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Should I remove Paragon HFS+ for Windows?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
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United States Rank #23,718
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 4.66 days
137.36 days >
Average installed length: 72.17 days


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Paragon HFS+ for Windows 10.0

What is Paragon HFS+ for Windows?  (from Paragon Software)

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Paragon HFS+ for Windows 10.0 is a program developed by Paragon Software. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. The software installer includes 6 files and is usually about 5.04 MB (5,284,444 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 32% of users of Paragon HFS+ for Windows come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.paragon-software.com/home/hfs-windows
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Paragon Software\HFS+ for Windows 10.0\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{456534C0-51E7-11DF-B336-005056C00008}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 5.04 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Paragon HFS+ for Windows 10.0

  • hfsplusevents.dll - HFS for Windows (HFS+ File System Driver Event Log Messages)
  • mounthfs.exe - Mount/unmount program
  • apmwinsrv.exe
  • hfsactivator.exe
  • hfshelper.exe
  • qtp-mt334.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • apmwinsrv.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'apmwinapp' and executes as C:\Program Files\Paragon Software\HFS+ for Windows 10.0\apmwinsrv.exe param.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • apmwinsrv.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'apmwinapp' which loads as C:\Program Files\Paragon Software\HFS+ for Windows 10.0\apmwinsrv.exe param.

How do I remove Paragon HFS+ for Windows?

You can uninstall Paragon HFS+ for Windows 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 Paragon HFS+ for Windows™ 10.0, 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 Paragon HFS+ for Windows.

Win 7 (SP1) 48%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 51.32%
Windows 10 43.42%
Windows Server 2003 1.75%
Windows XP 1.75%
Windows Vista 1.75%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 19.38%
Windows 7 Professional 14.98%
Windows 7 Home Premium 14.54%
Windows 8.1 9.69%
Windows 8.1 Pro 9.25%
Windows 10 Pro 4.85%

Distribution by countryGeography

31.76% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 31.76%
  Canada 7.73%
  Italy 7.30%
  France 5.58%
  Germany 5.58%
  United Kingdom 3.86%
  India 3.43%
  Belgium 3.00%
  Turkey 2.58%
  Austria 2.15%
  Brazil 1.72%
  Mexico 1.72%
  New Zealand 1.72%
  Spain 1.72%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 16.79%
Acer 16.79%
Hewlett-Packard 16.03%
ASUS 11.45%
Apple 6.87%
Lenovo 6.87%
MSI 4.58%
Toshiba 4.58%
Sony 2.29%
Common models
ASUS All Series 5.36%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.46%
Micro-Star MS-7596 2.68%
Dell OptiPlex 780 1.79%
Dell Precision T1600 1.79%
HP xw6600 Workstation 1.79%

About Paragon Software

Paragon Software (aquired by MicroProse) was a video games developer that released titles may platforms including the PC.
Publisher URL: www.paragon-software.com


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