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What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #15,162
United States Rank #20,363
Reach 0.0183%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 5.08 days
38.03 days >
Average installed length: 19.98 days


3.10 2.78%
3.8 5.28%
3.7 4.17%
3.6 6.11%
3.5 14.72%
3.4 18.33%
3.2 17.22%
3.1 21.94%
3.0 0.56%
2.7 1.39%
2.3 0.28%
2.2 6.94%
2.0 0.28%

Duplicate File Remover

What is Duplicate File Remover?  (from Essential Data Tools)

Duplicate File Remover is a powerful tool to locate file duplicates on your computer. It scans the computer and lists duplicate files based on Byte for Byte Comparison, which ensures 100% accuracy. It can find duplicates of any files: text, binary, music, video or images. For multimedia files (MP3, OGG/Vorbis, WMA), th...  Read more


Duplicate File Remover is a program developed by Essential Data Tools. The most used version is 3.1, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software installer includes 15 files and is usually about 6.14 MB (6,435,179 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 27% of users of Duplicate File Remover come from the United States, it is also popular in Iran and Russia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.duplicatefileremover.com
Help link: www.essentialdatatools.com/support/?event1=DuplicateFileRemover&event2=Distributive&event3=WebSupport
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Essential Data Tools\Duplicate File Remover\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Essential Data Tools\Duplicate File Remover\UninsHs.exe" /u0={5AFA81C6-6DE9-49b0-B2C1-D53763632D59}
Estimated size: 6.14 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Duplicate File Remover

  • DuplicateFileRemover.exe - DuplicateFileRemover (Duplicate File Remover)
  • CommonLibrary.dll - CommonLibrary
  • DfrLibrary.dll
  • server.exe
  • explorer.dll - ExtraBackup (explorer)
  • lcontrol.dll (by RegAll) - LinkControl
  • UninsHs.exe (by Han-soft) - UninsHs (Uninstall for InnoSetup by Han-soft)
  • Launcher.exe
  • server_x86_x64.exe
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • w7pb.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Launcher.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{4665EEAE-CB73-463F-8A5A-438836357CE4}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Duplicate File Remover?

You can uninstall Duplicate File Remover 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 Remover, 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 Remover.

Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.22%
Windows 10 29.17%
Windows XP 7.78%
Windows Vista 0.83%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 39.55%
Windows 7 Home Premium 12.81%
Windows 7 Professional 8.08%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.80%
Windows 10 Pro 6.41%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.18%

Distribution by countryGeography

26.51% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 26.51%
  Iran 14.44%
  Russia 4.72%
  India 4.46%
  France 3.94%
  Canada 2.89%
  Germany 2.89%
  Netherlands 2.89%
  United Kingdom 2.36%
  Italy 2.36%
  Romania 2.10%
  UA 2.10%
  Spain 1.84%
  IQ 1.57%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.41%
Dell 20.49%
Acer 16.10%
ASUS 13.17%
Lenovo 3.41%
Intel 3.41%
Toshiba 2.93%
MSI 1.46%
American Megatrends 1.46%
Sony 1.46%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.93%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.70%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.96%
Intel DG41WV 2.22%
Gigabyte G31M-ES2C 2.22%
ASUS All Series 2.22%


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