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What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
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FileTask

Overview

FileTask is a program developed by Macrovision. 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 software installer includes 4 files and is usually about 6.35 MB (6,655,496 bytes). Updater.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows XP as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 69% of users of FileTask come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\FileTask\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{E97C4358-8153-4433-9987-A911138F2A7F}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 6.35 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by FileTask

  • FileTask.exe - FileTask Module
  • FileTaskOwd.exe
  • Updater.exe - Updater
  • InstallEXE.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • FileTask.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Update_FileTask'.

How do I remove FileTask?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win XP 43%
Win 7 14%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%
 
COUNTRY POPULARITY
69.23%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 42.86%
Windows 7 42.86%
Windows Vista 14.29%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 42.86%
Windows 7 Home Premium 28.57%
Windows 7 Professional 14.29%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 14.29%

Distribution by countryGeography

69.23% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 69.23%
  United Kingdom 15.38%
  Canada 7.69%
  Saudi Arabia 7.69%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 40.00%
Toshiba 20.00%
Lenovo 20.00%
Hewlett-Packard 20.00%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite A660 20.00%
Lenovo INVALID 20.00%
HP-Pavilion NY621AA-ABA p... 20.00%
Dell Computer Dimension 4... 20.00%
Dell Computer Dimension 2... 20.00%

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