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What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #16,660
United States Rank #12,943
Reach 0.0175%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 53.65 days
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Average installed length: 222.74 days

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FileBox eXtender

What is FileBox eXtender?  (from Hyperionics Technology)

Navigate easily through Windows folder maze with FileBox eXtender buttons placed on standard Windows file boxes. Access your favorite and recently visited folders and documents with one mouse click or hot key. Make the file boxes bigger to see more folders and files. Optionally FileBX buttons can be also placed on Expl...  Read more


FileBox eXtender is a program developed by Hyperionics Technology. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The main program executable is FileBX.exe. The software installer includes 9 files and is usually about 964.26 KB (987,407 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 54% of users of FileBox eXtender come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.hyperionics.com
Help link: www.hyperionics.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\FileBX
Uninstaller: "C:\ProgramData\{7A94EF79-C34B-444E-BECC-25AB7D77AA78}\Fbx64Setup.exe" REMOVE=TRUE MODIFY=FALSE
Estimated size: 964.26 KB

Program filesFiles installed by FileBox eXtender

Program executable:FileBX.exe
Name:FileBox eXtender
Path:C:\Program Files\FileBX\FileBX.exe
Additional files:
  • FileBX.exe - FileBox eXtender
  • FileBXH.dll
  • FileBXH32.dll
  • Fbx32helper.exe
  • FbxRes.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • FileBX.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{BBA777E8-5BE8-4D50-9EB1-D5F178EEBCF0}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • FileBX.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named FileBX.
Startup File (User Run)
  • FileBX.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'FileBox eXtender' and executes as C:\Program Files\FileBX\FileBX.exe.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • FileBX.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'FileBX.exe' which loads as "C:\Program Files\FILE UTILITIES\FileBX\FileBX.exe".

How do I remove FileBox eXtender?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win XP 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 58.78%
Windows 8 18.78%
Windows XP 17.55%
Windows Vista 4.90%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.14%
Windows 7 Professional 18.67%
Microsoft Windows XP 16.60%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.79%
Windows 8.1 5.39%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.73%

Distribution by countryGeography

53.55% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 53.55%
  Germany 10.32%
  United Kingdom 3.87%
  France 3.55%
  Canada 3.23%
  Japan 3.23%
  Australia 2.26%
  Taiwan 1.94%
  Ireland 1.29%
  New Zealand 1.29%
  Sweden 1.29%
  Hong Kong 0.97%
  India 0.97%
  Austria 0.65%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 33.56%
Acer 16.11%
Hewlett-Packard 15.44%
ASUS 13.42%
Lenovo 4.70%
Medion 3.36%
American Megatrends 2.01%
Apple 1.34%
Intel 1.34%
Samsung 1.34%
Common models
Dell Precision WorkStatio... 3.57%
Dell XPS 8300 2.68%
ASUSTeK K93SM 1.79%
Dell Dell DXP051 1.79%
Dell Latitude E6410 1.79%
Dell Inspiron 580 1.79%


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