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Paragon Partition Manager 12 Home Special Edition

What is Paragon Partition Manager 12 Home Special Edition?  (from Paragon Software)

Storing all your data and your operating system (OS) on one partition is certainly not optimal for effective data organization and safety. If you’ve got one partition that holds all your documents, favorite music, movies and family photos as well as your OS, it may negatively affect the system. The result: poor perform...  Read more


Paragon Partition Manager 12 Home Special Edition is a software program developed by Paragon Software. The primary executable is named paragonpm12home-Downloader.exe. The setup package generally installs about 42 files and is usually about 149.15 KB (152,732 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 42% of users of Paragon Partition Manager 12 Home Special Edition come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.paragon-software.com/home/pm-personal
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Paragon Software\Partition Manager 12 Home Special Edition\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{986A654F-F1E4-11DD-9FCA-005056C00008}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 149.15 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Paragon Partition Manager 12 Home Special Edition

Program executable:paragonpm12home-Downloader.exe
Additional files:
  • backup.exe - Paragon System Utilities (A part of Paragon System Utilities)
  • backuplib.dll
  • baselib100.dll
  • biont.dll
  • bmw.exe
  • chmview.exe
  • createonepart.exe
  • createonepartlib.dll
  • createpart.exe
  • createpartlib.dll
  • deletepart.exe
  • deletepartlib.dll
  • difbackuplib.dll
  • explauncher.exe
  • formatpart.exe
  • formatpartlib.dll
  • hdm.dll
  • launcher.exe
  • logsaver.exe
  • logsaverlib.dll
  • mergeparts.exe
  • mergepartslib.dll
  • newos.exe
  • newoslib.dll
  • p_vss_ws03.dll
  • p_vss_ws03_x64.dll
  • p_vss_xp.dll
  • plauncher_s.exe
  • prgisoflash.dll
  • qtp-mt334.dll
  • redistfs.exe
  • redistfslib.dll
  • redistpart.exe
  • redistpartlib.dll
  • resmsg.dll
  • rmb.exe
  • sche.dll
  • wnaspi32.dll

How do I remove Paragon Partition Manager 12 Home Special Edition?

You can uninstall Paragon Partition Manager 12 Home Special 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Paragon Partition Manager™ 12 Home Special Edition, 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 Partition Manager 12 Home Special Edition.

Win 7 (SP1) 66%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.62%
Windows 10 17.11%
Windows XP 11.00%
Windows Vista 4.28%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.68%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.02%
Windows 7 Professional 14.99%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.09%
Windows 8 Pro with Media ... 3.70%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.49%

Distribution by countryGeography

41.64% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 41.64%
  Germany 15.84%
  Canada 5.16%
  United Kingdom 4.80%
  France 3.74%
  Italy 3.20%
  Netherlands 2.31%
  Poland 2.14%
  Belgium 1.78%
  Spain 1.60%
  Australia 1.42%
  Hungary 1.42%
  Austria 1.07%
  Iran 1.07%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.31%
Dell 20.66%
Acer 16.53%
Medion 8.68%
ASUS 6.20%
Intel 4.13%
Sahara 2.89%
Toshiba 1.65%
American Megatrends 1.24%
Compaq 1.24%
Lenovo 1.24%
Common models
Acer Aspire 5742 2.63%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.63%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.63%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 2.63%
ECS A790GXM-AD3 1.97%
CLEVO Co. M720T/M730... 1.97%

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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