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What is rarext.dll?

Part of WinRAR by Alexander Roshal

What is it?

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.
Description of rarext.dll from Alexander Roshal
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 compression tool today.
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How is rarext.dll loaded?

Context menu handler - rarext.dll is typically associtated with identifier name of WinRAR. Windows Explorer displays a context menu for a file object when it is clicked with the right mouse button. This context menu allows various operations to be performed on the file object from within Explorer, like printing it or opening it with another program.
Approved shell extension - rarext.dll has a CLSID (globally unique identifier) of {B41DB860-8EE4-11D2-9906-E49FADC173CA} with and identifier of WinRAR shell extension. When the system detects that the user is downloading an external program that runs as part of the Windows user interface, the system searches for a digital certificate or requests that the user approve the action. If you enable this policy, Windows only starts approved programs.

Community

What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.4% of all Boost users have the rarext.dll file.Of the 0.4% of rarext.dll users, 14.3% have disabled it.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\winrar\rarext.dll

Are there other versions of WinRAR?

What programs install rarext.dll?

WinRAR 4.20 (32-bit) by win.rar GmbH - 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 archiv
Program URL: www.rarlab.com/
Install path: C:\Program Files\WinRAR\
Size: 4.17 MB
WinRAR 4.11 (64-bit) by win.rar GmbH - 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, A
Program URL: www.rarlab.com/
Install path: C:\Program Files\WinRAR\
Size: 4.43 MB
WinRAR by win.rar GmbH
Program URL: www.rarlab.com/
Install path: C:\Program Files\WinRAR\
Size: 3.69 MB
WinRAR 4.10 (64-bit) by win.rar GmbH - Since version 4.10 WinRAR removes all ZIP limitations now allowing unlimited number of files and archive size. WinRAR now also allows to create multivolume ZIP files. ZIP archives now include Unicode file names. WinRAR i
Program URL: www.rarlab.com/
Install path: C:\Program Files\WinRAR\
Size: 4.69 MB
WinRAR archiver by win.rar GmbH - WinRAR archiver is a shareware file archiver that is able to create RAR archives natively.
Program URL: www.rarlab.com/
Install path: C:\Program Files\winrar
Size: 3.16 MB
WinRAR 4.01 (32-bit) by win.rar GmbH - 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 compressi
Program URL: www.rarlab.com/
Install path: C:\Program Files\WinRAR\
Size: 5.21 MB
Winrar 3.93 by win.rar GmbH
Program URL: www.rarlab.com/
Install path: C:\Program Files\WinRAR\
Size: 3.72 MB
WinRAR 4.00 (32-bit) by win.rar GmbH - Version 4.00 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 compre
Program URL: www.rarlab.com/
Install path: C:\Program Files\WinRAR\
Size: 3.76 MB
WinRAR 4.20 (64-bit) by win.rar GmbH
Program URL: www.rarlab.com/
Install path: C:\Program Files\WinRAR\
Size: 4.46 MB
WinRAR 4.00 (64-bit) by win.rar GmbH - 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 co
Program URL: www.rarlab.com/
Install path: C:\Program Files\WinRAR\
Size: 4.28 MB
WinRAR 4.01 beta 1 (32-bit) by win.rar GmbH
Program URL: www.rarlab.com/
Install path: C:\Program Files\WinRAR\
Size: 3.73 MB
WinRAR 4.01 (64-bit) by win.rar GmbH
Program URL: www.rarlab.com/
Install path: C:\Program Files\WinRAR\
Size: 4.27 MB
WinRAR 4.10 beta 3 (32-bit) by win.rar GmbH
Program URL: www.rarlab.com/
Install path: C:\Program Files\WinRAR\
Size: 4.05 MB
Should I Remove It by Reason Software Company Inc. - Ever wonder how to clean out your computer? Many people do, because it’s not unusual to have your PC filled with adware, toolbars and other programs you no longer need or probably never intended to install in the first p
Program URL: www.ShouldIRemoveIt.com
Install path: C:\Program Files\Reason\Should I Remove It\
Size: 578.58 KB
WinRAR 4.11 (32-bit) by win.rar GmbH - WinRAR is a shareware file archiver and data compression utility. It is one of the few applications that is able to create RAR archives natively, because the encoding method is held to be proprietary. Complete support
Program URL: www.rarlab.com/
Install path: C:\Program Files\WinRAR\
Size: 3.88 MB
PDF-Viewer by Tracker Software Products Ltd
Program URL: www.docu-track.com
Program help URL: www.tracker-software.com
Install path: C:\Program Files\Tracker Software\
Size: 30.47 MB
WinRAR 4.00 Бета 2 (32-битова) by win.rar GmbH
Program URL: www.rarlab.com/
Install path: C:\Program Files\WinRAR\
Size: 4.2 MB
Compressor WinRAR by win.rar GmbH - WinRAR is a shareware file archiver and data compression utility. It is one of the few applications that is able to create RAR archives natively, because the encoding method is held to be proprietary. Complete support
Program URL: www.rarlab.com/
Install path: C:\Program Files\winrar
Size: 4.43 MB
GPL Ghostscript 8.71 by Artifex Software Inc. - Ghostscript is a suite of software based on an interpreter for Adobe Systems' PostScript and Portable Document Format (PDF) page description languages. Its main purposes are the rasterization or rendering of such pag
Program URL: www.artifex.com/
Install path: C:\Program Files\gs
Size: 33 MB
Compresor WinRAR by win.rar GmbH
Program URL: www.rarlab.com/
Install path: C:\Program Files\winrar
Size: 4.04 MB
WinRAR 4.01 (64-bitowy) by win.rar GmbH
Program URL: www.rarlab.com/
Install path: C:\Program Files\WinRAR\
Size: 4.33 MB
WinRAR 4.00 beta 2 (32-bit) by win.rar GmbH
Program URL: www.rarlab.com/
Install path: C:\Program Files\WinRAR\
Size: 3.71 MB
µTorrent by BitTorrent Inc. - µTorrent is a is a free, ad-supported, lighter-weight BitTorrent client designed to consume less resources then the full BitTorrent version. Some uTorrent installs include potentially unwanted programs in the form o
Program URL: www.utorrent.com
Install path: C:\Program Files\uTorrent
Size: 946.39 KB
WinRAR 4.10 beta 5 (32-bit) by win.rar GmbH
Program URL: www.rarlab.com/
Install path: C:\Program Files\WinRAR\
Size: 3.88 MB
WinRAR 4.10 beta 5 (64-bit) by win.rar GmbH
Program URL: www.rarlab.com/
Install path: C:\Program Files\WinRAR\
Size: 4.43 MB
WinRAR 4.10 beta 1 (64-bit) by win.rar GmbH
Program URL: www.rarlab.com/
Install path: C:\Program Files\WinRAR\
Size: 4.42 MB
WinRAR 4.10 (32-bit) by win.rar GmbH
Program URL: www.rarlab.com/
Install path: C:\Program Files\WinRAR\
Size: 3.88 MB
SPORE™ by Electronic Arts - Spore is a multi-genre single-player god game developed by Maxis. Covering many genres including action, real-time strategy, and role-playing games (RPG), Spore allows a player to control the development of a species fro
Program URL: www.ea.com
Install path: C:\Program Files\Electronic Arts\SPORE
Size: 28.18 MB
WinRAR 4.20 beta 3 (32-bit) by win.rar GmbH
Program URL: www.rarlab.com/
Install path: C:\Program Files\WinRAR\
Size: 3.9 MB
WinRAR 4.00 beta 1 (32-bit) by win.rar GmbH
Program URL: www.rarlab.com/
Install path: C:\Program Files\WinRAR\
Size: 3.65 MB
WinRAR 4.00 beta 3 (32-bit) by win.rar GmbH
Program URL: www.rarlab.com/
Install path: C:\Program Files\WinRAR\
Size: 3.72 MB
WinRAR 4.00 beta 3 (64-bit) by win.rar GmbH
Program URL: www.rarlab.com/
Install path: C:\Program Files\WinRAR\
Size: 4.25 MB
WinRAR 4.00 beta 5 (64-bit) by win.rar GmbH
Program URL: www.rarlab.com/
Install path: C:\Program Files\WinRAR\
Size: 4.28 MB
BF3 Settings Editor by Realmware
Program URL: bf3.realmware.co.uk/settings-editor
Install path: C:\Program Files\Realmware\BF3 Settings Editor\
Size: 1.12 MB
WinRAR 4.00 beta 2 (64-bit) by win.rar GmbH
Program URL: www.rarlab.com/
Install path: C:\Program Files\WinRAR\
Size: 4.25 MB
Microsoft Lync 2010 by Microsoft Corporation - Microsoft Lync 2010 is an instant messaging clients used with Microsoft Lync Server or Lync Online available with Microsoft Office 365. It replaces the Windows Messenger which was used with Microsoft Exchange Server. Ba
Program URL: www.microsoft.com
Program help URL: service.desk@curtin.edu.au
Install path: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Lync\
Size: 72.72 MB
Angry Birds Rio by Rovio
Program URL: www.rovio.com
Install path: C:\Program Files\Rovio\Angry Birds Rio\
Size: 3.03 MB
WinRAR 4.00 (32 bits) by win.rar GmbH
Program URL: www.rarlab.com/
Install path: C:\Program Files\WinRAR\
Size: 3.87 MB
AirPort by Apple Inc. - An AirPort card is an Apple-branded wireless card used to connect to wireless networks such as those provided by an AirPort Base Station. AirPort is the name given to a series of Apple products using the (Wi-Fi) protocol
Program URL: www.apple.com
Program help URL: www.apple.com/support/
Install path: C:\Program Files\AirPort\
Size: 11.58 MB
WinRAR 4.00 beta 5 (32-bit) by win.rar GmbH
Program URL: www.rarlab.com/
Install path: C:\Program Files\WinRAR\
Size: 3.73 MB
Vuze by Azureus Software, Inc. - Vuze is a BitTorrent client used to transfer files via the BitTorrent protocol. Vuze is written in Java, and uses the Azureus Engine. In addition to downloading data linked to .torrent files, Azureus allows users to vie
Program URL: www.vuze.com
Install path: C:\Program Files\Vuze
Size: 20.89 MB
Eye Pro by Classle Soft
Program URL: www.classlesoft.in/eye-pro
Program help URL: www.classlesoft.in/feedback
Install path: C:\Program Files\Eye Pro\
Size: 14.04 MB
Logiciel d'archivage WinRAR by win.rar GmbH
Program URL: www.rarlab.com/
Install path: C:\Program Files\WinRAR\
Size: 4.31 MB
BattCursor by Thomas Baumann
Program URL: BattCursor.Net
Install path: C:\Tools\Akku\BattCursor
Size: 2.14 MB
Arquivo do WinRAR by win.rar GmbH
Program URL: www.rarlab.com/
Install path: C:\Program Files\WinRAR\
Size: 4.98 MB
WinRAR Archivierer by win.rar GmbH
Program URL: www.rarlab.com/
Install path: C:\Program Files\WinRAR\
Size: 4.53 MB
Winrar Patch (Activated) Full by S.P.D.
Program URL: www.Company.com
Program help URL: mailto:support@company.com
Install path: C:\Program Files\WinRAR\
Size: 3.9 MB
WinRAR 5.00 beta 5 (64-bit) by win.rar GmbH - WinRAR is a file archiver and data compression utility that supports RAR, and ZIP and can unpack ARJ, LZH, TAR, GZ, ACE, UUE, BZ2, JAR, ISO, EXE and 7z compressed archives. Version 5 uses the RAR5 archive format that can
Program URL: www.rarlab.com/
Install path: C:\Program Files\WinRAR\
Size: 5.36 MB
WinZipper by Taiwan Shui Mu Chih Ching Technology Limited. - The free and trial versions bundle various potentually unwanted toolbars and web browser extensions including the AVG Toolbar which modifies the browser's search and home page settings..
Program URL: www.winzipper.com
Install path: C:\Program Files\winzipper
Size: 6.94 MB
WinRAR 4.20 beta 3 (64-bit) by win.rar GmbH
Program URL: www.rarlab.com/
Install path: C:\WinRAR\
Size: 4.5 MB
WinRAR 4.20 (32-bitowy) by win.rar GmbH
Program URL: www.rarlab.com/
Install path: C:\Program Files\WinRAR\
Size: 3.96 MB
Amazon MP3 Downloader 1.0.3 by Amazon Services LLC
Install path: C:\Program Files\amazon\mp3 downloader
Size: 1.34 MB
ASUS GPU Tweak by ASUS
Program URL: usa.asus.com/Graphics_Cards/Features/GPU_Tweak/
Program help URL: www.asus.com
Install path: C:\Program Files\ASUS\GPU Tweak\
Size: 32.6 MB
WinRAR 5.00 beta 6 (64-bit) by win.rar GmbH
Program URL: www.rarlab.com/
Install path: C:\Program Files\WinRAR\
Size: 5.48 MB
WinRAR 4.00 beta 6 (64-bit) by win.rar GmbH
Program URL: www.rarlab.com/
Install path: C:\Program Files\WinRAR\
Size: 5.79 MB
WinRAR 5.00 beta 5 (32-bit) by win.rar GmbH
Program URL: www.rarlab.com/
Install path: C:\Program Files\WinRAR\
Size: 4.49 MB
WinRAR 5.00 beta 7 (64-bit) by win.rar GmbH
Program URL: www.rarlab.com/
Install path: C:\Program Files\WinRAR\
Size: 5.49 MB
WinRAR 5.00 beta 6 (32-bit) by win.rar GmbH
Program URL: www.rarlab.com/
Install path: C:\Program Files\WinRAR\
Size: 4.59 MB
WinRAR 5.00 beta 4 (64-bit) by win.rar GmbH
Program URL: www.rarlab.com/
Install path: C:\Program Files\WinRAR\
Size: 5.37 MB
WinRAR 4.10 beta 2 (64-bit) by win.rar GmbH
Program URL: www.rarlab.com/
Install path: C:\Program Files\WinRAR\
Size: 4.43 MB
WinRAR 5.00 beta 3 (64-bit) by win.rar GmbH
Program URL: www.rarlab.com/
Install path: C:\Program Files\WinRAR\
Size: 5.42 MB
WinRAR 4.10 (32 bits) by win.rar GmbH
Program URL: www.rarlab.com/
Install path: C:\Program Files\WinRAR\
Size: 4.01 MB
WinRAR 4.10 beta 3 (64-bit) by win.rar GmbH
Program URL: www.rarlab.com/
Install path: C:\Program Files\WinRAR\
Size: 4.43 MB
WinRAR 4.01 (32 bits) by win.rar GmbH
Program URL: www.rarlab.com/
Install path: C:\Program Files\WinRAR\
Size: 3.87 MB
WinRAR 4.20 (32-битова версия) by win.rar GmbH
Program URL: www.rarlab.com/
Install path: C:\Program Files\WinRAR\
Size: 4.16 MB
WinRAR 5.00 beta 8 (64-bit) by win.rar GmbH
Program URL: www.rarlab.com/
Install path: C:\Program Files\WinRAR\
Size: 5.49 MB
Mozilla Firefox 23.0.1 (x86 de) by Mozilla
Program URL: www.mozilla.com/de/
Install path: C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox
Size: 46.42 MB
WinRAR 5.00 beta 4 (32-bit) by win.rar GmbH
Program URL: www.rarlab.com/
Install path: C:\Program Files\WinRAR\
Size: 4.48 MB
WinRAR 5.00 beta 3 (32-bit) by win.rar GmbH
Program URL: www.rarlab.com/
Install path: C:\Program Files\WinRAR\
Size: 4.47 MB
WinRAR 5.00 (32-bit) by win.rar GmbH
Install path: C:\Program Files\WinRAR\
Size: 4.59 MB
WinRAR 5.00 (64-Bit) by win.rar GmbH
Program URL: www.rarlabs.com/
Install path: C:\Program Files\WinRAR\
Size: 5.85 MB
WinRAR 4.20
Program URL: www.rarlab.com
Program help URL: mailto:support@company.com
Install path: C:\Program Files\WinRAR\
Size: 3.97 MB
WinRAR 5.00 beta 8 (32-bit) by win.rar GmbH
Install path: C:\Program Files\WinRAR\
Size: 4.6 MB
WinRAR 4.2 by Team-ScKorP
Install path: C:\Winrar 3.80 [Español] [Full]\WinRAR\WinRAR\
Size: 4.03 MB

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Microsoft Windows XP (5.1.2600.131072)
Microsoft Windows XP (5.1.2600.196608)
Windows Vista (TM) Home Premium (6.0.6002.131072)
Windows Vista (TM) Ultimate (6.0.6002.131072)
Windows Vista (TM) Home Premium (6.0.6002.131072)
Windows 7 Professional (6.1.7600.0)
Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7600.0)
Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7600.0)
Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7600.0)
Windows 7 Ultimate N (6.1.7600.0)
Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7600.65536)
Windows 7 Enterprise (6.1.7601.65536)

About Alexander Roshal

WinRAR, by Alexander Roshal, is a very powerful file archiver & data compression utility ever developed. It is available as a shareware for almost every operati More...
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File details

File name: rarext.dll
Publisher: Alexander Roshal (verified)
Name: WinRAR
Description: WinRAR shell extension
Version: 4.20.0
Size: 164 KB
Original file name: RarExt.dll

Digital certificate

Issued to: win.rar GmbH
Certificate authority: COMODO CA Limited
Expiration date: 6/14/2015

Context menu handler details

Name: WinRAR32

Approved shell extension details

CLSID: {B41DB860-64E4-11D2-9906-E49FADC173CA}
Command: WinRAR shell extension

Image hashes

MD5: b2764e34dd2d5dab113c2af3f7315fa9
SHA-1: 69c3ef2dcc68d2bcc7d8bf03286ed9c42cc5c253
SHA-256: 0aec86667edf6c1bbaca1ab98565d06c8a24dd9215f973c9e7ed5633346aacb3

PE image details

File packed: No
Import Table
advapi32.dll
comctl32.dll
gdi32.dll
kernel32.dll
ole32.dll
shell32.dll
user32.dll
Export Table
dllcanunloadnow
dllgetclassobject
extaddnames
extgetcommandstring
extinvokecommand
extprocessdrop
extquerycontextmenu
extsetdestfolder
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