What is FileOpener? malware analysts identify FileOpener as a potentially unwanted program. Even though this PUP is a not a malicious threat that requires immediate removal, most users choose to delete it simply because it does not live up to their expectations. We want to warn you that while the removal of FileOpener is something we can only recommend, you should not waste time thinking about the removal of the infections that could be installed alongside. Unfortunately, this PUP is most likely to enter your operating system with the help of malicious installers, and they could introduce other threats. Ad-supported programs, browser hijackers, tracking cookies, and other kinds of malware could be installed on your operating system. Needless to say it might be much more important to delete FileOpener-related malware.testtesttest 100% FREE spyware scan and
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How does FileOpener work?

If you have not downloaded FileOpener bundled with malware that requires removal, you might have installed it from It might appear that FileOpener is promoted as a browser toolbar, but, when installed, it is installed as an application. This is one of the reasons why some computer users decide to remove FileOpener from their operating systems. Even though this program promises to open zip, rar, rpm, split, tar, wim, and other types of files, we still identify it as a PUP that deserves removal. If you are not careful about the installation, you might find Opera browser installed along with unreliable adware, and might replace your regular search tools on IE, Chrome, and Firefox browsers. In fact, this malware could be installed without the PUP itself.

Furthermore, FileOpener uses tracking cookies that could record information about you to help out highly unreliable and unpredictable advertisers. This means that you might be introduced to pop-ups and banner ads as well. If you encounter such content, make sure you do not click any ads. It is most important that you do NOT install unfamiliar programs, regardless how wonderful they might seem to be. FileOpener ads could be used to trick you into installing other unreliable PUPs and malware. While it is not that difficult to delete FileOpener, the removal of other threats might be much more tiresome and troublesome. Even though the suspicious FileOpener might seem like a great tool, we recommend removing it from your PC right away.

How to delete FileOpener

As mentioned previously, FileOpener is not the most dangerous threat, but it is clear that this PUP can open up security backdoors using unreliable ads. You should not forget about the dangerous infections that could be installed with this malware either. Needless to say, it can be very difficult to delete FileOpener and other malware quickly and successfully by yourself. The manual removal can be complicated, which is why we advise employing an automated malware remover, SpyHunter. Install this tool and it will inspect your PC and remove all active threats, including the suspicious potentially unwanted program FileOpener. Use this tool to delete malware and protect your operating system even if you delete FileOpener yourself.

Remove FileOpener

Remove from Windows 8 & Windows 8.1

  1. Simultaneously tap Win+R to launch RUN.
  2. Enter Control Panel to open a menu and move to Uninstall a program.
  3. Right-click the program you want to delete and choose Uninstall.

Remove from Windows Vista & Windows 7

  1. Click the Windows button on the Taskbar and open Control Panel.
  2. Move to Uninstall a program and Uninstall the program you have decided to delete.

Remove from Windows XP

  1. Click the Start icon on the Taskbar and open Control Panel.
  2. Double-click Add or remove programs and Remove the undesirable program. 100% FREE spyware scan and
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