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pcFileOpener is a potentially unwanted program that is another variant of File Opener Pro. The tool is promoted as useful, but it may cause several issues. Even if FileOpener does what it is advertised for, its disadvantages may outweigh any user-friendly features. The program was probably included in the package of another free legitimate tool downloaded from the Internet. Thus, FileOpener was not detected as suspicious by the AV tool if such is present in the system.

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FileOpener Distribution

As already mentioned, the unwanted application may have entered the system alongside another free program. If the user systematically opts for the advanced software installer, he will have the chance to deselect any added software he does not wish to install. Another crucial safety tip is always reading the download agreement and EULA (End User License Agreement).

FileOpener Description

FileOpener is similar to File Opener Pro. It may promise the user to help him open Microsoft files such as:

  • Microsoft Word documents.
  • Adobe PDF documents.
  • Microsoft Excel spreadsheets.
  • Audio and music files.
  • Video and picture files.
  • Text and binary files.

However, security researchers have concluded that FileOpener is a PUP and as such, should be removed to avoid further PC damage.

FileOpener Removal Manual

The safest way to remove potentially unwanted applications is with the help of a valid anti-malware tool. Once installed, such a solution will scan and detect all threats, and delete them accordingly. Have a look at the manual guide provided below the article to rid the system of FileOpener.

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1. Remove/Uninstall FileOpener
2. Restore the settings in your browser
3. Remove FileOpener automatically with Spy Hunter Malware - Removal Tool.

Milena Dimitrova

An inspired writer and content manager who has been with SensorsTechForum for 4 years. Enjoys ‘Mr. Robot’ and fears ‘1984’. Focused on user privacy and malware development, she strongly believes in a world where cybersecurity plays a central role. If common sense makes no sense, she will be there to take notes. Those notes may later turn into articles!

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