WinRAR

What is the purpose of the programme WinRAR please and why does it seem to contain lots of Purity Scan files which were undetected by Spybot but I have subsequently found through using the 'search' function? What would happen if I deleted WinRAR entirely from my XP system?

Many thanks

  Chegs ® 12:13 18 Jul 04

WinRAR is a zip utility,you dont need one for XP as it comes with a "native" zip utility included.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 12:13 18 Jul 04

Winrar is a file compression untiity that works well, however like most things nowadays free trial is full of spyware.

Purity Scan removal click here

  grabster 12:18 18 Jul 04

winrar is a tool for working with compressed files - zip,rar,ace etc...
i dont know about purity scan files but i guess they are part and parcel of winrar,delete winrar if you want but a lot of people find it a very useful part of their system.
click here
have a look here and make up your mind on it.
Cheers.

Many thanks to you all for your prompt and helpful replies. I am very grateful.

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