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Should I remove Serif PagePlus X4?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #12,754
United States Rank #13,326
Reach 0.0247%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 92.39 days
754.78 days >
Average installed length: 396.58 days


VersionDistribution 77.57% 2.47% 2.67% 1.85% 0.82% 14.61%

Other programs by Serif (Europe) Ltd

Serif PagePlus X4

What is Serif PagePlus X4?  (from Serif (Europe) Ltd)

PagePlus X4: professional desktop publishing made easy. When you make publications for sharing with co-workers, attracting new customers, defining your business image, projects at school or college, informing the public, advertising events, and more, you inevitably do more than just layout and print the page. You’re wr...  Read more


Serif PagePlus X4 is a software program developed by Serif (Europe) Ltd. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 subinacl.exe. The setup package generally installs about 8 files and is usually about 501.43 KB (513,465 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 39% of users of Serif PagePlus X4 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.serif.com/desktop-publishing-software
Help link: www.support.serif.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Serif\PagePlus\X4\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{2DC240EA-51B1-4CC4-A0E5-4E4399CD7302}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 501.43 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Serif PagePlus X4

Program executable:subinacl.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Serif\PagePlus\X4\subinacl.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • subinacl.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{1A93BE64-5923-47EB-81FD-C4B4374A2498}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • subinacl.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'VMAdvisor' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Windows Resource Kits\Tools\SUBINACL.exe" /verbose=1 /keyreg "HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{8696D99C-E2D2-4614-85A8-90FB821470E0}" /grant="Everyone"=F.

How do I remove Serif PagePlus X4?

You can uninstall Serif PagePlus X4 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 Serif PagePlus X4, 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 Serif PagePlus X4.

Win 7 (SP1) 64%
Win XP 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.84%
Windows 10 18.93%
Windows Vista 8.64%
Windows XP 6.58%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 43.51%
Windows 7 Professional 15.26%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.22%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.60%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.98%
Windows 10 Home 5.36%

Distribution by countryGeography

39.01% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 39.01%
  Germany 26.77%
  United Kingdom 22.16%
  France 2.13%
  Austria 1.95%
  Canada 1.95%
  Australia 0.89%
  Switzerland 0.71%
  Belgium 0.53%
  Romania 0.53%
  Ireland 0.53%
  Italy 0.53%
  South Africa 0.35%
  Portugal 0.35%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.00%
Dell 20.40%
Acer 18.40%
Medion 10.00%
ASUS 7.20%
American Megatrends 2.00%
Toshiba 2.00%
Lenovo 1.60%
Samsung 1.60%
Intel 1.60%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 530 3.07%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 3.07%
MEDIONPC MS-7616 2.45%
Acer Aspire 5552 2.45%
HP Pavilion TS 15 Noteboo... 2.45%
MEDION MS-7800 2.45%

About Serif (Europe) Ltd

Serif is a developer and publisher of desktop publishing and graphic design software for the PC and offers free, feature-restricted versions of its latest titles and maintains a separate website allowing customers to download free copies of older versions of their applications.
Publisher URL: www.serif.com


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