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Should I remove Free RAR Extractor?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
74% remove it26% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #41,079
United States Rank #33,378
Reach 0.0023%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 6.54 days
192.85 days >
Average installed length: 101.33 days


1.0 100.00%

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Free RAR Extractor version 1.0

What is Free RAR Extractor?

The Free RAR Extractor installer uses a 3rd-party download manager (Rspark LLC/OutBrowse) that bundles additional software including anywhere between 2 to 4 adware programs (toolbars) and various potentially unwanted programs (PUPs) which includes the web browser hijacker BrowserSafeGuard and Weather Alerts as well as Yontoo advertising injectors.


The primary executable is named RARExtractor.exe. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 6 files and is usually about 2.51 MB (2,632,129 bytes).
  • Delivers various 'optional' bundled software during install
  • The wisdom of the experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Free RAR Extractor has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.mediafreeware.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Media Freeware\Free Rar Extractor\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Media Freeware\Free Rar Extractor\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 2.51 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Free RAR Extractor version 1.0

Program executable:RARExtractor.exe
Name:Free RAR Extractor
Path:C:\Program Files\Media Freeware\Free Rar Extractor\RARExtractor.exe
Additional files:
  • unrar.dll (by Alexander Roshal) - RAR decompression library
  • RARExtractor.exe - Free RAR Extractor
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • atl90.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2008 (ATL Module for Windows (Unicode))
  • msvcp90.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library
  • msvcr90.dll - Microsoft® C Runtime Library

How do I remove Free RAR Extractor?

You can uninstall Free RAR Extractor 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 Extractor version 1.0, 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 Extractor.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.

Win 10 59%
Win 7 (SP1) 41%
Uninstall it 74%
Keep it 26%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 58.70%
Windows 7 41.30%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 23.91%
Windows 8.1 21.74%
Windows 10 Home 15.22%
Windows 7 Professional 6.52%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.52%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 6.52%

Distribution by countryGeography

59.02% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 59.02%
  United Kingdom 8.20%
  Canada 4.92%
  India 3.28%
  Malaysia 3.28%
  South Africa 1.64%
  SB 1.64%
  Sweden 1.64%
  Mexico 1.64%
  Greece 1.64%
  New Zealand 1.64%
  AL 1.64%
  Japan 1.64%
  Philippines 1.64%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 17.07%
Lenovo 17.07%
ASUS 17.07%
Acer 14.63%
Dell 12.20%
Toshiba 7.32%
Samsung 4.88%
Intel 2.44%
MSI 2.44%
Medion 2.44%
American Megatrends 2.44%
Common models
LENOVO 4383 5.00%
TOSHIBA Satellite L40t-B8... 2.50%
TOSHIBA Satellite C75D-B 2.50%
TOSHIBA Satellite C55-A 2.50%
Samsung R430/R480 2.50%
Samsung 275E4E/275E5E 2.50%


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