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Should I remove WinRAR 64-bit?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,238
United States Rank #2,298
Reach 0.5667%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 17.41 days
513.58 days >
Average installed length: 269.85 days


5.11.0 100.00%

WinRAR 5.11 64-bit

Remove WinRAR 5.11 64-bit
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What is WinRAR 64-bit?

WinRAR is a file archiver and data compression utility that supports RAR, and ZIP and can unpack ARJ, LZH, TAR, GZ, ACE, UUE, BZ2, JAR, ISO, EXE and 7z compressed archives. Version 5 uses the RAR5 archive format that cannot be managed by old versions of WinRAR. This format features a maximum 1GB dictionary (only in 64bit version), better multicore support, it removes multimedia, text and itanium binaries special compression algorithms.


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 67 files and is usually about 4.89 MB (5,131,944 bytes).

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: 4.89 MB

Program filesFiles installed by WinRAR 5.11 64-bit

Program executable:winrar.exe
WinRAR archiver
Path:C:\Program Files\winrar\winrar.exe
Additional files:
  • Ace32Loader.exe (by Alexander Roshal) - WinRAR (32 bit UnAceV2.Dll loader)
  • Rar.exe (by Alexander Roshal) - Command line RAR
  • RarExt.dll - WinRAR shell extension
  • RarExt32.dll
  • Uninstall.exe - Uninstall WinRAR
  • UnRar.exe
  • 7zxa.dll (by Igor Pavlov) - 7-Zip (7z Standalone Extracting Plugin)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Context Menu Handlers
  • RarExt.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'WinRAR' with a class of {B41DB860-64E4-11D2-9906-E49FADC173CA}.
  • RarExt32.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'WinRAR' with a class of {B41DB860-8EE4-11D2-9906-E49FADC173CA}.
Scheduled Task
  • WinRAR.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{5FBBFF59-8299-4218-8FBA-FB36FA05B7D9}' (runs on registration).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Total CPU:0.0003017756%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00009841%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00020337%
0.015104% average

How do I remove WinRAR 64-bit?

Quickly and completely remove WinRAR 5.11 (64-bit) from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall WinRAR 64-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 5.11 (64-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 64-bit.

Win 10 54%
Win 7 (SP1) 0%
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 54.25%
Windows 7 45.43%
Windows Vista 0.29%
Windows XP 0.03%
Windows Server 2003 0.01%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 18.65%
Windows 8.1 15.82%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.13%
Windows 8.1 Pro 11.22%
Windows 7 Professional 9.32%
Windows 10 Home 7.42%

Distribution by countryGeography

26.56% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 26.56%
  Germany 9.02%
  Italy 5.23%
  France 4.30%
  United Kingdom 4.09%
  Brazil 3.90%
  Spain 3.31%
  Canada 3.07%
  Mexico 2.40%
  Netherlands 2.05%
  India 1.96%
  Turkey 1.91%
  Belgium 1.61%
  Sweden 1.51%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 21.65%
Acer 19.21%
ASUS 17.71%
Dell 14.79%
Lenovo 8.24%
Toshiba 5.90%
Samsung 3.88%
Medion 1.35%
MSI 1.24%
Intel 0.81%
Alienware 0.54%
Common models
ASUS All Series 11.19%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.21%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.37%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.69%
HP 15 Notebook PC 2.33%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 1.96%

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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