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2% remove it98% keep it
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WinRAR 4.10 32 bits

What is WinRAR 32 bits?

WinRAR version 4 speeds up decompression by up to 30%. Windows 98, Windows Me, and Windows NT are no longer supported; the minimum Windows version required is Windows 2000. WinRAR is a shareware file archiver and data compression utility that is able to create RAR archives natively. WinRAR supports RAR (WinRAR native conversion format) and ZIP archives, and unpacking of ARJ, LZH, TAR, GZ, ACE, UUE, BZ2, JAR, ISO, EXE, 7z, and Z archives.

About  (from win.rar GmbH)

WinRAR is a powerful archive manager. It can backup your data and reduce the size of email attachments, decompress RAR, ZIP and other files downloaded from Internet and create new archives in RAR and ZIP file format.


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 8 files and is usually about 4.01 MB (4,202,190 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.rarlab.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\WinRAR\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\WinRAR\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 4.01 MB

Program filesFiles installed by WinRAR 4.10 32 bits

Program executable:winrar.exe
WinRAR archiver
Path:C:\Program Files\winrar\winrar.exe
(From the publisher) “There is no better way to compress files for efficient and secure file transfer, faster e-mail transmission and well organized data storage. Over 500 million users world-wide make WinRAR the worlds's most popular...”
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
  • RarExtLoader.exe
  • wrar300fr.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Context Menu Handlers
  • RarExt.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'WinRAR32' 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 '{07AB8DBC-5089-4B60-9CD1-C00A03E190F6}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove WinRAR 32 bits?

You can uninstall WinRAR 32 bits 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 WinRAR 4.10 (32 bits), 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 WinRAR 32 bits.

Win 7 (SP1) 74%
Win Vista 1%
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 78.38%
Windows 10 12.61%
Windows Vista 5.41%
Windows XP 3.60%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 47.27%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.55%
Windows 7 Professional 12.73%
Windows 10 Home 4.55%
Microsoft Windows XP 3.64%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 2.73%

Distribution by countryGeography

65.18% of installs come from France
Which countries install it?
  France 65.18%
  MA 9.82%
  United States 6.25%
  Belgium 5.36%
  DZ 4.46%
  Switzerland 2.68%
  TN 1.79%
  Canada 1.79%
  CM 0.89%
  United Arab Emirates 0.89%
  CI 0.89%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 33.77%
Dell 16.88%
ASUS 15.58%
Acer 14.29%
Toshiba 5.19%
Intel 2.60%
Medion 2.60%
Samsung 2.60%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.22%
Dell Dell System XPS L7... 2.22%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 2.22%
TOSHIBA Satellite L670D 2.22%
ASUSTeK CG8250 2.22%

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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