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Should I remove File Helper?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
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File Helper


File Helper is a software program developed by Blitware Technology. 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 setup package generally installs about 8 files and is usually about 13.61 MB (14,274,117 bytes). 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 39% of users of File Helper come from France, it is also popular in the United States and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: blitware.com
Help link: support.blitware.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\File Helper\\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\File Helper\\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 13.61 MB

Program filesFiles installed by File Helper

  • FileHelper.exe - File Helper (File Helper by Blitware Technology Inc.)
  • lib.dll
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • blt_kill_process.dll
  • blt_ownership.dll
  • blt_scheduler.dll
  • htmlayout.dll (by Terra Informatica Software,, British Columbia, Canada) - HTMLayout (HTMLayout - embeddable HTML rendering and layout component)
  • python26.dll (by Python Software Foundation) - Python (Python Core)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • FileHelper.exe is scheduled as a task named 'File Helper' (runs weekly on Sundays at 04:39).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • FileHelper.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'File Helper' which loads as "C:\Program Files\File Helper\File Helper.lnk" --start-trayed.

How do I remove File Helper?

Quickly and completely remove File Helper from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall File Helper 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program File Helper, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 Helper.

Win 7 (SP1) 64%
Win XP 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.48%
Windows Vista 17.39%
Windows 10 10.87%
Windows XP 3.26%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 54.44%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 14.44%
Windows 7 Professional 7.78%
Windows 10 Home 5.56%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.44%
Microsoft Windows XP 3.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

39.00% of installs come from France
Which countries install it?
  France 39.00%
  United States 29.00%
  Germany 12.00%
  Canada 8.00%
  Belgium 3.00%
  United Kingdom 3.00%
  Switzerland 2.00%
  Singapore 1.00%
  South Africa 1.00%
  GA 1.00%
  Austria 1.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 45.31%
Acer 23.44%
ASUS 9.38%
Dell 6.25%
American Megatrends 3.13%
Medion 3.13%
Toshiba 3.13%
Gateway 1.56%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.76%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.38%
Packard Bell imedia S1300 2.38%
ASUSTeK N75SF 2.38%
HP Pavilion dv6700 Notebo... 1.19%


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