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What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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4.14 3.23%
4.10 12.90%
4.9 12.90%
4.8 6.45%
4.7 6.45%
4.6 3.23%
4.5 3.23%
4.4 16.13%
4.2 6.45%
3.0 29.03%

FileRescue Pro

What is FileRescue Pro?  (from Essential Data Tools)

FileRescue for NTFS is an easy to use, but powerful software utility designed to restore accidentally deleted files and folders. It allows you to recover files that have been removed from the Recycle Bin, as well as those deleted by-passing the Recycle Bin (e.g. Shift-Delete). It will also recover files deleted by viru...  Read more


FileRescue Pro is a program developed by Essential Data Tools. The most used version is 3.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software installer includes 13 files and is usually about 4.62 MB (4,839,585 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 7. While about 39% of users of FileRescue Pro come from Iran, it is also popular in the United States and Lebanon.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.essentialdatatools.com/products/filerescuentfs
Help link: www.essentialdatatools.com/support/?event1=FileRescue&event2=Distributive&event3=WebSupport
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Essential Data Tools\FileRescue Pro\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Essential Data Tools\FileRescue Pro\UninsHs.exe" /u0={56581E21-CB02-4d51-A0FF-320E74F900D2}
Estimated size: 4.62 MB

Program filesFiles installed by FileRescue Pro

  • CommonLibrary.dll - CommonLibrary
  • FileRescueLib.dll - FileRescueLib
  • FileRescuePro.exe - FileRescue
  • server.exe
  • hexplorer.dll (by hexplorer) - hexplorer
  • UninsHs.exe (by Han-soft) - UninsHs (Uninstall for InnoSetup by Han-soft)
  • explorer.dll
  • Launcher.exe
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • w7pb.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Launcher.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{4665EEAE-CB73-463F-8A5A-438836357CE4}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove FileRescue Pro?

You can uninstall FileRescue Pro 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 FileRescue Pro, 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 FileRescue Pro.

Win 7 (SP1) 55%
Win Vista (SP2) 3%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.74%
Windows XP 19.35%
Windows 10 9.68%
Windows Vista 3.23%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 48.39%
Microsoft Windows XP 19.35%
Windows 7 Home Premium 12.90%
Windows 8 6.45%
Windows 7 Professional 6.45%
Windows 8.1 3.23%

Distribution by countryGeography

39.39% of installs come from Iran
Which countries install it?
  Iran 39.39%
  United States 12.12%
  Lebanon 6.06%
  Spain 6.06%
  South Africa 3.03%
  Finland 3.03%
  Russia 3.03%
  DZ 3.03%
  IQ 3.03%
  Israel 3.03%
  YE 3.03%
  United Arab Emirates 3.03%
  Slovakia 3.03%
  NP 3.03%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.59%
Dell 24.14%
ASUS 6.90%
Acer 6.90%
Lenovo 3.45%
Gateway 3.45%
Samsung 3.45%
Toshiba 3.45%
American Megatrends 3.45%
Common models
Dell Vostro 1540 7.41%
Gigabyte M68M-S2P 7.41%
TOSHIBA Satellite L655 3.70%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.70%
HP G62 Notebook PC 3.70%
eMachines E520 3.70%


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