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Should I remove FileSearchEX?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #19,949
United States Rank #17,011
Reach 0.0124%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 6.14 days
181.25 days >
Average installed length: 95.23 days


VersionDistribution 0.57% 1.15% 25.86% 2.30% 4.02% 6.32% 6.32% 6.90% 2.87% 9.77% 1.15% 4.02% 17.24% 7.47% 2.87% 1.15%


What is FileSearchEX?  (from GOFF Concepts)

FileSearchEX offers the simplified search interface like Windows XP yet in an updated and modern fashion. Unlike other search tools, FileSearchEX works very fast with support for millions of items in the result pane. With XP Style Classic Search looks users don't need to learn a new file search utility.


FileSearchEX is a software program developed by GOFF Concepts. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named filesearchex.exe. The setup package generally installs about 5 files and is usually about 1.97 MB (2,068,623 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 46% of users of FileSearchEX come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: goffconcepts.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\GOFF Concepts\FileSearchEX\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\GOFF Concepts\FileSearchEX\uninstaller.exe
Estimated size: 1.97 MB

Program filesFiles installed by FileSearchEX

Program executable:filesearchex.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\goff concepts\filesearchex\filesearchex.exe
Additional files:
  • uninstaller.exe - Application Uninstaller for GOFF Concepts (Application Uninstaller)
  • IFilter_Proxy.exe - FileSearchEX IFilter Proxy (FileSearchEX IFilter Proxy for x64)

How do I remove FileSearchEX?

Quickly and completely remove FileSearchEX from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall FileSearchEX 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program FileSearchEX, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 FileSearchEX.

Win 7 (SP1) 79%
Win XP 1%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 81.71%
Windows 8 16.00%
Windows XP 2.29%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 27.01%
Windows 7 Professional 26.44%
Windows 7 Ultimate 22.99%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.75%
Windows 7 Enterprise 4.02%
Windows 8.1 4.02%

Distribution by countryGeography

46.05% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 46.05%
  United Kingdom 6.98%
  Canada 4.65%
  Germany 4.65%
  Australia 3.72%
  India 3.72%
  Netherlands 2.79%
  Belgium 2.33%
  Brazil 1.86%
  United Arab Emirates 1.40%
  Croatia 1.40%
  Greece 1.40%
  Italy 0.93%
  MA 0.93%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 22.43%
Acer 21.50%
Hewlett-Packard 19.63%
ASUS 14.02%
Samsung 6.54%
Lenovo 2.80%
Apple 1.87%
Toshiba 1.87%
American Megatrends 0.93%
Medion 0.93%
Common models
Dell OptiPlex 9010 3.00%
HP 620 2.00%
Acer Aspire 7741 2.00%
ASUSTeK K84L 2.00%
VMware, Inc. VMware Virtu... 1.00%
TOSHIBA Satellite U945 1.00%


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