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Should I remove Duplicate File Detective 4?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
22% remove it78% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #22,821
United States Rank #25,216
Reach 0.0084%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 8.23 days
242.87 days >
Average installed length: 127.61 days


4.3.54 35.54%
4.3.53 28.92%
4.3.50 4.82%
4.2.47 4.82%
4.1.54 7.83%
4.0.45 6.63%
4.0.43 0.60%
4.0.40 7.83%
4.0.25 3.01%

Duplicate File Detective 4

What is Duplicate File Detective 4?  (from Key Metric Software)

Duplicate File Detective uses state-of-the-art file content analysis technology to show you exactly where your duplicate files are (even when the file names are different). You can search multiple folders, drives, removable storage devices, even network shares - all in a single pass. Then move, zip, or remove duplicate...  Read more


Duplicate File Detective 4 is a program developed by Key Metric Software. The most used version is 4.3.54, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is DFD.exe. The software installer includes 8 files and is usually about 23.25 MB (24,381,344 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 35% of users of Duplicate File Detective 4 come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Iran.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.duplicate-file-detective.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Key Metric Software\Duplicate File Detective 4\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{098E8318-DFFD-4A2F-AD6D-29A8891FE66D}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 23.25 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Duplicate File Detective 4

Program executable:DFD.exe
Name:Duplicate File Detective
Path:C:\Program Files\Key Metric Software\Duplicate File Detective 4\DFD.exe
Additional files:
  • DFD.exe - Duplicate File Detective
  • XCrashReportRU.exe - XCrashReport (XCrashReport.exe)
  • tag.dll

How do I remove Duplicate File Detective 4?

You can uninstall Duplicate File Detective 4 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 Duplicate File Detective 4, 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 Duplicate File Detective 4.

Win 7 (SP1) 66%
Win Server 2003 1%
Uninstall it 22%
Keep it 78%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.67%
Windows 10 18.67%
Windows XP 9.64%
Windows Vista 2.41%
Windows Server 2003 0.60%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 35.98%
Windows 7 Home Premium 15.85%
Windows 7 Professional 12.80%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.76%
Windows 8 Pro 3.66%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.05%

Distribution by countryGeography

34.76% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 34.76%
  United Kingdom 8.56%
  Iran 7.49%
  India 4.81%
  Italy 4.28%
  Netherlands 3.21%
  Canada 3.21%
  South Africa 2.67%
  Brazil 2.67%
  Australia 2.67%
  CY 1.60%
  France 1.60%
  Norway 1.60%
  Greece 1.60%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.72%
Dell 19.10%
Acer 15.73%
ASUS 11.24%
Lenovo 4.49%
Toshiba 3.37%
American Megatrends 2.25%
Samsung 2.25%
Sony 2.25%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.06%
Dell Inspiron 530 2.04%
Packard Bell ixtreme M512... 2.04%
Gateway FX6860 1.02%
Foxconn 662M03 1.02%


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