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What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #31,984
United States Rank #31,802
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VersionDistribution 100.00%

Folder Size

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What is Folder Size?  (from MindGems)

Folder Size FREEWARE will analyze your hard drives and display the file sizes and folder sizes so that you can easily check the distribution of your disk space. The application will display the sizes of the folders and files and also the percentage of the total disk size that they occupy. The neat report can be sorted ...  Read more


Folder Size is a program developed by MindGems. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The main program executable is foldersize.exe. The software installer includes 7 files and is usually about 3.46 MB (3,626,973 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 41% of users of Folder Size come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Netherlands.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.mindgems.com/products/Folder-Size/Folder-Size.html
Help link: www.mindgems.com/support/support.htm
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Folder Size\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Folder Size\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 3.46 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Folder Size

Program executable:foldersize.exe
Name:Folder Size
Folder Size Freeware
Path:C:\Program Files\folder size\foldersize.exe
Additional files:
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • FolderSizeColumn.dll (by Brio) - Folder Size for Windows (Folder Size column handler)
  • FolderSizeSvc.exe (by Brio) - FolderSize Service
  • sqlite3.dll
  • WiseDefrag.dll (by WiseCleaner.com) - Wise Disk Defrag (Disk Defrag Core)
  • WiseDiskCleaner.exe (by WiseCleaner.com) - Wise Disk Cleaner

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • FolderSizeSvc.exe runs as a service named 'Folder Size' (FolderSize) "Caches the sizes of all folders viewed in Explorer. The service monitors folders for changes and updates the cache in the background.".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:740 KB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000659090%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00004442%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00002149%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:820
8,062,084 average

How do I remove Folder Size?

Quickly and completely remove Folder Size from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Folder Size 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Folder Size, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 Folder Size.

Win 7 (SP1) 77%
Win Server 2003 1%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 81.71%
Windows 10 7.32%
Windows XP 4.88%
Windows Vista 4.88%
Windows Server 2003 1.22%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.15%
Windows 7 Ultimate 29.27%
Windows 7 Professional 14.63%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.10%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.88%
Windows 10 Home 1.22%

Distribution by countryGeography

41.24% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 41.24%
  United Kingdom 8.25%
  Netherlands 7.22%
  Canada 4.12%
  India 4.12%
  Poland 4.12%
  Spain 3.09%
  Finland 3.09%
  Japan 3.09%
  Australia 2.06%
  Belgium 2.06%
  Israel 2.06%
  Taiwan 2.06%
  Ecuador 1.03%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 19.67%
Hewlett-Packard 16.39%
ASUS 16.39%
Acer 14.75%
Intel 9.84%
Medion 3.28%
MSI 1.64%
Lenovo 1.64%
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About (from MindGems, Inc.)

MindGems Inc. develops innovative corporate and end user software products.
Publisher URL: www.mindgems.com


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