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Should I remove Files Opened?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
65% remove it35% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,214
United States Rank #3,177
Reach 0.0958%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 25.86 days
762.79 days >
Average installed length: 400.79 days


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Files Opened

What is Files Opened?

Files Opened is a potentially unwanted application that is insalled by Honlyn, a software bundler.


Files Opened is a program developed by Honlyn Limited. 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 main program executable is filesopened.exe. A vast majority of those who have this installed end up removing it just after a couple weeks. The software installer includes 2 files. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 75% of users of Files Opened come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.
  • Many experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Bundled relationships

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.honlyn.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\files opened
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Files Opened\uninst.exe

Program filesFiles installed by Files Opened

Program executable:filesopened.exe
Name:FilesOpened Module
Path:C:\Program Files\files opened\filesopened.exe
Additional files:
  • uninst.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • uninst.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{1484EB1F-11ED-4F82-9487-E87B1A9D5A5B}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Files Opened?

You can uninstall Files Opened 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 Files Opened, 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 Files Opened.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.

Uninstall it 65%
Keep it 35%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 69.72%
Windows Vista 15.46%
Windows XP 8.36%
Windows 10 6.41%
Windows Server 2003 0.05%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 54.96%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 11.79%
Windows 7 Professional 9.55%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.16%
Windows 10 Home 4.96%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.48%

Distribution by countryGeography

75.28% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 75.28%
  United Kingdom 11.54%
  Canada 5.70%
  Australia 5.08%
  Ireland 0.87%
  Iran 0.58%
  France 0.07%
  Greece 0.07%
  Hong Kong 0.07%
  PR 0.07%
  Romania 0.07%
  United Arab Emirates 0.04%
  AF 0.04%
  Belgium 0.04%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 32.13%
Hewlett-Packard 31.37%
Acer 12.32%
Toshiba 9.03%
ASUS 4.82%
Intel 2.14%
Samsung 1.68%
Lenovo 1.61%
American Megatrends 0.92%
Gateway 0.77%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.83%
Dell Inspiron 1545 4.17%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.83%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.83%
Dell Inspiron 530 3.67%
Dell Dell System Inspir... 2.00%

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smokedamageover a year ago
Removed on suspicion.