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A guide to uninstall Folder Guard from your system

This page is about Folder Guard for Windows. Below you can find details on how to remove it from your computer. The Windows release was created by WinAbility® Software Corporation. More information about WinAbility® Software Corporation can be seen here. Please follow if you want to read more on Folder Guard on WinAbility® Software Corporation's website. Folder Guard is normally set up in the C:\Program Files\Folder Guard directory, but this location may differ a lot depending on the user's choice when installing the application. The full uninstall command line for Folder Guard is C:\Program Files\Folder Guard\Setup64.exe. Folder Guard's primary file takes about 522.20 KB (534728 bytes) and is called Setup64.exe.

The following executables are contained in Folder Guard. They take 4.59 MB (4815848 bytes) on disk.

  • FG64.exe (225.70 KB)
  • FGA64.exe (2.32 MB)
  • FGREMU.EXE (1.41 MB)
  • FG_ERU64.exe (142.20 KB)
  • Setup64.exe (522.20 KB)


The current web page applies to Folder Guard version 19.4 only. For more Folder Guard versions please click below:

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If you are manually uninstalling Folder Guard we suggest you to check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

You should delete the folders below after you uninstall Folder Guard:
  • C:\Program Files\Folder Guard
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Folder Guard
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Folder Guard

Files remaining:
  • C:\Program Files\Folder Guard\FG_ERU64.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Folder Guard\FGREMU.EXE
  • C:\Program Files\Folder Guard\FGUARD64.dll.BAK
  • C:\Program Files\Folder Guard\FGUARD64.dll.tmp
  • C:\Program Files\Folder Guard\FGUARD64.sys
  • C:\Program Files\Folder Guard\License.txt
  • C:\Program Files\Folder Guard\Patch.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Folder Guard\Setup.ini
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Folder Guard\FGuard.CFG
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Folder Guard\Folder Guard.FG
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Folder Guard\Folder Guard-prev.FG
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.Cortana_cw5n1h2txyewy\LocalState\AppIconCache\100\{6D809377-6AF0-444B-8957-A3773F02200E}_Folder Guard_FG64_exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Recent\Folder Guard.FG.lnk
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Recent\Folder.Guard.lnk
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Recent\Folder.Guard.v19.4.x86.x64_p30download.com.lnk
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Folder Guard\Folder Guard.lnk

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following keys will not be removed; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Directory\background\shellex\ContextMenuHandlers\Folder Guard
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Directory\shellex\ContextMenuHandlers\Folder Guard
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Drive\shellex\ContextMenuHandlers\Folder Guard
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\WinAbility\Folder Guard
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Folder Guard
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\WinAbility\Folder Guard
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Wow6432Node\WinAbility\Folder Guard

Registry values that are not removed from your PC:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files\Folder Guard\FG64.exe.ApplicationCompany
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files\Folder Guard\FG64.exe.FriendlyAppName
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files\Folder Guard\Patch.exe.FriendlyAppName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\FGUARD64\ImagePath
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\Folder Guard\ImagePath


A way to remove Folder Guard from your computer with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Folder Guard is an application offered by WinAbility® Software Corporation. Sometimes, people try to uninstall it. Sometimes this can be efortful because doing this manually takes some advanced knowledge regarding removing Windows applications by hand. One of the best SIMPLE manner to uninstall Folder Guard is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on how to do this:





1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your Windows PC, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and all around utility to optimize your Windows computer.

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  • go to Download Link
  • download the setup by clicking on the green DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful package of tools.

3. Click on the General Tools category
Go to General Tools


4. Click on the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. A list of the programs installed on your PC will be shown to you

6. Scroll the list of programs until you find Folder Guard or simply activate the Search feature and type in "Folder Guard". If it is installed on your PC the Folder Guard program will be found automatically. Notice that when you click Folder Guard in the list of programs, some information regarding the program is available to you:


  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). This explains the opinion other people have regarding Folder Guard, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the app you are about to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for Folder Guard:





  • The web site of the program is: http://www.winability.com/
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files\Folder Guard\Setup64.exe
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will show up. accept the removal by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically remove Folder Guard.
Uninstall Folder Guard


8. After uninstalling Folder Guard, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Press Next to perform the cleanup. All the items of Folder Guard that have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling Folder Guard with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry items, files or directories are left behind on your system.

Your computer will remain clean, speedy and able to serve you properly.



Disclaimer

This page is not a piece of advice to remove Folder Guard by WinAbility® Software Corporation from your computer, nor are we saying that Folder Guard by WinAbility® Software Corporation is not a good application. This text simply contains detailed info on how to remove Folder Guard in case you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2019-04-06 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2019-04-06 05:54:33.273