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Should I remove Free RAR Extract Frog?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,772
United States Rank #2,139
Reach 0.2176%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 20.52 days
605.33 days >
Average installed length: 318.06 days


7 6.09%
6.50 6.53%
5.50 2.66%
5.20 29.22%
5.00 2.52%
4.70 20.41%
4.30 3.92%
4.10 5.53%
3.23 2.29%
3.22 4.57%
3.21 1.89%
3.20 2.87%
2.70 1.75%
2.50 2.17%
2.30 0.63%
2.15 1.52%
2.10 1.89%
1.80 3.22%
1.60 0.35%

Free RAR Extract Frog

What is Free RAR Extract Frog?  (from Philipp Winterberg)

Free RAR Extract Frog is a skinable extraction tool for RAR-archives that supports spanned archives as well as the decompression of password protected files. Start the extraction of a RAR file by drag 'n' drop, double click or shell integrated context menu. To speed the decompression process up, Free RAR Extract Frog h...  Read more


Free RAR Extract Frog is a program developed by Philipp Winterberg. The most used version is 5.20, 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is freerarextractfrog.exe. The software installer includes 5 files and is usually about 1.81 MB (1,894,747 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 62% of users of Free RAR Extract Frog come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.philipp-winterberg.com
Help link: www.philipp-winterberg.com/software/free_rar_extract_frog_faq.php
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\free rar extract frog
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Free RAR Extract Frog\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 1.81 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Free RAR Extract Frog

Program executable:freerarextractfrog.exe
Name:Free RAR Extract Frog
Path:C:\Program Files\free rar extract frog\freerarextractfrog.exe
Additional files:
  • uninstall.exe - Free RAR Extract Frog Installer
  • unrar.dll (by Alexander Roshal) - RAR decompression library

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • FreeRARExtractFrog.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{2FB662F5-549D-4B1A-81D2-AC0CFBB9CC2E}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • FreeRARExtractFrog.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Free RAR Extract Frog\FreeRARExtractFrog.exe'.

How do I remove Free RAR Extract Frog?

You can uninstall Free RAR Extract Frog 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 Free RAR Extract Frog, 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 Free RAR Extract Frog.

Win 7 (SP1) 59%
Win 8.1 0%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.83%
Windows 10 27.27%
Windows Vista 6.61%
Windows XP 5.29%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 41.29%
Windows 7 Professional 10.47%
Windows 8.1 8.41%
Windows 10 Home 7.33%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.96%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.18%

Distribution by countryGeography

61.76% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 61.76%
  United Kingdom 8.07%
  Canada 4.98%
  Germany 4.21%
  Australia 3.27%
  Netherlands 0.85%
  France 0.84%
  India 0.82%
  Austria 0.76%
  South Africa 0.75%
  Israel 0.71%
  New Zealand 0.71%
  Italy 0.68%
  Belgium 0.62%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.75%
Dell 24.49%
Acer 17.11%
Toshiba 9.16%
ASUS 7.76%
Samsung 4.66%
Lenovo 4.39%
Intel 2.12%
Medion 0.68%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.48%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 6.01%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.69%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.85%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.74%
Dell XPS 8300 2.63%


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