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Should I remove Freecorder 4?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
28% remove it72% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Poor
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How common is it?
Global Rank #16,621
United States Rank #20,868
Reach 0.0195%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 34.11 days
1006.12 days >
Average installed length: 528.64 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
5 1.59%
4.12C 14.29%
4.12B 20.63%
4.12 63.49%

Freecorder 4

What is Freecorder 4?  (from Applian Technologies)

Freecorder 4 is a great way to capture and convert many kinds of audio and video from the internet. It also includes some optional search enhancements, a radio player, a TV player, and the Replay Media Guide. Freecorder 4 is 100% free. Freecorder is a great way to capture and convert many kinds of audio and video from ...  Read more

Overview

Freecorder 4 is a program developed by Applian Technologies. The most used version is 4.12, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. 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 is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The programs's main executable is FLVSrvc.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 1.51 MB of memory. The software installer includes 34 files and is usually about 1.59 MB (1,666,888 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 25% of users of Freecorder 4 come from the United States, it is also popular in France and United Kingdom.
Freecorder 4 has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.applian.com
Installation folder: C:\windows\freecorder
Uninstaller: "C:\Windows\Freecorder\uninstall.exe" "/C:C:\\Uninstall\uninstallFC4.xml"
Estimated size: 1.59 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Freecorder 4

Program executable:FLVSrvc.exe
Name:Applian Technologies, Inc. FLVSrvc
FLV Service for Freecorder
Path:C:\Program Files\Freecorder\FLVSrvc.exe
MD5:4f2b6d05afc4f680dfc2392eda749493
Additional files:
  • uninstall.exe - Setup Factory 7.0 Runtime (Setup Application)
  • lua5.1.dll
  • prxtbFre0.dll (by Conduit) - Conduit Toolbar
  • ldrtbFre0.dll (by Conduit)
  • tbFre0.dll
  • tbFre1.dll - Conduit Toolbar Automatic Update
  • Applian_Audio_Plugin.dll - Applian_Audio_Plugin Module
  • audgopher.dll - Applian audgopher (audgopher)
  • audhook.dll - Applian Audio Hooking Library (audhook)
  • FCAudio.exe - FCAudio Application (Audio recorder for Freecorder 4)
  • FCConv.exe - RMCConv Application (Converter Tool)
  • FCSettings.exe - Freecorder 4 Settings
  • FCVideo.exe - FCVideos Application (Freecorder 4 Videos Application)
  • ffmpeg.exe
  • FLVPlayer.exe
  • FLVSrvc.exe - Applian Technologies, Inc. FLVSrvc (FLV Service for Freecorder)
  • FreecorderToolbarHelper1.exe - ToolbarHelper Application
  • hk64tbFre0.dll
  • hktbFre0.dll
  • lame_enc.dll
  • sdl.dll - Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL)
  • tbFre2.dll
  • VistaAudioLib.dll - VistaAud Dynamic Link Library (Vista Audio Driver Library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • prxtbFre0.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'SearchFlyBar6 Toolbar' with the class of {20a320d1-d26b-48e5-a301-1dc697606798} (SearchFlyBar6).
  • tbFre0.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Conduit Engine' with the class of {30F9B915-B755-4826-820B-08FBA6BD249D}.
3 Internet Explorer Bars
  • prxtbFre0.dll installs an Explorer Bar in Internet Explorer called 'BitTorrentControl_v10 Findbar' with a class of {61B7EA61-DF56-4683-A474-BFDE2AD56316}.
  • tbFre2.dll installs an Explorer Bar in Internet Explorer called 'mako LIVE Findbar' with a class of {E4FBCEE4-B3B5-4FD1-933E-98130DB1E104}.
  • tbFre0.dll installs an Explorer Bar in Internet Explorer called 'Conduit Engine Findbar' with a class of {DCDF6BF6-9C20-4DEE-8B9A-56D0231330CD}.
2 Internet Explorer Toolbars
  • prxtbFre0.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Miniclip Toolbar' with the class of {1c68c940-1b2f-46eb-bd8c-2e1612ff6a58}.
  • tbFre0.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Conduit Engine' with the class of {30F9B915-B755-4826-820B-08FBA6BD249D}.
Internet Explorer URL Search Hook
  • prxtbFre0.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'SearchFlyBar6 Toolbar' with a class of {20a320d1-d26b-48e5-a301-1dc697606798} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.
2 Internet Explorer Web Browsers
  • prxtbFre0.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'Miniclip Toolbar' with a class of {1C68C940-1B2F-46EB-BD8C-2E1612FF6A58}.
  • tbFre0.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'Conduit Engine' with a class of {30F9B915-B755-4826-820B-08FBA6BD249D}.
3 Scheduled Tasks
  • FCAudio.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{D9010EA1-030E-4CAC-8C0E-5C95A3A9B390}' (runs on registration).
  • uninstall.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{C247631C-606C-44F8-9B4E-C25B77177427}' (runs on registration).
  • FreecorderToolbarHelper1.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{34C01E1F-1D33-4264-8F52-97E13432C5E2}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • FLVSrvc.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Freecorder FLV Service' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Freecorder\FLVSrvc.exe" /run.
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • FreecorderToolbarHelper1.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\eTvOnline.ro\eTvOnline.roToolbarHelper.exe'.
  • FCVideo.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Freecorder\FCVideo.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

FLVSrvc.exe
Memory:1.51 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0007760117%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00061979%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00015623%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:349,630
8,062,084 average
Switches/sec:9
70 average
I/O reads/min:2 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:4 Bytes
105.02 KB average
FreecorderToolbarHelper1.exe
Total CPU:0.4892737327%
Kernel CPU:0.29804920%
User CPU:0.19122453%

How do I remove Freecorder 4?

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Or, you can uninstall Freecorder 4 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 Freecorder 4, 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 Freecorder 4.

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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win Vista (SP1) 2%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 28%
Keep it 72%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.70%
Windows Vista 17.46%
Windows XP 14.29%
Windows 8 5.56%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 35.71%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.67%
Microsoft Windows XP 14.29%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 11.11%
Windows 7 Professional 8.73%
Windows Vista Home Basic 3.97%

Distribution by countryGeography

25.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 25.00%
  France 9.56%
  United Kingdom 8.09%
  Australia 5.15%
  Canada 4.41%
  Iran 4.41%
  India 3.68%
  Belgium 2.94%
  Brazil 2.94%
  Italy 2.94%
  Switzerland 2.21%
  Germany 2.21%
  Finland 2.21%
  Hungary 2.21%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 26.32%
GIGABYTE 18.42%
Hewlett-Packard 17.11%
Acer 14.47%
ASUS 11.84%
Toshiba 5.26%
Intel 2.63%
American Megatrends 2.63%
Alienware 1.32%
Common models
Dell Vostro 200 2.11%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.11%
Gateway DX4380G 2.11%
GBT GBTUACPI 2.11%
TOSHIBA Satellite A665 2.11%
GBT AWRDACPI 1.05%

About (from Applian Technologies Inc.)

Applian Technologies (pronounced uh-ply-uhn) develops and provides world-class affordable streaming media recording software to the Windows user.
Publisher URL: applian.com

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