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What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #28,558
United States Rank #30,915
Reach 0.0058%

Versions

VersionDistribution
7.5.2109.1 1.22%
7.5.2107.1 2.44%
7.5.2104.1 1.22%
7.5.2067.1 1.22%
7.2.2042.1 4.88%
7.2.2038.1 1.22%
7.1.2031.1 7.32%
7.0.2028.1 1.22%
7.0.2025.1 1.22%
7.0.2024.1 3.66%
7.0.2023.1 2.44%
7.0.2018.1 4.88%
7.0.2017.1 1.22%
7.0.2015.1 1.22%
7.0.2013.1 2.44%
7.0.2008.1 1.22%
6.5.1364.1 1.22%
6.5.1358.1 6.10%
6.5.1357.1 2.44%
6.5.1355.1 3.66%
6.5.1348.1 4.88%
6.5.1346.1 2.44%
6.5.1345.1 3.66%
6.5.1337.1 1.22%
6.5.1323.1 1.22%
6.2.1266.1 1.22%
6.2.1263.1 2.44%
6.2.1260.1 3.66%
6.2.1254.1 3.66%
6.2.1253.1 3.66%
6.0.1236.1 9.76%
6.0.1235.1 2.44%
6.0.1230.1 2.44%
6.0.1228.1 1.22%
6.0.1221.1 1.22%
6.0.1220.1 1.22%
6.0.1217.1 1.22%

FileLocator Pro

Overview

FileLocator Pro is a program developed by Mythicsoft Ltd. The most used version is 6.0.1236.1, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The software installer includes 47 files and is usually about 26.21 MB (27,483,859 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 32% of users of FileLocator Pro come from the United States, it is also popular in Iran and Belgium.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Mythicsoft\FileLocator Pro\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{ED6F54B5-C261-4945-A52A-639A5AB514F0}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 26.21 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by FileLocator Pro

  • FileLocatorPro.exe - FileLocator Pro -- Professional file searching utility (FileLocator Pro Executable)
  • CacheLib.dll - FileLocator Series (FileLocator Cache Library)
  • ConfigLib.dll - FileLocator Configuration Library
  • ConfigUILib.dll - FileLocator Configuration UI Library
  • DirTraverseLib.dll - FileLocator Traversal Library
  • Extensions.dll - FileLocator Extensions Library
  • FLProCore.dll - FileLocator Core COM library
  • MiscFuncLib.dll - FileLocator Function Library
  • Mythicsoft.Search.Core.dll - FileLocator Core .NET Library
  • PSTReader.dll - FileLocator PST Extension Library
  • RenderLib.dll - FileLocator Rendering Library
  • Scripting.dll - FileLocator Active Scripting support
  • SearchLib.dll - FileLocator Search Library
  • StreamLib.dll - FileLocator File Streaming Library
  • SvnExtLib.dll - FileLocator 7-Zip Extension Library
  • TextFuncLib.dll - FileLocator Text Library
  • UIExtLib.dll - FileLocator UI Library
  • FLProHotKey.exe - FileLocator Pro (FileLocator Pro HotKey monitor)
  • FLProShellAdmin.exe - FileLocator Pro Shell Administration Functionality
  • FLProShellExt.dll - FileLocator Pro Shell Extensions
  • Scintilla.dll (by Neil Hodgson [email protected]) - Scintilla (Scintilla.DLL - a Source Editing Component)
  • CrashRpt1402.dll - CrashRpt (Crash Handling Module)
  • CrashSender1402.exe - Crash Report Delivery Module
  • 7z.dll (by Igor Pavlov) - 7-Zip (7z Standalone Plugin)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • FLProShellExt.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'FileLocatorPro' with a class of {1ED0F018-76B9-4DB9-9C06-CA0F3088F04F}.
Internet Explorer BHO
  • FLProShellExt.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a Browser Helper Object with the class of {B1DB573D-2C1A-45A6-8FC5-D3CEDCF62A4A}.
Startup File (User Run)
  • FLProHotKey.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'FileLocatorProHotKey' and executes as C:\Program Files\Mythicsoft\FileLocator Pro\flprohotkey.exe.

How do I remove FileLocator Pro?

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

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by FileLocator Pro you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 48%
Win Vista (SP2) 4%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.10%
Windows XP 23.17%
Windows 8 17.07%
Windows Vista 3.66%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 31.71%
Microsoft Windows XP 23.17%
Windows 7 Professional 10.98%
Windows 8.1 Pro 8.54%
Windows 7 Enterprise 7.32%
Windows 7 Home Premium 6.10%

Distribution by countryGeography

31.76% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 31.76%
  Iran 7.06%
  Belgium 5.88%
  United Kingdom 5.88%
  Netherlands 2.35%
  RS 2.35%
  Turkey 2.35%
  Vietnam 2.35%
  Italy 2.35%
  Saudi Arabia 2.35%
  Canada 2.35%
  Australia 2.35%
  Germany 2.35%
  Indonesia 2.35%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 23.53%
GIGABYTE 19.61%
Dell 19.61%
ASUS 7.84%
Intel 7.84%
Hewlett-Packard 7.84%
Lenovo 5.88%
Toshiba 5.88%
Apple 1.96%
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