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Should I remove Lavasoft File Shredder?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
19% remove it81% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #40,982
United States Rank #40,513
Reach 0.0025%

Versions

VersionDistribution
7.7.3.0 2.86%
7.7.2.2 60.00%

Other programs by Lavasoft

Lavasoft File Shredder

What is Lavasoft File Shredder?  (from Lavasoft)

Lavasoft File Shredder helps you take control of the information you don't want anyone else to get their hands on by permanently removing the files and all of their hidden copies. You know you should shred sensitive documents in a paper shredder to protect yourself against data and identity theft. The same is true for ...  Read more

Overview

Lavasoft File Shredder is a software program developed by Lavasoft. The most common release is 7.7.2.2, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named lavasoftfileshredder.exe. The setup package generally installs about 17 files and is usually about 14.42 MB (15,122,031 bytes). The installed file SITUpdate.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 50% of users of Lavasoft File Shredder come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Brazil.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.lavasoft.com/products/lavasoft_file_shredder.php
Help link: www.Lavasoft.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Lavasoft File Shredder
Uninstaller: "C:\ProgramData\{289B9F39-2FAB-43D7-8DEF-FC0A1912C02E}\LavasoftFileShredder.exe" REMOVE=TRUE MODIFY=FALSE
Estimated size: 14.42 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Lavasoft File Shredder

Program executable:lavasoftfileshredder.exe
Path:C:\ProgramData\{289b9f39-2fab-43d7-8def-fc0a1912c02e}\lavasoftfileshredder.exe
MD5:3955bfeac898a37a259dcf4b90f90973
Additional files:
  • LSFileShredder.exe - Lavasoft Common Libraries (Lavasoft File)
  • SITLanguage.dll
  • SITLanguage_DE.dll
  • SITLanguage_NTV.dll
  • SITLanguage_SVE.dll
  • SITLanguageUpdate_DE.dll
  • SITLanguageUpdate_NTV.dll
  • SITLanguageUpdate_SVE.dll
  • SITResource.dll
  • SITUpdate.dll

How do I remove Lavasoft File Shredder?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 54%
Win XP 3%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 19%
Keep it 81%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#40,982

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 54.29%
Windows 8 31.43%
Windows Vista 11.43%
Windows XP 2.86%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.71%
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.00%
Windows 8.1 11.43%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.57%
Windows 10 Home 8.57%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.71%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.00%
  United Kingdom 10.00%
  Brazil 8.00%
  Thailand 4.00%
  Australia 4.00%
  Canada 4.00%
  Italy 4.00%
  TZ 2.00%
  Russia 2.00%
  MM 2.00%
  IQ 2.00%
  Portugal 2.00%
  Israel 2.00%
  Turkey 2.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 21.43%
Dell 17.86%
Acer 14.29%
Samsung 14.29%
Toshiba 7.14%
Sony 7.14%
ASUS 7.14%
Lenovo 3.57%
Intel 3.57%
GIGABYTE 3.57%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 6.67%
Samsung 940X3G/930X3G 6.67%
TOSHIBA Satellite C855D 3.33%
TOSHIBA Satellite C655 3.33%
TOSHIBA QOSMIO X770 3.33%
Sony VGN-AR41M 3.33%

About Lavasoft

Lavasoft is a development company that produces anti-spyware software, most known for Ad-Aware.
Publisher URL: www.lavasoft.com

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