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Should I remove ContextEdit PC Magazine?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
22% remove it78% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #19,868
United States Rank #15,451
Reach 0.0113%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 18.51 days
546.13 days >
Average installed length: 286.95 days


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ContextEdit PC Magazine

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What is ContextEdit PC Magazine?  (from Ziff Davis Media)

ContextEdit lets you control which items appear on your context menu--the menu that appears when you right-click on an item in Windows Explorer. The context menu often contains numerous rarely-used commands. These commands come from one of two places: shell commands stored within the system Registry, and context menu h...  Read more


ContextEdit PC Magazine is a program developed by Ziff Davis Media. 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 main program executable is ContextEdit.exe. The software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 718.02 KB (735,250 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 59% of users of ContextEdit PC Magazine come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,3229,00.asp
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\PC Magazine Utilities\ContextEdit
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\PC Magazine Utilities\ContextEdit\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 718.02 KB

Program filesFiles installed by ContextEdit PC Magazine

Program executable:ContextEdit.exe
ContextEdit, a PC Magazine Utility
Path:C:\Program Files\PC Magazine Utilities\ContextEdit\ContextEdit.exe
Additional files:
  • ContextEdit.exe (by Ziff-Davis Media) - ContextEdit (ContextEdit, a PC Magazine Utility)
  • unins000.exe (by Jordan Russell) - Inno Setup Uninstaller
  • setup.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • ContextEdit.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{7596298B-66E8-47A3-A04F-0D1E21120E13}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove ContextEdit PC Magazine?

Quickly and completely remove ContextEdit (PC Magazine) from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall ContextEdit PC Magazine 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program ContextEdit (PC Magazine), click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 ContextEdit PC Magazine.

Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 22%
Keep it 78%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.55%
Windows 10 28.44%
Windows XP 6.88%
Windows Vista 4.13%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 21.03%
Windows 7 Home Premium 19.63%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.36%
Windows 10 Home 9.35%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.01%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.61%

Distribution by countryGeography

58.80% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 58.80%
  United Kingdom 7.04%
  Italy 4.58%
  Canada 3.87%
  Taiwan 3.17%
  France 2.46%
  Spain 1.76%
  Australia 1.41%
  Germany 1.41%
  Netherlands 1.41%
  Belgium 1.06%
  India 1.06%
  New Zealand 1.06%
  Brazil 0.70%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.39%
Dell 20.33%
ASUS 13.82%
Acer 13.01%
Toshiba 5.69%
Lenovo 4.07%
Samsung 2.44%
Alienware 1.63%
Intel 1.63%
Common models
ASUS All Series 6.09%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.48%
Hewlett-Packard G5230be 2.61%
Compaq-Presario AY138AA-A... 1.74%
Acer Aspire 7741 1.74%
Dell Dell System XPS L5... 1.74%

About Ziff Davis Media

Ziff Davis is a publisher and Internet company that has primarily published computer and technology related magazines, and its growing number of websites, spun off from its magazines, have established Ziff Davis as an Internet Information company.
Publisher URL: www.ziffdavis.com


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