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1% remove it99% keep it
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Git Extensions 2.44


Git Extensions 2.44 is a software program developed by Henk. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The setup package generally installs about 37 files and is usually about 33.95 MB (35,600,149 bytes). The installed file autocheckforupdates.dll is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. 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 33% of users of Git Extensions come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: code.google.com/p/gitextensions
Help link: github.com/gitextensions/gitextensions/issues
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\gitextensions
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{A5EEEE64-572A-4F97-9CFA-E83CE180455D}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 33.95 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Git Extensions 2.44

  • netspell.spellchecker.dll (by LoreSoft) - NetSpell (NetSpell.SpellChecker)
  • autocheckforupdates.dll (by GitExtensions) - GitExtensions
  • autocompilesubmodules.dll (by GitExtensions)
  • createlocalbranches.dll
  • deleteunusedbranches.dll
  • findlargefiles.dll
  • gerrit.dll (by HP) - Gerrit
  • git.hub.dll - Git.hub
  • gitcommands.dll
  • git-credential-winstore.exe (by VibrantCode) - git-credential-winstore
  • gitextensions.exe
  • gitextensionsshellex32.dll - Git Extensions
  • gitextensionsshellex64.dll
  • github3.dll
  • gitimpact.dll
  • gitplugin.dll
  • gitplugin.resources.dll
  • gitstatistics.dll
  • gitui.dll
  • gituiplugininterfaces.dll
  • gource.dll
  • gravatar.dll
  • icsharpcode.sharpziplib.dll (by ICSharpCode.net) - #ZipLibrary (SharpZipLibrary unlabelled version)
  • icsharpcode.texteditor.dll (by ic#code) - SharpDevelop (ICSharpCode.TextEditor)
  • microsoft.windowsapicodepack.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft Windows API Code Pack for .NET Framework (Microsoft.WindowsAPICodePack)
  • microsoft.windowsapicodepack.shell.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft.WindowsAPICodePack.Shell
  • nbug.dll - NBug
  • newtonsoft.json.dll (by Newtonsoft) - Json.NET
  • pageant.exe (by Simon Tatham) - PuTTY suite (PuTTY SSH authentication agent)
  • plink.exe (by Simon Tatham) - Command-line SSH, Telnet, and Rlogin client
  • proxyswitcher.dll - ProxySwitcher
  • pstaskdialog.dll (by Pioneer Software) - PSTaskDialog
  • puttygen.exe - PuTTY SSH key generation utility
  • releasenotesgenerator.dll - ReleaseNotesGenerator
  • resourcemanager.dll
  • restsharp.dll (by restsharp.org) - RestSharp
  • translationapp.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Context Menu Handlers
  • gitextensionsshellex32.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'GitExtensions2' with a class of {3C16B20A-BA16-4156-916F-0A375ECFFE24}.
  • gitextensionsshellex64.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'GitExtensions2' with a class of {3C16B20A-BA16-4156-916F-0A375ECFFE24}.

How do I remove Git Extensions?

You can uninstall Git Extensions 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 Git Extensions 2.44, 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 Git Extensions.

Win 7 (SP1) 80%
Win XP 2%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 83.64%
Windows 10 14.55%
Windows XP 1.82%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 32.73%
Windows 7 Ultimate 21.82%
Windows 7 Home Premium 18.18%
Windows 7 Enterprise 5.45%
Windows 8 Enterprise 3.64%
Windows 8.1 Pro Preview 3.64%

Distribution by countryGeography

32.79% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 32.79%
  France 13.11%
  Canada 9.84%
  Australia 4.92%
  Israel 4.92%
  Russia 3.28%
  Netherlands 3.28%
  Germany 3.28%
  Poland 3.28%
  United Kingdom 3.28%
  Brazil 1.64%
  Taiwan 1.64%
  Costa Rica 1.64%
  Finland 1.64%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 32.61%
ASUS 15.22%
Acer 13.04%
Hewlett-Packard 10.87%
Lenovo 6.52%
American Megatrends 4.35%
Samsung 4.35%
MSI 2.17%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.13%
ASUSTeK K53E 5.13%
Acer Aspire V5-571P 2.56%
Acer Aspire 7750G 2.56%
Acer Aspire 4752 2.56%
Samsung QX310/QX410/QX510... 2.56%


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