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Should I remove File Seeker?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #32,311
United States Rank #46,028
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3.5.2 77.42%
3.5.1 20.97%
2.1 1.61%

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File Seeker

What is File Seeker?  (from Qytec)

File Seeker is a program that searches (with an ultra fast search algorithm) for files inside your computer with excellent search speed. The Latest Version supports "Database Enhanced Searching" which means that File Seeker stores in its own database the file structure of Hard Disks; this results in searching with no w...  Read more


File Seeker is a software program developed by Qytec. The most common release is 3.5.2, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The setup package generally installs about 5 files and is usually about 13.96 MB (14,640,326 bytes). The installed file FSeekerDBUpdater.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 27% of users of File Seeker come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.qytec.com/fileseeker.html
Help link: www.qytec.net
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\File Seeker\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\File Seeker\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 13.96 MB

Program filesFiles installed by File Seeker

  • unins000.exe - Inno Setup (Setup/Uninstall)
  • Fseeker.exe
  • FSeekerDBUpdater.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • FSeekerDBUpdater.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'FileSeekerUpdater' which loads as "C:\Program Files\File Seeker\FSeekerDBUpdater.exe" -start.

How do I remove File Seeker?

Quickly and completely remove File Seeker 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 Seeker 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 Seeker, 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 Seeker.

Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win Vista (SP2) 3%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.52%
Windows XP 22.58%
Windows 8 9.68%
Windows Vista 3.23%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 25.81%
Windows 7 Home Premium 22.58%
Microsoft Windows XP 22.58%
Windows 7 Professional 14.52%
Windows 8.1 3.23%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 1.61%

Distribution by countryGeography

27.40% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 27.40%
  Italy 13.70%
  France 10.96%
  Brazil 9.59%
  Netherlands 5.48%
  United Kingdom 4.11%
  Costa Rica 2.74%
  PF 2.74%
  Greece 2.74%
  Canada 2.74%
  MA 1.37%
  Belgium 1.37%
  Australia 1.37%
  Mexico 1.37%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.95%
Acer 21.05%
Dell 13.16%
Lenovo 10.53%
Toshiba 5.26%
Intel 5.26%
American Megatrends 2.63%
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