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WinArchiver Virtual Drive


WinArchiver Virtual Drive is a program developed by Power Software Ltd. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The main program executable is wahelper.exe. The software installer includes 5 files and is usually about 1.43 MB (1,502,561 bytes). A majority of the PCs this is running on, most OS versions are Windows 7 (SP1). While about 67% of users of WinArchiver Virtual Drive come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Saudi Arabia.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\WinArchiver Virtual Drive
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\WinArchiver Virtual Drive\uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 1.43 MB

Program filesFiles installed by WinArchiver Virtual Drive

Program executable:wahelper.exe
Name:WinArchiver Virtual Drive Manager
Path:C:\Program Files\winarchiver virtual drive\wahelper.exe
Additional files:
  • 7z.dll (by Igor Pavlov) - 7-Zip (7z Standalone Plugin)
  • setup64.exe
  • uninstall.exe
  • WAService.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • WAService.exe runs as a service named 'WinArchiver Service' (WinArchiver Service).

How do I remove WinArchiver Virtual Drive?

You can uninstall WinArchiver Virtual Drive 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 WinArchiver Virtual Drive, 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 WinArchiver Virtual Drive.

Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%
Windows 7 (SP1)

Distribution by countryGeography

66.67% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 66.67%
  United Kingdom 16.67%
  Saudi Arabia 16.67%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 50.00%
ASUS 50.00%
Common models
MSI MS-7681 33.33%
Gateway DX4300 33.33%

Publisher URL: www.powersoftware.com


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