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Should I remove 4Sync?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #11,287
United States Rank #14,224
Reach 0.0299%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 30.94 days
912.59 days >
Average installed length: 479.49 days

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What is 4Sync?

4sync is a cloud storage for file synchronization between computers, mobile devices and web. 4sync provides users with 15 GB for storage of pictures, music, video, documents and other types of files. During the registration process with 4Sync's desktop application, the user is asked to create an account by providing an email address and password. Users email address acts as a username to access the web version of 4Sync. User is able to get additional 5GB after email confirmation. After the program is installed 4Sync folder appears in “My documents” which looks and works as a standard Windows folder. After a successful uploading of the file the user gets a link which allows sharing files and making them public or selectively viewable to others. All uploaded files are accessible during 180 days since the moment of the last visit to the account.

About  (from 4shared.com)

4sync is the easiest and fastest way to sync all your files. Get access to all your files, from anywhere - at work, at home, or on the go. It's easy to sync all your devices, and you get 15 GB of web storage for free.
  • Starts automatically

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.4sync.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\4sync
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\4Sync\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 10.9 MB

Program filesFiles installed by 4Sync

Program executable:4sync.exe
Signed by:New IT Limited
Path:C:\Program Files\4sync\4sync.exe
4sync is a cloud storage for file synchronization between computers, mobile devices and web. 4sync provides users with 15 GB for storage of pictures, music, video, documents and other types of files. During the registration process with...
Additional files:
  • uninstall.exe (by New IT Solutions) - 4Sync Update
  • ShellCp.dll (by New IT Solutions Ltd) - 4Sync (4Sync Shell Extension)
  • ShellExt.dll (by New IT Solutions Ltd)
  • ShellMenu.dll
  • Sync.dll
  • xperr.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • ShellMenu.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'CopyPathExt' with a class of {7E41911F-13AA-11D3-A831-00104B9E30B5}.
Scheduled Task
  • 4Sync.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F78D162B-AA5A-40CF-B2FA-74F4937E1076}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • 4Sync.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named '4Sync' and executes as "C:\Program Files\4Sync\4Sync.exe" -startup.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • 4Sync.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\4Sync\4Sync.exe'.

How do I remove 4Sync?

You can uninstall 4Sync 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program 4Sync, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 4Sync.

Win 7 (SP1) 64%
Win 7 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 76.36%
Windows XP 9.86%
Windows 10 7.48%
Windows Vista 6.12%
Windows Server 2003 0.17%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 31.96%
Windows 7 Ultimate 27.49%
Windows 7 Professional 11.51%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.45%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.47%
Windows 7 Starter 2.92%

Distribution by countryGeography

30.17% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 30.17%
  Iran 11.04%
  Brazil 6.69%
  Japan 3.73%
  Spain 3.11%
  Germany 2.64%
  France 2.49%
  Saudi Arabia 2.18%
  Hungary 2.02%
  United Kingdom 2.02%
  Italy 1.71%
  Thailand 1.56%
  Indonesia 1.56%
  Malaysia 1.56%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 26.43%
Hewlett-Packard 22.52%
Acer 15.02%
Toshiba 13.51%
ASUS 6.91%
Intel 2.70%
Samsung 2.70%
Lenovo 2.40%
Alienware 0.90%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.57%
Dell Inspiron N5110 4.57%
TOSHIBA Satellite C660 3.55%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.55%
HP Pavilion g4 Notebook P... 2.54%
HP Pavilion dv4 Notebook ... 2.54%

About (from 4shared.com)

4shared provides its users with high-quality free online file hosting and sharing services.
Publisher URL: www.4shared.com


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