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Should I remove FileZilla Client?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #14,612
United States Rank #14,015
Reach 0.0195%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 19.48 days
574.53 days >
Average installed length: 301.87 days


3.4.0 100.00%

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FileZilla Client 3.4.0

What is FileZilla Client?

FileZilla is free and cross-platform FTP software, consisting of FileZilla Client and FileZilla Server. FileZilla Server supports FTP and FTPS (FTP over SSL/TLS).

About  (from FileZilla Project)

FileZilla Client is a fast and reliable cross-platform FTP, FTPS and SFTP client with lots of useful features and an intuitive graphical user interface.


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 primary executable is named filezilla.exe. The setup package generally installs about 8 files and is usually about 15.69 MB (16,450,755 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: filezilla-project.org
Help link: filezilla-project.org
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\FileZilla FTP Client
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\FileZilla FTP Client\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 15.69 MB

Program filesFiles installed by FileZilla Client 3.4.0

Program executable:filezilla.exe
FileZilla FTP Client
Path:C:\Program Files\filezilla ftp client\filezilla.exe
Additional files:
  • fzputtygen.exe - FileZilla (SFTP module for FileZilla based on PuTTY's psftp component)
  • fzsftp.exe
  • uninstall.exe - FileZilla FTP Client
  • fzshellext.dll - fzshellext Dynamic Link Library

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • filezilla.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{6C7DEA1B-1E87-4792-B02A-D9FBF840D482}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • filezilla.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\PROGRAMMI\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 3.4.0, 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) 62%
Win XP 1%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 69.61%
Windows XP 12.21%
Windows Vista 9.35%
Windows 10 7.79%
Windows Server 2003 1.04%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.11%
Windows 7 Professional 18.28%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.05%
Microsoft Windows XP 12.01%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.79%
Windows 7 Enterprise 4.18%

Distribution by countryGeography

43.01% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 43.01%
  France 10.75%
  Germany 9.25%
  Canada 3.87%
  United Kingdom 3.66%
  Belgium 3.01%
  Italy 2.80%
  Spain 2.37%
  India 1.94%
  Mexico 1.72%
  Netherlands 1.51%
  Sweden 1.51%
  Australia 1.08%
  Argentina 0.86%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 31.88%
Hewlett-Packard 27.54%
Acer 12.56%
Intel 6.76%
Samsung 3.38%
ASUS 2.90%
Toshiba 2.90%
American Megatrends 1.93%
Apple 0.97%
Common models
HP G62 Notebook PC 4.17%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.47%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.47%
Dell Latitude E6400 2.08%
Dell Inspiron N5010 2.08%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.08%

About FileZilla Project

FileZilla is free FTP application, consisting of FileZilla Client and FileZilla Server.
Publisher URL: filezilla-project.org


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