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Should I remove MySecretFolder?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #37,754
Reach 0.0028%


5.3 12.50%
5.2 3.57%
5.1 14.29%
4.34 32.14%
4.31 3.57%
4.21 1.79%
4.4 19.64%
4.3 12.50%

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What is MySecretFolder?  (from WinAbility Software)

MySecretFolder for Windows 7/Vista/XP/2000. You can hide or lock with password your personal folder on your computer, on both NTFS and FAT/FAT32 volumes. Supports hot key, protection from Windows and Office applications, as well as from MS-DOS programs. Highly customizable and user-friendly. Free for 30 days.


MySecretFolder is a software program developed by WinAbility Software. The most common release is 4.34, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The primary executable is named MSF.exe. The setup package generally installs about 15 files and is usually about 3.25 MB (3,404,444 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 30% of users of MySecretFolder come from the United States, it is also popular in Iran and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.my-secret-folder.com
Help link: www.winability.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\MySecretFolder
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\MySecretFolder\Setup.exe" /U
Estimated size: 3.25 MB

Program filesFiles installed by MySecretFolder

Program executable:MSF.exe
MySecretFolder Application
Path:C:\Program Files\MySecretFolder\MSF.exe
Additional files:
  • MSF.exe - MySecretFolder (MySecretFolder Application)
  • MSF32.DLL - MySecretFolder Dynamic Link Library
  • MSF64.DLL
  • MSF64.exe
  • MSF64.SYS - MySecretFolder Device Driver
  • MSFH32.DLL
  • MSFH64.DLL
  • MSFMON.exe
  • MSFMON64.exe
  • Setup.exe - MySecretFolder Setup
  • Setup64.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Context Menu Handlers
  • MSF64.DLL added to Windows Explorer under the name 'MSF' with a class of {0A0F10FC-1743-468b-A5B9-C251B727F6AF}.
  • MSF32.DLL added to Windows Explorer under the name 'MSF' with a class of {0A0F10FC-1743-468b-A5B9-C251B727F6AF}.
  • MSF32 (2).DLL added to Windows Explorer under the name 'MSF' with a class of {0A0F10FC-1743-468b-A5B9-C251B727F6AF}.
2 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • MSFMON.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'MSF_Monitor' which loads as C:\Program Files1\MYSECR~1\MSFMON.exe /Start.
  • MSFMON64.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'MSF_Monitor' which loads as C:\Program Files1\MYSECR~1\MSFMON64.exe /Start.

How do I remove MySecretFolder?

You can uninstall MySecretFolder 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 MySecretFolder, 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 MySecretFolder.

Win 7 (SP1) 54%
Win XP 2%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.07%
Windows 10 16.07%
Windows XP 10.71%
Windows Vista 7.14%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 46.43%
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.07%
Microsoft Windows XP 12.50%
Windows 10 Pro 5.36%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.36%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.57%

Distribution by countryGeography

29.85% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 29.85%
  Iran 7.46%
  Germany 5.97%
  Greece 2.99%
  Israel 2.99%
  Canada 2.99%
  Turkey 2.99%
  Italy 2.99%
  Saudi Arabia 2.99%
  United Kingdom 2.99%
  LY 1.49%
  MA 1.49%
  Vietnam 1.49%
  BH 1.49%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 22.92%
Hewlett-Packard 20.83%
Acer 16.67%
ASUS 14.58%
Toshiba 8.33%
American Megatrends 4.17%
Sony 2.08%
Intel 2.08%
Common models
Acer Aspire X3950 4.35%
TOSHIBA Satellite A300D 2.17%
Sony VPCZ23C5E 2.17%
Sony VGN-CS230J 2.17%
HP-Pavilion KJ414AA-UUZ m... 2.17%


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