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Should I remove WinRAR 32-bit?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #8,467
United States Rank #23,129
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Installation trends (last 30 days)
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 10.16 days
255.36 days >
Average installed length: 134.17 days


5.21.0 100.00%

WinRAR 5.21 32-bit


WinRAR 5.21 32-bit is a software program developed by win.rar GmbH. 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). When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The primary executable is named winrar.exe. The setup package generally installs about 33 files and is usually about 4.03 MB (4,226,216 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 8 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 13% of users of WinRAR 32-bit come from Brazil, it is also popular in Italy and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.rarlab.com
Help link: www.rarlab.com/feedback.htm
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\WinRAR\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\WinRAR\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 4.03 MB

Program filesFiles installed by WinRAR 5.21 32-bit

Program executable:winrar.exe
WinRAR archiver
Path:C:\Program Files\winrar\winrar.exe
Additional files:
  • Rar.exe (by Alexander Roshal) - WinRAR (Command line RAR)
  • RarExt.dll (by Alexander Roshal) - WinRAR shell extension
  • RarExt64.dll
  • Uninstall.exe - Uninstall WinRAR
  • UnRAR.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Context Menu Handlers
  • RarExt64.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'WinRAR' with a class of {B41DB860-64E4-11D2-9906-E49FADC173CA}.
  • RarExt.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'WinRAR' with a class of {B41DB860-8EE4-11D2-9906-E49FADC173CA}.
2 Scheduled Tasks
  • WinRAR.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{FFE030A7-199C-42B7-8C13-4A4F050475E0}' (runs on registration).
  • UnRAR.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{8FE242A8-3EC1-44B9-B206-024F577B94F6}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove WinRAR 32-bit?

Quickly and completely remove WinRAR 5.21 (32-bit) from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall WinRAR 32-bit 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 WinRAR 5.21 (32-bit), 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 WinRAR 32-bit.

Win 8 51%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 50.69%
Windows 7 43.76%
Windows XP 3.28%
Windows Vista 2.27%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.58%
Windows 10 Home 16.41%
Windows 10 Pro 12.85%
Windows 7 Professional 11.96%
Windows 7 Home Premium 7.12%
Windows 8.1 5.09%

Distribution by countryGeography

13.38% of installs come from Brazil
Which countries install it?
  Brazil 13.38%
  Italy 12.48%
  France 7.34%
  United States 6.95%
  Mexico 3.86%
  Germany 3.09%
  India 2.70%
  Argentina 2.57%
  United Kingdom 2.57%
  Colombia 2.45%
  Spain 2.32%
  Canada 2.19%
  Egypt 2.19%
  MA 1.93%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.59%
Acer 22.75%
Dell 16.80%
ASUS 9.84%
Lenovo 8.40%
Samsung 4.92%
Toshiba 4.30%
Intel 1.64%
American Megatrends 1.23%
Sahara 0.82%
Common models
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 3.35%
Intel Corporation Intel p... 3.35%
Acer Aspire 7741 2.93%
ASUS All Series 2.51%
Gigabyte G41MT-S2PT 2.51%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.51%

About win.rar GmbH

Alexander Roshal's WinRAR is a file archiver and data compression utility and is available as a shareware for most Wndows versions.
Publisher URL: www.ralabs.com


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