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What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #10,028
United States Rank #7,172
Reach 0.0359%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 6.05 days
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Average installed length: 93.83 days

File Shredder 2.5


File Shredder 2.5 is a program developed by Pow Tools. The software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 6.04 MB (6,332,439 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 64% of users of File Shredder come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Netherlands.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.fileshredder.org
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\File Shredder\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\File Shredder\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 6.04 MB

Program filesFiles installed by File Shredder 2.5

  • Shredder.exe - File Shredder
  • fsshell.dll
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:8.28 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0227468783%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.01372218%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00902470%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:1,106,252,958
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:5.19 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:2.31 GB
105.02 KB average

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 2.5, 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 10 69%
Win 7 (SP1) 0%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 69.49%
Windows 7 26.98%
Windows XP 1.84%
Windows Vista 1.69%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 39.46%
Windows 10 Pro 17.95%
Windows 7 Home Premium 10.40%
Windows 7 Professional 8.26%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.26%
Windows 8.1 4.70%

Distribution by countryGeography

64.15% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 64.15%
  United Kingdom 9.12%
  Netherlands 4.35%
  Germany 2.38%
  Italy 2.28%
  France 1.97%
  Canada 1.87%
  Spain 1.24%
  India 1.04%
  Portugal 0.93%
  Australia 0.83%
  Belgium 0.83%
  Sweden 0.83%
  Singapore 0.62%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.95%
Dell 21.18%
Acer 12.23%
ASUS 10.26%
Lenovo 8.73%
Toshiba 7.21%
Medion 2.84%
Samsung 2.40%
Intel 1.97%
Sony 0.66%
Common models
ASUS All Series 4.64%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.95%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.53%
Dell Latitude E6420 2.11%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.11%
LENOVO 20354 2.11%


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