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8% remove it92% keep it
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Genline FamilyFinder


Genline FamilyFinder is a program developed by Genline AB. The most used version is 3.1.4, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 installer includes 7 files and is usually about 6.08 MB (6,371,429 bytes). AutoUpdate.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. 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 79% of users of Genline FamilyFinder come from Sweden, it is also popular in the United States and Norway.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.genline.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Genline\GFFinder2\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{03B7F3F1-5A2C-4FC8-A4C1-AF6FE3F8E9AA}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 6.08 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Genline FamilyFinder

  • lwf215p.dll (by LuraTech GmbH) - LuraWave C-SDK Professional (LuraWave C-SDK Professional DLL)
  • engine.exe - Genline FamilyFinder 3.1.4 (GFF3 runtime program)
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • AutoUpdate.exe - AutoUpdate (GFF3 Update Application)
  • GFFinder2.exe - GFFinder2 (GFF3 Start Application)
  • sqlite3.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • GFFinder2.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{B75F9E42-3CC4-4ADA-B250-02F3989B6EE2}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Genline FamilyFinder?

You can uninstall Genline FamilyFinder 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 Genline FamilyFinder, 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 Genline FamilyFinder.

Win 7 (SP1) 66%
Win 7 3%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 69.35%
Windows Vista 14.52%
Windows 10 9.68%
Windows XP 6.45%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 51.67%
Windows 7 Professional 8.33%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.33%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.67%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.67%
Windows 10 Home 5.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

79.37% of installs come from Sweden
Which countries install it?
  Sweden 79.37%
  United States 14.29%
  Norway 1.59%
  Spain 1.59%
  DK 1.59%
  United Kingdom 1.59%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.08%
Acer 25.00%
Dell 20.83%
ASUS 12.50%
Samsung 6.25%
Sony 2.08%
Packard Bell 2.08%
Lenovo 2.08%
American Megatrends 2.08%
Common models
eMachines eMachines E525 3.85%
Samsung X120/X170/X171 ... 3.85%
TOSHIBA Satellite L300 1.92%
TOSHIBA Satellite A500D 1.92%
Sony VPCEA1S1E 1.92%
Samsung R540/R580/R780/SA... 1.92%


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