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Should I remove UltraCompare Professional?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #45,196
United States Rank #36,200
Reach 0.0019%


5.10a 43.24%
5.10 16.22%
5.00 5.41%
4.20a 2.70%
4.20 13.51%
4.10a 5.41%
4.10 2.70%
3.10 5.41%
3.00b 5.41%

UltraCompare Professional

What is UltraCompare Professional?  (from IDM Computer Solutions)

Powerful Compare/Merge for Text/Binary Files & Folders Drag/drop of folders/files to be compared or direct entry. Includes FTP/SFTP Support. File Compare Features: Line-by-line comparison of files/pasted snippets. Fast/Smart Binary Compare. Text compare mode includes options to ignore blank lines, whitespace, or case. ...  Read more


UltraCompare Professional is a program developed by IDM Computer Solutions. The most used version is 5.10a, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 11 files and is usually about 8.3 MB (8,699,291 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 61% of users of UltraCompare Professional come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and South Africa.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ultracompare.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\IDM Computer Solutions\UltraCompare
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\IDM Computer Solutions\UltraCompare\Uninstall.exe" "C:\Program Files\IDM Computer Solutions\UltraCompare\install.log" -u
Estimated size: 8.3 MB

Program filesFiles installed by UltraCompare Professional

  • uc.exe - UltraCompare Professional
  • ucres.dll
  • UC_ShellExt.dll - UltraCompare System Shell Module (UC_ShellExt Module)
  • UC_ShellExt07.dll
  • SftpDLL.dll (by WeOnlyDo! COM) - wodSFTPdll library (wodSFTP API library)
  • Uninstall.exe
  • unrar.dll - RAR decompression library

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Context Menu Handlers
  • UC_ShellExt.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'zzzUltraCompare' with a class of {D39D9960-20CA-40CE-A802-8C64817BE518}.
  • UC_ShellExt07.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'zzzUltraCompare' with a class of {D39D9960-20CA-40CE-A802-8C64817BE518}.

How do I remove UltraCompare Professional?

You can uninstall UltraCompare Professional 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 UltraCompare Professional, 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 UltraCompare Professional.

Win 7 (SP1) 35%
Win Server 2003 3%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 35.14%
Windows XP 32.43%
Windows 10 18.92%
Windows Vista 10.81%
Windows Server 2003 2.70%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 32.43%
Windows 7 Professional 13.51%
Windows 7 Home Premium 13.51%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 10.81%
Windows 10 Home 8.11%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.41%

Distribution by countryGeography

60.78% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 60.78%
  Italy 7.84%
  South Africa 3.92%
  France 3.92%
  Argentina 3.92%
  Spain 3.92%
  Germany 3.92%
  United Kingdom 3.92%
  Slovenia 1.96%
  Israel 1.96%
  Netherlands 1.96%
  Canada 1.96%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 25.00%
Hewlett-Packard 21.88%
ASUS 12.50%
American Megatrends 9.38%
Intel 6.25%
Acer 6.25%
Gateway 3.13%
Samsung 3.13%
Lenovo 3.13%
Common models
Dell Dell DM061 6.90%
MSI MS-7309 3.45%
HP Pavilion dv6000 (RD869... 3.45%
Hewlett-Packard h8-1012c 3.45%
Dell Studio 1555 3.45%
Dell Dell System XPS L3... 3.45%

About (from IDM Computer Solutions, Inc.)

IDM products have won coveted industry awards to include PC Magazines Annual Editors Choice Award and the Shareware Industry Application of the Year Award, as well as the Shareware Industry People's Choice Award.
Publisher URL: www.ultraedit.com


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