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Should I remove FileOpen Client x64?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #10,676
United States Rank #7,921
Reach 0.0328%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 238.53 days
1094.24 days >
Average installed length: 574.94 days


VersionDistribution 12.06% 21.17% 16.38% 0.93% 20.71% 1.24% 0.93% 7.57% 0.15% 0.46% 18.39%

FileOpen Client x64

What is FileOpen Client x64?  (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 x64 is a software program developed by FileOpen Systems. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. 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 primary executable is named FileOpenNew.exe. The setup package generally installs about 15 files and is usually about 2.76 MB (2,896,896 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 61% of users of FileOpen Client x64 come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: www.fileopen.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\fileopen\services
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{C3E00BDD-2811-4720-A6BC-3B8232CD5BA3}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 2.76 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by FileOpen Client x64

Program executable:FileOpenNew.exe
Additional files:
  • fileopenscreenhook32.dll - FileOpen ScreenHook 32bit (FileOpen Screen Capture 32bit)
  • fileopenscreenhook64.dll - FileOpen ScreenHook 64bit (FileOpen Screen Capture 64bit)
  • fowpscr32.dll
  • fowpscr64.dll
  • fileopenmanagerservice64.exe - FileOpen Manager (FileOpen Manager Service)
  • fileopenmanagersvc64.exe
  • fileopenbroker64.exe - FileOpen Broker
  • fowp32.sys
  • fowp64.sys

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • fileopenmanagersvc64.exe runs as a service named 'FileOpenManagerSvc' (FileOpenManagerSvc) "FileOpen client manager".
  • fileopenmanagerservice64.exe runs as a service named 'FileOpen Manager Service' (FileOpenManagerService) "FileOpen client manager".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • fileopenbroker64.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'FileOpenBroker' which loads as C:\Program Files\FileOpen\Services\FileOpenBroker64.exe.

How do I remove FileOpen Client x64?

You can uninstall FileOpen Client x64 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 (x64), 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 x64.

Win 7 (SP1) 85%
Win Server 2003 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 88.29%
Windows 10 9.40%
Windows Vista 1.85%
Windows XP 0.31%
Windows Server 2003 0.15%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 46.12%
Windows 7 Professional 28.11%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.14%
Windows 7 Enterprise 6.06%
Windows 10 Home 4.19%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 1.55%

Distribution by countryGeography

60.95% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 60.95%
  Canada 7.65%
  United Kingdom 4.87%
  Germany 3.82%
  France 2.67%
  Australia 2.43%
  Czech Republic 1.97%
  Poland 1.97%
  Italy 1.97%
  Belgium 1.27%
  Mexico 0.70%
  Spain 0.70%
  South Africa 0.58%
  Brazil 0.58%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 32.39%
Dell 32.16%
Acer 10.56%
Toshiba 7.51%
ASUS 6.34%
Samsung 3.76%
Intel 2.11%
Lenovo 0.94%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.02%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.22%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.81%
HP G62 Notebook PC 2.41%
HP ProBook 4530s 2.41%
HP Pavilion dm4 Notebook ... 2.41%


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