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What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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Remove Empty Directories 2.1

What is Remove Empty Directories?  (from Jonas John)

RED searches and deletes empty directories recursively below a given start folder and shows the result in a well arranged tree. Further you can create some custom rules for keeping and deleting folders. Empty files in directories can also be ignored. Just try RED to see the other features - no registry keys or system f...  Read more


Remove Empty Directories 2.1 is a software program developed by Jonas John. 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 primary executable is named red2.exe. The setup package generally installs about 3 files and is usually about 664.54 KB (680,491 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 27% of users of Remove Empty Directories come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.jonasjohn.de/lab/red.htm
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\remove empty directories
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Remove Empty Directories\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 664.54 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Remove Empty Directories 2.1

Program executable:red2.exe
Name:Remove Empty Directories
Path:C:\Program Files\remove empty directories\red2.exe
Additional files:
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • uninst.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • RED2.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{CD126BE7-32EB-44B4-A7D3-88D77204F517}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Remove Empty Directories?

You can uninstall Remove Empty Directories 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 Remove Empty Directories 2.1, 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 Remove Empty Directories.

Win 7 (SP1) 44%
Win XP 2%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.46%
Windows XP 23.85%
Windows 10 17.43%
Windows Vista 8.26%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 24.53%
Microsoft Windows XP 22.64%
Windows 7 Home Premium 13.21%
Windows 7 Professional 10.38%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.49%
Windows 10 Home 5.66%

Distribution by countryGeography

27.19% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 27.19%
  France 20.18%
  Italy 7.02%
  Iran 6.14%
  Netherlands 4.39%
  Germany 3.51%
  Canada 3.51%
  Belgium 2.63%
  Russia 2.63%
  DZ 2.63%
  MA 1.75%
  Brazil 1.75%
  Switzerland 1.75%
  Sweden 1.75%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 22.67%
Hewlett-Packard 21.33%
Acer 12.00%
ASUS 10.67%
Intel 5.33%
Toshiba 5.33%
Alienware 4.00%
Common models
Gigabyte 945PLM-S2 3.80%
Dell OptiPlex 390 2.53%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.53%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.53%
Dell Studio XPS 8100 2.53%
Dell Studio 540 1.27%


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