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Should I remove Serif PagePlus X6?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #8,909
United States Rank #9,666
Reach 0.0430%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 275.72 days
980.82 days >
Average installed length: 515.35 days


VersionDistribution 57.50% 26.68% 2.60% 13.22%

Other programs by Serif (Europe) Ltd

Serif PagePlus X6

What is Serif PagePlus X6?  (from Serif (Europe) Ltd)

PagePlus X6 provides all you need for business-class digital publishing and print design – with no experience required. Outshine communications made using other office software with greater freedom of layout, a rich graphic design toolset, built-in photo editing and fully-fledged PDF editing so you can open documents...  Read more


Serif PagePlus X6 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 software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 1.24 MB (1,299,103 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 39% of users of Serif PagePlus X6 come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.serif.com/pageplus/ppx6
Help link: www.support.serif.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Serif\PagePlus\X6\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{E2B22002-9C8B-43CC-A75B-464B6ED4FF6B}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.24 MB
Language: English (United Kingdom)

Program filesFiles installed by Serif PagePlus X6

Program executable:subinacl.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Serif\PagePlus\X6\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 X6?

You can uninstall Serif PagePlus X6 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 X6, 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 X6.

Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win 7 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.97%
Windows 10 30.19%
Windows Vista 3.42%
Windows XP 3.42%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.45%
Windows 7 Professional 16.21%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.88%
Windows 10 Home 8.52%
Windows 8.1 6.75%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.14%

Distribution by countryGeography

39.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 39.33%
  United Kingdom 27.58%
  Germany 9.50%
  France 3.17%
  Canada 2.86%
  Australia 2.76%
  Netherlands 2.04%
  Austria 1.23%
  Sweden 0.92%
  Belgium 0.82%
  Italy 0.82%
  South Africa 0.72%
  Spain 0.72%
  Ireland 0.72%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 29.68%
Dell 21.00%
Acer 14.38%
ASUS 5.94%
Medion 4.57%
Intel 4.11%
Lenovo 3.88%
Samsung 3.42%
Toshiba 2.97%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.29%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.08%
ASUS All Series 3.08%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.64%
Dell OptiPlex 745 ... 2.64%
Dell Studio XPS 7100 1.76%

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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