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Should I remove EditPlus 3?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #8,301
United States Rank #11,431
Reach 0.0482%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 9.68 days
285.55 days >
Average installed length: 150.04 days

EditPlus 3

What is EditPlus 3?  (from ES-Computing)

EditPlus is a text editor, HTML editor, PHP editor and Java editor for Windows. While it can serve as a good Notepad replacement, it also offers many powerful features for Web page authors and programmers. Syntax highlighting for HTML, PHP, Java, C/C++, CSS, ASP, Perl, JavaScript, VBScript, Python and Ruby on Rails. Se...  Read more


EditPlus 3 is a program developed by ES-Computing. 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 editplus.exe. The software installer includes 23 files and is usually about 3.98 MB (4,177,930 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 28% of users of EditPlus 3 come from the United States, it is also popular in India and Thailand.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.editplus.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\editplus 3
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\EditPlus 3\remove.exe
Estimated size: 3.98 MB

Program filesFiles installed by EditPlus 3

Program executable:editplus.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\editplus 3\editplus.exe
Additional files:
  • remove.exe - Uninstall EditPlus
  • 949.dll - EditPlus
  • 950.dll
  • eppshell.dll - EditPlus eppshell
  • eppshell64.dll
  • eppie.exe
  • eppshellreg.exe
  • launcher.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Context Menu Handlers
  • eppshell.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'EditPlus 3' with a class of {36D94110-787C-4828-9C1B-0DAFEBC36069}.
  • eppshell64.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'EditPlus' with a class of {36D94110-787C-4828-9C1B-0DAFEBC36069}.
Scheduled Task
  • editplus.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{DD2EBB84-5E1D-4F8D-83AA-888FAF2402B7}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • editplus.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\EditPlus 3\editplus.exe'.

How do I remove EditPlus 3?

You can uninstall EditPlus 3 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 EditPlus 3, 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 EditPlus 3.

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.23%
Windows 10 25.50%
Windows XP 5.37%
Windows Vista 1.69%
Windows Server 2003 0.21%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 25.32%
Windows 7 Home Premium 18.64%
Windows 7 Professional 17.06%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.25%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.40%
Windows 8 Pro 3.92%

Distribution by countryGeography

28.23% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 28.23%
  India 14.81%
  Thailand 8.39%
  Korea 6.12%
  Canada 3.16%
  United Kingdom 3.06%
  Netherlands 2.07%
  Brazil 1.97%
  France 1.88%
  Germany 1.68%
  Italy 1.48%
  China 1.38%
  Turkey 1.09%
  Hungary 1.09%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 32.37%
Hewlett-Packard 24.05%
Acer 13.20%
ASUS 9.76%
Lenovo 5.24%
Samsung 3.44%
Intel 2.89%
Toshiba 1.63%
MSI 0.90%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.64%
Dell Inspiron N5010 3.38%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.95%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.53%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.53%
Dell Inspiron 3521 2.11%


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