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1% remove it99% keep it
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Average installed length: 228.74 days

Resource Hacker Version 3.6.0

What is Resource Hacker?  (from Resource Hacker)

Resource Hacker is a freeware utility for viewing, modifying, renaming, adding, deleting, and extracting resources in 32-bit Windows executables and resource files (RES). It incorporates an internal resource script compiler and decompiler. Viewing Resources: Cursor, Icon, Bitmap, GIF, AVI, and JPG resource images can b...  Read more


Resource Hacker Version 3.6.0 is a software program developed by Resource Hacker. 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). The primary executable is named ResHacker.exe. The setup package generally installs about 21 files and is usually about 2.17 MB (2,272,895 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 34% of users of Resource Hacker come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.angusj.com/resourcehacker
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Resource Hacker\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Resource Hacker\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 2.17 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Resource Hacker Version 3.6.0

Program executable:ResHacker.exe
Resource viewer, decompiler & recompiler.
Path:C:\Program Files\Resource Hacker\ResHacker.exe
Additional files:
  • ResHacker.exe - Übersetzt für WinLite.de (Ressourcen-Betrachter, zum de- & kompilieren.)
  • ResHackerFX.exe - Resource viewer, decompiler & recompiler.
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • ResHacker.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{CF845A76-3A7F-4223-B030-D3B8ED51A45C}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Resource Hacker?

You can uninstall Resource Hacker 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 Resource Hacker Version 3.6.0, 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 Resource Hacker.

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.10%
Windows 10 25.93%
Windows XP 6.10%
Windows Vista 1.77%
Windows Server 2003 0.10%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 26.77%
Windows 7 Home Premium 22.62%
Windows 7 Professional 13.42%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.08%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.06%
Windows 8.1 5.02%

Distribution by countryGeography

34.18% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 34.18%
  Germany 7.34%
  France 6.03%
  United Kingdom 4.47%
  Canada 3.61%
  Italy 3.00%
  Brazil 2.71%
  India 2.17%
  Netherlands 1.92%
  Australia 1.82%
  Poland 1.53%
  MA 1.40%
  Spain 1.34%
  DZ 1.31%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 21.31%
Dell 19.19%
Acer 17.07%
ASUS 13.56%
Toshiba 5.93%
Lenovo 3.33%
Samsung 2.85%
Intel 2.66%
MSI 1.63%
American Megatrends 1.33%
Alienware 0.97%
Common models
ASUS All Series 5.23%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.67%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.67%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.18%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.43%
Dell Inspiron N5010 2.24%


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