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Should I remove Folder Size 64-bit?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #8,190
United States Rank #8,425
Reach 0.0567%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 7.73 days
227.92 days >
Average installed length: 119.75 days


2.6 100.00%

Folder Size 64-bit


Folder Size 64-bit is a program developed by Brio. 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 background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 1.74 MB (1,821,319 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 40% of users of Folder Size 64-bit come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: foldersize.sourceforge.net
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\foldersize
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{F24FF688-7138-4CCF-A83F-71E9FB01170E}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.74 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Folder Size 64-bit

  • foldersizecolumn.dll - Folder Size for Windows (Folder Size column handler)
  • foldersizesvc.exe - FolderSize Service
  • foldersize.exe - Folder Size (Folder Size Window)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • foldersizesvc.exe runs as a service named 'FolderSize' (FolderSize) "Caches the sizes of all folders viewed in Explorer. The service monitors folders for changes and updates the cache in the background.".
Startup File (User Run)
  • foldersize.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Folder Size' and executes as C:\Program Files\FolderSize\FolderSize.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:1.05 MB
21.09 MB average
CPU cycles/sec:353
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:0 Bytes
435.61 KB average

How do I remove Folder Size 64-bit?

Quickly and completely remove Folder Size (64-bit) 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 64-bit 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 (64-bit), 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 64-bit.

Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.07%
Windows 8 39.92%
Windows Vista 0.75%
Windows Server 2003 0.25%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 22.54%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.88%
Windows 7 Professional 15.24%
Windows 8.1 Pro 9.70%
Windows 8.1 8.82%
Windows 10 Pro 4.28%

Distribution by countryGeography

40.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 40.00%
  Germany 6.26%
  United Kingdom 6.15%
  France 4.58%
  Canada 3.91%
  Italy 3.13%
  Japan 2.68%
  India 2.57%
  Netherlands 2.46%
  Australia 2.23%
  Belgium 1.79%
  Brazil 1.34%
  Czech Republic 1.23%
  Spain 1.23%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.65%
Dell 20.85%
ASUS 15.92%
Acer 13.45%
Lenovo 4.71%
Toshiba 4.04%
Medion 3.14%
Intel 2.69%
Samsung 2.02%
MSI 1.79%
Alienware 0.67%
Common models
ASUS All Series 7.58%
HP ENVY 17 Notebook PC 2.84%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.84%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.84%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.84%
MSI MS-7758 2.37%


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