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What percent of users and experts removed it?
69% remove it31% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #41,508
United States Rank #32,190
Reach 0.0023%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 8.98 days
264.87 days >
Average installed length: 139.17 days


1.0.0 100.00%

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What is Free GIF Viewer?  (from Media Freeware)

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Free GIF Viewer is a software program developed by Media Freeware. The primary executable is named Free GIF Viewer.exe. Many users end up uninstalling this after less than a month of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 3 files and is usually about 4.24 MB (4,447,744 bytes). 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 63% of users of Free GIF Viewer come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.
  • Malware detected in the program
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Free GIF Viewer.
Free GIF Viewer.exe (1d3f629aa2d3d14e626a6d66baf11500) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Jiangmin KV141120 Trojan/Blocker.mhk
Symantec 11/20/2014 rev. 5 WS.Reputation
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.324 Suspicious_GEN.F47V0910
Zoner 1.0 Trojan.Zbot.YW
Free GIF Viewer has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.mediafreeware.com/free-gif-viewer.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Media Freeware\Free GIF Viewer\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{C178910D-907A-4FBD-9786-91AFDD85287D}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 4.24 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Free GIF Viewer

Program executable:Free GIF Viewer.exe (Malware detected)
Name:GIF Viewer
Path:C:\Program Files\Media Freeware\Free GIF Viewer\Free GIF Viewer.exe
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) Free GIF Viewer.exe - GIF Viewer
  • gifHelper1.dll
  • gifHelper2.dll

How do I remove Free GIF Viewer?

You can uninstall Free GIF Viewer 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 GIF Viewer, 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 GIF Viewer.
  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.

Win 7 (SP1) 49%
Win 7 7%
Uninstall it 69%
Keep it 31%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 55.56%
Windows 10 44.44%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 28.89%
Windows 10 Home 15.56%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.33%
Windows 7 Professional 11.11%
Windows 8.1 11.11%
Windows 10 Pro 6.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

63.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 63.33%
  United Kingdom 6.67%
  Canada 5.00%
  India 5.00%
  France 3.33%
  Italy 3.33%
  Spain 1.67%
  Greece 1.67%
  Malaysia 1.67%
  Norway 1.67%
  PR 1.67%
  Romania 1.67%
  Saudi Arabia 1.67%
  Venezuela 1.67%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 37.14%
Dell 25.71%
Acer 11.43%
Lenovo 5.71%
Sony 5.71%
ASUS 5.71%
Toshiba 2.86%
Samsung 2.86%
American Megatrends 2.86%
Common models
Dell Inspiron N5110 5.00%
Hewlett-Packard 500-326na 5.00%
ASUS All Series 5.00%
TOSHIBA Satellite C855 2.50%
Gigabyte H67MA-USB3-B3 2.50%


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