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Should I remove File Viewer Lite?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #8,777
United States Rank #7,338
Reach 0.0441%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 8.60 days
253.72 days >
Average installed length: 133.31 days


1.4.1 1.96%
1.4.0 2.65%
1.3.3 25.78%
1.3.2 25.89%
1.3.1 7.94%
1.3 3.57%
1.2 13.81%
1.1.2 4.95%
1.1.1 10.47%
1.1 2.99%

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File Viewer Lite

What is File Viewer Lite?  (from Sharpened Productions)

File Viewer Lite is a universal file opener that allows you to open any file on your Windows PC. Simply drag and drop any file or folder onto the application icon or program window. File Viewer Lite can open PDFs, word processing documents, spreadsheets, and many other common file types in their native view. It also ca...  Read more


File Viewer Lite is a program developed by Sharpened Productions. The most used version is 1.3.3, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is fv.exe. The software installer includes 4 files and is usually about 81.52 MB (85,483,663 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 54% of users of File Viewer Lite come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: windowsfileviewer.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\File Viewer Lite\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\File Viewer Lite\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 81.52 MB

Program filesFiles installed by File Viewer Lite

Program executable:fv.exe
Name:File Viewer Lite
Path:C:\Program Files\file viewer lite\fv.exe
Additional files:
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

How do I remove File Viewer Lite?

You can uninstall File Viewer Lite 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 Viewer Lite, 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 Viewer Lite.

Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 55.86%
Windows 10 36.09%
Windows Vista 4.25%
Windows XP 3.79%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.50%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.12%
Windows 10 Home 12.50%
Windows 7 Professional 11.69%
Windows 8.1 9.03%
Windows 10 Pro 6.37%

Distribution by countryGeography

53.87% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 53.87%
  United Kingdom 5.59%
  Canada 3.51%
  Germany 3.06%
  India 2.16%
  Netherlands 1.62%
  Italy 1.62%
  Australia 1.62%
  Romania 1.26%
  Sweden 1.26%
  France 0.99%
  Russia 0.90%
  Saudi Arabia 0.81%
  Belgium 0.72%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 27.68%
Hewlett-Packard 27.68%
Acer 14.94%
ASUS 8.12%
Toshiba 6.27%
Lenovo 3.87%
Samsung 2.77%
Intel 1.66%
Sahara 1.11%
Alienware 0.74%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.69%
ASUS All Series 3.52%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.52%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.73%
Dell Inspiron N5010 1.95%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 1.95%


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