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Should I remove EgisTec Shredder?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
26% remove it74% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #33,804
United States Rank #36,737
Reach 0.0037%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 17.86 days
526.82 days >
Average installed length: 276.80 days


VersionDistribution 5.56% 1.39% 18.06% 4.17% 2.78% 1.39% 2.78% 62.50% 1.39%

EgisTec Shredder

What is EgisTec Shredder?  (from Egis Technology)

EgisTec Shredder provides you with a quick and easy-to-use user interface when shredding your important files. Using the same shredding algorithm as the Department of Defense, your confidential files are permanently erased in a fast and secured manner. The right click context menu allows you shred files quickly and con...  Read more


EgisTec Shredder is a program developed by Egis Technology. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software installer includes 5 files and is usually about 4.5 MB (4,720,869 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 EgisTec Shredder come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.egistec.com/en/products/shredder.aspx
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\EgisTec Shredder\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{C2695E83-CF1D-43D1-84FE-B3BEC561012A}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
Estimated size: 4.5 MB

Program filesFiles installed by EgisTec Shredder

  • FileShredder.exe - EgisTec Shredder (Egis Technology Inc.)
  • ShredConsole.exe - Shred Console
  • ShredderContextMenu.dll - ShredderContextMenu
  • FrameUtility.dll - UI Framework (Frame Utility Dynamic Link Library)
  • LibFrame.dll - LibFrame Release Library

How do I remove EgisTec Shredder?

You can uninstall EgisTec 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 EgisTec 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 EgisTec Shredder.

Win 7 (SP1) 76%
Win XP 1%
Uninstall it 26%
Keep it 74%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 83.33%
Windows 10 12.50%
Windows Vista 2.78%
Windows XP 1.39%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 62.50%
Windows 7 Starter 6.94%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.94%
Windows 8.1 5.56%
Windows 7 Professional 4.17%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 2.78%

Distribution by countryGeography

34.94% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 34.94%
  Italy 10.84%
  Germany 8.43%
  France 7.23%
  United Kingdom 6.02%
  Belgium 3.61%
  Spain 3.61%
  Canada 3.61%
  Australia 2.41%
  Greece 2.41%
  Austria 2.41%
  TN 1.20%
  Brazil 1.20%
  Thailand 1.20%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 83.58%
Hewlett-Packard 7.46%
Toshiba 1.49%
Sony 1.49%
Apple 1.49%
Medion 1.49%
ASUS 1.49%
Common models
Acer Aspire 5738 11.94%
Acer Aspire 5532 7.46%
Acer Aspire 5740 5.97%
Acer Aspire X1301 4.48%
Acer Aspire 5741G 4.48%
Acer AO532h 4.48%

About (from Egis Technology Inc.)

Egis Technology Inc.
Publisher URL: www.egistec.com


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