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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 #7,035
United States Rank #5,350
Reach 0.0620%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 7.52 days
221.90 days >
Average installed length: 116.59 days


1.0.13 0.17%
1.0.11 29.31%
1.0.10 1.92%
1.0.9 0.33%
1.0.8 45.05%
1.0.7 2.75%
1.0.6 9.74%
1.0.5 10.74%

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File Identifier

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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 3 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 10. While about 61% 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 Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (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) 49%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 51.33%
Windows 10 42.18%
Windows XP 3.49%
Windows Vista 3.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.74%
Windows 10 Home 18.48%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.22%
Windows 7 Professional 12.37%
Windows 10 Pro 8.95%
Windows 8.1 7.02%

Distribution by countryGeography

60.69% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 60.69%
  United Kingdom 5.86%
  Germany 3.30%
  Canada 2.55%
  India 1.81%
  Italy 1.68%
  France 1.50%
  Netherlands 1.50%
  Sweden 1.25%
  Australia 1.18%
  Singapore 0.87%
  Romania 0.75%
  South Africa 0.62%
  Spain 0.62%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.95%
Dell 26.96%
Acer 15.14%
ASUS 9.03%
Toshiba 4.12%
Lenovo 3.85%
Samsung 3.85%
Intel 1.86%
MSI 0.80%
Medion 0.66%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.59%
ASUS All Series 4.26%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.93%
Dell Inspiron 3847 2.62%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 2.30%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.30%


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