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What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
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Average installed length: 273.68 days

FILEminimizer Pictures

What is FILEminimizer Pictures?  (from Balesio AG)

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FILEminimizer Pictures is a program developed by Balesio AG. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The main program executable is FILEminimizer.exe. The software installer includes 8 files and is usually about 4.93 MB (5,173,557 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 31% of users of FILEminimizer Pictures come from Germany, it is also popular in Italy and the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.balesio.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\FILEminimizer Pictures\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\FILEminimizer Pictures\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 4.93 MB

Program filesFiles installed by FILEminimizer Pictures

Program executable:FILEminimizer.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\FILEminimizer Pictures\FILEminimizer.exe
Additional files:
  • FILEMShell.exe - FILEMShell
  • FILEminimizer.exe - FILEminimizer
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • fileminimizer.dll
  • FILEMShell.dll
  • FILEminimizerPictures-Free-Setup.exe - Compress images and photos
  • ShellMenu.exe (by Explorer Context Menu Systems) - Windows Explorer Context Menu Pro (.Net Component) (Windows Explorer Context Menu Installation System)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • FILEMShell.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'FILEminimizer' with a class of {8A0265BC-EBA5-4F6A-8972-AFCDFB89516A}.

How do I remove FILEminimizer Pictures?

You can uninstall FILEminimizer Pictures 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 FILEminimizer Pictures, 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 FILEminimizer Pictures.

Win 7 (SP1) 48%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 51.81%
Windows 10 33.33%
Windows XP 8.56%
Windows Vista 6.30%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.79%
Windows 10 Home 12.65%
Windows 7 Professional 10.21%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.21%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.42%
Windows 10 Pro 6.13%

Distribution by countryGeography

31.31% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 31.31%
  Italy 23.42%
  United States 18.10%
  United Kingdom 3.58%
  France 3.33%
  Spain 2.28%
  Indonesia 1.56%
  Belgium 1.34%
  Canada 1.27%
  India 1.23%
  Switzerland 0.90%
  BD 0.87%
  Australia 0.80%
  Austria 0.76%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.04%
Acer 21.69%
Dell 13.51%
ASUS 13.30%
Medion 11.34%
Lenovo 3.99%
Intel 2.73%
American Megatrends 2.45%
Sahara 1.61%
Samsung 1.54%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.68%
ASUS All Series 4.16%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.16%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 3.99%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 3.81%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.47%


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