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6% remove it94% keep it
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United States Rank #41,947
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2014 17.57%
2013 36.49%
2.6 9.46%
2.3 36.49%


What is FileWing?  (from Abelssoft GmbH)

FileWing uses different methods to delete data safely. You can choose between 7 different algorithms, which overwrite the files-to-be-deleted with different patterns from 1 to 35 times. The methods we use are based on scientifically proven algorithms - now you can be sure that your deleted files will never show up agai...  Read more


FileWing is a software program developed by Abelssoft GmbH. The most common release is 2013, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named filewing.exe. The setup package generally installs about 54 files and is usually about 29.87 MB (31,317,025 bytes). The installed file AbUpdater.dll 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 8. While about 45% of users of FileWing come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and Brazil.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.abelssoft.de
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\FileWing\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\FileWing\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 29.87 MB

Program filesFiles installed by FileWing

Program executable:filewing.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\filewing\filewing.exe
Additional files:
  • AbLiteRegistration.dll - AbLiteRegistration
  • AbBugReporter.dll - AbBugReporter
  • AbUpdater.dll - AbUpdater
  • Interop.Shell32.dll - Die Assembly wurde aus der Typbibliothek "Shell32" importiert.
  • ShredderVolume.dll (by ITOS) - Shredder Volume Filter Driver (Driver for shredding volumes without locking)
  • DevExpress.XtraBars.v11.1.dll (by Developer Express) - DevExpress.XtraBars.Design (DevExpress.XtraBars)
  • DevExpress.Printing.v11.1.Core.dll (by Developer Express) - DevExpress.Printing.Core
  • DevExpress.XtraEditors.v11.1.dll - DevExpress.XtraEditors
  • DevExpress.BonusSkins.v11.1.dll - DevExpress.BonusSkins
  • DevExpress.XtraWizard.v11.1.dll - DevExpress.XtraWizard
  • DevExpress.XtraGrid.v11.1.dll - DevExpress.XtraGrid
  • AbSettingsKeeper.dll (by Ascora) - AbSettingsKeeper
  • DevExpress.Utils.v11.1.dll - DevExpress.Utils
  • DevExpress.Data.v11.1.dll - DevExpress.Data
  • AbFlexTrans.dll (by Ascora) - AbFlexTrans
  • ICSharpCode.SharpZipLib.dll (by ICSharpCode.net) - #ZipLibrary (SharpZipLib for .NET Framework 2.0)
  • AbCommons.dll - AbCommons
  • Restarter.exe - Restarter
  • VistaApi.dll - Vista Api
  • log4net.dll (by The Apache Software Foundation) - log4net (log4net for .NET Framework 1.0)
  • nunit.framework.dll (by NUnit.org) - NUnit
  • nunit.mocks.dll (by NUnit.org)
  • ShredderInstaller.exe
  • TaskScheduler.dll (by Dennis Austin) - Task Scheduler Class Library
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

How do I remove FileWing?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 66%
Win Vista 1%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 70.27%
Windows 8 10.81%
Windows XP 9.46%
Windows Vista 9.46%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.25%
Windows 7 Professional 23.29%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.33%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.59%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.22%
Windows 8.1 Pro 2.74%

Distribution by countryGeography

45.45% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 45.45%
  United States 26.14%
  Brazil 4.55%
  France 4.55%
  Switzerland 3.41%
  Austria 3.41%
  Spain 2.27%
  United Kingdom 2.27%
  Colombia 1.14%
  India 1.14%
  Argentina 1.14%
  Israel 1.14%
  Netherlands 1.14%
  Poland 1.14%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.44%
Medion 20.00%
Dell 15.56%
Acer 13.33%
American Megatrends 6.67%
ASUS 4.44%
Lenovo 4.44%
Intel 2.22%
Common models
MEDION MS-7748 3.85%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.85%
MSI MS-7260 1.92%
MEDIONPC MS-7713 1.92%
MEDION WIM2170 1.92%
LENOVO IdeaCentre K330 1.92%

About (from Abelssoft GmbH)

Abelssoft is a business unit of Ascora GmbH and is based in northern Germany.
Publisher URL: www.abelssoft.net


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