82,399,351 programs installed

Should I remove PC Magazine Defrag-A-File?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
21% remove it79% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
United States Rank #31,641
Reach 0.0014%


2.0.6 100.00%

PC Magazine Defrag-A-File 2.0.6

What is PC Magazine Defrag-A-File?  (from PC Magazine)

Last year we released our first utility to enable you to defrag select files or an entire drive, Defrag-A-File. In addition, it was the first utility to make identifying and defragging single files easy. It was quite well received and people had many excellent suggestions, which we've incorporated. Those suggestions we...  Read more


PC Magazine Defrag-A-File 2.0.6 is a software program developed by PC Magazine. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The primary executable is named defrag-a-file.exe. The setup package generally installs about 6 files and is usually about 1.88 MB (1,971,935 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 83% of users of PC Magazine Defrag-A-File come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Belgium.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.pcmag.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\PC Magazine Utilities\Defrag-A-File\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\PC Magazine Utilities\Defrag-A-File\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 1.88 MB

Program filesFiles installed by PC Magazine Defrag-A-File 2.0.6

Program executable:defrag-a-file.exe
Name:PC Magazine Defrag-A-File
Path:C:\Program Files\pc magazine utilities\defrag-a-file\defrag-a-file.exe
Additional files:
  • DefragAFileShell.dll (by Ziff-Davis Media) - ShellCrypt (Defrag-A-FileShell)
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • updatedll.dll (by Ziff Davis Publishing) - Update Dll
  • VistaLib.dll
  • Defrag-A-File2setup.exe - PC Magazine Defrag-A-File 2 (PC Magazine Defrag-A-File 2 Setup)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • DefragAFileShell.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'Defrag-A-File' with a class of {DBB9B760-36E7-42e3-8879-56145B26CB6D}.

How do I remove PC Magazine Defrag-A-File?

Quickly and completely remove PC Magazine Defrag-A-File 2.0.6 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall PC Magazine Defrag-A-File 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 PC Magazine Defrag-A-File 2.0.6, 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 PC Magazine Defrag-A-File.

Win 7 (SP1) 75%
Win 8 5%
Uninstall it 21%
Keep it 79%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.00%
Windows XP 20.00%
Windows 8 5.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 35.00%
Windows 7 Professional 25.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 20.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.00%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

83.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 83.33%
  Canada 10.00%
  Belgium 3.33%
  France 3.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 25.00%
Hewlett-Packard 18.75%
Acer 12.50%
Gateway 6.25%
Lenovo 6.25%
Alienware 6.25%
American Megatrends 6.25%
ASUS 6.25%
Common models
MSI MS-7350 5.88%
LENOVO 2344BZU 5.88%
HP xw4400 Workstation 5.88%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.88%
Hewlett-Packard 610-1147c 5.88%

Publisher URL: www.pcmag.com


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