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What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
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11.2.0 73.08%
11.1.0 7.69%
11.0 19.23%

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StuffIt 11

What is StuffIt 11?  (from Smith Micro Software)

StuffIt provides better compression and encryption on more platforms on more types of files AND has better backup features. StuffIt is the ultimate file compression utility, the only one you need. All the features you need to backup, share, archive, encrypt and shrink your photos, music, and other documents. StuffIt, ...  Read more


StuffIt 11 is a program developed by Smith Micro Software. The most used version is 11.2.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The software installer includes 47 files and is usually about 21.63 MB (22,679,150 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows XP as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 61% of users of StuffIt 11 come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Japan.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.SmithMicro.com
Help link: www.allume.com/support/techsupport/index.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Smith Micro\StuffIt11\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{8424EF22-44CF-4DD4-B702-FADA3998F4BA}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 21.63 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by StuffIt 11

  • foundation.dll - StuffIt Engine PlugIn Foundation (Foundation code for StuffIt Engine 10.0)
  • Resources_English.dll - Resource Dynamic Link Library (StuffIt Resources Dynamic Link Library)
  • sea.dll - StuffIt SDK for Windows (Self-Extracting stubs library)
  • SeaBuilder.exe - SEA Builder Application (StuffIt SeaBuilder Application)
  • CmdLine.exe - StuffIt11 Application (StuffIt11 CmdLine Application)
  • Convert.exe - StuffIt11 Convert Application
  • StuffIt11.exe
  • SxShellExt.dll - StuffIt11 Shell Extension DLL
  • AdminScheduler.exe - Schedule Application (StuffIt Scheduler Application)
  • ArcNameService.exe - ArcNameS Application (ArcNameService Application)
  • Scheduler.exe
  • console_stuff.exe - StuffIt Deluxe (StuffIt command line tool)
  • console_unstuff.exe
  • EngineShell.dll - StuffIt Engine
  • StuffItEngine.dll - StuffIt Engine SDK
  • InstHelper.dll - StuffIt11 (StuffIt Install Wizard Helper)
  • InstWiz.exe - StuffIt Install Wizard
  • Common.dll - StuffIt (StuffIt Common Dynamic Link Library)
  • Resources_Japanese.dll - StuffIt Resources DLL
  • Wizard.exe - StuffIt Wizard Application
  • apple.dll - StuffIt Engine PlugIn (PlugIn for StuffIt Engine)
  • arc.dll
  • arj.dll
  • bin.dll
  • btoa.dll
  • bz2.dll
  • cab.dll
  • compress.dll
  • cpt.dll
  • gz.dll
  • hqx.dll
  • lha.dll
  • mime.dll
  • pf.dll
  • rar.dll
  • sit.dll
  • sitseg.dll
  • sitx.dll
  • tar.dll
  • uu.dll
  • yenc.dll
  • zip.dll
  • StarBurn.dll (by Rocket Division Software) - StarBurn CD/DVD Burning, Grabbing and Mastering Toolkit for Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP/2003
  • WnASPI32.dll (by Rocket Division Software) - ASPI Layer for Windows NT/2000/XP/2003
  • pthreadVCE.dll
  • UpOneLevel.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • SxShellExt.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'StuffIt11ContextMenuHandler' with a class of {8B2B7A32-7D7B-48AB-838D-70AAC410985F}.
  • ArcNameService.exe runs as a service named 'Stuffit Archive Name Service' (Stuffit Archive Name Service) "Monitors file system for new, renamed, moved and deleted archives.".

How do I remove StuffIt 11?

You can uninstall StuffIt 11 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 StuffIt 11, 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 StuffIt 11.

Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 34.62%
Windows 7 30.77%
Windows Vista 23.08%
Windows 10 11.54%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 36.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 16.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.00%
Windows Vista Ultimate 8.00%
Windows 7 Professional 8.00%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

60.98% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 60.98%
  United Kingdom 12.20%
  Japan 7.32%
  Canada 7.32%
  Dominican Republic 2.44%
  Spain 2.44%
  Netherlands 2.44%
  Czech Republic 2.44%
  Hungary 2.44%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 30.43%
American Megatrends 13.04%
Acer 8.70%
Hewlett-Packard 8.70%
Toshiba 8.70%
ASUS 4.35%
Sahara 4.35%
Medion 4.35%
MSI 4.35%
Gateway 4.35%
Common models
Gateway FX6860 10.00%
TOSHIBA Satellite P200 5.00%
TOSHIBA dynabook Qosmio G... 5.00%
PCCHIPS M957G 5.00%
MSI MS-7721 5.00%

About (from Smith Micro Software Inc.)

Smith Micro Software, Inc. provides software and services that simplify, secure, and enhance the mobile experience.
Publisher URL: www.smithmicro.com


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