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Should I remove FreeCompressor?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
69% remove it31% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #27,588
Reach 0.0057%


2.3864.00769 1.77%
2.3760.00677 0.88%
2.3717.00627 1.77%
2.3590.00473 0.88%
2.3542.00388 2.65%
2.3494.00331 10.62%
2.3414.00263 2.65%
2.3370.00256 5.31%
2.3282.00212 3.54%
2.3200.00156 5.31%
1.00.0000 64.60%


What is FreeCompressor?  (from Aedge Performance)

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FreeCompressor is a program developed by Aedge Performance. The most used version is 1.00.0000, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is CFM.Main.exe. A vast majority of those who have this installed end up removing it just after a couple weeks. The software installer includes 32 files and is usually about 12.6 MB (13,214,466 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 43% of users of FreeCompressor come from France, it is also popular in Italy and Spain.
  • Known to include offers within the setup
  • Many experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
FreeCompressor has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Secure Digital Services
URL: www.freecompressor.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\TUGzip\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{8CA0170E-6E9E-43A5-AE1F-85A82820B847}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 12.6 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by FreeCompressor

Program executable:CFM.Main.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\FreeCompressor\CFM.Main.exe
Additional files:
  • unins000.exe - Inno Setup (Setup/Uninstall)
  • CFM.Common.dll - CFM.Common
  • CFM.CompressionEngine.dll - CFM.CompressionEngine
  • CFM.FileAssociation.dll - CFM.FileAssociation
  • CFM.Interface.dll - CFM.Interface
  • CFM.Logging.dll - IPodManager.Logging
  • CFM.Main.exe - CFM.Main
  • CommonUtilities.dll - CommonUtilities
  • AxSpointerControlLib.dll
  • SpointerControlLib.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'SpointerControlLib'.

How do I remove FreeCompressor?

You can uninstall FreeCompressor 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 FreeCompressor, 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 FreeCompressor.
  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) 55%
Win Server 2003 1%
Uninstall it 69%
Keep it 31%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 58.41%
Windows Vista 22.12%
Windows XP 10.62%
Windows 10 7.96%
Windows Server 2003 0.88%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 52.68%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 16.96%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.71%
Windows 10 Home 5.36%
Windows Vista Home Basic 5.36%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.46%

Distribution by countryGeography

43.10% of installs come from France
Which countries install it?
  France 43.10%
  Italy 22.41%
  Spain 12.07%
  United States 7.76%
  United Kingdom 6.90%
  Germany 6.03%
  Poland 0.86%
  DZ 0.86%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 31.08%
Acer 25.68%
Dell 12.16%
Toshiba 10.81%
Samsung 4.05%
American Megatrends 4.05%
ASUS 4.05%
MSI 1.35%
Sony 1.35%
Intel 1.35%
Apple 1.35%
Packard Bell 1.35%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 6.00%
MEDIONPC MS-7366 2.00%
Dell Inspiron 570 2.00%
HP 550 2.00%
TOSHIBA Satellite L350 2.00%
Acer Aspire 5738 2.00%


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