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Genie FAM

What is Genie FAM?  (from Genie-Soft)

Genie File Access Manager was designed to ensure business continuity of all their mission critical data. Many companies are at risk because their backup software can't backup exclusive, in use or open files, leaving security holes in their backup strategy. With Genie Backup Manager and Genie File Access Manager, these ...  Read more


Genie FAM is a program developed by Genie-Soft. 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 software installer includes 19 files and is usually about 4.72 MB (4,945,257 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 90% of users of Genie FAM come from the United States, it is also popular in Netherlands.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.genie-soft.com
Help link: www.Genie-Soft.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Genie-Soft\FAM\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Genie-Soft\FAM\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 4.72 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Genie FAM

  • GenieAFX.dll - GenieGFX Dynamic Link Library (GenieGFX.DLL)
  • GSEnManager.dll - Genie Encryption Manager
  • GSGlobalMFC.dll - Genie Global Functions (Global Functions)
  • Uninstall.exe - File Access Manager (File Access Manager - Giving Genie-Soft access to exclusively open files)
  • GSFAMAgent.exe - FAM (Genie FAM Agent)
  • GSSEMGR.dll - GBM (Serial Manager)
  • unins000.exe - Inno Setup (Setup/Uninstall)
  • ADUninstall.exe
  • FAMCOM.dll
  • FAMCOMGenie.dll
  • GFAM3.exe
  • gs_encryption.dll - encrypti Dynamic Link Library (Encryption Dynamic Link Library)
  • GSLogging.dll - GSLoggin Dynamic Link Library (Genie Global Logging)
  • MFC71u.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET (MFCDLL Shared Library - Retail Version)
  • msvcp71.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library
  • msvcr71.dll - Microsoft® C Runtime Library
  • msvcrt.dll - Microsoft (R) Visual C++ (Microsoft (R) C Runtime Library)
  • SetupDriverExe.exe
  • shfolder.dll - Microsoft(R) Windows (R) 2000 Operating System (Shell Folder Service)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • unins000.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\CDRipper\unins000.exe'.

How do I remove Genie FAM?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win XP 25%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.00%
Windows XP 50.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 50.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 50.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

90.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 90.00%
  Netherlands 10.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Intel 50.00%
American Megatrends 25.00%


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