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Should I remove Folder Size for Windows 64-bit?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #18,191
United States Rank #17,490
Reach 0.0133%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 149.80 days
780.25 days >
Average installed length: 409.96 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
2.5 94.94%
2.4 5.06%

Folder Size for Windows 64-bit

Remove Folder Size for Windows 64-bit
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Overview

Folder Size for Windows 64-bit is a software program developed by Brio. The most common release is 2.5, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. 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 setup package generally installs about 2 files. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 44% of users of Folder Size for Windows 64-bit come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: foldersize.sourceforge.net
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\foldersize
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{F24FF688-7138-4CCF-A83F-71E9FB01170E}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Folder Size for Windows 64-bit

  • foldersizecolumn.dll - Folder Size for Windows (Folder Size column handler)
  • foldersizesvc.exe - FolderSize Service

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Service
  • 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

foldersizesvc.exe
Memory:1.33 MB
21.09 MB average

How do I remove Folder Size for Windows 64-bit?

Quickly and completely remove Folder Size for Windows (64-bit) from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Folder Size for Windows 64-bit 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 for Windows (64-bit), 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 for Windows 64-bit.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 80%
Win 7 0%
 
HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 86.05%
Windows 10 12.02%
Windows Vista 1.55%
Windows Server 2003 0.39%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 47.06%
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.00%
Windows 7 Professional 16.47%
Windows 10 Home 3.53%
Windows 8.1 Pro 2.35%
Windows 10 Pro 1.96%

Distribution by countryGeography

43.89% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 43.89%
  Germany 12.87%
  Canada 4.62%
  United Kingdom 4.29%
  Italy 4.29%
  Spain 2.64%
  France 2.64%
  Japan 2.64%
  Netherlands 2.31%
  Australia 1.65%
  Belgium 1.32%
  DK 1.32%
  India 1.32%
  Norway 1.32%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 21.71%
Hewlett-Packard 21.71%
Acer 19.74%
GIGABYTE 8.55%
ASUS 8.55%
Toshiba 5.26%
Lenovo 3.95%
Medion 3.95%
Samsung 3.29%
Intel 1.97%
NEC 1.32%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 8.87%
Dell XPS 8300 2.42%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 2.42%
ASUSTek G60JX 1.61%
Dell Inspiron 546 1.61%
Acer Aspire 5738 1.61%

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