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What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #9,014
United States Rank #6,600
Reach 0.0422%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 19.06 days
562.29 days >
Average installed length: 295.44 days


VersionDistribution 49.82% 49.10% 1.08%

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StuffIt Expander 2011

What is StuffIt Expander 2011?  (from Smith Micro Software)

Expander allows you to access and uncompress StuffIt X and Zip archives effortlessly. StuffIt Expander for Windows now includes a context menu so you can expand files with a simple right-click command right in Windows Explorer as well as support for expansion of SIT5, RAR and ZIPX archives. All StuffIt Windows products...  Read more


StuffIt Expander 2011 is a software program developed by Smith Micro Software. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 primary executable is named StuffItExpander.exe. The setup package generally installs about 10 files and is usually about 5.4 MB (5,667,214 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 64% of users of StuffIt Expander 2011 come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.smithmicro.com
Help link: www.smithmicro.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Smith Micro\StuffIt Expander 2011\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{59E98F3F-48D6-42A9-8250-079671E02B2D}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 5.4 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by StuffIt Expander 2011

Program executable:StuffItExpander.exe
Name:StuffIt Expander
Path:C:\Program Files\Smith Micro\StuffIt Expander 2011\StuffItExpander.exe
Additional files:
  • analytics.dll - Smith Micro Analytics Client
  • deflate.dll - StuffIt API library (StuffIt API Dynamic Library for MSVC10)
  • rar.dll
  • sit5.dll
  • stuffit_expand.dll
  • ExpanderExt.dll - SimpleExt Module
  • StuffItExpander.exe - StuffIt Expander
  • swigStuff.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • StuffItExpander.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F541D666-7795-4889-A0AE-A744DDF84ECB}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove StuffIt Expander 2011?

You can uninstall StuffIt Expander 2011 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 Expander 2011, 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 Expander 2011.

Win 7 (SP1) 68%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 71.51%
Windows 10 17.79%
Windows XP 5.53%
Windows Vista 5.17%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 39.81%
Windows 7 Professional 16.38%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.62%
Windows 10 Home 5.58%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.22%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.88%

Distribution by countryGeography

63.92% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 63.92%
  United Kingdom 7.23%
  Germany 4.70%
  Canada 4.61%
  Australia 3.07%
  India 1.90%
  France 1.54%
  Sweden 1.27%
  Japan 0.90%
  Netherlands 0.90%
  Belgium 0.72%
  Spain 0.54%
  Italy 0.54%
  Ireland 0.45%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 25.63%
Hewlett-Packard 24.27%
Acer 16.89%
ASUS 6.99%
Toshiba 6.80%
Samsung 3.50%
Lenovo 3.30%
Intel 2.52%
Apple 1.55%
MSI 1.36%
American Megatrends 0.78%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.41%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.53%
Dell XPS 8300 2.88%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.88%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.47%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.47%

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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