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Should I remove WinUndelete?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
40% remove it60% keep it
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United States Rank #28,610
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What is WinUndelete?  (from WinRecovery Software)

WinUndelete™ is the leading undelete software for deleted files recovery. It can recover deleted files from hard drive, flash drive, USB external drive, digital camera card, and more. WinUndelete recovers deleted files after emptying the Recycle Bin, or using other deletion actions that bypass the Recycle Bin. The soft...  Read more


WinUndelete is a program developed by WinRecovery Software. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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). The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is WinUndelete.exe. The software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 882.22 KB (903,390 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 60% of users of WinUndelete come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.winundelete.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\WinUndelete
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files2\WINUND~1\UNWISE.EXE C:\Program Files2\WINUND~1\INSTALL.LOG
(Wise Installer is used for installing and uninstalling this software.)
Estimated size: 882.22 KB

Program filesFiles installed by WinUndelete

Program executable:WinUndelete.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\WinUndelete\WinUndelete.exe
Additional files:
  • WinUndelete.exe - WinUndelete
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • UNWISE.EXE is scheduled as a task with the class '{F71A9918-1861-4EFE-AE94-530BDDE46DD4}' (runs on registration).
  • UNWISE.EXE runs as a service named 'Browser System Enahncer' (671c50b0).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • UNWISE.EXE is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files1\Yahoo!\MESSEN~1\UNWISE.EXE'.

How do I remove WinUndelete?

You can uninstall WinUndelete 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 WinUndelete, 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 WinUndelete.

Win 7 (SP1) 41%
Win 7 10%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 40%
Keep it 60%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.79%
Windows Vista 17.46%
Windows XP 17.46%
Windows 10 14.29%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 22.22%
Microsoft Windows XP 17.46%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 15.87%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.87%
Windows 7 Professional 11.11%
Windows 10 Pro 6.35%

Distribution by countryGeography

59.76% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 59.76%
  United Kingdom 12.20%
  Canada 7.32%
  Netherlands 6.10%
  BD 2.44%
  Spain 2.44%
  Iran 2.44%
  Belgium 1.22%
  France 1.22%
  Switzerland 1.22%
  Greece 1.22%
  Germany 1.22%
  YE 1.22%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 33.33%
Hewlett-Packard 33.33%
Acer 9.52%
ASUS 7.14%
Gateway 4.76%
American Megatrends 4.76%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.57%
VIA KM400-8237 1.79%
TOSHIBA Satellite L670 1.79%
TOSHIBA Satellite A215 1.79%
Sony VPCEH14FM 1.79%


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