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Should I remove FileSearchy?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #12,370
United States Rank #18,641
Reach 0.0263%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 27.09 days
167.06 days >
Average installed length: 87.78 days


1.43 3.54%
1.42 5.89%
1.41 7.07%
1.4 4.13%
1.31 1.96%
1.3 11.20%
1.22 9.23%
1.21 5.30%
1.2 8.25%
1.11 14.34%
1.1 25.93%
1.01 1.38%
1.0 0.39%
0.94 beta 0.79%
0.93 beta 0.39%
0.9 beta 0.20%

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FileSearchy is a software program developed by Midlinesoft. The most common release is 1.1, 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. 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 primary executable is named filesearchy.exe. The setup package generally installs about 16 files and is usually about 18.25 MB (19,135,560 bytes). The software utilizes the Nokia Qt cross-platforms C++ framework. 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 33% of users of FileSearchy come from France, it is also popular in the United States and Russia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.filesearchy.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\filesearchy
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\FileSearchy\uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 18.25 MB

Program filesFiles installed by FileSearchy

Program executable:filesearchy.exe
File search utility
Path:C:\Program Files\filesearchy\filesearchy.exe
Additional files:
  • uninstall.exe - FileSearchy (FileSearchy setup)
  • Qt5Core.dll (by Digia Plc and/or its subsidiary(-ies)) - Qt5 (C++ application development framework.)
  • Qt5Gui.dll (by Digia Plc and/or its subsidiary(-ies))
  • Qt5Script.dll
  • Qt5Widgets.dll
  • Helper64.exe
  • libEGL.dll
  • libGLESv2.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • FileSearchy.exe is scheduled as a task named 'FileSearchy_SkipUAC'.
Startup File (User Run)
  • FileSearchy.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'FileSearchy' and executes as C:\Program Files\FileSearchy\FileSearchy.exe -minimize.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • FileSearchy.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'FileSearchy' which loads as C:\Program Files\FileSearchy\FileSearchy.exe -minimize.

How do I remove FileSearchy?

Quickly and completely remove FileSearchy from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall FileSearchy 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 FileSearchy, 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 FileSearchy.

Win 7 (SP1) 54%
Win XP 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.27%
Windows 10 37.84%
Windows XP 3.73%
Windows Vista 2.16%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.53%
Windows 7 Home Premium 17.13%
Windows 7 Professional 16.14%
Windows 8.1 10.16%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.77%
Windows 10 Pro 6.37%

Distribution by countryGeography

33.08% of installs come from France
Which countries install it?
  France 33.08%
  United States 22.24%
  Russia 7.79%
  Italy 3.80%
  Germany 3.61%
  UA 3.04%
  Japan 2.85%
  Canada 1.90%
  Belgium 1.90%
  United Kingdom 1.71%
  Switzerland 1.52%
  Netherlands 1.33%
  Sweden 0.95%
  Kazakstan 0.95%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.16%
Acer 17.69%
Dell 16.97%
ASUS 14.80%
Lenovo 3.97%
Intel 2.53%
Samsung 2.17%
Toshiba 1.81%
MSI 1.81%
NEC 1.44%
Medion 1.44%
Common models
ASUS All Series 8.57%
ASUSTeK K73SV 2.14%
Acer P5WE0 2.14%
ASUSTeK UX32VD 2.14%
ASUSTeK ET2300I 2.14%
Acer Aspire V3-772 1.43%


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