82,399,351 programs installed

Should I remove WinRAR 32-bit?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
Overall Sentiment
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #13,077
United States Rank #29,447
Reach 0.0273%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 5.94 days
132.98 days >
Average installed length: 69.87 days


5.30.0 100.00%

WinRAR 5.30 32-bit


WinRAR 5.30 32-bit is a 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 main program executable is winrar.exe. The software installer includes 14 files and is usually about 4.35 MB (4,560,397 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 8 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 12% of users of WinRAR 32-bit come from France, it is also popular in Brazil and the United States.

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: 4.35 MB

Program filesFiles installed by WinRAR 5.30 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
  • RarExt.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'WinRAR' with a class of {B41DB860-8EE4-11D2-9906-E49FADC173CA}.
  • RarExt64.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'WinRAR' with a class of {B41DB860-64E4-11D2-9906-E49FADC173CA}.
Scheduled Task
  • WinRAR.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{FF474D71-C472-4932-B6E8-8751ACCBE9A7}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove WinRAR 32-bit?

Quickly and completely remove WinRAR 5.30 (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 5.30 (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 53%
Win 7 (SP1) 0%
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 53.05%
Windows 7 41.37%
Windows XP 4.06%
Windows Vista 1.52%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 21.17%
Windows 10 Pro 15.31%
Windows 10 Home 14.80%
Windows 7 Home Premium 8.16%
Windows 7 Professional 7.91%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.12%

Distribution by countryGeography

11.70% of installs come from France
Which countries install it?
  France 11.70%
  Brazil 8.14%
  United States 7.89%
  Italy 6.62%
  DZ 5.09%
  Egypt 4.58%
  Romania 3.31%
  MA 2.80%
  Germany 2.54%
  Spain 2.54%
  United Kingdom 2.54%
  India 2.54%
  Canada 2.29%
  Turkey 2.29%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.79%
Acer 17.95%
Dell 16.67%
ASUS 14.53%
Lenovo 8.55%
Samsung 4.27%
American Megatrends 1.71%
Intel 1.28%
Sahara 1.28%
Toshiba 1.28%
Alienware 0.85%
Common models
ASUS All Series 3.60%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.60%
Dell Inspiron 3542 2.88%
HP Compaq dc5750 Small Fo... 2.16%
HP Compaq dc7600 Converti... 2.16%
LENOVO 20378 2.16%

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


user comment
No one has commented yet. Help others learn more about this software, share your comments.