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Should I remove Serif PagePlus X5?

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 #11,685
United States Rank #9,816
Reach 0.0289%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 362.36 days
1221.33 days >
Average installed length: 641.72 days


VersionDistribution 78.35% 5.55% 0.18% 8.23% 4.83% 2.86%

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Serif PagePlus X5

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What is Serif PagePlus X5?  (from Serif (Europe) Ltd)

Create professional-quality advertising, sophisticated print designs and electronic documents with PagePlus X5, the best-in-class desktop publisher. From brochures to books, menus to magazines, flyers to forms and professional printing to PDF editing, PagePlus X5 does it all quickly and easily--like having a design age...  Read more


Serif PagePlus X5 is a program developed by Serif (Europe) Ltd. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 main program executable is subinacl.exe. The setup package is about 734.57 KB (752,202 bytes) when donwloaded. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 53% of users of Serif PagePlus X5 come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.serif.com/desktop-publishing-software
Help link: www.support.serif.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Serif\PagePlus\X5\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{371C9583-5174-4CF8-B10D-D4C3AA7E8CD0}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 734.57 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Serif PagePlus X5

Program executable:subinacl.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Serif\PagePlus\X5\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 X5?

Quickly and completely remove Serif PagePlus X5 from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Serif PagePlus X5 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 Serif PagePlus X5, 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 Serif PagePlus X5.

Win 7 (SP1) 64%
Win Vista 0%
Automatically starts? 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 65.47%
Windows 10 21.29%
Windows Vista 7.33%
Windows XP 5.90%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 44.88%
Windows 7 Professional 11.67%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.08%
Windows 8.1 6.64%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.92%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.57%

Distribution by countryGeography

53.43% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 53.43%
  United Kingdom 24.14%
  Germany 6.43%
  Canada 2.14%
  Australia 1.14%
  DK 1.00%
  France 0.86%
  Netherlands 0.86%
  Portugal 0.71%
  Italy 0.71%
  South Africa 0.57%
  Belgium 0.57%
  Switzerland 0.57%
  Sweden 0.57%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 26.33%
Hewlett-Packard 23.51%
Acer 18.18%
Toshiba 7.52%
Lenovo 5.64%
Intel 5.33%
ASUS 4.39%
American Megatrends 0.94%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.68%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.68%
Dell XPS 8300 2.92%
MEDIONPC MS-7616 2.34%
Dell Dell DM061 2.34%

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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