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Should I remove WinRAR beta 5 32-bit?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #12,448
United States Rank #17,124
Reach 0.0256%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 30.06 days
886.74 days >
Average installed length: 465.92 days


4.10.5 100.00%

WinRAR 4.10 beta 5 32-bit

What is WinRAR beta 5 32-bit?

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.


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 8 files and is usually about 3.88 MB (4,069,635 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.rarlab.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\WinRAR\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\WinRAR\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 3.88 MB

Program filesFiles installed by WinRAR 4.10 beta 5 32-bit

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
  • Uninstall.exe - Uninstall WinRAR
  • UnRAR.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • RarExt.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'WinRAR' with a class of {B41DB860-8EE4-11D2-9906-E49FADC173CA}.

How do I remove WinRAR beta 5 32-bit?

You can uninstall WinRAR beta 5 32-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 4.10 beta 5 (32-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 5 32-bit.

Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 72.87%
Windows XP 11.88%
Windows 10 9.11%
Windows Vista 6.14%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 33.93%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.44%
Windows 7 Professional 11.90%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.90%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.97%
Windows 8 Pro 2.38%

Distribution by countryGeography

25.27% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 25.27%
  India 8.00%
  Italy 4.91%
  United Kingdom 4.36%
  Iran 4.18%
  Australia 3.45%
  Egypt 3.27%
  Finland 2.55%
  Israel 2.55%
  Saudi Arabia 2.36%
  Philippines 2.18%
  Canada 2.18%
  MA 2.00%
  Malaysia 1.82%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.53%
Dell 23.71%
Acer 19.15%
ASUS 10.03%
Toshiba 4.86%
Lenovo 3.34%
American Megatrends 1.52%
Intel 1.52%
Samsung 1.52%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.94%
ASUSTeK K53E 2.47%
Gigabyte G31M-ES2L 2.47%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.47%
HP Pavilion dv6700 Notebo... 2.47%
Dell Dell DXP051 1.85%

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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