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Should I remove O&O FormatRecovery?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #37,404
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4.1.1146 73.68%
4.0.727 24.56%
4.0.719 1.75%

O&O FormatRecovery


O&O FormatRecovery is a software program developed by O&O Software GmbH. The most common release is 4.1.1146, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named oofr.exe. The setup package generally installs about 18 files and is usually about 5.34 MB (5,601,574 bytes). 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 41% of users of O&O FormatRecovery come from Germany, it is also popular in Iran and the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.oo-software.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\OO Software\FormatRecovery\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{534803A0-780C-4011-AB72-DAAB0CB82FD6}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 5.34 MB

Program filesFiles installed by O&O FormatRecovery

Program executable:oofr.exe
Name:O&O FormatRecovery
O&O FormatRecovery (Win32)
Path:C:\Program Files\OO Software\FormatRecovery\oofr.exe
Additional files:
  • oofrar.dll - O&O FormatRecovery (O&O FormatRecovery Resource DLL)
  • oofrrs.dll - O&O FormatRecovery Resource DLL (GER)
  • oofrrwrs.dll - O&O FormatRecovery Registration Wizard Resources (ENU)
  • oofrsurs.dll - O&O FormatRecovery SplashUp Resources (ENU)
  • ooabout.dll - O&O SDK (O&O About Dialog (Win32))
  • oorwiz.dll - O&O Registration Wizard (Win32)
  • oosu.dll - O&O SplashUp (Win32)

How do I remove O&O FormatRecovery?

You can uninstall O&O FormatRecovery 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 O&O FormatRecovery, 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 O&O FormatRecovery.

Win 7 (SP1) 39%
Win Vista (SP1) 4%
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 47.37%
Windows XP 29.82%
Windows Vista 17.54%
Windows 10 5.26%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 29.82%
Windows 7 Ultimate 21.05%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 14.04%
Windows 7 Home Premium 14.04%
Windows 7 Professional 7.02%
Windows 10 Pro 3.51%

Distribution by countryGeography

41.38% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 41.38%
  Iran 22.41%
  United States 6.90%
  Czech Republic 5.17%
  France 3.45%
  Egypt 3.45%
  MA 1.72%
  GA 1.72%
  Russia 1.72%
  Mexico 1.72%
  DZ 1.72%
  Austria 1.72%
  Spain 1.72%
  Canada 1.72%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 29.41%
Dell 23.53%
Hewlett-Packard 17.65%
American Megatrends 5.88%
ASUS 5.88%
Medion 2.94%
Lenovo 2.94%
Common models
MSI MS-7267 4.00%
TOSHIBA Satellite L550 2.00%
TOSHIBA Satellite A300 2.00%
Sony VPCF13S1E 2.00%
Sony VPCCW22FX 2.00%
Sony VGN-FZ31S 2.00%

About O&O Software GmbH

The company develops and sells software products for data management and security, the first product beingO&O Defrag.
Publisher URL: www.oo-software.com


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