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Should I remove CCFinder?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #8,732
United States Rank #17,346
Reach 0.0445%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 26.34 days
520.79 days >
Average installed length: 273.64 days


2014 22.81%
2013 53.36%
1.2 4.45%
1.1 9.81%
1.01 3.88%
1.0 5.70%


What is CCFinder?  (from Abelssoft GmbH)

CCFinder is short for Creative Commons Finder and it finds pictures published under the Creative Commons License. This means that you can easily search for pictures that you can re-publicize or share without breaking law or having to pay money. CCFinder also explains what you may do with each picture and what to keep i...  Read more


CCFinder is a program developed by Abelssoft GmbH. The most used version is 2013, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is ccfinder.exe. The software installer includes 29 files and is usually about 13.28 MB (13,923,127 bytes). AbUpdater.dll 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 10. While about 59% of users of CCFinder come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.abelssoft.de
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\CCFinder\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\CCFinder\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 13.28 MB

Program filesFiles installed by CCFinder

Program executable:ccfinder.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\ccfinder\ccfinder.exe
Additional files:
  • AbLiteRegistration.dll - AbLiteRegistration
  • AbFlexTransEditor.exe - AbFlexTransEditor
  • AbBugReporter.dll - AbBugReporter
  • AbUpdater.dll - AbUpdater
  • MouseKeyboardActivityMonitor.dll (by Mouse and Keyboard Hooks .NET) - Mouse and Keyboard Hooks .NET (MouseKeyboardActivityMonitor)
  • FlickrNet.dll (by http://flickrnet.codeplex.com) - Flickr .Net Api Library
  • AbUpdateBugReporter.dll - AbUpdateBugReporter
  • AbWpfRegistration.dll (by Ascora) - AbWpfRegistration
  • AbSettingsKeeper.dll (by Ascora) - AbSettingsKeeper
  • Hardcodet.Wpf.TaskbarNotification.dll (by hardcodet.net) - NotifyIcon WPF (NotifyIcon for WPF)
  • AbFlexTrans.dll - AbFlexTrans
  • ICSharpCode.SharpZipLib.dll (by ICSharpCode.net) - #ZipLibrary (SharpZipLib for .NET Framework 2.0)
  • AbSettings.dll - AbSettings
  • AForge.dll (by AForge) - AForge.NET (AForge)
  • AForge.Imaging.dll (by AForge) - AForge.Imaging
  • AForge.Math.dll - AForge.Math
  • AbCommons.dll - AbCommons
  • log4net.dll (by The Apache Software Foundation) - log4net (log4net for .NET Framework 1.0)
  • AbApi.dll - AbApi
  • AbGui.dll - AbGui
  • closeapp.exe
  • itextsharp.dll - iTextSharp
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

How do I remove CCFinder?

You can uninstall CCFinder 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 CCFinder, 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 CCFinder.

Win 7 (SP1) 66%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.30%
Windows 10 14.82%
Windows XP 10.26%
Windows Vista 6.61%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 44.88%
Windows 7 Professional 13.12%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.13%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.67%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.64%
Windows 8.1 3.22%

Distribution by countryGeography

59.36% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 59.36%
  United States 14.87%
  United Kingdom 3.96%
  Austria 2.64%
  France 2.09%
  Italy 1.98%
  Switzerland 1.87%
  Australia 1.76%
  Belgium 1.54%
  Canada 1.54%
  Netherlands 1.10%
  Hungary 0.99%
  Spain 0.55%
  Thailand 0.44%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Medion 22.59%
Acer 19.29%
Dell 14.82%
Hewlett-Packard 14.12%
ASUS 6.35%
Intel 2.59%
Samsung 2.35%
Lenovo 2.12%
American Megatrends 1.88%
Toshiba 1.88%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.25%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 4.25%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 3.47%
MEDIONPC MS-7646 2.70%
MEDIONPC MS-7621 2.32%
MEDIONPC MS-7707 2.32%

About (from Abelssoft GmbH)

Abelssoft is a business unit of Ascora GmbH and is based in northern Germany.
Publisher URL: www.abelssoft.net


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