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Should I remove FileMover?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
United States Rank #37,891
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5.04.2700 35.29%
5.02.2000 23.53%
1.2 41.18%


What is FileMover?  (from Laplink Software)

FileMover transfers files securely to and from other computers over a TCP/IP network, USB or serial cable. Moving files between computers should be a simple task to accomplish. Yet it is often deceptively complex, especially when dealing with large files So, why not make things easy on yourself? With FileMover,you get...  Read more


FileMover is a program developed by Laplink Software. The most used version is 1.2, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The software installer includes 6 files and is usually about 3.64 MB (3,814,418 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows XP as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 96% of users of FileMover come from the United States, it is also popular in Austria.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.laplink.com
Help link: www.laplink.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Laplink\FileMover\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{DDBC8703-AA18-491F-97BE-98D4543A901B}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 3.64 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by FileMover

  • FileMover.exe - Laplink FileMover
  • LLUpdateCheck.exe - Laplink Update Check Application
  • SFTHost.exe - Laplink FileMover Host Module
  • SFTHostps.dll
  • SSTSync.dll
  • UltraSync.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • SFTHost.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Laplink\FileMover\SFTHost.exe'.

How do I remove FileMover?

You can uninstall FileMover 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 FileMover, 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 FileMover.

Win XP 35%
Win Vista (SP2) 6%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 35.29%
Windows 7 35.29%
Windows 10 17.65%
Windows Vista 11.76%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 35.29%
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.41%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 11.76%
Windows 8 5.88%
Windows 7 Professional 5.88%
Windows 8.1 5.88%

Distribution by countryGeography

96.43% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 96.43%
  Austria 3.57%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 57.14%
Dell 28.57%
Sony 7.14%
American Megatrends 7.14%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 14.29%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 14.29%
Sony VGN-SR21M_S 7.14%
Micro-Star MS-7512 7.14%
HP Pavilion 061 RF170AV-A... 7.14%
Hewlett-Packard p7-1044 7.14%

Publisher URL: www.laplink.com


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