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What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #27,029
United States Rank #23,279
Reach 0.0061%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 4.09 days
30.00 days >
Average installed length: 15.76 days


16.10.24 40.17%
16.10.21 4.27%
16.10.14 4.27%
16.10.12 11.97%
16.10.11 0.85%
16.10.07 2.56%
16.03.01 1.71%
16.02.04 6.84%
16.01.69 4.27%
16.01.67 2.56%
16.01.63 0.85%
16.01.62 0.85%
16.01.61 6.84%
16.01.56 1.71%
16.01.46 5.13%
16.01.43 3.42%
16.01.33 1.71%

PowerArchiver 2016

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PowerArchiver 2016 is a program developed by ConeXware. The most used version is 16.10.24, 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. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The software installer includes 75 files and is usually about 128.4 MB (134,636,485 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 51% of users of PowerArchiver 2016 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.powerarchiver.com
Help link: www.powerarchiver.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\PowerArchiver\
Uninstaller: C:\ProgramData\Caphyon\Advanced Installer\{69DF81C8-AA1F-40E3-B12F-CD1B3C07266F}\setup.exe /x {69DF81C8-AA1F-40E3-B12F-CD1B3C07266F}
Estimated size: 128.4 MB

Program filesFiles installed by PowerArchiver 2016

  • PAVD2016.EXE - PowerArchiver Virtual Drive
  • PABURNTOOLS.EXE - PowerArchiver Burner 2016
  • PABackup.exe - PowerArchiver 2016 (PowerArchiver Backup)
  • PACLOUD.EXE - PowerArchiver Cloud 2016
  • PASTARTER.EXE - PowerArchiver Starter
  • PABURNER16.DLL (by Rocket Division Software, StarBurn Software) - StarBurn CD/DVD/Blu-Ray/HD-DVD Burning, Grabbing and Mastering Toolkit for Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP/2003/Vista/Longhorn
  • STARBURN.DLL (by Rocket Division Software, StarBurn Software)
  • UNACEV2.DLL (by ACE Compression Software) - UNACE - freeware ACE extraction component (UNACE Dynamic Link Library)
  • wodCertificate.dll (by Secure Plus d.o.o) - WeOnlyDo! wodCertificate Component (wodCertificate Management Component)
  • PAES.EXE - PowerArchiver Encryption Suite (PowerArchiver Encryption Suite 2016)
  • wodFtpDLX.dll (by WeOnlyDo!) - WeOnlyDo! FtpDLX Component (wodFtpDLX Component)
  • pazpaq.dll - ZPAQ for Total Commander (ZPAQ file archiver plug-in for Total Commander - based on zpaq 7.05)
  • pa_lang2.dll (by Ashampoo) - Ashampoo AshLang 2 API
  • pa_lang2_x64.dll (by Ashampoo)
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • WnASPI32.dll - ASPI for Windows
  • PAISO.DLL (by Hoopoe ProGroup) - iso.wcx (iso_wincmd)
  • 7Z.DLL (by Igor Pavlov) - 7-Zip (7z Plugin)
  • 7Z64.DLL (by Igor Pavlov)
  • vss_2k3.exe
  • vss_ctrl.dll
  • vss_x64.exe
  • vss_xp.exe

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}.
Scheduled Task
  • PABackup.exe is scheduled as a task named 'VarmKopioiMail.pbs' (runs daily at 21:00).
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 2016?

Quickly and completely remove PowerArchiver 2016 from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall PowerArchiver 2016 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 PowerArchiver 2016, 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 PowerArchiver 2016.

Win 10 75%
Win XP 1%
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 10 75.21%
Windows 7 23.08%
Windows Vista 0.85%
Windows XP 0.85%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Pro 29.31%
Windows 10 Home 28.45%
Windows 7 Home Premium 10.34%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.03%
Windows 7 Professional 5.17%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.31%

Distribution by countryGeography

51.01% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 51.01%
  Germany 13.42%
  France 4.70%
  Netherlands 4.70%
  United Kingdom 4.70%
  Canada 3.36%
  UA 2.01%
  Sweden 2.01%
  Russia 1.34%
  Czech Republic 1.34%
  Poland 1.34%
  Italy 1.34%
  BG 1.34%
  South Africa 0.67%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.77%
Dell 16.92%
Acer 12.31%
Lenovo 9.23%
Toshiba 9.23%
American Megatrends 4.62%
ASUS 3.08%
Medion 3.08%
MSI 1.54%
Alienware 1.54%
Samsung 1.54%
Common models
ASUS All Series 6.74%
HP HP Notebook 2.25%
PowerSpec Gseries 2.25%
Notebook P65_P67RGR... 2.25%
TOSHIBA Satellite L875D 1.12%
TOSHIBA Satellite L550 1.12%

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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