Frequently Asked Questions

On which versions of Windows will PCFerret Pro run and are there any prerequisites?


  • Windows 7, 8.1, 10 or Server 2012 R2 (32 or 64 Bit)
  • 256 KB RAM
  • 15 MB of free hard disk space
  • Administrator Privileges (also known as User Rights)
​Microsoft .NET 4.5 or greater and Microsoft C++ Redistributable 2012 are required on the target PC. PCFerret Pro can install these for you at your request, should they not be detected at the time of installation.




On how many computers can I use a copy of PCFerret Pro?


PCFerret Pro can be used on any number of personal or commercial, Windows computers.




What is an ADS (Alternate Data Stream)?


To read an article explaining Alternate Data Streams, click here.




What Are Windows Reboot Operations?


To read an article explaining Windows Reboot Operations, click here.




Will any third-party programs be installed along with PCFerret Pro?


Absolutely not. No unwanted, additional software (PUP) is installed with PCFerret Pro.




Is Technical Support Available For PCFerret?


PCFerret Pro is free to everyone. No support is offered nor provided.