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Should I remove FileZilla Client?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,572
United States Rank #5,216
Reach 0.1150%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.82 days
466.63 days >
Average installed length: 245.18 days


3.8.1 100.00%

Other programs by Tim Kosse

FileZilla Client 3.8.1


FileZilla Client 3.8.1 is a program developed by Tim Kosse. 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 is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is filezilla.exe. The software installer includes 17 files and is usually about 9.53 MB (9,990,874 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 38% of users of FileZilla Client come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: filezilla-project.org
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\FileZilla FTP Client
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\FileZilla FTP Client\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 9.53 MB

Program filesFiles installed by FileZilla Client 3.8.1

Program executable:filezilla.exe
FileZilla FTP Client
Path:C:\Program Files\filezilla ftp client\filezilla.exe
Additional files:
  • FileZilla_3.8.0_win32-setup.exe - FileZilla (FileZilla FTP Client)
  • FileZilla_3.8.1_win32-setup.exe
  • uninstall.exe
  • fzshellext.dll - fzshellext Dynamic Link Library
  • fzputtygen.exe (by FileZilla Project) - SFTP module for FileZilla based on PuTTY's psftp component
  • fzsftp.exe (by FileZilla Project)
  • banned-ips.json
  • banned-players.json
  • FileZillaPortable.exe (by PortableApps.com) - FileZilla Portable (FileZilla Portable (PortableApps.com Launcher))
  • fzshellext_64.dll
  • GPL.exe
  • libgcc_s_sjlj-1.dll
  • libstdc++-6.dll
  • libwinpthread-1.dll (by MingW-W64 Project. All rights reserved) - POSIX WinThreads for Windows
  • mingwm10.dll
  • NSIS.Library.RegTool.v3.{DDA51824-61B9-482A-B971-009CC15538F1}.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • filezilla.exe is scheduled as a task named 'BAckup Traian' (runs monthly on Thursdays at 21:33).
Startup File (All Users Run Once)
  • NSIS.Library.RegTool.v3.{DDA51824-61B9-482A-B971-009CC15538F1}.exe is loaded once in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'NSIS.Library.RegTool.v3' which loads as "C:\Program Files\FileZilla FTP Client\NSIS.Library.RegTool.v3.{586D6AAC-BFE3-474A-B57A-4057234B0E29}.exe" /S.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • filezilla.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\FileZilla FTP Client\filezilla.exe'.

How do I remove FileZilla Client?

You can uninstall FileZilla Client 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 FileZilla Client 3.8.1, 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 FileZilla Client.

Win 7 (SP1) 54%
Win 10 0%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.39%
Windows 10 39.74%
Windows Vista 1.68%
Windows XP 1.10%
Windows Server 2003 0.09%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 21.07%
Windows 7 Professional 17.93%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.87%
Windows 8.1 13.37%
Windows 8.1 Pro 13.06%
Windows 7 Enterprise 2.57%

Distribution by countryGeography

37.67% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 37.67%
  France 5.97%
  Germany 5.82%
  United Kingdom 5.59%
  Italy 3.88%
  Canada 3.32%
  Netherlands 3.28%
  India 2.57%
  Brazil 2.13%
  Australia 2.01%
  Spain 1.75%
  Sweden 1.31%
  Belgium 1.23%
  Switzerland 1.19%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 25.39%
Hewlett-Packard 25.32%
ASUS 13.41%
Acer 12.36%
Toshiba 4.64%
Samsung 4.42%
Lenovo 4.12%
Intel 1.65%
MSI 0.97%
Alienware 0.90%
Common models
ASUS All Series 8.85%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.81%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.85%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.50%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.50%
Dell Inspiron N5110 1.73%


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