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Disk Doctors File Shredder

What is Disk Doctors File Shredder?  (from Disk Doctor Labs, Inc)

Disk Doctors File Shredder helps you to shred files and folders from your Windows drive, it shreds the deleted data leaving no traces of sensitive critical data and it can automate the process. File Shredder is an advanced file shredding application, which allows various easy to options to shred files, folders, and unu...  Read more


Disk Doctors File Shredder is a program developed by Disk Doctor Labs, Inc. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is file shredder.exe. The software installer includes 18 files and is usually about 18.47 MB (19,366,359 bytes). ddupdate.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 10 as well as Windows Vista (SP2). The distribution of this has mostly been seen in the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.diskdoctors.net/file-shredder/software.html
Help link: www.diskdoctors.net/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Disk Doctors File Shredder\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Disk Doctors File Shredder\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 18.47 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Disk Doctors File Shredder

Program executable:file shredder.exe
Name:Disk Doctors File Shredder
Path:C:\Program Files\disk doctors file shredder\file shredder.exe
Additional files:
  • DDShellEx.dll - DDShellEx Dynamic Link Library
  • SanPro.exe - Disk Doctors Files Locator
  • FShredder.exe - FShredder
  • drivesan.exe - Data Sanitization Utility
  • FSStartup.exe - FSStartup
  • clr.exe - Kill
  • ddupdate.EXE (by Sunisoft) - IncUpdate (Online Updater)
  • InstallDrv.exe
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • MFC71.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET (MFCDLL Shared Library - Retail Version)
  • MFC71u.dll (by Microsoft)
  • msvcp71.dll - Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library
  • MSVCR71.DLL - Microsoft® C Runtime Library

How do I remove Disk Doctors File Shredder?

You can uninstall Disk Doctors 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Disk Doctors File Shredder, 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 Disk Doctors File Shredder.

Win 10 80%
Win Vista (SP2) 20%
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 80.00%
Windows Vista 20.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 60.00%
Windows 8 Pro 20.00%
Windows Vista Home Basic 20.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 80.00%
Dell 20.00%


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