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What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #33,650
United States Rank #28,639
Reach 0.0038%


1.97 2.74%
1.90 4.11%
1.76 2.74%
1.70 1.37%
1.68 2.74%
1.45 1.37%
1.37 5.48%
1.36 10.96%
1.35 5.48%
1.30 5.48%
1.25 5.48%
1.24 9.59%
1.23 2.74%
1.22 1.37%
1.21 1.37%
1.20 1.37%
1.19 2.74%
1.18 2.74%
1.17 4.11%
1.16 8.22%
1.15 6.85%
1.14 5.48%
1.13 5.48%

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What is ShellExView?  (from NirSoft)

Shell Extensions are in-process COM objects which extends the abilities of Windows operating system. Most shell extensions are automatically installed by the operating system, but there are also many other applications that install additional shell extension components. For example: If you install WinZip on your comput...  Read more


ShellExView is a program developed by NirSoft. The most used version is 1.36, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is shexview.exe. The software installer includes 4 files. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows XP as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 53% of users of ShellExView come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Japan.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.nirsoft.net/utils/shexview.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ShellExView
Uninstaller: C:\WINDOWS\zipinst.exe /uninst "C:\Program Files\ShellExView\uninst1~.nsu"

Program filesFiles installed by ShellExView

Program executable:shexview.exe
Shell Extensions Manager
Path:C:\Program Files\ShellExView\shexview.exe
Additional files:
  • shexview_setup.exe - ZipInstaller

How do I remove ShellExView?

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

Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 49.32%
Windows 7 23.29%
Windows Vista 19.18%
Windows 10 8.22%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 49.32%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 16.44%
Windows 7 Professional 8.22%
Windows 7 Home Premium 8.22%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.85%
Windows 8.1 4.11%

Distribution by countryGeography

52.69% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 52.69%
  Germany 15.05%
  Japan 6.45%
  Canada 5.38%
  France 3.23%
  Netherlands 3.23%
  Belgium 2.15%
  Italy 2.15%
  Sweden 1.08%
  Finland 1.08%
  United Kingdom 1.08%
  Hungary 1.08%
  Lebanon 1.08%
  Singapore 1.08%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 27.45%
American Megatrends 13.73%
Intel 11.76%
Hewlett-Packard 11.76%
Acer 3.92%
ASUS 3.92%
Toshiba 3.92%
Medion 3.92%
Packard Bell 1.96%
NEC 1.96%
Compaq 1.96%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 530 3.77%
Unknow Unknow 1.89%
Dell Inspiron 3721 1.89%
Dell Dell DXP051 1.89%
CLEVO P15xEMx 1.89%

About (from NirSoft)

NirSoft web site provides a unique collection of small and useful freeware utilities, all of them developed by Nir Sofer.
Publisher URL: www.nirsoft.net


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