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What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #15,054
United States Rank #9,303
Reach 0.0185%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 30.69 days
905.42 days >
Average installed length: 475.73 days


14.0.1 42.74%
14.0.0 57.26%

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StuffIt 2010

What is StuffIt 2010?  (from Smith Micro Software)

StuffIt incorporates the functionality of StuffIt Expander, DropStuff, DropZip, and DropTar into one convenient program. Create and access email attachments and downloads, protect data, transfer files. StuffIt’s advanced technology specializes in the compression of MP3, PDF and graphics files with no quality loss. Shr...  Read more


StuffIt 2010 is a program developed by Smith Micro Software. The most used version is 14.0.0, 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. 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). When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The main program executable is Stuffit14.exe. The software installer includes 61 files and is usually about 43.81 MB (45,939,144 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 78% of users of StuffIt 2010 come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.SmithMicro.com
Help link: my.smithmicro.com/support/index.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Smith Micro\StuffIt 2010\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{26A7FC57-FC21-4CA9-85BD-4324B3294D8B}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 43.81 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by StuffIt 2010

Program executable:Stuffit14.exe
Name:StuffIt Application
Path:C:\Program Files\Smith Micro\StuffIt 2010\Stuffit14.exe
Additional files:
  • foundation.dll - StuffIt Engine PlugIn Foundation (Plugin Foundation code for StuffIt Engine)
  • 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
  • Stuffit14.exe
  • StuffItAtShutdown.exe - StuffIt Scheduler Component
  • SxShellExtEN.dll - StuffIt Shell Extension DLL
  • SxShellExtX64.dll
  • StuffItConnect.dll - StuffIt Connect (StuffIt Connect API Dynamic Link Library)
  • StuffItConnect_Wizard.exe
  • console_stuffEN.exe - StuffIt Deluxe (StuffIt command line tool)
  • console_unstuffEN.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
  • 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
  • lzma.dll
  • mime.dll
  • pf.dll
  • rar.dll
  • sevenz.dll
  • sit.dll
  • sitseg.dll
  • sitx.dll
  • tar.dll
  • uu.dll
  • yenc.dll
  • zip.dll
  • 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
  • StuffIt and Email.exe
  • StuffIt to Desktop.exe
  • UpOneLevel.exe
  • Zip and Email.exe
  • Zip to Desktop.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Context Menu Handlers
  • SxShellExtX64.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'StuffIt11ContextMenuHandler' with a class of {8B2B7A32-7D7B-48AB-838D-70AAC410985F}.
  • SxShellExtEN.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'StuffItContextMenuHandler' with a class of {8B2B7A32-7D7B-48AB-838D-70AAC410985F}.
Scheduled Task
  • Stuffit14.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{69118754-7526-4AA4-9155-9CAD4F580F30}' (runs on registration).
  • ArcNameService.exe runs as a service named 'Stuffit Archive Name Service' (Stuffit Archive Name Service) "StuffIt monitor for archive files".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:844 KB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000444682%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00004196%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00000250%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:98,918
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:13 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:7 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove StuffIt 2010?

You can uninstall StuffIt 2010 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 2010, 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 2010.

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win Server 2003 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 69.59%
Windows 10 18.63%
Windows XP 6.03%
Windows Vista 5.48%
Windows Server 2003 0.27%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 45.71%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.63%
Windows 7 Professional 9.97%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.37%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.99%
Windows 10 Home 4.16%

Distribution by countryGeography

78.24% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 78.24%
  United Kingdom 5.15%
  Canada 2.67%
  Australia 2.10%
  Italy 1.34%
  France 0.95%
  Mexico 0.76%
  Spain 0.57%
  Poland 0.57%
  CY 0.38%
  South Africa 0.38%
  Taiwan 0.38%
  UA 0.38%
  Belgium 0.38%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 31.42%
Hewlett-Packard 22.57%
Acer 21.24%
ASUS 6.19%
Lenovo 4.42%
Toshiba 4.42%
Samsung 2.65%
American Megatrends 0.88%
Alienware 0.88%
Common models
Dell Dell System Inspir... 5.52%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.52%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.07%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.07%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.07%
Acer Aspire 5253 2.45%

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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