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What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #10,103
United States Rank #13,980
Reach 0.0417%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 28.70 days
449.03 days >
Average installed length: 235.93 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 8. While about 24% 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?

Quickly and completely remove WinHex from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, 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: 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: 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) 56%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.17%
Windows 8 20.34%
Windows XP 15.90%
Windows Vista 3.42%
Windows Server 2003 0.17%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 23.97%
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.21%
Microsoft Windows XP 15.69%
Windows 7 Professional 14.83%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.00%
Windows 8.1 3.79%

Distribution by countryGeography

23.53% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 23.53%
  Germany 11.44%
  France 7.52%
  United Kingdom 4.08%
  Italy 3.92%
  Canada 3.27%
  Russia 3.10%
  Iran 2.94%
  Brazil 2.45%
  Australia 1.96%
  Spain 1.96%
  Poland 1.80%
  Austria 1.47%
  Netherlands 1.47%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 23.48%
Hewlett-Packard 19.21%
Acer 15.55%
ASUS 10.06%
Toshiba 5.18%
Lenovo 4.57%
Intel 3.66%
American Megatrends 2.44%
Samsung 1.52%
Sahara 1.22%
Medion 0.91%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.03%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.03%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.36%
INTEL DG31PR 2.68%
Gigabyte G31M-ES2C 2.01%
Dell Studio XPS 435MT 2.01%


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