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Should I remove WinAce Archiver?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #8,404
United States Rank #8,257
Reach 0.0471%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 12.24 days
361.07 days >
Average installed length: 189.71 days


2.595 0.22%
2.69 84.28%
2.69 0.86%
2.65 6.89%
2.61 3.23%
2.6 4.41%
2.6 0.11%

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WinAce Archiver


WinAce Archiver is a program developed by e-merge GmbH. The most used version is 2.69, 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 main program executable is sxuninst.exe. The software installer includes 26 files and is usually about 8.35 MB (8,758,529 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 44% of users of WinAce Archiver come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.winace.com
Help link: mailto:[email protected]
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\winace
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\WinAce\SXUNINST.EXE" "C:\Program Files\WinAce\SXUNINST.INI"
Estimated size: 8.35 MB

Program filesFiles installed by WinAce Archiver

Program executable:sxuninst.exe
Name:WinAce Archiver
WinAce Uninstaller
Path:C:\Program Files\winace\sxuninst.exe
Additional files:
  • arcext.dll - WinAce-Archiver (WinAce-Archiver Shell Extension)
  • helpinst.exe - Installation Utitlity
  • wb_setup.exe - WinAce Archiver (WinAce Bundle Setup)
  • winace.exe - WinAce Archiver v2.69
  • order.exe - BestellWizard
  • ccrypt.exe - CCrypt (Creditcard number encryption)
  • acev2.dll (by ACE Compression Software) - WinAce (WinAce ACE Dynamic Link Library)
  • acetools.dll
  • arcicons.dll
  • find.dll
  • sfxlib.dll - WinAce SFX Library
  • unrar3.dll - RAR decompression library
  • zficons.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • arcext.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'ZFAdd' with a class of {8FF88D27-7BD0-11D1-BFB7-00AA00262A11}.

How do I remove WinAce Archiver?

You can uninstall WinAce Archiver 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 WinAce Archiver, 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 WinAce Archiver.

Win 7 (SP1) 54%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 58.06%
Windows 10 19.25%
Windows XP 13.01%
Windows Vista 9.68%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.57%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.93%
Microsoft Windows XP 12.72%
Windows 7 Professional 8.37%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.83%
Windows 10 Home 4.78%

Distribution by countryGeography

44.08% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 44.08%
  Germany 8.71%
  United Kingdom 5.92%
  France 4.13%
  Canada 3.95%
  Romania 3.68%
  Italy 3.50%
  Spain 3.05%
  Israel 1.97%
  Australia 1.53%
  Netherlands 1.53%
  Finland 1.35%
  Austria 1.08%
  Belgium 0.90%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.06%
Dell 19.24%
Acer 17.84%
ASUS 8.22%
Toshiba 7.62%
Lenovo 3.01%
American Megatrends 2.81%
Intel 2.81%
Sahara 1.40%
Samsung 0.80%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.58%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.26%
HP ProBook 4530s 1.75%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 1.75%
ASUS All Series 1.75%
MSI MS-7758 1.32%


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