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Should I remove Free Scanner Software?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
83% remove it17% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0013%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 12.75 days
178.50 days >
Average installed length: 93.79 days

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Free Scanner Software


Free Scanner Software is a software program developed by Media Freeware. The primary executable is named Free Scanner Software.exe. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 4 files and is usually about 2.59 MB (2,716,982 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 58% of users of Free Scanner Software come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.
  • Delivers various 'optional' bundled software during install
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Free Scanner Software 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
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Media Freeware\Free Scanner Software\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Media Freeware\Free Scanner Software\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 2.59 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Free Scanner Software

Program executable:Free Scanner Software.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Media Freeware\Free Scanner Software\Free Scanner Software.exe
Additional files:
  • Interop.WIA.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'WIA'.
  • Free Scanner Software.exe - FreeImageScanner
  • PdfSharp.dll (by empira Software GmbH, Cologne (Germany)) - PDFsharp
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

How do I remove Free Scanner Software?

You can uninstall Free Scanner Software 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 Scanner Software, 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 Scanner Software.
  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 10 69%
Win Vista (SP2) 12%
Uninstall it 83%
Keep it 17%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 69.23%
Windows 7 19.23%
Windows Vista 11.54%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 26.92%
Windows 8.1 15.38%
Windows 10 Pro 11.54%
Windows 7 Professional 11.54%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.69%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.69%

Distribution by countryGeography

58.14% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 58.14%
  United Kingdom 6.98%
  Canada 4.65%
  Sweden 4.65%
  Belgium 2.33%
  Germany 2.33%
  Spain 2.33%
  Hungary 2.33%
  Ireland 2.33%
  Italy 2.33%
  Netherlands 2.33%
  New Zealand 2.33%
  Singapore 2.33%
  Slovakia 2.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 21.74%
Acer 21.74%
Toshiba 13.04%
Lenovo 13.04%
Dell 8.70%
ASUS 8.70%
Sony 4.35%
Packard Bell 4.35%
Medion 4.35%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite Pro A30... 8.70%
TOSHIBA Satellite C55t-A 4.35%
Sony VGN-NW235D 4.35%
Packard Bell BV PBBGL00 ... 4.35%
MEDION E2225 2406 4.35%


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