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7% remove it93% keep it
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United States Rank #9,795
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 12.21 days
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Average installed length: 189.32 days


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FreeArc 0.666

What is FreeArc?  (from Bulat Ziganshin)

FreeArc is a modern general-purpose archiver. Main advantage of FreeArc is fast but efficient compression and rich set of features. Includes LZMA, PPMD, TrueAudio and generic Multimedia compression algorithms with automatic switching by file type. Filters that further improve compression: REP (finds repetitions at the ...  Read more


FreeArc 0.666 is a software program developed by Bulat Ziganshin. 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 primary executable is named freearc.exe. The setup package generally installs about 48 files and is usually about 24.48 MB (25,671,411 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 21% of users of FreeArc come from the United States, it is also popular in France and India.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: freearc.org
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\freearc\bin
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\FreeArc\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 24.48 MB

Program filesFiles installed by FreeArc 0.666

Program executable:freearc.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\freearc\bin\freearc.exe
Additional files:
  • 7z.dll (by Igor Pavlov) - 7-Zip (7z Standalone Plugin)
  • 7zG.exe (by Igor Pavlov) - 7-Zip GUI
  • all2arc.exe
  • Arc.exe
  • facompress.dll
  • fc-cache.exe
  • fc-list.exe
  • gdk-pixbuf-query-loaders.exe
  • gspawn-win32-helper.exe
  • gspawn-win32-helper-console.exe
  • gtk2_prefs.exe
  • gtk-query-immodules-2.0.exe
  • gtk-update-icon-cache.exe
  • pango-querymodules.exe
  • unarc.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • FreeArc.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{37974FB3-FF13-4105-BC56-C5208B8220B6}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove FreeArc?

You can uninstall FreeArc 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 FreeArc 0.666, 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 FreeArc.

Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.96%
Windows 10 27.84%
Windows XP 3.96%
Windows Vista 2.12%
Windows Server 2003 0.11%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 30.63%
Windows 7 Home Premium 21.72%
Windows 7 Professional 9.20%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.29%
Windows 8 Pro 4.25%
Windows 8.1 4.14%

Distribution by countryGeography

21.20% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 21.20%
  France 7.16%
  India 5.81%
  Italy 5.47%
  Germany 4.51%
  Brazil 3.95%
  MA 3.72%
  United Kingdom 3.72%
  Egypt 3.49%
  DZ 2.82%
  Poland 2.31%
  Canada 2.14%
  Saudi Arabia 1.80%
  Belgium 1.69%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.86%
Acer 19.16%
Dell 18.97%
ASUS 11.77%
Toshiba 4.57%
Lenovo 4.47%
Samsung 3.11%
Intel 1.65%
American Megatrends 1.26%
Alienware 0.88%
MSI 0.78%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.39%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.68%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.45%
Dell Inspiron 3521 3.28%
Dell Inspiron N5110 3.04%
ASUS All Series 2.58%


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