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Should I remove Folder Size?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
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How common is it?
Global Rank #8,480
United States Rank #7,107
Reach 0.0539%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 5.68 days
167.63 days >
Average installed length: 88.07 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
3.4.0.0 100.00%

Folder Size 3.4.0.0

Overview

Folder Size 3.4.0.0 is a program developed by MindGems. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The main program executable is foldersize.exe. The software installer includes 6 files and is usually about 5.66 MB (5,939,182 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 50% of users of Folder Size come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.mindgems.com
Help link: www.mindgems.com/support/support.htm
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Folder Size\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Folder Size\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 5.66 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Folder Size 3.4.0.0

Program executable:foldersize.exe
Name:Folder Size
Path:C:\Program Files\folder size\foldersize.exe
MD5:dfffa961d089c7a5e103d485aefbeb8b
Additional files:
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • FolderSizeColumn.dll (by Brio) - Folder Size for Windows (Folder Size column handler)
  • FolderSizeSvc.exe (by Brio) - FolderSize Service
  • SDI_R199.exe - Snappy Driver Installer

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Service
  • FolderSizeSvc.exe runs as a service named 'Folder Size' (FolderSize) "Caches the sizes of all folders viewed in Explorer. The service monitors folders for changes and updates the cache in the background.".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

FolderSizeSvc.exe
Memory:740 KB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000659090%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00004442%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00002149%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:820
8,062,084 average

How do I remove Folder Size?

Quickly and completely remove Folder Size 3.4.0.0 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Folder Size 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 Folder Size 3.4.0.0, 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 Folder Size.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 51%
Win XP 0%
 
HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 52.64%
Windows 8 43.01%
Windows Vista 2.11%
Windows XP 2.11%
Windows Server 2003 0.13%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 19.76%
Windows 7 Professional 15.65%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.79%
Windows 8.1 11.54%
Windows 8.1 Pro 9.28%
Windows 10 Home 7.56%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.32% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.32%
  United Kingdom 7.39%
  France 4.18%
  Canada 3.53%
  Australia 3.00%
  Netherlands 2.36%
  Belgium 2.03%
  India 1.93%
  Germany 1.82%
  Italy 1.71%
  Sweden 1.39%
  Israel 0.96%
  South Africa 0.86%
  Brazil 0.86%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 27.25%
Hewlett-Packard 22.52%
ASUS 13.06%
Acer 10.81%
GIGABYTE 9.01%
Lenovo 6.31%
Toshiba 4.73%
Samsung 2.25%
Intel 2.03%
MSI 1.35%
Alienware 0.68%
Common models
ASUS All Series 6.38%
HP Z220 CMT Workstation 4.26%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.83%
MSI MS-7821 2.98%
Dell XPS 8700 2.55%
Dell Inspiron 5520 2.13%

About (from MindGems, Inc.)

MindGems Inc. develops innovative corporate and end user software products.
Publisher URL: www.mindgems.com

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