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United States Rank #2,294
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Average installed length: 210.63 days


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QuickPar 0.9

What is QuickPar?  (from Peter B. Clements)

QuickPar is a utility for creating Parity Volumes using the Reed Solomon algorithm. Parity Volumes may be used to verify that a set of files have not been corrupted, or to reconstruct damaged files (providing that you have a sufficient quantity of Parity Volumes to match the missing or damaged files). QuickPar uses the...  Read more


QuickPar 0.9 is a software program developed by Peter B. Clements. 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 primary executable is named quickpar.exe. The setup package generally installs about 10 files and is usually about 911.3 KB (933,168 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 35% of users of QuickPar come from the United States, it is also popular in Netherlands and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.quickpar.org.uk
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\quickpar
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\QuickPar\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 911.3 KB

Program filesFiles installed by QuickPar 0.9

Program executable:quickpar.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\quickpar\quickpar.exe
Additional files:
  • QuickParShlExt.dll - Quick Par (Quick Par Shell Extension (English))
  • uninst.exe - QuickPar

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • QuickParShlExt.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'Quick Par' with a class of {D120D80B-BD26-4A74-8E43-2C2AF0966139}.
Scheduled Task
  • QuickPar.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{AE889994-851F-45F6-932F-72C569FC1B87}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove QuickPar?

You can uninstall QuickPar 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 QuickPar 0.9, 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 QuickPar.

Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 55.82%
Windows 10 34.44%
Windows XP 6.29%
Windows Vista 3.42%
Windows Server 2003 0.04%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 24.02%
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.59%
Windows 7 Professional 11.17%
Windows 10 Home 7.32%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.43%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.20%

Distribution by countryGeography

34.85% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 34.85%
  Netherlands 21.93%
  Germany 11.58%
  France 10.28%
  United Kingdom 5.78%
  Belgium 2.99%
  Canada 2.87%
  Australia 1.07%
  MA 0.89%
  Austria 0.66%
  Switzerland 0.59%
  DK 0.57%
  DZ 0.55%
  Italy 0.45%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 22.05%
Hewlett-Packard 16.59%
Acer 16.47%
ASUS 13.36%
Medion 6.76%
Intel 3.00%
Lenovo 2.13%
Toshiba 1.68%
MSI 1.55%
Samsung 1.48%
American Megatrends 1.28%
Common models
ASUS All Series 11.79%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.84%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.74%
Dell XPS 8300 2.12%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 2.12%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 2.06%


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