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3% remove it97% keep it
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VersionDistribution 7.69% 53.85% 30.77% 7.69%

Novell Filr

What is Novell Filr?  (from Novell)

Unlike other mobile file access and collaborative file sharing solutions, Novell Filr has been designed with the enterprise in mind, resulting in less administration, better security and more productive users. This powerful combination provides enhanced security for Android devices while maintaining user-friendly, sec...  Read more


Novell Filr is a software program developed by Novell. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. The setup package generally installs about 20 files and is usually about 16.3 MB (17,092,608 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 7. While about 70% of users of Novell Filr come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.novell.com/products/filr
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\novell\filr\icons\filetypes
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{2B2D8237-2496-447D-93FC-BE94A3111489}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 16.3 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Novell Filr

  • filr.exe - filr
  • msvcp100.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2010 (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • msvcp90.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2008 (Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library)
  • msvcr100.dll
  • msvcr90.dll
  • filrapilib.dll - FilrComAPI
  • filrcredlib.dll - FilrCredLib
  • filripcclientlib.dll - FilrClientIpcLib
  • filrlib.dll - FilrLib
  • filrrestlib.dll - FilrRESTLib
  • filrshellextcontextmenuhandler.dll - ShellExtensionContextMenuHandler
  • filrshellextcontextmenuhandler.resources.dll
  • filrshellextforms.exe - ShellExtensionForms
  • filrshellextoverlayconflicthandler.dll - FilrShellExtOverlayConflictHandler
  • filrshellextoverlayinsynchandler.dll - FilrShellExtOverlayInSyncHandler
  • filrshellextoverlayoutofsynchandler.dll - FilrShellExtOverlayOutOfSyncHandler

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • filr.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Novell Filr' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Novell\Filr\filr.exe".

How do I remove Novell Filr?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 54%
Win 8 23%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 76.92%
Windows 8 23.08%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 38.46%
Windows 7 Home Premium 23.08%
Windows 8.1 Pro 15.38%
Windows 10 Pro 7.69%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.69%
Windows 7 Enterprise 7.69%

Distribution by countryGeography

69.57% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 69.57%
  France 8.70%
  Germany 8.70%
  Netherlands 4.35%
  Czech Republic 4.35%
  United Kingdom 4.35%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 36.36%
Dell 27.27%
Samsung 9.09%
Hewlett-Packard 9.09%
Acer 9.09%
ASUS 9.09%
Common models
Microsoft Corporation Sur... 8.33%
Dell OptiPlex 780 8.33%
Samsung 530U3BI/530U4BI/5... 8.33%
MSI MS-7369 8.33%
Dell Latitude E6410 8.33%
LENOVO 2924A19 8.33%


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