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8% remove it92% keep it
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13.0.1 9.76%
13.0.0 90.24%

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StuffIt 2009

What is StuffIt 2009?  (from Smith Micro Software)

We rarely JUST want to compress some files, we almost ALWAYS want it to go somewhere, or to someone. StuffIt Destinations takes care of the whole task simply by dragging files onto the right destination tile. It packages the files AND delivers them to a pre-set destination. Add as many custom tiles as you want to the ...  Read more


StuffIt 2009 is a program developed by Smith Micro Software. The most used version is 13.0.0, 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 33 files and is usually about 26.18 MB (27,455,771 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 83% of users of StuffIt 2009 come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.SmithMicro.com
Help link: www.allume.com/support/techsupport/index.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Smith Micro\StuffIt 2009\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{7204C956-B01F-4344-9F10-67485DBE7D15}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 26.18 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by StuffIt 2009

  • foundation.dll - StuffIt Engine PlugIn Foundation (Plugin Foundation code for StuffIt Engine 2008)
  • StuffItEngine.dll - StuffIt Engine built with MSVC8 (StuffIt Engine SDK for MSVC9)
  • sea.dll - StuffIt SDK for Windows (Self-Extracting stubs library)
  • AdminScheduler.exe - Schedule Application (StuffIt Scheduler Application)
  • ArcNameService.exe - ArcNameS Application (ArcNameService Application)
  • Scheduler.exe
  • CmdLine.exe - StuffIt Application (StuffIt CmdLine Application)
  • Convert.exe - StuffIt Convert Application
  • SeaBuilder.exe - StuffIt SEABuilder Application
  • SEAProfileEditor.exe
  • Stuffit13.exe
  • StuffItAtShutdown.exe - StuffIt Scheduler Component
  • SxShellExtEN.dll - StuffIt Shell Extension DLL
  • SxShellExtX64.dll
  • console_stuffEN.exe - StuffIt Deluxe (StuffIt command line tool)
  • console_stuffFR.exe
  • console_unstuffEN.exe
  • console_unstuffFR.exe
  • EngineShell.dll - StuffIt Engine
  • Common.dll - StuffIt (StuffIt Common Dynamic Link Library)
  • InstHelper.dll - StuffIt Install Wizard Helper
  • InstWiz.exe - StuffIt Install Wizard
  • NonLocalizedResources.dll - StuffIt Resources DLL
  • Resources.dll
  • Resources_English.dll
  • Wizard.exe - StuffIt Wizard Application
  • StarBurn.dll (by Rocket Division Software) - StarBurn CD/DVD/Blu-Ray/HD-DVD Burning, Grabbing and Mastering Toolkit for Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP/2003/Vista/Longhorn
  • WnASPI32.dll (by Rocket Division Software) - ASPI Layer for Windows NT/2000/XP/2003/Vista/Longhorn
  • upx.exe (by The UPX Team http://upx.sf.net) - UPX (UPX executable packer)
  • DropBoxExe.exe
  • pthreadVCE.dll
  • UpOneLevel.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Context Menu Handlers
  • SxShellExtEN.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'StuffItContextMenuHandler' with a class of {8B2B7A32-7D7B-48AB-838D-70AAC410985F}.
  • SxShellExtX64.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'StuffItContextMenuHandler' with a class of {8B2B7A32-7D7B-48AB-838D-70AAC410985F}.
  • ArcNameService.exe runs as a service named 'Stuffit Archive Name Service' (Stuffit Archive Name Service) "StuffIt monitor for archive files".

How do I remove StuffIt 2009?

You can uninstall StuffIt 2009 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 2009, 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 2009.

Win 7 (SP1) 59%
Win 7 2%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.98%
Windows XP 14.63%
Windows 10 14.63%
Windows Vista 9.76%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 24.39%
Windows 7 Ultimate 19.51%
Windows 7 Professional 17.07%
Microsoft Windows XP 14.63%
Windows 10 Pro 7.32%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.88%

Distribution by countryGeography

83.05% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 83.05%
  Canada 5.08%
  Australia 3.39%
  South Africa 1.69%
  France 1.69%
  New Zealand 1.69%
  Japan 1.69%
  United Kingdom 1.69%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 37.50%
Dell 15.63%
Acer 9.38%
Toshiba 6.25%
Gateway 3.13%
Sony 3.13%
Sahara 3.13%
Medion 3.13%
Lenovo 3.13%
Compaq 3.13%
American Megatrends 3.13%
Common models
Hewlett-Packard p6610f 10.00%
TOSHIBA Satellite A500 3.33%
Sony VPCF136FM 3.33%
Parallels Software Intern... 3.33%
Panasonic Corporation CF-... 3.33%

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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