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Should I remove WinRAR 64-bit?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #457
United States Rank #995
Reach 1.3947%
(Not enough data to show 30 day installation trends)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 14.60 days
430.82 days >
Average installed length: 226.36 days


5.21.0 100.00%
5.21 0.00%

WinRAR 5.21 64-bit


WinRAR 5.21 64-bit is a program developed by win.rar GmbH. The most used version is 5.21.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 259 files and is usually about 4.94 MB (5,177,440 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 29% of users of WinRAR 64-bit come from the United States, 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: 4.94 MB

Program filesFiles installed by WinRAR 5.21 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)
  • Launcher.exe (by Alexander Roshal) - WinRAR install launcher
  • Rar.exe - Command line RAR
  • RarExt.dll - WinRAR shell extension
  • rarext32.dll
  • RarExt64.dll
  • rarlng.dll
  • Uninstall.exe - Uninstall WinRAR
  • UnRar.exe
  • 7zxa.dll (by Igor Pavlov) - 7-Zip (7z Standalone Extracting Plugin)
  • RarExtLoader.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 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}.
  • 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 '{9D59BB00-D544-42D6-A030-EABCEF1FF224}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove WinRAR 64-bit?

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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program WinRAR 5.21 (64-bit), 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 64-bit.

Win 10 68%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 68.40%
Windows 7 31.37%
Windows Vista 0.22%
Windows XP 0.01%
Windows Server 2003 0.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 19.76%
Windows 10 Pro 16.17%
Windows 7 Home Premium 11.60%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.66%
Windows 8.1 10.50%
Windows 7 Professional 7.40%

Distribution by countryGeography

28.82% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 28.82%
  Italy 7.44%
  France 5.61%
  Germany 5.25%
  Brazil 4.69%
  Spain 4.10%
  United Kingdom 3.72%
  Canada 2.80%
  Mexico 2.51%
  Turkey 2.40%
  Netherlands 1.90%
  India 1.40%
  Argentina 1.29%
  Australia 1.15%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 21.50%
Acer 18.47%
ASUS 17.31%
Dell 13.73%
Lenovo 12.18%
Toshiba 5.97%
Samsung 3.46%
MSI 1.28%
Alienware 0.87%
Medion 0.66%
Intel 0.55%
Common models
ASUS All Series 12.55%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.92%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.58%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 3.28%
HP 15 Notebook PC 2.92%
LENOVO 20351 2.48%

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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