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What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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United States Rank #31,999
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
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Average installed length: 5.73 days


VersionDistribution 54.33% 45.67%

File Scavenger 4.2 en

What is File Scavenger en?  (from QueTek Consulting)

File Scavenger Version 4 is a file 'undelete' and data recovery utility for Windows. File Scavenger can recover files that have been accidentally deleted (including files removed from the Recycle Bin, in a DOS window, from a network drive, from Windows Explorer with the SHIFT key held down) provided that recovery is at...  Read more


File Scavenger 4.2 en is a program developed by QueTek Consulting. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is filescav.exe. The software installer includes 1 files and is usually about 1.83 MB (1,920,535 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 30% of users of File Scavenger en come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.quetek.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\File Scavenger 4.2
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\File Scavenger 4.2\FileScav.exe /uninstall
Estimated size: 1.83 MB

Program filesFiles installed by File Scavenger 4.2 en

Program executable:filescav.exe
Name:File Scavenger
File Scavenger (R) - Disk recovery tool
Path:C:\Program Files\file scavenger 4.2\filescav.exe

How do I remove File Scavenger en?

You can uninstall File Scavenger en 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 Scavenger 4.2 (en), 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 Scavenger en.

Win 7 (SP1) 46%
Win Vista 1%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 51.97%
Windows 10 40.94%
Windows XP 6.30%
Windows Vista 0.79%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 19.05%
Windows 7 Home Premium 15.87%
Windows 7 Professional 15.08%
Windows 8.1 8.73%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.94%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.35%

Distribution by countryGeography

29.85% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 29.85%
  Italy 8.21%
  Germany 7.46%
  Canada 4.48%
  Poland 3.73%
  France 2.99%
  Netherlands 2.99%
  Saudi Arabia 2.99%
  United Kingdom 2.99%
  South Africa 2.24%
  India 2.24%
  Sweden 2.24%
  Malaysia 2.24%
  Brazil 1.49%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 20.99%
Hewlett-Packard 19.75%
Acer 18.52%
ASUS 4.94%
Toshiba 4.94%
American Megatrends 4.94%
Intel 3.70%
Lenovo 3.70%
Samsung 3.70%
Sony 2.47%
Gateway 1.23%
Common models
Gigabyte G31M-ES2C 2.06%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.06%
Samsung 300E4C/300E5C/300... 2.06%
Sony SVF15218SAB 1.03%
Sony SVE14A2V2ES 1.03%


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