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Should I remove Rainbow Folders?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,762
United States Rank #8,618
Reach 0.0753%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 5.80 days
171.19 days >
Average installed length: 89.95 days


2.05 100.00%

Rainbow Folders


Rainbow Folders is a software program developed by Piotr Chodzinski. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named rainbow folders.exe. The setup package generally installs about 4 files and is usually about 1.22 MB (1,276,232 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 30% of users of Rainbow Folders come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Rainbow Folders\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Rainbow Folders\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 1.22 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Rainbow Folders

Program executable:rainbow folders.exe
Name:Rainbow Folders
Path:C:\Program Files\rainbow folders\rainbow folders.exe
Additional files:
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • unins001.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Rainbow Folders.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{2F5D418D-630E-4B0A-B0C8-D3B71B6442EF}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Rainbow Folders.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Rainbow Folders\Rainbow Folders.exe'.

How do I remove Rainbow Folders?

Quickly and completely remove Rainbow Folders from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Rainbow Folders from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Rainbow Folders, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Rainbow Folders.

Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.09%
Windows 8 22.32%
Windows XP 10.92%
Windows Vista 3.48%
Windows Server 2003 0.19%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 27.42%
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.30%
Windows 7 Professional 12.43%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.39%
Windows 8.1 5.79%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.74%

Distribution by countryGeography

29.62% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 29.62%
  Germany 7.71%
  United Kingdom 7.11%
  Italy 5.82%
  France 4.37%
  Canada 3.94%
  Belgium 3.00%
  Brazil 2.31%
  Spain 2.14%
  MA 2.05%
  Egypt 1.80%
  Netherlands 1.71%
  Iran 1.63%
  DZ 1.37%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.70%
Dell 22.47%
Acer 18.01%
ASUS 8.58%
Toshiba 3.77%
Intel 3.09%
American Megatrends 2.40%
Samsung 2.23%
Lenovo 2.06%
Medion 2.06%
Sahara 1.03%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.79%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.41%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.03%
Dell OptiPlex GX620 ... 2.65%
ASUSTeK CM6340 1.89%
Dell XPS 8700 1.89%


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