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Should I remove FileWingShredder?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
23% remove it77% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #24,825
United States Rank #30,560
Reach 0.0071%


5.1 15.00%
5.0 37.14%
4.1 15.71%
4.0 10.71%
3.1 20.71%
3.0 0.71%



FileWingShredder is a software program developed by Abelssoft GmbH. The most common release is 5.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named filewingshredder.exe. The setup package generally installs about 26 files and is usually about 8.4 MB (8,811,980 bytes). The installed file AbUpdater.dll is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 50% of users of FileWingShredder come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and Netherlands.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.abelssoft.de
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\FileWingShredder\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\FileWingShredder\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 8.4 MB

Program filesFiles installed by FileWingShredder

Program executable:filewingshredder.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\filewingshredder\filewingshredder.exe
Additional files:
  • AbLiteRegistration.dll - AbLiteRegistration
  • AbFlexTransEditor.exe - AbFlexTransEditor
  • AbBugReporter.dll - AbBugReporter
  • AbUpdater.dll - AbUpdater
  • XDMessaging.Transport.IOStream.dll (by TheCodeKing) - XDMessaging.Transport.IOStream
  • ShredderVolume.dll (by ITOS) - Shredder Volume Filter Driver (Driver for shredding volumes without locking)
  • XDMessaging.dll (by TheCodeKing) - TheCodeKing.Net.Messaging (XDMessaging Library)
  • AbWpfRegistration.dll (by Ascora) - AbWpfRegistration
  • AbSettingsKeeper.dll (by Ascora) - AbSettingsKeeper
  • Hardcodet.Wpf.TaskbarNotification.dll (by hardcodet.net) - NotifyIcon WPF (NotifyIcon for WPF)
  • AbFlexTrans.dll - AbFlexTrans
  • ICSharpCode.SharpZipLib.dll (by ICSharpCode.net) - #ZipLibrary (SharpZipLib for .NET Framework 2.0)
  • AbSettings.dll - AbSettings
  • AbCommons.dll - AbCommons
  • log4net.dll (by The Apache Software Foundation) - log4net (log4net for .NET Framework 1.0)
  • AbApi.dll - AbApi
  • AbGui.dll - AbGui
  • closeapp.exe
  • ShredderInstaller.exe
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

How do I remove FileWingShredder?

You can uninstall FileWingShredder 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 FileWingShredder, 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 FileWingShredder.

Win 10 64%
Win XP 1%
Uninstall it 23%
Keep it 77%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 64.29%
Windows 7 32.86%
Windows Vista 1.43%
Windows XP 1.43%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 31.16%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.29%
Windows 10 Pro 15.22%
Windows 8.1 12.32%
Windows 7 Professional 7.25%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.07%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.32% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 50.32%
  United States 27.39%
  Netherlands 7.01%
  United Kingdom 4.46%
  Austria 3.18%
  Australia 2.55%
  Poland 1.27%
  France 0.64%
  Switzerland 0.64%
  New Zealand 0.64%
  Romania 0.64%
  Spain 0.64%
  Iran 0.64%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Medion 24.05%
Acer 18.99%
Hewlett-Packard 17.72%
ASUS 8.86%
Lenovo 8.86%
Dell 5.06%
Samsung 5.06%
Toshiba 5.06%
Sony 1.27%
Intel 1.27%
Common models
MEDION MS-7800 5.61%
LENOVO 10170 1.87%
MEDION MS-7848 1.87%
Hewlett-Packard 700-001eg 1.87%
MSI MS-7721 1.87%
ASUS All Series 1.87%

About (from Abelssoft GmbH)

Abelssoft is a business unit of Ascora GmbH and is based in northern Germany.
Publisher URL: www.abelssoft.net


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