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Should I remove CorelDRAW Essentials 4 - Windows Shell Extension?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,511
United States Rank #16,782
Reach 0.1168%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 22.83 days
673.45 days >
Average installed length: 353.85 days

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CorelDRAW Essentials 4 - Windows Shell Extension

What is CorelDRAW Essentials 4 - Windows Shell Extension?  (from Corel)

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CorelDRAW Essentials 4 - Windows Shell Extension is a program developed by Corel. The main program executable is uninst_cde4.exe. The software installer includes 28 files and is usually about 1.74 MB (1,821,951 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 68% of users of CorelDRAW Essentials 4 - Windows Shell Extension come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and Belgium.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.corel.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Common Files\Corel\Shared\Shell Extension\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Common Files\Corel\Shared\Shell Extension\Uninst_CDE4.exe
Estimated size: 1.74 MB

Program filesFiles installed by CorelDRAW Essentials 4 - Windows Shell Extension

Program executable:uninst_cde4.exe
Uninstall Chaining Utility
Path:C:\Program Files\common files\corel\shared\shell extension\uninst_cde4.exe
Additional files:
  • FileInfoProvider.dll - Corel Graphics Applications (Windows XP Shell Extension)
  • FileInfoProvider64.dll
  • PropSchemaReg.exe - Property Schema Installer
  • PropSchemaReg64.exe
  • ShellExtBR.dll - Corel Graphics ApplicationsShell Extension Resources
  • ShellExtCS.dll
  • ShellExtCT.dll
  • ShellExtCZ.dll
  • ShellExtDE.dll
  • ShellExtEN.dll
  • ShellExtES.dll
  • ShellExtFR.dll
  • ShellExtIT.dll
  • ShellExtJP.dll
  • ShellExtKR.dll
  • ShellExtMA.dll
  • ShellExtNL.dll
  • ShellExtPL.dll
  • ShellExtRU.dll
  • ShellExtSU.dll
  • ShellExtSV.dll
  • ShellExtTR.dll
  • ShellVista.dll - Windows Vista Shell Extension
  • ShellVista64.dll
  • ShellXP.dll
  • ShellXP64.dll
  • ShellUninst.exe - Uninst.exe (Uninstall Chaining Utility)

How do I remove CorelDRAW Essentials 4 - Windows Shell Extension?

You can uninstall CorelDRAW Essentials 4 - Windows Shell Extension 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 CorelDRAW Essentials 4 - Windows Shell Extension, 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 CorelDRAW Essentials 4 - Windows Shell Extension.

Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 86.94%
Windows 10 8.94%
Windows Vista 3.39%
Windows XP 0.74%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 80.06%
Windows 10 Home 5.98%
Windows 7 Starter 3.23%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.14%
Windows 7 Professional 2.27%
Windows 7 Ultimate 1.18%

Distribution by countryGeography

67.73% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 67.73%
  United States 6.20%
  Belgium 5.64%
  Austria 4.05%
  Netherlands 3.83%
  United Kingdom 3.32%
  DK 2.20%
  France 1.94%
  Australia 1.46%
  Switzerland 0.78%
  Italy 0.56%
  Ireland 0.43%
  Slovenia 0.30%
  Sweden 0.22%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Medion 95.33%
Dell 1.59%
Acer 1.54%
Hewlett-Packard 0.72%
ASUS 0.43%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7708 10.78%
MEDION E7214 7.70%
MEDIONPC MS-7713 7.13%
MEDION P6630 6.84%
MEDION E7216 6.74%
MEDIONPC MS-7707 6.31%

About Corel

Corel makes a speciality of graphics processing.
Publisher URL: www.corel.com


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