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Should I remove F-LINK?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #21,286
United States Rank #40,507
Reach 0.0097%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 302.18 days
1097.56 days >
Average installed length: 576.68 days


VersionDistribution 6.28% 5.24% 12.57% 2.62% 4.71% 2.62% 27.75% 0.52% 13.09% 8.38% 3.14% 2.09% 2.62% 2.62% 4.19% 0.52% 1.05%

Typically installed together

Other programs by Fujitsu LIMITED



F-LINK is a program developed by Fujitsu LIMITED. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The main program executable is f-link.exe. The software installer includes 33 files and is usually about 6.34 MB (6,652,429 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 82% of users of F-LINK come from Japan, it is also popular in the United States and Hong Kong.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.fujitsu.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Fujitsu\F-LINK
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{3E579ED8-46A8-4C3D-B842-28D7AFEAE961}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0411 -removeonly
Estimated size: 6.34 MB
Language: Japanese (Japan)

Program filesFiles installed by F-LINK

Program executable:f-link.exe
F-LINK for .Net 4.0
Path:C:\Program Files\fujitsu\f-link\f-link.exe
Additional files:
  • DEUDHCPServer.dll - Data Exchange Utility
  • DEUHTTPServeControl.dll
  • DEULANControl.dll
  • DEUNWInfo.dll
  • DEUSearch.dll
  • DEUService.exe
  • DEUSoftAP.dll
  • FLRDServer.dll
  • FLRDServerHp.exe
  • FLRDServerOp.exe
  • WSDLIB.dll
  • FLinkDHCPServer.dll - F-LINK
  • FLinkHTTPClientControl.dll
  • FLinkHTTPServeControl.dll
  • FLinkLANControl.dll
  • FLinkNWInfo.dll
  • FLinkSearch.dll
  • FlinkService.exe
  • FLinkSoftAP.dll
  • SelectLangHelp.exe
  • Interop.IWshRuntimeLibrary.dll
  • Interop.Shell32.dll
  • CreateCryptKey.dll
  • DEUCmd.exe - Data Exchange Utility for .Net 4.0
  • SharedFolderManager.exe
  • WSDMAIN.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • WSDMAIN.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named '{B2B0B3A1-09C4-4BE0-8154-416443AAEE15}.Handler' with the ProgID of 'Fujitsu.{0781333D-7F8E-4F8E-AF91-4C425B85546D}' and the action verb '{B2B0B3A1-09C4-4BE0-8154-416443AAEE15}.Handler.
2 Services
  • DEUService.exe runs as a service named 'DataExchangeUtilityService' (DataExchangeUtilityService).
  • FlinkService.exe runs as a service named 'FlinkService' (FlinkService).
Startup File (User Run)
  • F-LINK.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'F-LINK' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Fujitsu\F-LINK\F-LINK.exe" -auto.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • WSDMAIN.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'WSDMAIN' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Fujitsu\F-LINK\WSDMAIN.exe" -auto.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:1.95 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0013242911%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00084414%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00048015%
0.015104% average
Memory:2.18 MB
Total CPU:0.0000204348%
Kernel CPU:0.00000870%
User CPU:0.00001173%
CPU cycles/sec:1,300

How do I remove F-LINK?

You can uninstall F-LINK 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 F-LINK, 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 F-LINK.

Win 10 79%
Win XP 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 79.06%
Windows 7 17.28%
Windows Vista 3.14%
Windows XP 0.52%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 40.21%
Windows 8 19.58%
Windows 10 Home 12.70%
Windows 7 Home Premium 10.58%
Windows 7 Professional 3.17%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 2.65%

Distribution by countryGeography

81.55% of installs come from Japan
Which countries install it?
  Japan 81.55%
  United States 13.69%
  Hong Kong 1.79%
  China 0.60%
  Australia 0.60%
  United Kingdom 0.60%
  Paraguay 0.60%
  Thailand 0.60%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 17.65%
Sony 17.65%
Lenovo 17.65%
NEC 11.76%
American Megatrends 11.76%
ASUS 5.88%
Alienware 5.88%
Dell 5.88%
Common models

About (from Fujitsu LIMITED)

Fujitsu is the leading Japanese information and communication technology (ICT) company offering a full range of technology products, solutions and services.
Publisher URL: www.fujitsu.com


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