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What percent of users and experts removed it?
10% remove it90% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #22,489
United States Rank #28,411
Reach 0.0088%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 10.99 days
324.34 days >
Average installed length: 170.41 days


9.64 100.00%

Opera 9.64

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What is Opera?

The Opera browser is a free web browser that handles common Internet-related tasks such as displaying web sites, sending and receiving e-mail messages, managing contacts, chatting on IRC, downloading files via BitTorrent, and reading web feeds. Features include tabbed browsing, page zooming, mouse gestures, and an integrated download manager. Its security features include built-in phishing and malware protection and the ability to delete private data such as HTTP cookies.


It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. 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 primary executable is named opera.exe. The setup package generally installs about 16 files and is usually about 15.87 MB (16,638,755 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.opera.com
Help link: www.opera.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Opera\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{A2A60894-E3ED-46FE-9A6A-7CF7A87572A0}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 15.87 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Opera 9.64

Program executable:opera.exe
Name:Opera Internet Browser
Path:C:\Program Files\Opera\opera.exe
Additional files:
  • launcher.exe - Opera Internet Browser
  • opera.dll
  • vxmplugin.dll
  • OUniAnsi.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • opera.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{ABAA05B3-1B5F-4F26-9CBD-2905956760F6}' (runs on registration).
  • launcher.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{C97BFD8C-3F1A-46C3-AD00-A31839811261}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • launcher.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Opera scheduled Autoupdate 1381776640.
Startup File (User Run)
  • opera.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Opera Internet Browser' and executes as C:\Program Files\Opera\Opera.exe.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • opera.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Navigateur\opera.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:296.95 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0391181532%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.01584699%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.02327116%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:36,096,572
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:208.73 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:52.31 KB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Opera?

Quickly and completely remove Opera 9.64 from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Opera 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Opera 9.64, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 Opera.

Win 7 (SP1) 30%
Win Vista 1%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 45.03%
Windows XP 29.24%
Windows Vista 13.45%
Windows 10 11.70%
Windows Server 2003 0.58%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 28.99%
Windows 7 Ultimate 23.08%
Windows 7 Home Premium 11.24%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 10.06%
Windows 7 Professional 4.73%
Windows 7 Home Basic 3.55%

Distribution by countryGeography

27.03% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 27.03%
  India 11.89%
  Iran 8.65%
  Russia 5.95%
  BD 4.86%
  Germany 2.70%
  Czech Republic 2.16%
  MA 2.16%
  Poland 2.16%
  Singapore 2.16%
  Canada 1.62%
  United Kingdom 1.62%
  IQ 1.62%
  Japan 1.62%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 24.55%
Acer 17.27%
Hewlett-Packard 15.45%
American Megatrends 6.36%
Lenovo 6.36%
ASUS 5.45%
Intel 5.45%
Toshiba 2.73%
Sahara 1.82%
Samsung 1.82%
Alienware 1.82%
Common models
ASUSTeK U43SD 1.96%
Dell Inspiron 1525 1.96%
Dell OptiPlex GX280 ... 1.96%
Gigabyte M56S-S3 1.96%

About Opera Software ASA

Opera Software is known for its Opera sets of web browsers with millions worldwide users.
Publisher URL: www.opera.com


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