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Should I remove Hex Workshop?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #12,797
United States Rank #13,577
Reach 0.0245%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 11.37 days
335.45 days >
Average installed length: 176.25 days


VersionDistribution 77.64% 2.48% 19.88%

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Hex Workshop v6.7

What is Hex Workshop?  (from BreakPoint Software)

The Hex Workshop Hex Editor by BreakPoint Software is a complete set of hexadecimal development tools for Microsoft Window. Hex Workshop integrates advanced binary editing and data interpretation and visualization with the ease and flexibility of a modern word processor. With the Hex Workshop, you can edit, cut, copy, ...  Read more


Hex Workshop v6.7 is a software program developed by BreakPoint Software. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The primary executable is named HWorks32.exe. The setup package generally installs about 28 files and is usually about 11.96 MB (12,541,072 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 40% of users of Hex Workshop come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.hexworkshop.com
Help link: www.bpsoft.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\BreakPoint Software\Hex Workshop v6.7\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{A47DAFC0-AF57-4462-BD40-B3F02F33CB40}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 11.96 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Hex Workshop v6.7

Program executable:HWorks32.exe
Name:Hex Workshop
Path:C:\Program Files\BreakPoint Software\Hex Workshop v6.7\HWorks32.exe
Additional files:
  • DiffEng32.dll - BreakPoint Software, Inc. Common Utilities (Binary Difference Engine)
  • DiffEng64.dll
  • BConv32.exe - Hex Workshop (Hex Workshop Base Converter)
  • BConv64.exe
  • bp_da32.dll - Hex Workshop Disk Access
  • bp_da64.dll
  • BPSDA32.exe - BreakPoint Disk Access
  • BPSDA64.exe
  • Calc32.exe - Hex Workshop Calculator
  • Calc64.exe
  • HWExt32.dll - Hex Workshop Shell Extension
  • HWExt64.dll
  • HWFMGR.DLL - Hex Workshop File Manager Extension
  • HWorks32.exe
  • HWorks64.exe
  • BPSUnlock32.exe - BPSUnlock (BPSUnlocker)
  • BPSUnlock64.exe
  • BPSRegWD32.dll - bpsregwd (bpsregwd.dll)
  • BPSRegWD64.dll
  • pe932d.dll (by Gigasoft) - ProEssentials Pro (ProEssentials Professional Charting DLL)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Context Menu Handlers
  • HWExt32.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'HexWorkshopContextMenu' with a class of {DB34D5DC-D41A-482E-A5EF-8FA0F88761DA}.
  • HWExt64.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'HexWorkshopContextMenu' with a class of {DB34D5DC-D41A-482E-A5EF-8FA0F88761DA}.

How do I remove Hex Workshop?

You can uninstall Hex Workshop 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 Hex Workshop v6.7, 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 Hex Workshop.

Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.08%
Windows 10 26.50%
Windows XP 4.55%
Windows Vista 1.66%
Windows Server 2003 0.21%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 29.58%
Windows 7 Home Premium 22.71%
Windows 7 Professional 11.25%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.21%
Windows 8.1 5.21%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.58%

Distribution by countryGeography

40.23% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 40.23%
  United Kingdom 4.93%
  Germany 4.36%
  France 3.23%
  Netherlands 2.47%
  Canada 2.28%
  Saudi Arabia 2.09%
  Egypt 1.90%
  Italy 1.90%
  Brazil 1.71%
  Sweden 1.71%
  DZ 1.71%
  Spain 1.71%
  Turkey 1.52%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.46%
Dell 19.32%
Acer 17.29%
ASUS 13.22%
Toshiba 3.39%
Alienware 3.05%
Samsung 2.37%
Lenovo 2.03%
Intel 2.03%
Medion 0.68%
Sony 0.68%
Common models
Dell Inspiron N5110 4.94%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.32%
ASUS All Series 3.70%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.70%
Dell Inspiron N5010 3.09%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 3.09%


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