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What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
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6.7.0 5.00%
6.6.0 55.00%
6.4.0 5.00%
6.3.3 5.00%

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Advanced Folder Encryption


Advanced Folder Encryption is a program developed by Kakasoft. The most used version is 6.6.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The main program executable is folderencrypt.exe. The software installer includes 11 files and is usually about 13.38 MB (14,026,226 bytes). Update.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 53% of users of Advanced Folder Encryption come from the United States, it is also popular in Iran and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.kakasoft.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Advanced Folder Encryption\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Advanced Folder Encryption\unins001.exe"
Estimated size: 13.38 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Advanced Folder Encryption

Program executable:folderencrypt.exe
Advanced Folder Encryption
Path:C:\Program Files\advanced folder encryption\folderencrypt.exe
Additional files:
  • ContextMenu.dll - Advanced Folder Encryption (Shell Extension)
  • ContextMenu_64.dll
  • FiMon.dll
  • IconRes.dll
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • Update.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Context Menu Handlers
  • ContextMenu.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'EncryptionMenu' with a class of {08BD6603-BACF-4529-9E13-C1BD85326D05}.
  • ContextMenu_64.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'EncryptionMenu' with a class of {08BD6603-BACF-4529-9E13-C1BD85326D05}.

How do I remove Advanced Folder Encryption?

Quickly and completely remove Advanced Folder Encryption from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Advanced Folder Encryption 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 Advanced Folder Encryption, 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 Advanced Folder Encryption.

Win 7 (SP1) 80%
Win 8 20%
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 80.00%
Windows 8 20.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.00%
Windows 7 Professional 25.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 25.00%
Windows 8.1 10.00%
Windows 7 Starter 5.00%
Windows 8 Single Language 5.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

53.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 53.33%
  Iran 10.00%
  France 6.67%
  United Kingdom 3.33%
  NA 3.33%
  Saudi Arabia 3.33%
  Australia 3.33%
  Lithuania 3.33%
  BD 3.33%
  ZW 3.33%
  South Africa 3.33%
  Japan 3.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 17.65%
Hewlett-Packard 17.65%
Toshiba 17.65%
ASUS 11.76%
Lenovo 11.76%
Acer 11.76%
Sony 5.88%
Common models
Dell Precision T3610 5.88%
TOSHIBA Satellite P775 5.88%
HP 600B 5.88%
LENOVO 20206 5.88%
Gigabyte H81M-S2PV 5.88%
Gigabyte EP31-DS3L 5.88%


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