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EF Commander

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What is EF Commander?  (from EFSoftware)

EF Commander is a complex and multi-featured file manager that a wide range of users, from beginners to professionals, will find easy to use. It is the result of many requests received by the author. The first version was written in 1994, under the OS/2 operating system using Presentation Manager, as a personal replace...  Read more


EF Commander is a software program developed by EFSoftware. 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 primary executable is named efcw.exe. The setup package generally installs about 17 files and is usually about 2.84 MB (2,976,650 bytes). The installed file EFUpdate.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 43% of users of EF Commander come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and Austria.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.efsoftware.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ef commander
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\EF Commander\UNINST.EXE
Estimated size: 2.84 MB

Program filesFiles installed by EF Commander

Program executable:efcw.exe
Name:EF Commander
Path:C:\Program Files\ef commander\efcw.exe
Additional files:
  • EFEP.EXE - EF Elevate Privileges
  • EFUpdate.exe - EFSoftware - Updater (EF Updater)
  • 7ZIP.DLL - 7-Zip Plugin
  • EFPACK.DLL - EFPACK (EF Packers)
  • EFVIEW.DLL - EFVIEW (EF Viewers)
  • EFWCER.DLL - EFWCER (Windows CE Remote Link)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • EFCW.EXE is scheduled as a task with the class '{6194CD0B-D835-4D3D-8C8F-F01F8E526907}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove EF Commander?

Quickly and completely remove EF Commander from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall EF Commander 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program EF Commander, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 EF Commander.

Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win 7 1%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 53.18%
Windows 10 35.26%
Windows XP 8.67%
Windows Vista 2.89%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 21.39%
Windows 7 Professional 15.03%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.03%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.67%
Windows 10 Pro 8.67%
Windows 8.1 8.09%

Distribution by countryGeography

43.16% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 43.16%
  United States 28.42%
  Austria 3.16%
  Netherlands 3.16%
  Canada 2.63%
  Switzerland 2.11%
  France 2.11%
  United Kingdom 2.11%
  Poland 2.11%
  Australia 1.58%
  Norway 1.58%
  Spain 1.05%
  Mexico 1.05%
  Finland 0.53%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 25.26%
Hewlett-Packard 17.89%
Dell 13.68%
Medion 12.63%
ASUS 7.37%
Intel 7.37%
Toshiba 3.16%
Common models
Gigabyte GA-970A-UD3 2.83%
ASUS All Series 1.89%
Dell Studio 1569 1.89%
Acer Aspire 7741 1.89%
ASUSTeK UX31E 1.89%
Dell XPS 8300 1.89%

Publisher URL: www.efsoftware.com


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