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Should I remove FeedDemon?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,782
United States Rank #5,075
Reach 0.0818%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 17.64 days
520.46 days >
Average installed length: 273.46 days


VersionDistribution 54.62% 34.04% 0.06% 8.00% 0.50% 0.12% 0.93% 0.50% 0.25% 0.19%

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What is FeedDemon?

FeedDemon is a free RSS Feed reader for Windows. It is able to synchronize with Google Reader. It is available for the Windows platform.

About  (from NewsGator Technologies)

FeedDemon is a Windows RSS reader. The easy-to-use interface makes it a snap to stay informed with the latest news and information. You can completely customize the way feeds are organized and displayed and set up custom news watches based on keywords. You can even download podcasts and audio files and have them show u...  Read more


FeedDemon is a software program developed by NewsGator Technologies. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 feeddemon.exe. The setup package generally installs about 15 files and is usually about 11.94 MB (12,517,336 bytes). The installed file FDUpdater.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 53% of users of FeedDemon come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.newsgator.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\FeedDemon\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\FeedDemon\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 11.94 MB

Program filesFiles installed by FeedDemon

Program executable:feeddemon.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\feeddemon\feeddemon.exe
Additional files:
  • FDUninstall.exe - FeedDemon Uninstall
  • FDUpdater.exe - FeedDemon Updater
  • FeedStation.exe - FeedStation
  • eWebClient.dll (by Digital River) - Embedded Web Store
  • unins000.exe - Inno Setup (Setup/Uninstall)
  • eWebControl365.dll (by Digital River)
  • FDTidy.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • FeedDemon.exe is scheduled as a task named 'FeedDemon1' (runs daily at 19:00).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • FeedDemon.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named FeedDemon.
2 Startup Files (User Run)
  • FeedDemon.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'FeedDemon' and executes as "C:\Program Files\FeedDemon\FeedDemon.exe" /startminimized.
  • FeedStation.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'FeedStation' and executes as "C:\Program Files\FeedDemon\FeedStation.exe" /minimize.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • FeedDemon.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'FeedDemon' which loads as C:\Program Files\FeedDemon\FeedDemon.exe.

How do I remove FeedDemon?

You can uninstall FeedDemon 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 FeedDemon, 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 FeedDemon.

Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win 8 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.41%
Windows 10 26.16%
Windows XP 6.56%
Windows Vista 5.81%
Windows Server 2003 0.06%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 28.08%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.94%
Windows 7 Professional 13.57%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.54%
Windows 8.1 5.23%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.61%

Distribution by countryGeography

53.40% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 53.40%
  Canada 4.16%
  United Kingdom 4.06%
  Italy 2.99%
  France 2.43%
  Germany 2.33%
  Australia 2.03%
  Iran 2.03%
  India 1.57%
  Japan 1.42%
  Netherlands 1.32%
  Spain 1.27%
  Brazil 1.22%
  Belgium 1.22%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 27.89%
Hewlett-Packard 22.80%
Acer 13.57%
ASUS 9.76%
Toshiba 5.62%
Lenovo 3.61%
Intel 2.86%
Samsung 2.86%
Medion 0.85%
American Megatrends 0.74%
Sahara 0.64%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 9.39%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.76%
Dell Inspiron N5010 2.73%
Dell Dell System XPS L5... 2.42%
Dell XPS 8500 2.42%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.42%


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