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7% remove it93% keep it
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Average installed length: 621.73 days

File Shredder 2.0

What is File Shredder?  (from WipeSoft)

With File Shredder you can remove files from your hard drive without fear they could be recovered. There are quite a few software tools today for retrieval of deleted files under Windows OS. Those tools, often referred to as "file recovery" software, are taking advantage of shortcoming of WIndows "delete" command that ...  Read more


File Shredder 2.0 is a software program developed by WipeSoft. The primary executable is named Shredder.exe. The setup package generally installs about 4 files and is usually about 2.73 MB (2,866,015 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 65% of users of File Shredder come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.fileshredder.org
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\File Shredder\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\File Shredder\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 2.73 MB

Program filesFiles installed by File Shredder 2.0

Program executable:Shredder.exe
Name:File Shredder
Path:C:\Program Files\File Shredder\Shredder.exe
Additional files:
  • file_shredder_setup.exe - File Shredder by WipeSoft
  • Shredder.exe (by Pow Tools) - File Shredder
  • fsshell.dll
  • unins000.exe - Inno Setup (Setup/Uninstall)

How do I remove File Shredder?

You can uninstall File Shredder 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 Shredder 2.0, 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 Shredder.

Win 7 (SP1) 59%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.45%
Windows XP 14.47%
Windows Vista 13.16%
Windows 10 9.92%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 40.37%
Microsoft Windows XP 13.97%
Windows 7 Professional 10.60%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 10.19%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.09%
Windows 10 Home 2.85%

Distribution by countryGeography

64.62% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 64.62%
  United Kingdom 9.07%
  Canada 4.50%
  Australia 2.02%
  Netherlands 1.87%
  Italy 1.65%
  Belgium 1.27%
  France 1.27%
  India 1.05%
  Japan 1.05%
  South Africa 0.97%
  Portugal 0.52%
  Brazil 0.45%
  Sweden 0.45%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 30.63%
Hewlett-Packard 28.31%
Acer 11.26%
Toshiba 7.78%
ASUS 4.80%
Intel 3.31%
Samsung 2.65%
Lenovo 2.32%
Sahara 1.49%
American Megatrends 1.16%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.24%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.90%
Dell Inspiron 530 2.10%
Dell Inspiron 1545 1.75%
Dell Inspiron 560 1.75%
Dell Inspiron 570 1.75%


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