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Should I remove WinRAR 32-bit?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,851
United States Rank #20,361
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Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 4.91 days
144.86 days >
Average installed length: 76.12 days


5.31.0 100.00%

WinRAR 5.31 32-bit


WinRAR 5.31 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). The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. 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 16 files and is usually about 4.53 MB (4,746,791 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 Italy, it is also popular in Brazil and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.rarlab.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\WinRAR\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\WinRAR\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 4.53 MB

Program filesFiles installed by WinRAR 5.31 32-bit

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

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 '{7B9CF74D-9F45-4DF5-B86F-273B5763C43F}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • WinRAR.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\WinRAR\WinRAR.exe'.

How do I remove WinRAR 32-bit?

Quickly and completely remove WinRAR 5.31 (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 5.31 (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 49%
Win 7 (SP1) 0%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 49.35%
Windows 7 45.68%
Windows XP 3.28%
Windows Vista 1.69%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 22.80%
Windows 10 Home 17.30%
Windows 10 Pro 16.30%
Windows 7 Professional 11.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 7.30%
Microsoft Windows XP 3.30%

Distribution by countryGeography

11.74% of installs come from Italy
Which countries install it?
  Italy 11.74%
  Brazil 10.55%
  France 8.36%
  United States 7.66%
  DZ 5.87%
  Germany 3.88%
  MA 3.48%
  Egypt 3.08%
  India 2.79%
  United Kingdom 2.19%
  Canada 2.09%
  Spain 1.99%
  Mexico 1.99%
  Romania 1.89%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.62%
Acer 22.56%
Dell 18.80%
ASUS 12.99%
Toshiba 4.79%
Lenovo 4.62%
Samsung 3.42%
American Megatrends 1.37%
Intel 1.20%
Common models
ASUS All Series 4.48%
Dell Inspiron 3521 3.45%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.10%
HP HP Notebook 3.10%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.76%
MSI MS-7592 2.76%

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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