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What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #9,862
United States Rank #8,000
Reach 0.0431%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 4.73 days
139.49 days >
Average installed length: 73.29 days


1.0.8 56.53%
1.0.7 5.12%
1.0.6 17.85%
1.0.5 20.50%

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File Identifier


File Identifier is a software program developed by Sharpened Productions. The most common release is 1.0.8, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named fi.exe. The setup package generally installs about 2 files and is usually about 1.21 MB (1,269,072 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 51% of users of File Identifier come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: sharpened.com/fid/info?v=1.0.5
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\File Identifier\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\File Identifier\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 1.21 MB

Program filesFiles installed by File Identifier

Program executable:fi.exe
Name:File Identifier
Path:C:\Program Files\file identifier\fi.exe
Additional files:
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

How do I remove File Identifier?

Quickly and completely remove File Identifier 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 Identifier 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 Identifier, 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 Identifier.

Win 7 (SP1) 55%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 58.51%
Windows 8 31.24%
Windows Vista 5.45%
Windows XP 4.79%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 28.24%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.28%
Windows 8.1 12.29%
Windows 7 Professional 12.13%
Windows 10 Home 7.31%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.65%

Distribution by countryGeography

51.44% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 51.44%
  United Kingdom 6.96%
  Germany 3.28%
  India 3.02%
  Canada 3.02%
  Australia 1.84%
  Netherlands 1.71%
  Sweden 1.44%
  Romania 1.31%
  MA 1.05%
  South Africa 0.92%
  Philippines 0.92%
  Iran 0.92%
  Italy 0.92%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 29.06%
Hewlett-Packard 26.44%
Acer 14.14%
ASUS 7.59%
Toshiba 5.24%
Lenovo 3.93%
Samsung 3.66%
Intel 1.83%
Sahara 1.05%
Medion 1.05%
Packard Bell 0.79%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.10%
ASUS All Series 3.59%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.56%
Dell Inspiron N5010 2.56%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.56%
HP Pavilion TS Sleekbook ... 2.05%


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