84,488,480 programs installed

Should I remove TakeOwnershipEx?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
What do people think about it?
Be the first to rate (click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #11,826
United States Rank #11,307
Reach 0.0278%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 6.04 days
178.25 days >
Average installed length: 93.66 days


VersionDistribution 98.91% 1.09%



TakeOwnershipEx is a program developed by Sergey Tkachenko. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is takeownershipex.exe. The software installer includes 2 files and is usually about 962.63 KB (985,737 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 47% of users of TakeOwnershipEx come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: winaero.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\takeownershipex
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\TakeOwnershipEx\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 962.63 KB

Program filesFiles installed by TakeOwnershipEx

Program executable:takeownershipex.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\takeownershipex\takeownershipex.exe
Additional files:
  • uninst.exe

How do I remove TakeOwnershipEx?

You can uninstall TakeOwnershipEx 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 TakeOwnershipEx, 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 TakeOwnershipEx.

Win 10 74%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 73.72%
Windows 7 25.00%
Windows XP 0.73%
Windows Vista 0.55%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 14.99%
Windows 10 Pro 13.89%
Windows 8.1 Pro 13.71%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.43%
Windows 8.1 8.59%
Windows 7 Home Premium 6.76%

Distribution by countryGeography

46.66% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 46.66%
  Germany 10.67%
  United Kingdom 5.73%
  Russia 5.10%
  UA 4.14%
  Canada 2.07%
  Italy 2.07%
  Australia 1.91%
  France 1.75%
  Netherlands 1.59%
  Poland 1.43%
  India 1.27%
  Sweden 1.11%
  Austria 1.11%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.67%
Acer 17.67%
Dell 16.67%
ASUS 13.67%
Lenovo 7.00%
Samsung 3.00%
MSI 2.00%
Medion 1.67%
American Megatrends 1.33%
Toshiba 1.00%
Apple 1.00%
Common models
ASUS All Series 12.17%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.17%
Gigabyte GA-78LMT-USB3 2.65%
Gigabyte GA-78LMT-S2P 2.12%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.12%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.12%


user comment
No one has commented yet. Help others learn more about this software, share your comments.