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Should I remove FileOpen Client B928?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #21,497
United States Rank #18,518
Reach 0.0095%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 26.92 days
794.04 days >
Average installed length: 417.21 days


B928 42.25% 57.75%

FileOpen Client B928

What is FileOpen Client B928?  (from FileOpen Systems)

FileOpen is an encryption and digital rights management software to control access to documents, inside and outside of the enterprise. FileOpen software works with standard document formats and viewers such as Adobe Reader┬« and Microsoft Office┬« to seamlessly manage access without frustrating your users. With flexible ...  Read more


FileOpen Client B928 is a program developed by FileOpen Systems. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The software installer includes 7 files and is usually about 1.55 MB (1,630,208 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 53% of users of FileOpen Client B928 come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.fileopen.com
Help link: www.fileopen.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\fileopen\services
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{9B2FACCB-82DA-4AFC-95D2-2D6802938269}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.55 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by FileOpen Client B928

  • fileopenscreenhook32.dll - FileOpen ScreenHook (FileOpen Screen Capture)
  • fileopenmanager32.exe - FileOpen Manager (FileOpen Manager Service)
  • fileopenbroker32.exe - FileOpen Broker
  • fileopen32.sys
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • UtilDll.dll - UtilDll Dynamic Link Library (UtilDll Dynamic Link Library - Support for installer)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • fileopenmanager32.exe runs as a service named 'FileOpen Manager Service' (FileOpenManager) "FileOpen client manager".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • fileopenbroker32.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'FileOpenBroker' which loads as C:\Program Files\FileOpen\Services\FileOpenBroker32.exe.

How do I remove FileOpen Client B928?

You can uninstall FileOpen Client B928 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 FileOpen Client B928, 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 FileOpen Client B928.

Win 7 (SP1) 55%
Win XP 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.68%
Windows XP 20.32%
Windows 10 16.04%
Windows Vista 6.95%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 28.11%
Microsoft Windows XP 20.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 18.92%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.86%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.32%
Windows 8.1 3.78%

Distribution by countryGeography

53.30% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 53.30%
  Canada 8.37%
  United Kingdom 7.05%
  Germany 5.29%
  Italy 4.85%
  Czech Republic 2.64%
  France 2.20%
  Poland 1.76%
  Singapore 1.32%
  South Africa 1.32%
  India 1.32%
  Israel 1.32%
  Netherlands 1.32%
  Slovakia 0.88%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 28.70%
Hewlett-Packard 28.70%
Acer 13.89%
American Megatrends 4.63%
Toshiba 3.70%
Intel 2.78%
Lenovo 2.78%
Sahara 2.78%
ASUS 2.78%
Samsung 1.85%
Common models
Dell Precision T1600 2.78%
Hewlett-Packard Compaq Pr... 2.78%
HP EliteBook 2540p 1.85%
HP Compaq Pro 6300 SFF 1.85%
HP Compaq 6005 Pro SFF PC 1.85%


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