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Should I remove WinHex?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #10,030
United States Rank #13,123
Reach 0.0359%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 28.70 days
496.49 days >
Average installed length: 260.87 days


What is WinHex?

WinHex is a hex editor useful in data recovery and forensics.

About  (from X-Ways Software Technology AG)

WinHex is a universal hexadecimal editor, particularly helpful in the realm of computer forensics, data recovery, low-level data processing, and IT security. An advanced tool for everyday and emergency use: inspect and edit all kinds of files, recover deleted files or lost data from hard drives with corrupt file system...  Read more


WinHex is a software program developed by X-Ways Software Technology AG. The primary executable is named WinHex.exe. The setup package generally installs about 22 files and is usually about 2.95 MB (3,096,917 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 29% of users of WinHex come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: winhex.com/winhex
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\winhex
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\WinHex\WinHex.exe uninst
Estimated size: 2.95 MB

Program filesFiles installed by WinHex

Program executable:WinHex.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\winhex\WinHex.exe
Additional files:
  • winhex.exe - WinHex
  • setup.exe

How do I remove WinHex?

You can uninstall WinHex 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 WinHex, 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 WinHex.

Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win Vista (SP2) 0%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.34%
Windows 10 24.58%
Windows XP 14.55%
Windows Vista 3.39%
Windows Server 2003 0.14%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 23.14%
Windows 7 Professional 14.86%
Windows 7 Home Premium 14.43%
Microsoft Windows XP 14.29%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.57%
Windows 10 Pro 4.43%

Distribution by countryGeography

29.37% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 29.37%
  Germany 12.53%
  France 6.79%
  Italy 4.18%
  United Kingdom 4.18%
  Russia 2.61%
  Iran 2.48%
  Canada 2.48%
  Brazil 1.96%
  Spain 1.96%
  Australia 1.57%
  UA 1.44%
  India 1.44%
  Netherlands 1.44%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 23.41%
Hewlett-Packard 19.59%
Acer 15.27%
ASUS 10.43%
Lenovo 4.83%
Toshiba 4.58%
Intel 3.31%
American Megatrends 2.29%
Samsung 1.53%
Medion 1.53%
Sahara 1.27%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.09%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.09%
ASUS All Series 3.51%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.92%
INTEL DG31PR 2.34%
HP G60 Notebook PC 1.75%


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