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Should I remove FamilySearch Indexing?

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10% remove it90% keep it
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How common is it?
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United States Rank #12,236
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
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Average installed length: 618.53 days


3.12.1 100.00%

FamilySearch Indexing 3.12.1

What is FamilySearch Indexing?  (from FamilySearch)

Every person matters. Perhaps it is this feeling that prompts millions to seek out their family history. For most, records of their ancestors provide key links to their past. An army of volunteers from around the world is now helping to save and make these records available. Using our online system, they are able to ea...  Read more


FamilySearch Indexing 3.12.1 is a software program developed by FamilySearch. 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). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 96% of users of FamilySearch Indexing come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Ireland.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: indexing.familysearch.org
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\FamilySearch Indexing\indexing.familysearch.org
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\FamilySearch Indexing\indexing.familysearch.org\uninstall.exe

Program filesFiles installed by FamilySearch Indexing 3.12.1

  • uninstall.exe - FamilySearch Indexing Uninstaller (FamilySearch Indexing)
  • indexing.exe - FamilySearch Indexing

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • indexing.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{FD28673B-9AA7-4AD4-A20C-18C99016D50B}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove FamilySearch Indexing?

You can uninstall FamilySearch Indexing 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 FamilySearch Indexing 3.12.1, 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 FamilySearch Indexing.

Win 7 (SP1) 75%
Win XP 1%
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 76.13%
Windows Vista 16.77%
Windows 10 5.81%
Windows XP 1.29%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 61.69%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 13.64%
Windows 7 Professional 8.44%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.19%
Windows 10 Home 3.25%
Microsoft Windows XP 1.30%

Distribution by countryGeography

95.85% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 95.85%
  Canada 2.64%
  Ireland 0.75%
  Brazil 0.38%
  Germany 0.38%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 39.47%
Dell 28.07%
Acer 15.79%
Toshiba 7.02%
Gateway 2.63%
Lenovo 1.75%
American Megatrends 1.75%
Compaq 0.88%
Common models
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.85%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.31%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.31%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.31%
Dell Inspiron 560 2.31%
Dell Inspiron 620 2.31%


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