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Should I remove File Rescue Plus?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
21% remove it79% keep it
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How common is it?
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004.000.00016 54.55%
004.000.00015 36.36%
004.000.00011 9.09%

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File Rescue Plus

What is File Rescue Plus?  (from Software Shelf International Inc)

File Rescue Plus is a fast, thorough, easy way to recover files that have been lost or deleted from your computer. It can bring back files that would otherwise be lost forever, including files emptied from the Recycle Bin, deleted by application programs, lost with removed directories or through a "quick format" on a...  Read more


File Rescue Plus is a software program developed by Software Shelf International Inc. The most common release is 004.000.00016, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named frplus.exe. The setup package generally installs about 5 files and is usually about 2.75 MB (2,882,616 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 56% of users of File Rescue Plus come from the United States, it is also popular in MA and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.softwareshelf.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\File Rescue Plus
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\10\01\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{D
Estimated size: 2.75 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by File Rescue Plus

Program executable:frplus.exe
Name:File Rescue Plus
File Recovery, undelete for NTFS, FAT and CDRW
Path:C:\Program Files\File Rescue Plus\frplus.exe
Additional files:
  • gdiplus.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft GDI+
  • unicows.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft (R) Windows (R) 95, Windows (R) 98, and Windows (R) Millennium Operating Systems (Microsoft Layer for Unicode on Win9x Systems (MSLU))

How do I remove File Rescue Plus?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 73%
Win XP 9%
Uninstall it 21%
Keep it 79%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 72.73%
Windows Vista 18.18%
Windows XP 9.09%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 50.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 10.00%
Windows Vista Business 10.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

56.25% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 56.25%
  MA 6.25%
  Australia 6.25%
  Sri Lanka 6.25%
  Mexico 6.25%
  Pakistan 6.25%
  Netherlands 6.25%
  United Kingdom 6.25%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 36.36%
Acer 18.18%
Hewlett-Packard 18.18%
Sahara 9.09%
American Megatrends 9.09%
Medion 9.09%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7621 11.11%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 11.11%
HP EliteBook 8530w 11.11%
ECS A960M-MV 11.11%
Dell OptiPlex 790 11.11%
Dell Latitude E6430 11.11%


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