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Global Rank #510
United States Rank #388
Reach 1.5081%
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 12.89 days
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Average installed length: 199.81 days

WinDirStat 1.1.2

What is WinDirStat?

WinDirStat is a graphical disk usage analyzer for Microsoft Windows, notable for presenting a sub-tree view with disk use percentage alongside a usage-sorted list of file extensions that is interactively integrated with a colorful graphical display (a treemap).

About  (from Bernhard)

WinDirStat is a disk usage statistics viewer and cleanup tool for Microsoft Windows (all current variants). WinDirStat reads the whole directory tree once and then presents it in three useful views: the directory list, which resembles the tree view of the Windows Explorer but is sorted by file/subtree size; the treemap...  Read more


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 main program executable is windirstat.exe. The software installer includes 29 files and is usually about 733.03 KB (750,624 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: windirstat.info
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\WinDirStat
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\WinDirStat\Uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 733.03 KB

Program filesFiles installed by WinDirStat 1.1.2

Program executable:windirstat.exe
Windows Directory Statistics
Path:C:\Program Files\windirstat\windirstat.exe
Additional files:
  • attribute magic _file modifierfree.exe
  • cpu_id.exe (by PTC) - Pro/ENGINEER (Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire from PTC)
  • d5adoupdate2.exe (by InstallShield Software) - PackageForTheWeb Stub
  • Fiddler2Setup.exe (by Eric Lawrence) - Fiddler Setup (Installer for Fiddler Web Debugger)
  • InstallMP3BookHelper2.3.3.exe
  • keyfinder.exe (by KeyFinder LTD) - Magical Jelly Bean Keyfinder
  • LAN_SpeedTest116.exe (by Totusoft) - LAN Speed Test
  • netscan.exe (by SoftPerfect Research) - SoftPerfect Network Scanner (Network Scanner Application (64-bit))
  • SETUP.EXE (by Seifert) - WinDirStat (WinDirStat Setup Application)
  • SHFOLDER.DLL (by Microsoft) - Shell Folder Service
  • windirstat1_1_2_setup.exe (by WDS Team) - WinDirStat 1.1.2
  • WinDirStatPortable_1.1.2.80.paf.exe (by PortableApps.com) - WinDirStat Portable
  • WiresharkPortable-1.6.1.paf.exe (by PortableApps.com) - Wireshark Portable

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • windirstat.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{BA81835B-E152-433C-8613-164EECD87E80}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove WinDirStat?

Quickly and completely remove WinDirStat 1.1.2 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall WinDirStat 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 WinDirStat 1.1.2, 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 WinDirStat.

Win 7 (SP1) 59%
Win 8 0%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.76%
Windows 8 27.96%
Windows Vista 5.13%
Windows XP 5.09%
Windows Server 2003 0.06%
Windows 8.1 0.01%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 28.25%
Windows 7 Professional 15.66%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.78%
Windows 8.1 7.05%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.27%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.08%

Distribution by countryGeography

58.32% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 58.32%
  France 5.47%
  United Kingdom 5.18%
  Canada 3.93%
  Germany 3.57%
  Australia 2.29%
  Netherlands 1.93%
  Belgium 1.17%
  Italy 1.15%
  Brazil 1.07%
  Spain 0.87%
  India 0.84%
  Sweden 0.82%
  Poland 0.69%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 26.60%
Hewlett-Packard 21.70%
Acer 13.40%
ASUS 12.42%
Toshiba 4.43%
Lenovo 4.08%
Intel 3.10%
Samsung 2.93%
MSI 0.93%
American Megatrends 0.92%
Alienware 0.65%
Common models
ASUS All Series 8.61%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.48%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.68%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.47%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 1.86%
Dell XPS 8300 1.86%


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