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What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,655
United States Rank #5,356
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 28.07 days
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Average installed length: 435.09 days


2009.02 100.00%

Other programs by Marek Jasinski

FreeCommander 2009.02b

What is FreeCommander?  (from Marek Jasinski)

FreeCommander U3 and FreeCommander Portable provide identical functionality as the "regular" version of FreeCommander; they only have been re-packaged for installation on U3 Smart Drives resp. regular USB sticks. They consist of a single executable (.exe) file which contains the installer for U3 Smart Drives resp. USB ...  Read more


FreeCommander 2009.02b is a software program developed by Marek Jasinski. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named freecommander.exe. The setup package generally installs about 18 files and is usually about 4.91 MB (5,145,673 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 37% of users of FreeCommander come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.FreeCommander.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\FreeCommander\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\FreeCommander\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 4.91 MB

Program filesFiles installed by FreeCommander 2009.02b

Program executable:freecommander.exe
Freeware file manager for windows
Path:C:\Program Files\freecommander\freecommander.exe
Additional files:
  • FCSFXStub.exe - SFXStub for FreeCommander XE
  • FreeCommanderPortable.exe - FreeCommander 2009 Portable
  • FcContextMenu64.exe - FcContextMenu64 (FreeCommander - FcContextMenu64)
  • fc_setup.exe - FreeCommander (FreeCommander Setup)
  • FCIcons.dll - Resource DLL for FreeCommander
  • FCWinERedirect.exe - FreeCommander WinE Hook
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • FreeCommander.exe is scheduled as a task named 'elevated_FreeCommander_2~OCEERF2~ARGORPC'.
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • FreeCommander.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Commander.
Startup File (User Run)
  • FreeCommander.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'FreeCommander' and executes as "C:\Program Files\FreeCommander XE\FreeCommander.exe".
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • FreeCommander.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\FreeCommander\FreeCommander.exe'.

How do I remove FreeCommander?

You can uninstall FreeCommander 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 FreeCommander 2009.02b, 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 FreeCommander.

Win 7 (SP1) 64%
Win 7 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.40%
Windows 10 18.21%
Windows XP 9.41%
Windows Vista 5.86%
Windows Server 2003 0.11%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.43%
Windows 7 Professional 15.97%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.04%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.40%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.62%
Windows 8.1 4.15%

Distribution by countryGeography

37.47% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 37.47%
  United States 20.40%
  France 6.20%
  Netherlands 3.75%
  Czech Republic 2.79%
  United Kingdom 2.28%
  Italy 2.14%
  Belgium 2.03%
  Austria 1.93%
  Poland 1.80%
  Canada 1.74%
  Switzerland 1.32%
  Australia 1.09%
  Spain 1.09%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 19.49%
Dell 18.10%
Acer 16.66%
Medion 12.09%
ASUS 9.47%
Intel 3.89%
Lenovo 2.41%
American Megatrends 2.11%
Sahara 1.65%
Samsung 1.61%
Toshiba 1.18%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7728 4.38%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.26%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 4.14%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.28%
MEDIONPC MS-7366 3.16%
ASUS All Series 2.68%


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