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Should I remove WinRAR 64-bit?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,058
United States Rank #1,466
Reach 0.6501%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 8.27 days
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Average installed length: 128.24 days


5.31.0 100.00%

WinRAR 5.31 64-bit


WinRAR 5.31 64-bit is a software 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 primary executable is named winrar.exe. The setup package generally installs about 54 files and is usually about 5.09 MB (5,340,766 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 38% of users of WinRAR 64-bit come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\WinRAR\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\WinRAR\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 5.09 MB

Program filesFiles installed by WinRAR 5.31 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 '{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 5.31 (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 78%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 77.75%
Windows 7 22.16%
Windows Vista 0.09%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 33.18%
Windows 10 Pro 24.41%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.60%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 6.95%
Windows 7 Home Premium 6.27%
Windows 7 Professional 5.94%

Distribution by countryGeography

37.67% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 37.67%
  Italy 12.07%
  Germany 5.79%
  France 4.88%
  Spain 4.42%
  Brazil 3.85%
  United Kingdom 3.21%
  Turkey 1.95%
  Netherlands 1.95%
  Canada 1.55%
  Mexico 1.29%
  India 1.07%
  Australia 0.95%
  Argentina 0.84%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.88%
ASUS 21.11%
Acer 16.78%
Dell 13.80%
Lenovo 10.79%
Toshiba 4.54%
Samsung 2.81%
MSI 1.32%
Intel 0.89%
Medion 0.82%
Alienware 0.53%
Common models
ASUS All Series 11.03%
HP HP Notebook 4.39%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.14%
HP 15 Notebook PC 3.10%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.00%
HP HP Pavilion Notebook 2.50%

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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