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Free Extended Task Manager

What is Free Extended Task Manager?  (from Extensoft)

The Extended Task Manager provides additional Windows process management features and information about disk activity and network port usage.


Free Extended Task Manager is a software program developed by Extensoft. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up. 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 primary executable is named extensionstaskmanager32.exe. The setup package generally installs about 4 files and is usually about 1.65 MB (1,733,681 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows XP and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 65% of users of Free Extended Task Manager come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.extensoft.com/?p=free_task_manager
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\free extended task manager\extensions\taskmanager
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Free Extended Task Manager\Task Manager Uninstaller.exe"
Estimated size: 1.65 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Free Extended Task Manager

Program executable:extensionstaskmanager32.exe
Name:Extensions for Windows
Extensions for Windows component
Path:C:\Program Files\free extended task manager\extensions\taskmanager\extensionstaskmanager32.exe
Additional files:
  • ExtensionsFindFileLocks.exe - Extensions for Windows (Extensions for Windows component)
  • ExtensionsFindFileLocks32.exe
  • ExtensionsTaskManager.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • ExtensionsTaskManager32.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{5F95EB5F-2394-4C3C-A2B7-B119E1854B9A}' (runs on registration).
  • ExtensionsTaskManager.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{64DBDF9F-8BEA-4713-86DC-B0AD84B10383}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • ExtensionsTaskManager32.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Free Extended Task Manager.

How do I remove Free Extended Task Manager?

You can uninstall Free Extended Task Manager 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 Free Extended Task Manager, 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 Free Extended Task Manager.

Win XP 34%
Win Server 2003 0%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 35.86%
Windows XP 35.46%
Windows Vista 19.92%
Windows 10 8.37%
Windows Server 2003 0.40%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 35.89%
Windows 7 Home Premium 23.39%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 16.53%
Windows 7 Professional 6.45%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.24%
Windows 8.1 2.82%

Distribution by countryGeography

64.81% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 64.81%
  Germany 14.37%
  United Kingdom 2.93%
  Japan 2.64%
  Canada 1.47%
  Russia 1.47%
  France 1.17%
  Netherlands 1.17%
  Austria 0.88%
  Brazil 0.88%
  Italy 0.88%
  Romania 0.88%
  RS 0.59%
  Thailand 0.59%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 29.25%
Hewlett-Packard 20.41%
Acer 9.52%
Intel 8.84%
Toshiba 8.16%
American Megatrends 5.44%
Sahara 4.08%
ASUS 3.40%
Lenovo 2.72%
Samsung 2.72%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 530 5.36%
HP Pavilion dv9700 Notebo... 2.68%
Compal PBL21 1.79%
Gigabyte GA-870A-UD3 1.79%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 1.79%


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