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A way to uninstall Folder Guard from your system

This page contains complete information on how to uninstall Folder Guard for Windows. The Windows version was developed by WinAbility® Software Corporation. You can read more on WinAbility® Software Corporation or check for application updates here. Please open if you want to read more on Folder Guard on WinAbility® Software Corporation's website. The application is often located in the C:\Program Files\Folder Guard folder (same installation drive as Windows). The full command line for uninstalling Folder Guard is C:\Program Files\Folder Guard\Setup64.exe. Keep in mind that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you may receive a notification for admin rights. The program's main executable file occupies 521.70 KB (534216 bytes) on disk and is titled Setup64.exe.

Folder Guard is composed of the following executables which take 4.60 MB (4820968 bytes) on disk:

  • FG64.exe (225.20 KB)
  • FGA64.exe (2.34 MB)
  • FGREMU.EXE (1.39 MB)
  • FG_ERU64.exe (141.70 KB)
  • Setup64.exe (521.70 KB)


The information on this page is only about version 18.5 of Folder Guard. You can find here a few links to other Folder Guard releases:

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Folder Guard has the habit of leaving behind some leftovers.

Folders that were left behind:
  • C:\Program Files\Folder Guard
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Folder Guard
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Folder Guard

The files below were left behind on your disk by Folder Guard when you uninstall it:
  • C:\Program Files\Folder Guard\FG.chm
  • C:\Program Files\Folder Guard\FG_ERU64.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Folder Guard\FG64.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Folder Guard\FGA64.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Folder Guard\FGH64.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Folder Guard\FGREMU.EXE
  • C:\Program Files\Folder Guard\FGUARD64.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Folder Guard\FGUARD64.sys
  • C:\Program Files\Folder Guard\folderguard.pro.x64.10.2+-patch.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Folder Guard\License.txt
  • C:\Program Files\Folder Guard\Setup.ini
  • C:\Program Files\Folder Guard\Setup64.exe
  • 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\Start Menu\Programs\Folder Guard\Folder Guard.lnk

Registry that is not uninstalled:
  • 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

Open regedit.exe to delete the values below from the Windows Registry:
  • 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 the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Folder Guard is an application released by the software company WinAbility® Software Corporation. Sometimes, users try to remove it. Sometimes this can be troublesome because doing this by hand takes some skill related to removing Windows applications by hand. The best QUICK action to remove Folder Guard is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:





1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your PC, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and general tool to optimize your system.

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  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the setup by clicking on the green DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good PC management program.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools


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


5. A list of the applications installed on your computer will appear

6. Navigate the list of applications until you find Folder Guard or simply activate the Search feature and type in "Folder Guard". If it exists on your system the Folder Guard app will be found very quickly. When you click Folder Guard in the list of programs, the following data regarding the program is shown to you:


  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other users have regarding Folder Guard, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the program you want to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
For example 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. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will come up. accept the removal by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall Folder Guard.
Uninstall Folder Guard


8. After uninstalling Folder Guard, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to start the cleanup. All the items that belong 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 can be sure that no registry items, files or folders are left behind on your computer.

Your PC will remain clean, speedy and ready to take on new tasks.



Disclaimer

The text above is not a piece of advice to uninstall Folder Guard by WinAbility® Software Corporation from your PC, nor are we saying that Folder Guard by WinAbility® Software Corporation is not a good application for your computer. This page only contains detailed info on how to uninstall Folder Guard in case you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2018-05-19 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2018-05-19 01:01:40.087