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Should I remove Opera?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #14,577
United States Rank #17,650
Reach 0.0225%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 18.19 days
536.55 days >
Average installed length: 281.91 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
11.62.1347 96.21%
11.62.1327 0.32%
11.62 3.47%

Opera 11.62

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.

Overview

The most used version is 11.62.1347, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. 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 main program executable is opera.exe. The software installer includes 16 files and is usually about 34.45 MB (36,121,336 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.opera.com
Help link: www.opera.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Opera\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Opera\Opera.exe" /uninstall
Estimated size: 34.45 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Opera 11.62

Program executable:opera.exe
Name:Opera Internet Browser
Path:C:\Program Files\Opera\opera.exe
MD5:d4c073db0b506852b35197069a1892c7
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 '{2CCC94E9-064F-4BEC-B2B2-DBAAA76741D0}' (runs on registration).
  • launcher.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Opera scheduled Autoupdate 1424468975' (runs daily at 0:22).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • launcher.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Opera scheduled Autoupdate 1435116406.
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 x64\Opera.exe.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • opera.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\OperNew\opera.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

opera.exe
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
Switches/sec:246
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 11.62 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (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 11.62, 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.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win Server 2003 0%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 71.70%
Windows XP 15.09%
Windows 8 6.92%
Windows Vista 5.97%
Windows Server 2003 0.31%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.84%
Windows 7 Ultimate 25.40%
Microsoft Windows XP 15.24%
Windows 7 Professional 8.57%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.49%
Windows 7 Home Basic 3.49%

Distribution by countryGeography

27.14% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 27.14%
  India 6.78%
  United Kingdom 6.19%
  France 5.01%
  Germany 4.72%
  Iran 3.54%
  Russia 3.24%
  Indonesia 2.95%
  BD 2.95%
  Saudi Arabia 2.65%
  Brazil 2.36%
  Canada 2.06%
  UA 1.77%
  Belgium 1.77%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.33%
Dell 21.90%
Acer 19.52%
GIGABYTE 9.52%
ASUS 8.57%
Toshiba 5.24%
Intel 3.33%
Lenovo 2.86%
American Megatrends 1.90%
Samsung 1.90%
MSI 0.95%
Sahara 0.95%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.62%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.85%
Acer Aspire 5742 3.08%
Dell Vostro1510 3.08%
Dell Inspiron 3521 2.31%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.31%

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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