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Should I remove Win32DiskImager?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,521
United States Rank #2,701
Reach 0.2463%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 9.53 days
281.05 days >
Average installed length: 147.67 days


0.9.5 100.00%

Win32DiskImager version 0.9.5


Win32DiskImager version 0.9.5 is a software program developed by ImageWriter Developers. 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 setup package generally installs about 21 files and is usually about 44.86 MB (47,042,515 bytes). The software utilizes the Nokia Qt cross-platforms C++ framework. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 44% of users of Win32DiskImager come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: win32diskimager.sourceforge.net
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ImageWriter\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\ImageWriter\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 44.86 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Win32DiskImager version 0.9.5

  • Win32DiskImager.exe - Win32 Image Writer (DiskImager)
  • Qt5Core.dll (by Digia Plc and/or its subsidiary(-ies)) - Qt5 (C++ application development framework.)
  • Qt5Gui.dll (by Digia Plc and/or its subsidiary(-ies))
  • Qt5Widgets.dll
  • icudt51.dll
  • libgcc_s_dw2-1.dll
  • libstdc++-6.dll
  • libwinpthread-1.dll (by MingW-W64 Project. All rights reserved) - POSIX WinThreads for Windows
  • D3Dcompiler_47.dll (by Microsoft) - Direct3D HLSL Compiler
  • icuin51.dll
  • icuuc51.dll
  • libEGL.dll
  • libGLESV2.dll
  • mingwm10.dll
  • opengl32sw.dll
  • pfctoc.dll (by Padus(R)) - Padus Foundation Class(TM) (CD/DVD pre-mastering toolkit for Win32)
  • Qt5Svg.dll (by The Qt Company Ltd)
  • QtCore4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies)) - Qt4
  • QtGui4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies))
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • unins001.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Win32DiskImager.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{AAE8E2A9-DFA9-4FF2-B453-139D6576FFD2}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Win32DiskImager?

You can uninstall Win32DiskImager 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 Win32DiskImager version 0.9.5, 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 Win32DiskImager.

Win 10 62%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 61.80%
Windows 7 35.75%
Windows XP 1.46%
Windows Vista 0.99%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 19.23%
Windows 10 Pro 17.68%
Windows 7 Home Premium 11.94%
Windows 7 Professional 11.28%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.43%
Windows 8.1 9.19%

Distribution by countryGeography

43.88% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 43.88%
  Germany 9.60%
  United Kingdom 6.51%
  France 5.30%
  Italy 4.99%
  Netherlands 4.31%
  Canada 2.68%
  Sweden 1.72%
  Spain 1.63%
  Australia 1.38%
  DK 1.24%
  Austria 1.07%
  Belgium 1.04%
  Norway 0.87%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 21.72%
Dell 20.36%
ASUS 16.99%
Acer 15.32%
Lenovo 7.60%
Toshiba 4.54%
Samsung 2.80%
MSI 1.66%
Intel 1.21%
Medion 0.91%
Alienware 0.64%
Common models
ASUS All Series 14.91%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.48%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 3.16%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.94%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.50%
MSI MS-7821 2.29%


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