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Should I remove SimpleFiles?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
72% remove it28% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #17,634
United States Rank #26,311
Reach 0.0141%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 8.89 days
262.36 days >
Average installed length: 137.85 days


1.2.0 74.36%
1.1.0 7.33%
1.0.0 18.32%


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What is SimpleFiles?

The software uses the Insta-Cash (insta-cash.net) download manager to bundle additional software, mostly adware and other Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs). SimpleFiles is an Internet toolbar/plugin that plugs into the user's default web browser and will modify a number of settings such as taking control of the browser's search and home pages, new tab functionality as well as DNS 'not found' redirection.

From the EULA: "SimpleFiles will be registered in startup program; SimpleFiles will include all the necessary firewall rules and exceptions; SimpleFiles will add shortcuts to user's desktop; According your choice, SimpleFiles will change your default search engine and set new homepage in your browsers. SimpleFiles will be checked for updates automatically."

About  (from Blisbury LLP)

It's all-in-one app. Easy-to-use instant built-in search tool sorts your results according to relevance. With SimpleFiles you can find any content of any subject that interests you. And it's so easy to manage your downloads! You can start, stop, pause or resume them whenever you want. It's all here, in one place, for y...  Read more
SimpleFiles has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: http://www.simple-files.com/
URL: www.simple-files.com
Help link: www.simple-files.com/help
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\SimpleFiles
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\SimpleFiles\uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 11.03 MB

Program filesFiles installed by SimpleFiles

Program executable:SimpleFiles.exe
Name:SimpleFiles Application
Path:C:\Program Files\SimpleFiles\SimpleFiles.exe
  • uninstall.exe (by http://www.simple-files.com/) - SimpleFiles

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • SimpleFiles.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\SimpleFiles\SimpleFiles.exe'.

How do I remove SimpleFiles?

Quickly and completely remove SimpleFiles from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Download Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’Remove SimpleFiles from your computer.
Or, you can uninstall SimpleFiles 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 SimpleFiles, 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 SimpleFiles.
  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.

Uninstall it 72%
Keep it 28%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.57%
Windows 10 29.93%
Windows XP 7.30%
Windows Vista 6.20%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 21.61%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.88%
Windows 7 Professional 9.52%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.33%
Windows 8.1 6.59%
Windows 8 6.23%

Distribution by countryGeography

23.32% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 23.32%
  Germany 5.93%
  Italy 5.93%
  MA 4.74%
  India 4.74%
  TN 2.77%
  Brazil 1.98%
  Belgium 1.98%
  Indonesia 1.98%
  Canada 1.98%
  United Kingdom 1.98%
  Philippines 1.58%
  Netherlands 1.58%
  Turkey 1.58%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 31.58%
Dell 18.13%
Acer 16.96%
Toshiba 13.45%
ASUS 7.60%
Lenovo 4.09%
Intel 4.09%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.47%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.91%
Dell Inspiron 3521 3.13%
Dell Inspiron N5110 3.13%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.13%
HP ProBook 4530s 2.34%


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