84,488,480 programs installed

Should I remove MediaFire Desktop?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
What do people think about it?
Be the first to rate (click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #6,221
United States Rank #6,801
Reach 0.0746%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 5.22 days
154.05 days >
Average installed length: 80.94 days


10070 0.14% 1.11% 3.47% 0.35% 1.18% 5.13% 1.94% 2.43% 0.49% 3.74% 13.38% 2.57% 2.70% 0.55% 0.28% 1.66% 1.80% 2.64% 0.55% 1.94% 2.36% 0.76% 0.07% 3.74% 0.07% 2.08% 3.47% 0.97% 1.87% 0.62% 2.98% 2.01% 0.28% 0.14% 0.14% 1.18% 0.69% 0.07% 0.14% 0.14% 1.87% 0.14% 0.07% 0.76% 0.28% 1.39% 0.35% 1.39% 0.49% 0.35% 0.69%
69 versions

Other programs by MediaFire

MediaFire Desktop

Remove MediaFire Desktop
Powered by Reason Antivirus

What is MediaFire Desktop?  (from MediaFire)

Access all your media, anywhere you go. Sync seamlessly across devices,
and easily share any file or folder from your desktop. Connect with anyone in the world at a moment’s notice.
Invite people to collaborate on documents, folders, and more. No need to open a web browser, share photos, docs, or any other
...  Read more


MediaFire Desktop is a program developed by MediaFire. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 74 files and is usually about 141.01 MB (147,861,437 bytes). The program is built using the Nokia Qt cross-platforms native C++ framework. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 41% of users of MediaFire Desktop come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.mediafire.com/software/desktop
Help link: www.mediafire.com
Installation folder: C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\MediaFire Desktop
Uninstaller: C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\MediaFire Desktop\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 141.01 MB

Program filesFiles installed by MediaFire Desktop

  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL shared library)
  • libgcc_s_dw2-1.dll
  • libiconv-2.dll (by Free Software Foundation) - libiconv: character set conversion library (LGPLed libiconv for Windows NT/2000/XP/Vista/7 and Windows 95/98/ME)
  • libstdc++-6.dll
  • mficonfile.dll
  • mfmonitor.dll
  • MediaFire Desktop.exe
  • mf_browser.exe
  • mf_central_control.exe
  • mf_dialogs.exe
  • mf_dynamic_ext.dll - MediaFire Uploader
  • mf_dynamic_ext64.dll
  • mf_filetransfer.exe
  • mf_hub.exe
  • mf_modernize.exe
  • MFUsnMonitorService.exe
  • mf_monitor.exe
  • mf_screenshot.exe
  • mf_watch.exe
  • libsqlite3cc.dll
  • mingwm10.dll
  • pthreadGC2.dll (by Open Source Software community LGPL) - POSIX Threads for Windows LPGL (GNU C x86 (mingw32))
  • QtCore4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies)) - Qt4 (C++ application development framework.)
  • QtGui4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies))
  • mfmonitor_x64.sys (by Windows (R) Win 7 DDK provider) - Windows (R) Win 7 DDK driver (Scanner Filter)
  • mfmonitor_x86.sys (by Windows (R) Win 7 DDK provider)
  • QtNetwork4.dll
  • QtSql4.dll
  • QtSvg4.dll
  • QtWebKit4.dll
  • QtXml4.dll
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • TrayManager.exe (by Hianz) - Wpf4TrayManager
  • win32overlay.dll
  • libcurl-4.dll
  • libexpat-1.dll
  • mf_uninstall_helper.vbs

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • mf_watch.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{77E1B4FA-D11B-4B29-B6A5-63F5D5FA7BF2}' (runs on registration).
  • MFUsnMonitorService.exe runs as a service named 'MediaFire NTFS Monitor' (MF NTFS Monitor).
Startup File (User Run)
  • mf_watch.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'MediaFire Tray' and executes as "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\MediaFire Desktop\mf_watch.exe".

How do I remove MediaFire Desktop?

Quickly and completely remove MediaFire Desktop from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall MediaFire Desktop 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program MediaFire Desktop, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 MediaFire Desktop.

Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 49.72%
Windows 10 47.16%
Windows XP 1.94%
Windows Vista 1.11%
Windows Server 2003 0.07%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 19.99%
Windows 7 Home Premium 19.01%
Windows 8.1 14.21%
Windows 7 Professional 8.08%
Windows 10 Home 7.73%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.69%

Distribution by countryGeography

40.94% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 40.94%
  United Kingdom 4.14%
  France 3.77%
  Canada 3.04%
  Italy 3.04%
  Germany 2.74%
  Saudi Arabia 2.37%
  Egypt 2.25%
  DZ 2.25%
  Brazil 2.07%
  Netherlands 2.01%
  Mexico 1.64%
  MA 1.58%
  Spain 1.40%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.77%
Acer 18.06%
Dell 16.21%
ASUS 11.75%
Toshiba 10.12%
Lenovo 5.33%
Samsung 3.26%
Alienware 1.52%
Intel 1.20%
American Megatrends 0.54%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.73%
ASUS All Series 5.47%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.17%
TOSHIBA Satellite C660 3.91%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 3.65%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.39%


user comment
No one has commented yet. Help others learn more about this software, share your comments.