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FastFox Text Expander Software


FastFox Text Expander Software is a program developed by NCH Software. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. The main program executable is fastfox.exe. The software installer includes 5 files and is usually about 1.72 MB (1,801,776 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 8 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 77% of users of FastFox Text Expander Software come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.nch.com.au/fastfox/support.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\NCH Software\FastFox
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\NCH Software\FastFox\fastfox.exe" -uninstall
Estimated size: 1.72 MB

Program filesFiles installed by FastFox Text Expander Software

Program executable:fastfox.exe
FastFox Text Expander Software
Path:C:\Program Files\nch software\fastfox\fastfox.exe
Additional files:
  • fastfoxsetup_v2.35.exe - FastFox (FastFox Text Expander Software)
  • fastfox64.exe
  • ffhook.dll
  • ffhook64.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • fastfox.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'FastFox' and executes as "C:\Program Files\NCH Software\FastFox\fastfox.exe" -logon.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • fastfox.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'FastFox' which loads as "C:\Program Files\NCH Software\FastFox\fastfox.exe" -logon.

How do I remove FastFox Text Expander Software?

Quickly and completely remove FastFox Text Expander Software from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall FastFox Text Expander Software 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 FastFox Text Expander Software, 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 FastFox Text Expander Software.

Win 8 64%
Win 7 7%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 64.29%
Windows 7 35.71%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Pro 21.43%
Windows 7 Home Premium 21.43%
Windows 8.1 21.43%
Windows 10 Home 14.29%
Windows 7 Professional 14.29%
Windows 8.1 Connected 7.14%

Distribution by countryGeography

76.67% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 76.67%
  Canada 6.67%
  Australia 3.33%
  Germany 3.33%
  Italy 3.33%
  Netherlands 3.33%
  Thailand 3.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.77%
Lenovo 23.08%
Dell 15.38%
Toshiba 15.38%
Samsung 7.69%
Acer 7.69%
Common models
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LENOVO 4286CTO 7.14%
LENOVO 1068G2G 7.14%

About NCH Software

NCH is a software development company tat primarily sells to individuals via their website.
Publisher URL: www.nchsoftware.com


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