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9% remove it91% keep it
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WinRAR 4.20 beta 1 64-bit

What is WinRAR beta 1 64-bit?

Since version 4.20 Compression speed in SMP mode has been increased significantly. ZIP compression now uses SMP as well. 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 32-bit Window version of RAR Archiver, the powerful archiver and archive manager. WinRAR's main features are very strong general and multimedia compression, solid compression, archive protection from damage, processing of ZIP and other non-RAR archives, scanning archives for viruses, programmable self-extra...  Read more


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 4.42 MB (4,633,001 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.rarlab.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\WinRAR\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\WinRAR\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 4.42 MB

Program filesFiles installed by WinRAR 4.20 beta 1 64-bit

Program executable:winrar.exe
WinRAR archiver
Path:C:\Program Files\winrar\winrar.exe
Additional files:
  • Rar.exe (by Alexander Roshal) - WinRAR (Command line RAR)
  • RarExt.dll (by Alexander Roshal) - WinRAR shell extension
  • RarExt32.dll
  • Uninstall.exe - Uninstall WinRAR
  • UnRar.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Context Menu Handlers
  • RarExt32.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'WinRAR' with a class of {B41DB860-8EE4-11D2-9906-E49FADC173CA}.
  • RarExt.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 '{838CDFC4-FF31-471B-B8E1-BFFF4B185BF1}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove WinRAR beta 1 64-bit?

You can uninstall WinRAR beta 1 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 4.20 beta 1 (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 beta 1 64-bit.

Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 82.40%
Windows 10 16.31%
Windows Vista 1.29%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 42.92%
Windows 7 Ultimate 21.89%
Windows 7 Professional 15.45%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.86%
Windows 8 Pro 3.00%
Windows 10 Home 2.58%

Distribution by countryGeography

24.02% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 24.02%
  Sweden 15.35%
  United Kingdom 7.87%
  Canada 6.30%
  Italy 3.54%
  Australia 3.15%
  BG 2.76%
  Egypt 2.36%
  India 2.36%
  IQ 2.36%
  Netherlands 2.36%
  Brazil 1.57%
  France 1.57%
  Belgium 1.18%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.45%
Acer 16.77%
Dell 16.13%
ASUS 12.26%
Lenovo 9.03%
Samsung 4.52%
Toshiba 3.87%
Intel 1.94%
Apple 1.29%
Alienware 1.29%
Common models
Dell Dell System XPS L5... 4.69%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.69%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.91%
Dell Inspiron N5110 3.13%
MSI MS-7673 3.13%
HP ProBook 4530s 2.34%

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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