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Should I remove FreshView?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
38% remove it62% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #19,980
United States Rank #18,024
Reach 0.0110%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.17 days
447.42 days >
Average installed length: 235.09 days

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What is FreshView?  (from Freshdevices)

Fresh View helps you organize and view multimedia files (images, audio, and video). It gives you the ability to watch movies, listen to music, and view graphics in a slide show. Image files in a folder can be displayed using a number of views, including a thumbnail view that lets you quickly see what your images are wi...  Read more


FreshView is a software program developed by Freshdevices. 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). When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The primary executable is named fview.exe. The setup package generally installs about 11 files and is usually about 14.55 MB (15,255,621 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 50% of users of FreshView come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\FreshDevices\FreshView\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\FreshDevices\FreshView\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 14.55 MB

Program filesFiles installed by FreshView

Program executable:fview.exe
FreshView - Multimedia Manager
Path:C:\Program Files\freshdevices\freshview\fview.exe
Additional files:
  • freshmp3.dll - FreshViewer (MPEG Audio Layer3 Decoder Engine)
  • unins000.exe - Inno Setup (Setup/Uninstall)
  • freshico.dll
  • fviewctx.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • fviewctx.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'FView' with a class of {3D100006-1B97-11D8-82D7-FEBA77ED3512}.
Scheduled Task
  • fview.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{610717AF-30F2-4BCF-8D62-113631762455}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove FreshView?

You can uninstall FreshView 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 FreshView, 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 FreshView.

Win 7 (SP1) 48%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 38%
Keep it 62%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 54.17%
Windows 10 19.44%
Windows XP 18.52%
Windows Vista 7.87%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 31.60%
Microsoft Windows XP 18.87%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.74%
Windows 7 Professional 8.02%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.13%
Windows 8.1 4.25%

Distribution by countryGeography

49.61% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 49.61%
  Germany 9.84%
  United Kingdom 5.51%
  Canada 2.76%
  Sweden 1.97%
  Italy 1.97%
  France 1.57%
  Austria 1.57%
  Spain 1.57%
  Hungary 1.57%
  South Africa 1.18%
  Greece 1.18%
  Portugal 1.18%
  Netherlands 1.18%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.83%
Dell 21.14%
Acer 16.26%
Lenovo 4.88%
ASUS 4.07%
Toshiba 3.25%
American Megatrends 3.25%
Intel 2.44%
Medion 1.63%
Sahara 1.63%
NEC 1.63%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 530 2.61%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.61%
MSI MS-7721 2.61%
Gigabyte G31M-ES2L 2.61%
Dell Dell XPS420 2.61%
ASUSTeK CM6330_CM6630_CM6... 2.61%


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