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Should I remove PowerArchiver 2007?

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?
Global Rank #33,438
United States Rank #42,784
Reach 0.0038%


10.22.02 16.22%
10.21.17 12.16%
10.21.05 2.70%
10.20.21 2.70%
10.20.16 2.70%
10.20.13 1.35%
10.20.05 2.70%
10.11.01 5.41%
10.10.10 4.05%
10.01.03 24.32%
10.00.42 18.92%
10.00.39 1.35%
10.00.36 5.41%

PowerArchiver 2007

What is PowerArchiver 2007?  (from ConeXware)

ZIP Support PowerArchiver offers superior ZIP and ZIPX format support compared to other archivers. Multicore deflate zip engine, almost 4x faster than single core systems on quad core computers. (3x faster than WinZip 15). Full support for advanced ZIPX format – LZMA, JPEG, PPMd, BZIP2 and WAVPACK in ZIP/ZIPX, accordin...  Read more


PowerArchiver 2007 is a program developed by ConeXware. The most used version is 10.01.03, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The main program executable is POWERARC.exe. The software installer includes 47 files and is usually about 46.92 MB (49,204,405 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 24% of users of PowerArchiver 2007 come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Netherlands.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.powerarchiver.com
Help link: www.powerarchiver.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\PowerArchiver\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{F683AA8C-0A31-4FB5-BE0A-08EBA9DAF3D8}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 46.92 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by PowerArchiver 2007

Program executable:POWERARC.exe
Name:PowerArchiver 2007
Additional files:
  • PABURNTOOLS.EXE - PowerArchiver Burner 2011
  • PABackup.exe - PowerArchiver 2011 (PowerArchiver Backup 2011)
  • PASHLEXT.DLL - PowerArchiver 2007 (PA Shell Extensions)
  • PASHLEXT64.DLL - PowerArchiver 2012 (PowerArchiver Shell Extension Module 64-bit)
  • PASTARTER.EXE - PowerArchiver Starter
  • StarBurn.dll (by Rocket Division Software) - StarBurn CD/DVD/Blu-Ray/HD-DVD Burning, Grabbing and Mastering Toolkit for Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP/2003/Vista/Longhorn
  • UNACEV2.DLL (by ACE Compression Software) - UNACE - freeware ACE extraction component (UNACE Dynamic Link Library)
  • DUNZIPS32.DLL (by Inner Media) - DynaZip Secure Multi-Threading UnZip DLL
  • DZIPS32.DLL (by Inner Media) - DynaZip Secure Multi-Threading Zip DLL
  • UNRAR3.DLL (by Alexander Roshal) - RAR decompression library
  • PAISO.DLL (by Hoopoe ProGroup) - iso.wcx (iso_wincmd)
  • 7Z.DLL (by Igor Pavlov) - 7-Zip (7z Standalone Plugin)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • PABURNTOOLS.EXE is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'PABurner' with the ProgID of 'PABurnerOpen' and the action verb 'open.
2 Context Menu Handlers
  • PASHLEXT.DLL added to Windows Explorer under the name 'PowerArchiver' with a class of {d03d3e68-0c44-3d45-b15f-bcfd8a8b4c7e}.
  • PASHLEXT64.DLL added to Windows Explorer under the name 'PowerArchiver64' with a class of {d03d3e78-0c44-3d45-b15f-bcfd8a8b4c7e}.
Startup File (User Run)
  • PASTARTER.EXE is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'PowerArchiver Tray' and executes as C:\Program Files\PowerArchiver\PASTARTER.EXE.

How do I remove PowerArchiver 2007?

You can uninstall PowerArchiver 2007 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 2007, 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 2007.

Win 7 (SP1) 46%
Win Vista (SP1) 3%
Auto-starting? 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 59.46%
Windows XP 21.62%
Windows Vista 10.81%
Windows 10 8.11%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 32.43%
Microsoft Windows XP 21.62%
Windows 7 Home Premium 13.51%
Windows 7 Professional 10.81%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.11%
Windows Vista Ultimate 1.35%

Distribution by countryGeography

24.10% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 24.10%
  United Kingdom 8.43%
  Netherlands 8.43%
  Australia 3.61%
  India 3.61%
  Germany 3.61%
  Iran 3.61%
  Romania 3.61%
  Brazil 2.41%
  Egypt 2.41%
  Czech Republic 2.41%
  Croatia 2.41%
  France 2.41%
  GE 1.20%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 28.30%
Hewlett-Packard 20.75%
Dell 16.98%
Lenovo 5.66%
Medion 3.77%
American Megatrends 3.77%
Sahara 1.89%
Gateway 1.89%
Compaq 1.89%
ASUS 1.89%
Toshiba 1.89%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7204 3.57%
HP G62 Notebook PC 3.57%
LENOVO 44013GQ 1.79%
HP-Pavilion NP238AA-A2L e... 1.79%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 1.79%
HP G72 Notebook PC 1.79%

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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