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Should I remove Unknown File Assistant?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
72% remove it28% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
United States Rank #39,370
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 814.52 days
1611.21 days >
Average installed length: 846.57 days

Unknown File Assistant

What is Unknown File Assistant?  (from Trusted Software)

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Unknown File Assistant is a software program developed by Trusted Software. The primary executable is named tsassist.exe. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package is about 1.89 MB (1,985,389 bytes) when donwloaded. 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 66% of users of Unknown File Assistant come from the United States, it is also popular in Hungary and Belgium.
  • Known to include offers within the setup
  • The wisdom of the experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Unknown File Assistant has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.trustedsoftware.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Unknown File Assistant\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Unknown File Assistant\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 1.89 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Unknown File Assistant

Program executable:tsassist.exe
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Path:C:\Program Files\Unknown File Assistant\tsassist.exe
Additional files:
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

How do I remove Unknown File Assistant?

You can uninstall Unknown File Assistant 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 Unknown File Assistant, 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 Unknown File Assistant.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.

Win 7 (SP1) 52%
Win 7 4%
Uninstall it 72%
Keep it 28%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 55.56%
Windows XP 22.22%
Windows Vista 22.22%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 44.44%
Microsoft Windows XP 22.22%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 18.52%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.41%
Windows 7 Professional 3.70%
Windows Vista Business 3.70%

Distribution by countryGeography

65.79% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 65.79%
  Hungary 5.26%
  Belgium 2.63%
  Canada 2.63%
  Germany 2.63%
  France 2.63%
  Israel 2.63%
  Japan 2.63%
  Netherlands 2.63%
  Norway 2.63%
  PR 2.63%
  Portugal 2.63%
  Sweden 2.63%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 37.50%
Dell 25.00%
Sony 4.17%
NEC 4.17%
Medion 4.17%
Lenovo 4.17%
Compaq 4.17%
Acer 4.17%
American Megatrends 4.17%
ASUS 4.17%
Common models
Sony VGN-NW125J 4.00%
NEC PC-LL750AS3KS 4.00%
MEDIONPC MS-7616 4.00%
LENOVO 01976KG 4.00%
HP-Pavilion WC792AA-UUW s... 4.00%

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