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What percent of users and experts removed it?
19% remove it81% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,157
United States Rank #3,463
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 13.15 days
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Average installed length: 203.75 days


1.6.1 100.00%

Universal Extractor 1.6.1

What is Universal Extractor?  (from Jared Breland)

Universal Extractor is a program designed to decompress and extract files from any type of archive or installer, such as ZIP or RAR files, self-extracting EXE files, application installers, etc. The full list of supported formats can be found in the table below. It's able to support so many varied file formats by utili...  Read more


Universal Extractor 1.6.1 is a software program developed by Jared Breland. 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 uniextract.exe. The setup package generally installs about 10 files and is usually about 11.95 MB (12,533,927 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 44% of users of Universal Extractor come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.legroom.net/mysoft
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Universal Extractor\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Universal Extractor\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 11.95 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Universal Extractor 1.6.1

Program executable:uniextract.exe
Name:Universal Extractor v1.7.8.90 build 1887
Universal Extractor
Path:C:\Program Files\universal extractor\uniextract.exe
Additional files:
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • UniExtract.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{B1E6BB86-4959-4113-B773-87242EF21A02}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Universal Extractor?

You can uninstall Universal Extractor 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 Universal Extractor 1.6.1, 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 Universal Extractor.

Win 7 (SP1) 54%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 19%
Keep it 81%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 58.77%
Windows 10 29.21%
Windows XP 7.86%
Windows Vista 4.14%
Windows Server 2003 0.03%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 23.12%
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.52%
Windows 7 Professional 12.18%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.79%
Windows 10 Home 5.33%
Windows 10 Pro 4.83%

Distribution by countryGeography

43.79% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 43.79%
  Germany 8.16%
  Italy 4.71%
  United Kingdom 3.90%
  France 3.49%
  Canada 2.89%
  India 2.75%
  Brazil 2.30%
  Australia 1.87%
  Netherlands 1.87%
  Japan 1.41%
  Russia 1.00%
  Poland 0.86%
  Sweden 0.84%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.97%
Dell 22.32%
Acer 16.45%
ASUS 11.69%
Lenovo 4.46%
Toshiba 3.66%
Intel 2.31%
Samsung 2.26%
American Megatrends 1.10%
Medion 0.95%
Sahara 0.95%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 8.33%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.40%
ASUS All Series 5.09%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.17%
Dell XPS 8300 1.70%
Dell Inspiron N5010 1.54%


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