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Should I remove Paragon HFS+ for Windows 8 Free Edition?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #32,811
United States Rank #28,574
Reach 0.0040%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 2.13 days
5.45 days >
Average installed length: 2.86 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.00 100.00%

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Paragon HFS+ for Windows 8 Free Edition

Overview

Paragon HFS+ for Windows 8 Free Edition 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 8 files and is usually about 774.37 KB (792,951 bytes). A majority of the PCs this is running on, most OS versions are Windows 10. While about 52% of users of Paragon HFS+ for Windows 8 Free Edition come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.paragon-software.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Paragon Software\HFS+ for Windows 8 Free Edition\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{456534C0-51E7-11DF-B336-005056C00008}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 774.37 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Paragon HFS+ for Windows 8 Free Edition

  • hfsplusevents.dll - HFS for Windows (HFS+ File System Driver Event Log Messages)
  • mounthfs.exe - Mount/unmount program
  • apmwinsrv.exe
  • apmwin.sys
  • gpt_loader.sys
  • hfsplus.sys
  • hfsplusrec.sys
  • mounthlp.sys

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 8 Free Edition\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 8 Free Edition\apmwinsrv.exe param.

How do I remove Paragon HFS+ for Windows 8 Free Edition?

Quickly and completely remove Paragon HFS+ for Windows 8 Free Edition from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Paragon HFS+ for Windows 8 Free Edition 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 Paragon HFS+ for Windows 8 Free Edition, 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 Paragon HFS+ for Windows 8 Free Edition.

HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#32,811

Distribution by countryGeography

51.58% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 51.58%
  Germany 13.68%
  Italy 5.26%
  France 2.11%
  Russia 2.11%
  India 2.11%
  Hong Kong 1.05%
  MA 1.05%
  Vietnam 1.05%
  Singapore 1.05%
  South Africa 1.05%
  Taiwan 1.05%
  Korea 1.05%
  Finland 1.05%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.00%
Dell 12.00%
ASUS 12.00%
Medion 10.00%
Lenovo 8.00%
GIGABYTE 6.00%
Acer 6.00%
Toshiba 6.00%
Apple 4.00%
Intel 4.00%
MSI 2.00%
Sony 2.00%
Common models
ASUS All Series 7.81%
Dell XPS 8700 4.69%
Microsoft Corporation Sur... 4.69%
Medion Akoya E6416 3.13%
TOSHIBA Satellite S55t-B 1.56%
TOSHIBA Satellite Radius ... 1.56%

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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