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Should I remove Opera Mail?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,006
United States Rank #6,273
Reach 0.1022%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 12.08 days
356.37 days >
Average installed length: 187.25 days


1.0.1044 12.61%
1.0.1040 83.23%
1.0.1033 4.17%

Opera Mail 1.0


Opera Mail 1.0 is a software program developed by Opera Software ASA. The most common release is 1.0.1040, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 operamail.exe. The setup package generally installs about 6 files and is usually about 37.75 MB (39,583,602 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 34% of users of Opera Mail come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.opera.com
Help link: www.opera.com/support
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Opera Mail\
Uninstaller: "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Opera Mail\OperaMail.exe" /uninstall
Estimated size: 37.75 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Opera Mail 1.0

Program executable:operamail.exe
Name:Opera Mail
Path:C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Opera Mail\operamail.exe
Additional files:
  • operamail.dll - Opera Mail
  • D3DCompiler_43.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows® (Direct3D HLSL Compiler)
  • launcher.exe - Opera Internet Browser

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • launcher.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Opera scheduled Autoupdate 1430053000' (runs daily at 9.10).
  • operamail.exe is scheduled as a task named 'elevated_operamail_1~MAREPOlacoLataDppAGMsresUC'.
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • launcher.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Opera scheduled Autoupdate 1427736101.
Startup File (User Run)
  • operamail.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Opera Mail' and executes as C:\Program Files\Opera Mail\operamail.exe.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • operamail.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Opera Mail\operamail.exe'.

How do I remove Opera Mail?

You can uninstall Opera Mail 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 Opera Mail 1.0, 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 Opera Mail.

Win 7 (SP1) 47%
Win 7 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 49.65%
Windows 10 43.95%
Windows XP 4.02%
Windows Vista 2.33%
Windows Server 2003 0.05%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 24.10%
Windows 7 Professional 11.90%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.70%
Windows 10 Home 10.91%
Windows 8.1 10.21%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.18%

Distribution by countryGeography

34.46% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 34.46%
  Germany 16.40%
  United Kingdom 5.17%
  France 4.54%
  Italy 4.04%
  Netherlands 2.29%
  Poland 2.16%
  Canada 2.07%
  Japan 1.75%
  Austria 1.62%
  Brazil 1.57%
  India 1.53%
  Australia 1.48%
  Russia 1.48%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 20.83%
Acer 17.97%
Dell 17.88%
ASUS 11.34%
Toshiba 7.28%
Samsung 4.70%
Lenovo 4.33%
Medion 3.96%
Intel 1.94%
MSI 1.01%
Common models
ASUS All Series 5.33%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.08%
HP 15 Notebook PC 2.54%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.54%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 2.28%
Dell XPS 8500 2.03%

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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