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NirSoft OpenedFilesView

What is NirSoft OpenedFilesView?  (from NirSoft)

OpenedFilesView displays the list of all opened files on your system. For each opened file, additional information is displayed: handle value, read/write/delete access, file position, the process that opened the file, and more...
Optionally, you can also close one or more opened files, or close the process that ope...  Read more


NirSoft OpenedFilesView is a software program developed by NirSoft. The primary executable is named OpenedFilesView.exe. The setup package generally installs about 2 files. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 51% of users of NirSoft OpenedFilesView come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.nirsoft.net/utils/opened_files_view.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\NirSoft\OpenedFilesView
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\NirSoft\OpenedFilesView\uninst.exe"

Program filesFiles installed by NirSoft OpenedFilesView

Program executable:OpenedFilesView.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\NirSoft\OpenedFilesView\OpenedFilesView.exe
Additional files:
  • OpenedFilesView.exe - OpenedFilesView
  • uninst.exe

How do I remove NirSoft OpenedFilesView?

You can uninstall NirSoft OpenedFilesView 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 NirSoft OpenedFilesView, 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 NirSoft OpenedFilesView.

Win 7 (SP1) 41%
Win 7 1%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 45.33%
Windows XP 28.00%
Windows 10 16.00%
Windows Vista 10.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 28.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.00%
Windows 7 Professional 13.33%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.33%
Windows 10 Home 5.33%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

51.04% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 51.04%
  Germany 6.25%
  France 6.25%
  Canada 5.21%
  Australia 3.13%
  Brazil 3.13%
  Italy 3.13%
  United Kingdom 2.08%
  Indonesia 2.08%
  Japan 2.08%
  Netherlands 2.08%
  Argentina 1.04%
  Belgium 1.04%
  Colombia 1.04%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.00%
Dell 22.00%
Acer 20.00%
ASUS 8.00%
Intel 6.00%
Medion 6.00%
American Megatrends 4.00%
Samsung 4.00%
Lenovo 2.00%
Common models
Samsung QX311/QX411/QX412... 3.39%
CLEVO CO. W240HU/W25... 3.39%
YIFANG NXW101QC232 1.69%
XFX68L XFX Nforce 680i LT 1.69%
VMware, Inc. VMware Virtu... 1.69%
VIA P4M266-8235 1.69%

About (from NirSoft)

NirSoft web site provides a unique collection of small and useful freeware utilities, all of them developed by Nir Sofer.
Publisher URL: www.nirsoft.net


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