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Should I remove Oracle VM VirtualBox Guest Additions?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
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How common is it?
Global Rank #46,363
United States Rank #43,034
Reach 0.0018%

Versions

VersionDistribution
4.2.6.0 100.00%

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Oracle VM VirtualBox Guest Additions 4.2.6

What is Oracle VM VirtualBox Guest Additions?  (from Oracle)

Guest Additions are available for virtual machines running Windows, Linux, Solaris or OS/2. The VirtualBox Windows Guest Additions are designed to be installed in a virtual machine running a Windows operating system. In the "Devices" menu in the virtual machine's menu bar, VirtualBox has a handy menu item named "Inst...  Read more

Overview

Oracle VM VirtualBox Guest Additions 4.2.6 is a software program developed by Oracle. The primary executable is named VBoxTray.exe. The setup package generally installs about 18 files and is usually about 3.63 MB (3,803,176 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 48% of users of Oracle VM VirtualBox Guest Additions come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.virtualbox.org
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\oracle\virtualbox guest additions
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Oracle\VirtualBox Guest Additions\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 3.63 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Oracle VM VirtualBox Guest Additions 4.2.6

Program executable:VBoxTray.exe
Name:Oracle VM VirtualBox Guest Additions
VirtualBox Guest Additions Tray Application
Path:C:\Program Files\oracle\virtualbox guest additions\VBoxTray.exe
MD5:28f5d279906dc358fcdf1d97a26ecbcd
Additional files:
  • uninst.exe - Oracle VM VirtualBox Guest Additions
  • VBCoInst.dll - VirtualBox CoInst
  • VBoxControl.exe - VirtualBox Guest Additions Utility
  • VBoxDisp.dll - VirtualBox Display Driver
  • VBoxDispD3D.dll - VirtualBox Video Usermode D3D Driver
  • VBoxDrvInst.exe - VirtualBox Driver Installer
  • VBoxOGL.dll - VirtualBox crOpenGL ICD
  • VBoxOGLarrayspu.dll
  • VBoxOGLcrutil.dll
  • VBoxOGLerrorspu.dll
  • VBoxOGLfeedbackspu.dll
  • VBoxOGLpackspu.dll
  • VBoxOGLpassthroughspu.dll
  • VBoxTray.exe - VirtualBox Guest Additions Tray Application
  • DIFxAPI.dll (by Microsoft) - Driver Install Frameworks API (DIFxAPI) (Driver Install Frameworks for API library module)
  • VBoxD3D9wddm.dll
  • VBoxWHQLFake.exe
  • wined3dwddm.dll

How do I remove Oracle VM VirtualBox Guest Additions?

Quickly and completely remove Oracle VM VirtualBox Guest Additions 4.2.6 from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Oracle VM VirtualBox Guest Additions 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 Oracle VM VirtualBox Guest Additions 4.2.6, 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 Oracle VM VirtualBox Guest Additions.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win 7 12%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#46,363

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.76%
Windows XP 38.24%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 38.24%
Windows 7 Professional 35.29%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.82%
Windows 7 Home Premium 5.88%
Windows 7 Enterprise 5.88%
Windows 7 Professional N 2.94%

Distribution by countryGeography

47.62% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 47.62%
  Germany 14.29%
  United Kingdom 7.14%
  Switzerland 4.76%
  Austria 4.76%
  Italy 4.76%
  Taiwan 2.38%
  France 2.38%
  Russia 2.38%
  India 2.38%
  Romania 2.38%
  Spain 2.38%
  Poland 2.38%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 53.85%
Acer 23.08%
Toshiba 7.69%
Sony 7.69%
Lenovo 7.69%
Common models
innotek GmbH VirtualBox 73.53%
Dell OptiPlex 3010 8.82%
Dell Latitude E5510 5.88%
TOSHIBA TECRA A11 2.94%
Sony VGN-Z46TD_B 2.94%
Dell OptiPlex 390 2.94%

About Oracle

Oracle specializes in developingcomputer hardware systems and enterprise software products such as database management systems.
Publisher URL: www.oracle.com

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