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Should I remove Universal Extractor?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #17,915
United States Rank #22,757
Reach 0.0134%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 26.01 days
767.27 days >
Average installed length: 403.14 days


v1.9.9.189 0.38%
v1.9.22.209 1.51%
v1.9.21.208 0.75%
v1.9.11.196 1.89%
v1.7.9.95 17.36%
v1.7.8.93 6.04%
v1.7.8.91 4.91%
v1.7.7 build 87 0.38%
v1.7.5.83 0.38%
v1.7.4.77 2.64%
v1.7.3.73 1.89%
v1.7.2.71 3.40%
v1.7.1.70 0.38%
v1.7.0.68 1.89%
v1.6.2 2.64%
v1.6.1.67 0.75%
v1.6.1.66 4.91%
v1.6.1.65 5.28%
v1.6.1.64 2.26%
v1.6.1.63 2.26%
v1.6.1.62 1.89%
v1.6.1.61 1.51%
v1.6.1.60 0.75%
v1.6.1 31.70%
v1.6 1.89% 0.38%

Universal Extractor

What is Universal Extractor?  (from oszone.net)

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 original motivation behind this project was to create an easy, convenient way to extract files from various types of ins...  Read more


Universal Extractor is a software program developed by oszone.net. The most common release is v1.6.1, 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 uniextract.exe. The setup package generally installs about 52 files and is usually about 15.6 MB (16,354,328 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 28% of users of Universal Extractor come from the United States, it is also popular in Russia and UA.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.legroom.net/software/uniextract
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\universal extractor
Uninstaller: rundll32 advpack,LaunchINFSection C:\Windows\INF\UExtr_ru.inf,Uninstall
Estimated size: 15.6 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Universal Extractor

Program executable:uniextract.exe
Name:Universal Extractor v1.7.9.95 build 1961
Universal Extractor v1.7.9.95 (7z SFX archive)
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, 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) 58%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.15%
Windows 10 18.87%
Windows XP 16.60%
Windows Vista 0.38%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 47.71%
Microsoft Windows XP 16.79%
Windows 7 Professional 6.87%
Windows 10 Pro 6.49%
Windows 7 Home Premium 4.96%
Windows 8.1 Pro 2.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

27.53% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 27.53%
  Russia 17.07%
  UA 10.10%
  BY 4.88%
  Iran 4.53%
  Germany 4.18%
  France 2.79%
  Sweden 2.79%
  United Kingdom 2.09%
  Canada 1.74%
  Israel 1.39%
  Kazakstan 1.39%
  Netherlands 1.05%
  Italy 1.05%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 21.21%
Acer 17.42%
Dell 14.39%
Hewlett-Packard 13.64%
American Megatrends 3.79%
Samsung 3.79%
Lenovo 3.03%
Intel 2.27%
Sahara 1.52%
Common models
ASUS All Series 4.55%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.64%
Dell Dell System XPS L5... 1.82%
Acer Aspire 5750G 1.82%

Publisher URL: www.oszone.net


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