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Should I remove Free File Viewer 2012?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
57% remove it43% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,132
United States Rank #621
Reach 0.7913%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.45 days
455.85 days >
Average installed length: 239.51 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
2012.10.9.0 81.90%

Free File Viewer 2012

What is Free File Viewer 2012?

This software will install various bundled potentially unwanted programs via the InstallIQ distribution system. Free File Viewer will modify system settings upon installation, making the Application the default viewer application for supported file types that do not already have a default viewer application associated such as DOC, DOCX, PDF, TXT, JPG, PNG, GIF, PSD and more.

About  (from Bitberry Software)

Download and install FreeFileViewer 2012 and you will be able to view documents like DOC, DOCX, PDF, TXT, XLS, XLSX, images like JPG, PNG, GIF, PSD, videos like FLV, MP4, MOV, MPG, audio files like FLAC, MP3, OGG, WMA, and various other formats like BIN, CFG, DAT, DIZ and and many many other file formats. FreeFileVie...  Read more
Overview
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Starts automatically
  • Bundles additional prorgams in setup
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Free File Viewer 2012.
FFVSetupFileAssociations.exe (7f851eec6ca1c7c2b971a9f083dc3d5e) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
eSafe 7.0.17.0 Win32.NewMalware.Ai
Rising Antivirus 23.00.65.14106 Trojan.Win32.Generic.1277BC59
Free File Viewer 2012 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.bitberry.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\FreeFileViewer\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\FreeFileViewer\unins001.exe"
Estimated size: 51.69 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Free File Viewer 2012

Program executable:FreeFileViewer.exe
Name:Free File Viewer
Path:C:\Program Files\FreeFileViewer\FreeFileViewer.exe
MD5:5294b7e12cdab933516972c7c53a694d
Additional files:
  • FFVCFG.exe - Free File Viewer configuration program
  • (Malware detected) FFVSetupFileAssociations.exe - Free File Viewer Configuration
  • FileViewer.exe - Free File Viewer
  • FreeFileViewer.exe
  • FFVCheckForUpdates.exe - Update Checker
  • tsasetup.exe (by Trusted Software) - Trusted Software File Type Assistant
  • vsgdi.dll (by visagesoft) - Visagesoft 2d rendering library
  • freefileviewer_730.exe (by W3i) - InstallIQ Installation Utility
  • tx17.dll (by Text Control GmbH) - TX Text Control (TX Text Control Core Component)
  • tx17_css.dll (by Text Control GmbH) - TX Text Control CSS Filter
  • tx17_doc.dll (by Text Control GmbH) - TX Text Control DOC Filter
  • tx17_dox.dll (by Text Control GmbH) - TX Text Control DOCX Filter
  • tx17_htm.dll (by Text Control GmbH) - TX Text Control HTML Filter
  • tx17_ic.dll (by Text Control GmbH) - IC Image Control
  • tx17_obj.dll (by Text Control GmbH) - TX Text Control OLE container library
  • tx17_rtf.dll (by Text Control GmbH) - TX Text Control RTF Filter
  • tx17_tls.dll (by Text Control GmbH) - Tool Bars for TX Text Control
  • tx17_wnd.dll (by Text Control GmbH) - TX Text Control Window Management
  • tx17_xml.dll (by Text Control GmbH) - TX Text Control XML Filter
  • sx-pdf-lib.dll (by soft Xpansion) - PDF Xpansion (PDF Xpansion 7.5.5)
  • sx-pdf-qv.ocx (by soft Xpansion)
  • js32.dll
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • unins001.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • FreeFileViewer.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{02F97D8A-ABE0-4706-B0F0-E2266D410BB0}' (runs on registration).
  • FFVCheckForUpdates.exe is scheduled as a task named 'C:\WINDOWS\Tasks\FreeFileViewerUpdateChecker.job'.
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • FFVCheckForUpdates.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Free File Viewer Update Checker.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • FFVCheckForUpdates.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program\FinalMediaPlayer\FMPCheckForUpdates.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

FFVCheckForUpdates.exe
Memory:6.19 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0003376348%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00017260%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00016504%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:1,027,677
8,062,084 average
Switches/sec:5
70 average
I/O reads/min:8.84 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:0 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Free File Viewer 2012?

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Or, you can uninstall Free File Viewer 2012 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 Free File Viewer 2012, 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 Free File Viewer 2012.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 65%
Win 7 0%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 57%
Keep it 43%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 69.09%
Windows Vista 10.88%
Windows XP 10.84%
Windows 8 9.11%
Windows Server 2003 0.07%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 46.74%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.71%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.64%
Windows 7 Professional 9.90%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.19%
Windows 8 4.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

74.48% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 74.48%
  United Kingdom 4.48%
  Canada 3.02%
  Australia 2.50%
  Israel 1.28%
  Germany 1.12%
  Romania 0.57%
  Netherlands 0.57%
  France 0.55%
  Sweden 0.55%
  Belgium 0.52%
  New Zealand 0.52%
  India 0.50%
  Croatia 0.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 31.31%
Dell 20.30%
Acer 13.86%
Toshiba 8.04%
ASUS 5.16%
Lenovo 4.25%
GIGABYTE 3.80%
Intel 2.68%
American Megatrends 2.56%
Sony 2.27%
Gateway 1.53%
Samsung 1.32%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.74%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.39%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 1.96%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 1.96%
Dell Inspiron 530 1.26%
HP G60 Notebook PC 1.05%

About Bitberry Software

Bitberry Software is a software company located in Denmark and produces products such as BitZipper.
Publisher URL: www.bitberry.com

comments2 comments

user comment
user comment
rue6 months ago
Refuses to be uninstalled completely by usual means.
user comment
oldtimer39 months ago
It does comes in handy sometimes to open obscure files. Got mine set where it won't run at start-up.