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Should I remove Free Ultimate File Opener?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
58% remove it42% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #21,858
United States Rank #12,571
Reach 0.0092%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 7.25 days
213.83 days >
Average installed length: 112.35 days


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Free Ultimate File Opener

What is Free Ultimate File Opener?

Bundles the APN Offercast extension designed to include advertisements in the software.

About  (from Fedder Limited)

Viewing your files with our software is extremely easy and fast. You can view your files in a variety of layouts, search pages and keywords, use annotation tools to highlight, cross-out and underline text, as well as print out the files, all from within an easy to use interface.


Free Ultimate File Opener is a software program developed by Fedder Limited. 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 freefileviewer.client.exe. The setup package generally installs about 17 files and is usually about 43.66 MB (45,775,937 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 89% of users of Free Ultimate File Opener come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Australia.
  • Displays unwanted advertisements

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Free Ultimate File Opener
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Free Ultimate File Opener
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Free Ultimate File Opener\uninstaller.exe
Estimated size: 43.66 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Free Ultimate File Opener

Program executable:freefileviewer.client.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\free ultimate file opener\freefileviewer.client.exe
Additional files:
  • FreeFileViewer.DisplayControls.dll - FreeFileViewer.DisplayControls
  • Be.Windows.Forms.HexBox.dll (by Be) - Be.Windows.Forms.HexBox
  • FreeFileViewer.Console.exe - FreeFileViewer.Console
  • SpreadsheetGear.dll (by SpreadsheetGear) - SpreadsheetGear® 2010
  • FreeFileViewer.Core.dll - FreeFileViewer.Core
  • HtmlAgilityPack.dll (by Simon Mourier) - Html Agility Pack (Html Agility Pack - Release)
  • libvlc.dll (by VideoLAN) - VLC media player (VLC media player 2.0.0-rc1)
  • libvlccore.dll (by VideoLAN)
  • Advertisement.dll - Advertisement
  • Aspose.Slides.dll (by Aspose) - Aspose.Slides (Aspose.Slides for .NET)
  • SevenZipSharp.dll (by Markovtsev Vadim) - SevenZipSharp
  • 7z.dll (by Igor Pavlov) - 7-Zip (7z Standalone Plugin)
  • 7z64.dll (by Igor Pavlov)
  • ffqlay.dll
  • uninstaller.exe
  • ZCtrls.dll (by Microsoft) - CustomTrackBar

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • FreeFileViewer.Client.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{66E9B5B1-6D41-487F-95AD-554C8AC30838}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Free Ultimate File Opener?

You can uninstall Free Ultimate File Opener 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 Ultimate File Opener, 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 Ultimate File Opener.
  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) 46%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
Uninstall it 58%
Keep it 42%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 48.09%
Windows 10 44.26%
Windows Vista 6.01%
Windows XP 1.64%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.78%
Windows 8.1 22.78%
Windows 8 10.56%
Windows 7 Professional 10.56%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.44%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.44%

Distribution by countryGeography

89.01% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 89.01%
  United Kingdom 4.40%
  Australia 1.83%
  Netherlands 1.10%
  Canada 1.10%
  Belgium 0.73%
  Thailand 0.37%
  Austria 0.37%
  New Zealand 0.37%
  United Arab Emirates 0.37%
  Saudi Arabia 0.37%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 28.47%
Hewlett-Packard 27.08%
Acer 19.44%
Toshiba 9.72%
ASUS 4.86%
Lenovo 2.78%
Samsung 1.39%
Gateway 1.39%
Common models
Acer Aspire V3-531 8.59%
Dell XPS 8500 3.91%
Dell Inspiron 3521 3.13%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.13%
Dell Inspiron 570 3.13%
Dell Inspiron N5050 1.56%


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