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Folder Scout 1.3.2

What is Folder Scout?  (from Folder Scout Labs)

Folder Scout gives you instant access to any Local Drive, Folder or File on your PC. Folder Scout avoids everyday tedious folder tree navigation and searches allowing you to focus on just your important tasks. Thanks to its high speed Predictive Search Engine you can access any folder on your computer just by typing a ...  Read more


Folder Scout 1.3.2 is a program developed by Folder Scout Labs. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. 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 main program executable is FolderScout.exe. The software installer includes 4 files and is usually about 8.14 MB (8,533,889 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 68% of users of Folder Scout come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.folderscout.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Folder Scout Labs\Folder Scout 1\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Folder Scout Labs\Folder Scout 1\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 8.14 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Folder Scout 1.3.2

Program executable:FolderScout.exe
Name:Folder Scout
Path:C:\Program Files\Folder Scout Labs\Folder Scout 1\FolderScout.exe
Additional files:
  • Folder_Scout_Setup_1.3.2.217.BDJ.exe - Folder Scout 1.3.2 (Folder Scout 1.3.2 Setup)
  • FolderScout.exe - Folder Scout
  • FolderScoutRestart.exe
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • FolderScoutRestart.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{A1C6FC3D-8A03-44DA-8FCF-49A7A957B98C}' (runs on registration).
  • FolderScout.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{4971967C-F30B-488C-9D1E-2B0FA32C3386}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • FolderScout.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Folder Scout' and executes as C:\Program Files\Folder Scout Labs\Folder Scout 1\FolderScout.exe.

How do I remove Folder Scout?

Quickly and completely remove Folder Scout 1.3.2 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Folder Scout 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 Folder Scout 1.3.2, 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 Folder Scout.

Win 7 (SP1) 59%
Win XP 1%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.53%
Windows 10 27.19%
Windows XP 11.40%
Windows Vista 0.88%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.46%
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.75%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.61%
Windows 8.1 Pro 11.61%
Windows 7 Professional 9.82%
Windows 8.1 5.36%

Distribution by countryGeography

68.42% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 68.42%
  Canada 3.29%
  United Kingdom 3.29%
  Australia 2.63%
  France 1.97%
  Netherlands 1.97%
  New Zealand 1.97%
  Romania 1.97%
  Belgium 1.32%
  Czech Republic 1.32%
  Germany 1.32%
  DZ 1.32%
  South Africa 1.32%
  Austria 0.66%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 21.67%
Hewlett-Packard 20.00%
Acer 16.67%
ASUS 8.33%
Intel 5.00%
Toshiba 5.00%
Medion 3.33%
Alienware 1.67%
Common models
Dell XPS 8700 2.38%
Dell XPS 8500 2.38%
ECS H67H2-EM 2.38%
TOSHIBA Satellite L650 2.38%
TOSHIBA Satellite S55-A 1.19%
TOSHIBA Satellite L640 1.19%


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