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What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
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FileStream WinSettings Pro

What is FileStream WinSettings Pro?  (from FileStream)

Wear and tear slows your computer down over time. With WinSettings Pro 10.60 you can clean up duplicate, temporary, and junk files; you can optimize system settings and remove unnecessary startups, cookies, and associations. You can use WinSettings Pro tools to clean up surfing tracks to protect your privacy. You can a...  Read more


FileStream WinSettings Pro is a program developed by FileStream. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. 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 11 files and is usually about 9.68 MB (10,148,906 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 74% of users of FileStream WinSettings Pro come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.filestream.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\filestream\winsettings pro
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\FileStream\WinSettings Pro\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 9.68 MB

Program filesFiles installed by FileStream WinSettings Pro

  • UnInstall.exe - WinSettings Pro (WinSettings Pro Uninstaller)
  • winpro.Exe
  • tbkvss.dll - TurboBackup (Volume Shadow Copy)
  • tbkvssxp.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • winpro.Exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{BC50CF61-5942-49EC-BD73-9B8D4C58B8DB}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • winpro.Exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'WinSettings Pro' and executes as "C:\Program Files\FileStream\WinSettings Pro\winpro.exe" /load.

How do I remove FileStream WinSettings Pro?

You can uninstall FileStream WinSettings 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 FileStream WinSettings 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 FileStream WinSettings Pro.

Win 7 (SP1) 69%
Win 7 3%
Auto-starting? 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 72.41%
Windows 10 13.79%
Windows XP 10.34%
Windows Vista 3.45%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 55.17%
Windows 7 Professional 10.34%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.34%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.90%
Windows 8 3.45%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.45%

Distribution by countryGeography

74.42% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 74.42%
  Germany 4.65%
  Canada 4.65%
  United Kingdom 4.65%
  South Africa 2.33%
  Costa Rica 2.33%
  Romania 2.33%
  Italy 2.33%
  Malaysia 2.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 40.00%
Dell 24.00%
Acer 8.00%
American Megatrends 8.00%
Alienware 4.00%
Toshiba 4.00%
Lenovo 4.00%
Intel 4.00%
Common models
MAXDATA Favorit 5000I 4.76%
LENOVO 4383 4.76%
HP Pavilion 061 EG137AA-A... 4.76%
Hewlett-Packard p6823w 4.76%
Hewlett-Packard p6754y 4.76%

About (from FileStream, Inc.)

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


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