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Should I remove File Extractor Packages?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
83% remove it17% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #16,641
United States Rank #15,020
Reach 0.0154%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 11.71 days
345.44 days >
Average installed length: 181.50 days

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File Extractor Packages

What is File Extractor Packages?  (from installCore)

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File Extractor Packages is a program developed by installCore. The main program executable is uninstaller.exe. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 1 files and is usually about 1.06 MB (1,114,624 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 47% of users of File Extractor Packages come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Germany.
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Difficult to remove as it will reinstall itself
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • Known to include offers within the setup
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in File Extractor Packages.
uninstaller.exe (bf375a90fe0b135395e20b0eb9190c11) has been flagged by the following 8 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Agnitum Outpost 7.1.1 PUA.InstallCore
Comodo Security 18604 UnclassifiedMalware
Fortinet FortiGate 6/20/2014 Riskware/InstallCore
K7 AntiVirus 13.180.12463 Trojan
K7GW 13.180.12463 Trojan ( 0049acde1 )
McAfee 5600.7094 RDN/Generic.tfr!ea
McAfee-GW-Edition 7.7094 RDN/Generic.tfr!ea
VIPRE Antivirus 30470 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
File Extractor Packages has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.installcore.com
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\roaming\0f0c1v0f1l1i1p0e2v2z1c1t1r2z1f1c\file extractor packages
Uninstaller: C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\0F0C1V0F1L1I1P0E2V2Z1C1T1R2Z1F1C\File Extractor Packages\uninstaller.exe /Uninstall /NM="File Extractor Packages" /AN="0
Estimated size: 1.06 MB

Program filesFiles installed by File Extractor Packages

Program executable:uninstaller.exe (Malware detected)
Installer Setup
Path:C:\users\user\appdata\roaming\1h1q\file extractor packages\uninstaller.exe

How do I remove File Extractor Packages?

You can uninstall File Extractor Packages 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 File Extractor Packages, 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 File Extractor Packages.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.

Uninstall it 83%
Keep it 17%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 69.41%
Windows 10 20.39%
Windows Vista 6.91%
Windows XP 3.29%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 40.86%
Windows 7 Professional 12.62%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.30%
Windows 8.1 10.96%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.65%
Microsoft Windows XP 3.32%

Distribution by countryGeography

46.68% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 46.68%
  France 18.57%
  Germany 10.61%
  Russia 5.84%
  Thailand 4.24%
  United Kingdom 3.45%
  Japan 2.65%
  Indonesia 1.59%
  Italy 1.59%
  Spain 1.33%
  Brazil 1.06%
  Turkey 0.80%
  Vietnam 0.27%
  Singapore 0.27%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.12%
Acer 19.70%
Dell 19.21%
ASUS 14.78%
Toshiba 5.42%
Samsung 4.93%
Lenovo 3.45%
Medion 2.96%
NEC 1.48%
Alienware 0.99%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.38%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.38%
ASUSTeK K53SD 1.54%
Dell Inspiron 560 1.54%
Dell Inspiron 5537 1.54%
Dell XPS 8500 1.54%


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