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2% remove it98% keep it
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FileStream SafeShield

What is FileStream SafeShield?  (from FileStream)

SafeShield is your best safety net. It protects your computer from attacks, and system and user errors. You can visit any site, download anything, open any document or program, or do online banking, without worrying about being attacked, saving unwanted objects on your computer, leaving behind surfing tracks, or having...  Read more


FileStream SafeShield is a program developed by FileStream. 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 2 files and is usually about 3.24 MB (3,396,892 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 46% of users of FileStream SafeShield come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.filestream.com/safeshield
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\filestream\safeshield
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\FileStream\SafeShield\Uninstall_fsss.exe /REMOVE
Estimated size: 3.24 MB

Program filesFiles installed by FileStream SafeShield

  • Uninstall_fsss.exe - FileStream SafeShield
  • SafeShield.exe - SafeShield

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • SafeShield.exe runs as a service named 'fsss_svr' (fsss_svr).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • SafeShield.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'SafeShield' which loads as "C:\Program Files\FileStream\SafeShield\SafeShield.exe".

How do I remove FileStream SafeShield?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 80%
Win XP 20%
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 80.00%
Windows XP 20.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 60.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 20.00%
Windows 7 Professional 20.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

46.15% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 46.15%
  United States 30.77%
  Australia 7.69%
  DK 7.69%
  United Kingdom 7.69%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 20.00%
Acer 20.00%
Samsung 20.00%
Common models
Gigabyte G31M-ES2L 16.67%
Samsung 300E4A/300E5A/300... 16.67%
Advent Roma 16.67%
Packard Bell EasyNote LJ... 16.67%
ASUSTeK G75VW 16.67%

About (from FileStream, Inc.)

FileStream, Inc.
Publisher URL: www.filestream.com


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