBoxEdit.dll (by Box)
  • Ionic.Zip.Reduced.dll (by Dino Chiesa) - DotNetZip Library (Ionic's Zip Library (Reduced))
  • log4net.dll (by The Apache Software Foundation) - log4net (log4net for .NET Framework 1.0)
  • LocalComServerIntegration.dll - Box Local Com Service Integration
  • Newtonsoft.Json.dll (by Newtonsoft) - Json.NET (Json.NET .NET 4.0)
  • ivware.Mobile.RAPISync.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Google Chrome Plugin
  • npBoxEdit.dll is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'npBoxEdit.dll'.
Mozilla Plugin
  • npBoxEdit.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'box.com/BoxEdit' with a plugin key of 'box.com/BoxEdit'.
Startup File (User Run)
  • Box Edit.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Box Edit' and executes as C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Box\Box Edit\Box Edit.exe.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • Box Edit.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Box Edit' which loads as C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Box\Box Edit\Box Edit.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Box Edit.exe
Memory:20.65 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000128022%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00000393%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00000887%
0.015104% average

How do I remove Box Edit?

You can uninstall Box Edit 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 Box Edit, 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 Box Edit.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Box Edit you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win 8.1 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.47%
Windows 10 31.49%
Windows XP 3.47%
Windows Vista 2.57%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 27.66%
Windows 7 Professional 18.44%
Windows 8.1 11.17%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.70%
Windows 7 Enterprise 6.75%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.06%

Distribution by countryGeography

65.79% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 65.79%
  United Kingdom 4.40%
  Canada 2.64%
  Germany 2.44%
  France 2.05%
  Italy 1.76%
  Australia 1.37%
  Netherlands 1.17%
  Sweden 1.08%
  Israel 0.98%
  Spain 0.88%
  Japan 0.88%
  Ireland 0.78%
  India 0.68%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 36.42%
Hewlett-Packard 25.75%
Acer 10.66%
ASUS 7.24%
Toshiba 6.44%
Lenovo 5.84%
Samsung 2.21%
Intel 1.61%
MSI 0.60%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.77%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.39%
Dell Latitude E6430 2.39%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 1.99%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 1.99%
Dell Latitude E6420 1.99%


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