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Should I remove TabExplorer?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
22% remove it78% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #21,211
United States Rank #25,936
Reach 0.0097%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 24.45 days
721.26 days >
Average installed length: 378.97 days


VersionDistribution 97.40% 1.56% 0.52% 0.52%


What is TabExplorer?  (from iWesoft)

TabExplorer can add tabs to Windows Explorer. With TabExplorer, you could make your life easier and boost your productivity. Save you a lot of precious time.


TabExplorer is a program developed by iWesoft. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. The software installer includes 27 files and is usually about 4.66 MB (4,882,432 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 29% of users of TabExplorer come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.iwesoft.com/product/36/tabexplorer
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\tabexplorer
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{F0E345D6-AE5C-4F49-AF3A-0349F729C130}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 4.66 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by TabExplorer

  • webtooker.windows.forms.navisuite.dll - WebTooker.Windows.Forms.Navisuite
  • webtooker.windows.forms.widgets.dll - WebTooker.Windows.Forms.Widgets
  • webtooker.windows.forms.ribbons.dll - WebTooker.Windows.Forms.Ribbon
  • webtooker.windows.animations.dll - WebTooker.Windows.Animations
  • webtooker.shortcutmanagement.dll - iWesoft Shortcut Management
  • webtooker.windows.forms.dll - WebTooker.Windows.Forms
  • webtooker.appframework.dll - WebTooker.AppFramework
  • webtooker.drawing.html.dll - WebTooker.Drawing.Html
  • webtooker.framework.dll - WebTooker.Framework
  • webtooker.drawing.dll - WebTooker.Drawing
  • webtooker.wetabwindows.presentation.dll - TabAnyApplication
  • webtooker.windows.dll - WebTooker.Windows
  • webtooker.win32.dll - WebTooker.Win32
  • tabexplorer.exe - TabExplorer
  • tabexplorerstarter.exe
  • webtooker.wetabexplorer.presentation.dll
  • webtooker.windows.forms.metro.dll - WebTooker.Windows.Forms.Metro
  • webtooker.windows.forms.tree.dll - WebTooker.Windows.Forms.Tree
  • webtooker.windows.forms.navisuite.resources.dll
  • webtooker.windows.forms.ribbons.resources.dll
  • webtooker.windows.resources.dll
  • webtooker.windows.forms.mditabnavigation.dll (by Chris Crites) - MdiTabStrip
  • applimit.netsparkle.dll (by Dirk Eisenberg) - NetSparkle

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • tabexplorerstarter.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'TabExplorer' and executes as "C:\Program Files\TabExplorer\TabExplorerStarter.exe" /systemstartup.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • tabexplorerstarter.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'TabExplorer' which loads as "C:\Program Files\TabExplorer\TabExplorerStarter.exe" /systemstartup.

How do I remove TabExplorer?

You can uninstall TabExplorer 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 TabExplorer, 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 TabExplorer.

Win 7 (SP1) 66%
Win 7 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 22%
Keep it 78%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.23%
Windows 10 20.83%
Windows XP 7.81%
Windows Vista 3.13%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 41.05%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.74%
Windows 7 Professional 8.42%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.89%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.74%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 2.63%

Distribution by countryGeography

29.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 29.33%
  Germany 22.12%
  United Kingdom 11.54%
  Iran 3.85%
  India 3.37%
  Belgium 2.88%
  Netherlands 2.88%
  France 2.40%
  Taiwan 1.92%
  Australia 1.92%
  DK 1.92%
  Austria 1.44%
  Indonesia 1.44%
  Croatia 1.44%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 22.55%
Dell 21.57%
Hewlett-Packard 19.61%
ASUS 8.82%
Medion 8.82%
Intel 3.92%
American Megatrends 2.94%
Lenovo 1.96%
Samsung 1.96%
Common models
Packard Bell ixtreme M580... 2.94%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 2.94%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 1.96%
BIOSTAR Group GF8100 M2+ ... 1.96%
ASUSTeK N76VZ 1.96%
MEDION P6620 1.96%

Publisher URL: www.iwesoft.com


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