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Format Converter 4 SE

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Format Converter 4 SE is a software program developed by D. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The primary executable is named Formatwandler 4.exe. The setup package generally installs about 12 files and is usually about 16.45 MB (17,245,203 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 45% of users of Format Converter 4 SE come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and Greece.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.s-a-d.de
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\S.A.D\Format Converter 4 SE\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{DC4071FC-A3FF-4F6B-0001-CCB79085A90A}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 16.45 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Format Converter 4 SE

Program executable:Formatwandler 4.exe
Name:Formatwandler 4 SE
Path:C:\Program Files\S.A.D\Format Converter 4 SE\Formatwandler 4.exe
  • ContextHandler FormatWandler 4.DLL (by HDX4 GmbH) - fw4 context Menu (Format Converter Shell Context Menu)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • ContextHandler FormatWandler 4.DLL added to Windows Explorer under the name 'FtypesMenu' with a class of {E0D617DE-968B-4F86-90CE-F30B226A530C}.

How do I remove Format Converter 4 SE?

Quickly and completely remove Format Converter 4 SE from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Format Converter 4 SE 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 Format Converter 4 SE, 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 Format Converter 4 SE.

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win XP 13%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.67%
Windows Vista 20.00%
Windows XP 13.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 28.57%
Windows 7 Ultimate 21.43%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 14.29%
Windows 7 Professional 14.29%
Microsoft Windows XP 14.29%
Windows Vista Home Basic 7.14%

Distribution by countryGeography

45.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 45.00%
  Italy 40.00%
  Greece 5.00%
  DK 5.00%
  Slovakia 5.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 40.00%
ASUS 13.33%
Sony 13.33%
Toshiba 6.67%
Intel 6.67%
Dell 6.67%
Acer 6.67%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite P300 7.69%
Sony VGN-FZ460E 7.69%
Packard Bell NEC IMEDIA 5... 7.69%
Micro-Star MS-7365 7.69%
HP-Pavilion GL332AA-ABZ m... 7.69%

About (from S.A.D.)

In addition to numerous in-house productions for SAD distributes its product portfolio in the areas of home, office, and Security Games well-known manufacturers like TuneUp, AVG and games from City Interactive in Germany.
Publisher URL: s-a-d.de


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