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How common is it?
Global Rank #36,713
United States Rank #42,327
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Installation trends (last 30 days)


5.3.2 8.51%
5.3.0 6.38%
5.2.1 6.38%
5.2.0 42.55%
5.1.0 4.26%
5.0.0 2.13%
4.5.0 2.13%
4.4.4 10.64%
4.4.0 4.26%
4.3.1 2.13%
4.3.0 2.13%
4.1.6 8.51%


What is FastFolders?  (from DeskSoft)

This system extension increases your productivity dramatically by giving you quick and easy access to folder contents and files. Without opening each and every folder, you can browse the directory structure starting at any point by clicking the right mouse button on a file, folder or drive. The program adds a menu item...  Read more


FastFolders is a software program developed by DeskSoft. The most common release is 5.2.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 fastfolders.exe. The setup package generally installs about 11 files and is usually about 1.59 MB (1,672,036 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 38% of users of FastFolders come from the United States, it is also popular in Egypt and Iran.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.desksoft.com/FastFolders.htm
Help link: www.desksoft.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\FastFolders
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\FastFolders\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 1.59 MB

Program filesFiles installed by FastFolders

Program executable:fastfolders.exe
FastFolders Shell Extension
Path:C:\Program Files\fastfolders\fastfolders.exe
Additional files:
  • FastFolders.dll - FastFolders (FastFolders Shell Extension)
  • FastFolders32.dll
  • FastFolders64.dll
  • SetDLC.exe
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Context Menu Handlers
  • FastFolders64.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'FastFolders64' with a class of {FB0F57E0-64D0-11D2-9ADC-7CEC09C10000}.
  • FastFolders32.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'FastFolders32' with a class of {FB0F57E0-09D0-11D2-9ADC-7CEC09C10000}.
  • FastFolders.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'FastFolders' with a class of {FB0F57E0-09D0-11D2-9ADC-7CEC09C10000}.

How do I remove FastFolders?

Quickly and completely remove FastFolders from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall FastFolders 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program FastFolders, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 FastFolders.

Win 7 (SP1) 45%
Win 7 2%
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 53.19%
Windows 8 34.04%
Windows XP 8.51%
Windows Vista 4.26%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 29.79%
Windows 7 Professional 12.77%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.51%
Windows 8.1 6.38%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.38%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 6.38%

Distribution by countryGeography

38.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 38.33%
  Egypt 13.33%
  Iran 6.67%
  Sweden 6.67%
  Canada 5.00%
  DZ 3.33%
  Germany 3.33%
  Singapore 3.33%
  Portugal 1.67%
  Italy 1.67%
  Saudi Arabia 1.67%
  Japan 1.67%
  Poland 1.67%
  Belgium 1.67%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 21.95%
Dell 19.51%
Acer 14.63%
Toshiba 7.32%
Samsung 4.88%
Lenovo 4.88%
ASUS 4.88%
American Megatrends 4.88%
MSI 2.44%
Common models
Samsung 300E4A/300E5A/300... 7.14%
Hewlett-Packard h9-1440t 4.76%
Dell Inspiron 3521 4.76%
LENOVO 10AU0042SG 4.76%
TOSHIBA Satellite C850 2.38%
HP Pavilion dv5 Notebook ... 2.38%

Publisher URL: www.desksoft.com


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