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Super File Shredder version 4.12

What is Super File Shredder?  (from Kakasoft)

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Super File Shredder version 4.12 is a program developed by Kakasoft. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The software installer includes 5 files and is usually about 8.08 MB (8,472,462 bytes). Update.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 51% of users of Super File Shredder come from the United States, it is also popular in Hungary and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Kakasoft.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Super File Shredder\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Super File Shredder\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 8.08 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Super File Shredder version 4.12

  • ContextMenu.dll - Advanced Folder Encryption (Shell Extension)
  • ContextMenu_64.dll
  • FileShredder.exe - Super File Shredder
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • Update.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Context Menu Handlers
  • ContextMenu.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'FileShredderMenu' with a class of {BD4E1D1F-40FB-4769-93A5-50898308DA73}.
  • ContextMenu_64.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'FileShredderMenu' with a class of {BD4E1D1F-40FB-4769-93A5-50898308DA73}.

How do I remove Super File Shredder?

Quickly and completely remove Super File Shredder version 4.12 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Super 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 Super File Shredder version 4.12, 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 Super File Shredder.

Win 7 (SP1) 69%
Win 7 1%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 69.61%
Windows 8 14.71%
Windows XP 10.78%
Windows Vista 4.90%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 40.20%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.73%
Windows 7 Professional 12.75%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.78%
Windows 8.1 4.90%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.92%

Distribution by countryGeography

51.15% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 51.15%
  Hungary 9.16%
  United Kingdom 7.63%
  Canada 3.82%
  Japan 3.82%
  Italy 3.05%
  Netherlands 2.29%
  Australia 1.53%
  Belgium 1.53%
  Germany 1.53%
  Croatia 1.53%
  United Arab Emirates 0.76%
  Brazil 0.76%
  Chile 0.76%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 25.71%
Hewlett-Packard 22.86%
Dell 18.57%
Lenovo 4.29%
American Megatrends 2.86%
Intel 2.86%
NEC 2.86%
Samsung 2.86%
Toshiba 2.86%
Gateway 1.43%
Alienware 1.43%
Common models
Advent MS-7728 2.38%
Dell Studio 1569 2.38%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.38%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.38%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.38%
Gateway DX4870 2.38%


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