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What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #9,617
United States Rank #10,640
Reach 0.0391%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 9.77 days
288.17 days >
Average installed length: 151.41 days


VersionDistribution 49.07% 8.47% 17.33% 1.32% 1.32% 11.38% 0.26% 3.84% 2.65% 0.40% 3.97%

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What is MediaFire Express?  (from MediaFire)

MediaFire Express lets you place your files into the cloud with a single click. Now you can easily share, backup, store, and collaborate, all directly from your desktop. Upload directly from your desktop. No need to open your web browser. Share files you've uploaded with a single click. Then simply paste where you like...  Read more


MediaFire Express is a software program developed by MediaFire. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 mf_services.exe. The setup package generally installs about 29 files and is usually about 43.59 MB (45,702,328 bytes). The program is built using the Nokia Qt cross-platforms native C++ framework. 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 38% of users of MediaFire Express come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.mediafire.com/software/express/tour.php
Help link: www.mediafire.com
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\Local\MediaFire Express
Uninstaller: C:\users\user\appdata\Local\MediaFire Express\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 43.59 MB

Program filesFiles installed by MediaFire Express

Program executable:mf_services.exe
Path:C:\users\user\appdata\Local\MediaFire Express\mf_services.exe
Additional files:
  • mf_systray.exe - MediaFire System Tray (systray)
  • mf_dynamic_ext.dll - MediaFire Uploader
  • mf_dynamic_ext64.dll
  • mf_shell_ext.exe - MediaFire Express (Uploader)
  • uninstall.exe
  • 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/)
  • libcurl-4.dll (by The cURL library, http://curl.haxx.se/) - The cURL library (libcurl Shared Library)
  • QtCore4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies)) - Qt4 (C++ application development framework.)
  • QtGui4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies))
  • QtNetwork4.dll
  • QtSvg4.dll
  • QtXml4.dll
  • libexpat-1.dll
  • libgcc_s_dw2-1.dll
  • libstdc++-6.dll
  • mediafire_api_connect.dll
  • mf_daemon.exe
  • mf_diagnostics.exe
  • mf_modernize.exe
  • mf_screenshot.exe
  • mf_status.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • mf_systray.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{AFD42B7E-2CF9-4E67-A973-DD2B6E29483A}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • mf_systray.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 Express\mf_systray.exe" --boot-start.
3 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • mf_systray.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\MediaFire Express\mf_systray.exe'.
  • mf_status.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\users\user\appdata\Local\MediaFire Express\mf_status.exe'.
  • mf_daemon.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\users\user\appdata\Local\MediaFire Express\mf_daemon.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:7.76 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0001428704%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00009998%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00004289%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:5,631,232
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:15 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:0 Bytes
105.02 KB average
Memory:7.99 MB
Total CPU:0.0002736161%
Kernel CPU:0.00007364%
User CPU:0.00019998%
CPU cycles/sec:443,190
I/O reads/min:0 Bytes
I/O writes/min:0 Bytes
Memory:15.96 MB
Total CPU:0.0001001465%
Kernel CPU:0.00005805%
User CPU:0.00004210%
CPU cycles/sec:22,907
I/O reads/min:37 Bytes
I/O writes/min:0 Bytes

How do I remove MediaFire Express?

Quickly and completely remove MediaFire Express from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall MediaFire Express 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 Express, 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 Express.

Win 7 (SP1) 66%
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 72.79%
Windows 10 16.91%
Windows XP 5.94%
Windows Vista 4.23%
Windows Server 2003 0.13%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.80%
Windows 7 Ultimate 22.80%
Windows 7 Professional 11.87%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.87%
Windows 8 Pro 3.87%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

38.39% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 38.39%
  United Kingdom 3.44%
  Germany 3.32%
  Spain 3.20%
  Canada 2.96%
  France 2.73%
  Brazil 2.61%
  Italy 2.25%
  Taiwan 2.13%
  Argentina 2.01%
  Mexico 1.90%
  MA 1.66%
  Australia 1.66%
  Egypt 1.54%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 26.28%
Hewlett-Packard 23.50%
Acer 14.74%
ASUS 7.05%
Toshiba 7.05%
Lenovo 4.91%
Samsung 4.27%
Intel 1.92%
American Megatrends 1.28%
Sony 0.64%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.91%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.49%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.06%
Dell Inspiron N5110 4.22%
TOSHIBA Satellite C660 2.53%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.11%


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