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Should I remove Folder Marker Free?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #8,965
United States Rank #8,765
Reach 0.0426%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 14.21 days
419.19 days >
Average installed length: 220.25 days


4.3 10.71%
4.2 72.50%
4.1 2.14%
4.0 6.55%
3.2 8.10%

Folder Marker Free

What is Folder Marker Free?  (from ArcticLine Software)

A freeware add-on for Windows lets you mark folders with color-coded icons to make a search for important information a "one-glance" affair. Folder icons can be customized using the standard Windows method, but with Folder Marker Free you can do this on the fly from the right-click menu of a folder. So there is no need...  Read more


Folder Marker Free is a software program developed by ArcticLine Software. The most common release is 4.2, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 foldermarker.exe. The setup package generally installs about 8 files and is usually about 5.65 MB (5,925,869 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 45% of users of Folder Marker Free come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.FolderMarker.com
Help link: www.FolderMarker.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Folder Marker\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Folder Marker\unins001.exe"
Estimated size: 5.65 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Folder Marker Free

Program executable:foldermarker.exe
Name:Folder Marker Free
Folder Marker Free - Tool for folder icon changing
Path:C:\Program Files\folder marker\foldermarker.exe
Additional files:
  • ShellExt.dll - Folder Marker (Shell extension for Folder Marker)
  • ShellExt64.dll
  • FMADM.dll
  • unins000.exe - Inno Setup (Uninstaller)
  • unins001.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • FolderMarker.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{9C135FE2-228E-4F6D-BA6B-DC69ECA7D142}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • unins000.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Lavalys\EVEREST Home Edition\unins000.exe'.

How do I remove Folder Marker Free?

You can uninstall Folder Marker Free 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Folder Marker Free, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 Folder Marker Free.

Win 10 45%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 45.95%
Windows 10 44.88%
Windows XP 6.79%
Windows Vista 2.38%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 19.40%
Windows 10 Home 15.69%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.45%
Windows 10 Pro 9.70%
Windows 7 Professional 9.34%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.59%

Distribution by countryGeography

45.38% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 45.38%
  Germany 6.02%
  Italy 5.62%
  France 4.92%
  United Kingdom 4.22%
  Netherlands 3.11%
  India 2.21%
  Spain 2.21%
  MA 1.91%
  Belgium 1.71%
  Australia 1.71%
  Pakistan 1.61%
  DZ 1.41%
  Canada 1.20%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.46%
Dell 21.73%
Acer 15.96%
ASUS 10.38%
Toshiba 7.69%
Samsung 5.00%
Lenovo 4.62%
Intel 2.12%
American Megatrends 1.54%
Medion 0.77%
Common models
ASUS All Series 6.14%
Acer Aspire 5732Z 3.97%
Dell OptiPlex 755 3.61%
ASUSTeK K55DR 2.17%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.17%
Samsung 300E5EV/300E4EV/2... 2.17%

Publisher URL: www.jetscreenshot.com


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