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PowerArchiver 2004 v9.20

What is PowerArchiver 2004?  (from ConeXware)

PowerArchiver is an award-winning archive utility that provides support for most compressed and encoded files, as well as access to many powerful features and tools through an easy-to-use interface that seamlessly integrates with Windows Explorer. PowerArchiver natively supports ZIP, 7-Zip, CAB, LHA (LZH), TAR, TAR.GZ,...  Read more


PowerArchiver 2004 v9.20 is a software program developed by ConeXware. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The primary executable is named POWERARC.EXE. The setup package generally installs about 11 files and is usually about 13.56 MB (14,217,386 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows XP and Windows 10. While about 40% of users of PowerArchiver 2004 come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and Mexico.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.powerarchiver.com/powerarchiver
Help link: www.powerarchiver.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\PowerArchiver\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\PowerArchiver\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 13.56 MB

Program filesFiles installed by PowerArchiver 2004 v9.20

Program executable:POWERARC.EXE
Name:PowerArchiver 2004
Path:C:\Program Files\PowerArchiver\POWERARC.EXE
Additional files:
  • PASHLEXT.DLL - PowerArchiver 2004 (PA Shell Extensions)
  • 7Z.DLL (by Igor Pavlov) - 7-Zip (7z Plugin for 7-Zip)
  • CABINET.DLL (by Microsoft) - Microsoft (R) Cabinet File API (Cabinet File API)
  • DUNZIPS32.DLL (by Inner Media) - DynaZip Secure Multi-Threading UnZip DLL
  • DZIPS32.DLL (by Inner Media) - DynaZip Secure Multi-Threading Zip DLL
  • UNACEV2.DLL (by ACE Compression Software) - UNACE - ACE extraction freeware component (UNACE Dynamic Link Library)
  • unins000.exe - Inno Setup (Setup/Uninstall)
  • UNRAR3.DLL - RAR decompression library

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • PASHLEXT.DLL added to Windows Explorer under the name 'PowerArchiver' with a class of {d03d3e68-0c44-3d45-b15f-bcfd8a8b4c7e}.

How do I remove PowerArchiver 2004?

You can uninstall PowerArchiver 2004 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 PowerArchiver 2004 v9.20, 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 PowerArchiver 2004.

Win XP 71%
Win 10 29%
Uninstall it 23%
Keep it 77%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 71.43%
Windows 10 28.57%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 71.43%
Windows 8 Pro 14.29%
Windows 8.1 14.29%

Distribution by countryGeography

40.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 40.00%
  Italy 30.00%
  Mexico 10.00%
  Romania 10.00%
  Iran 10.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
American Megatrends 80.00%
Hewlett-Packard 20.00%
Common models
Hewlett-Packard p6-2422el 33.33%
P4M80P AWRDACPI 33.33%

About (from ConeXware, Inc.)

ConeXware’s reach now spans the globe with our software offered in over 19 languages.
Publisher URL: www.conexware.com


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