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Should I remove File Opener Packages?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
81% remove it19% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,647
United States Rank #5,351
Reach 0.0541%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 19.12 days
564.16 days >
Average installed length: 296.42 days

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File Opener Packages

What is File Opener Packages?

File Opener Packages is a software bundler that is marketed as being able to install additional components to open unknown Windows files but in actuality just wraps the freely available program with bundled software which includes adware and other potentially unwanted utilities (such as PC optimizers, toolbars, etc.). The main bundling program is simply an uninstaller that is designed to help the end user remove the bundled software on their PC after infection. The reason this even exists is due to various 3rd party partner marketing rules. When uninstalling, a list of bundled software is included and provides the user the ability to individually remove each installed program from their PC using that programs built in Windows installer/uninstaller.


The primary executable is named uninstaller.exe. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 2 files and is usually about 1.06 MB (1,114,624 bytes).
  • Malware detected in the program
  • 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 Opener 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 Opener Packages has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\roaming\1h1q\file opener packages
Uninstaller: C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\1H1Q\File Opener Packages\uninstaller.exe /Uninstall /NM="File Opener Packages" /AN="1H1Q" /MBN="File Opener Packages"
Estimated size: 1.06 MB

Program filesFiles installed by File Opener Packages

Program executable:uninstaller.exe (Malware detected)
Name:Internet application
Internet application Setup
Path:C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application data\1h1q\file opener packages\uninstaller.exe
Additional files:

How do I remove File Opener Packages?

You can uninstall File Opener 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 Opener 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 Opener 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.

Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win Server 2003 0%
Uninstall it 81%
Keep it 19%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 55.91%
Windows 10 32.36%
Windows XP 6.10%
Windows Vista 5.53%
Windows Server 2003 0.09%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.38%
Windows 8.1 17.81%
Windows 7 Professional 10.84%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.03%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.75%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.43%

Distribution by countryGeography

66.26% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 66.26%
  Germany 8.30%
  France 6.33%
  United Kingdom 5.85%
  Italy 3.40%
  Russia 2.24%
  Japan 1.70%
  Netherlands 1.63%
  Brazil 1.16%
  Vietnam 0.54%
  Turkey 0.48%
  Egypt 0.20%
  Hong Kong 0.14%
  South Africa 0.14%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.13%
Dell 21.73%
Acer 15.18%
ASUS 11.14%
Toshiba 7.80%
Lenovo 5.85%
Samsung 3.06%
Medion 2.65%
American Megatrends 0.97%
Intel 0.84%
Alienware 0.70%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.54%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.62%
Dell Inspiron 1545 4.00%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.69%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.08%
HP 15 Notebook PC 2.77%


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