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What percent of users and experts removed it?
68% remove it32% keep it
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VersionDistribution 66.67% 33.33%

File Type Mechanic

What is File Type Mechanic?  (from Trusted Software)

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File Type Mechanic is a software program developed by Trusted Software. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named filetypemechanic.exe. Many users end up uninstalling this after less than a month of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 12 files and is usually about 23.52 MB (24,666,841 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of those who have this installed, most are running it on Windows 7 (SP1). While about 67% of users of File Type Mechanic come from the United States, it is also popular in MA and Spain.
  • The wisdom of the experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.filetypemechanic.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Trusted Software\File Type Mechanic\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Trusted Software\File Type Mechanic\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 23.52 MB

Program filesFiles installed by File Type Mechanic

Program executable:filetypemechanic.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\trusted software\file type mechanic\filetypemechanic.exe
Additional files:
  • FileTypeMechanic.Engine.dll - FileTypeMechanic
  • FileTypeMechanicManager.exe
  • LicenseManager.dll - Licmgr Dynamic Link Library
  • Microsoft.Win32.TaskScheduler.DLL (by CodePlex Community) - TaskService (Task Scheduler Wrapper)
  • TAFactory.IconPack.dll (by NCEEE) - IconPack
  • AppResource.dll
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • AntiXssLibrary.dll (by Microsoft) - AntiXss Library v3.1 (AntiXSSLibrary)
  • System.Core.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® .NET Framework (.NET Framework)
  • System.Data.SQLite.dll - System.Data.SQLite (System.Data.SQLite Interop Library)

How do I remove File Type Mechanic?

You can uninstall File Type Mechanic 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 Type Mechanic, 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 Type Mechanic.
  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.

Uninstall it 68%
Keep it 32%
Windows 7 (SP1)
United States

Distribution by countryGeography

66.67% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 66.67%
  MA 16.67%
  Spain 16.67%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 33.33%
Dell 33.33%
Common models
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 33.33%
Gigabyte H55M-UD2H 33.33%
Dell Inspiron 1764 33.33%

About (from Trusted Software)

The products offered for download on this site is hand-picked by us, and regularly tested for malware and virus, making your download experience a safe and secu
Publisher URL: www.trustedsoftware.com


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