FileOpener Removal Guide

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FileOpener is not the kind of program that you should trust. In fact, our research team suggests removing this potentially unwanted program (PUP) right away. It was found that this application can employ HTTP cookies to spy on you and collect information about your browsing behavior. This data could be used to inject more attractive ads, but clicking on them is not recommended, as it could lead you to dangerous websites. If you install software promoted by FileOpener, it is a good idea to run a malware scanner to learn if you do not need to remove it. Our researchers suggest deleting FileOpener from your operating system as well, and you can read more about this in our report.

Even though FileOpener might represent free-file-opener.com as its official website, or researchers believe that this is a fake website, as it only opens a blank page. All in all, FileOpener is mostly spread using misleading installers or via app-bliss.com/3220908375. In either case, you might be offered to install other programs, which is not something we recommend. Opera Browser, Sweet Page, default-search.net hijacker, and unreliable ad-supported programs could be installed along with FileOpener. Needless to say, some programs are more malicious than others, but we recommend removing them all. If you do not delete all threats and potentially dangerous programs, you will not be safe.

FileOpener is promoted as a tool that promises to extract archives and open files of any sort, including zip, rar, 7z, arj, bzip2, or cab, chm. Even though users certainly can install legitimate and reliable programs that offer the same services, they usually do not pass up the opportunity to install freeware when offered. As mentioned previously, FileOpener can be distributed by malicious installers, which only proves that you should never install freeware just for the sake of it. If you are interested in certain programs, you have to research them and use authentic sources when installing them. Otherwise, you might have to delete a bunch of dangerous threats! FileOpener does not have an official downloader, and it installs intrusive tracking cookies, injects ads, and offers generally useless services. In fact, there is no reason why you should postpone the removal of FileOpener for much longer.

The removal guide below will certainly help you remove FileOpener from your operating system. Unfortunately, we are not so sure that it will help you delete FileOpener-related malware and other undesirable programs. Needless to say, failure to remove all computer infections and PUPs can be dangerous for your virtual security, which is why we strongly recommend installing automated malware removal software. You can use this software not only to delete malware, but also to protect your operating system from other dangerous infections. If you make the decision to install this software, you can forget about the manual removal of FileOpener as well, as this software will delete the PUP from your Windows operating system automatically.

How to delete FileOpener

Delete from Windows XP:

  1. Navigate to the Taskbar, click Start, and select Control Panel.
  2. Double-click Add or Remove Programs and move to Change or Remove Programs.
  3. Select the undesirable program and Remove it.

Delete from Windows Vista or Windows 7:

  1. Navigate to the Taskbar, click the Windows logo, and select Control Panel.
  2. Click Uninstall a program and right-click the program you wish to remove.
  3. Choose Uninstall.

Delete from Windows 8 or Windows 8.1:

  1. Click the Search icon on the Charm bar in Metro UI.
  2. Enter Uninstall a program, open this menu, and find FileOpener.
  3. Right-click the program you wish to remove from your PC and choose Uninstall.
Download Remover for FileOpener *
*SpyHunter scanner, published on this site, is intended to be used only as a detection tool. To use the removal functionality, you will need to purchase the full version of SpyHunter.

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