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Private Folder 1.1

What is Private Folder?  (from eMing Software)

Private Folder is a free tool which can hide or create password and protect your private folder. Features include folder will not be displayed in any folder list, neither from explorer nor command prompt owner who knows the path can manually go into it without first un-hide it with configuration tool, user will get acc...  Read more


Private Folder 1.1 is a software program developed by eMing Software. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The primary executable is named privatefolder.exe. The setup package generally installs about 3 files and is usually about 834.88 KB (854,913 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 31% of users of Private Folder come from the United States, it is also popular in BG and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.emingsoftware.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\privatefolder
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\PrivateFolder\uninstall.exe cfg="C:\Program Files\PrivateFolder\UNINSTALL.CFG" /all
Estimated size: 834.88 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Private Folder 1.1

Program executable:privatefolder.exe
Name:Private Folder
Private Folder Configuration GUI
Path:C:\Program Files\privatefolder\privatefolder.exe
Additional files:
  • PF_Pass.exe - Private Folder (Private Folder Password Prompt Module)
  • uninstall.exe - Installer

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • PF_Pass.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'PrivateFolder' which loads as C:\Program Files\PrivateFolder\PF_Pass.exe.

How do I remove Private Folder?

Quickly and completely remove Private Folder 1.1 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Private Folder 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 Private Folder 1.1, 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 Private Folder.

Win 7 (SP1) 70%
Win 7 10%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

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 40.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 30.00%
Windows 7 Professional 10.00%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise 10.00%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 10.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

30.77% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 30.77%
  BG 7.69%
  Canada 7.69%
  Czech Republic 7.69%
  Germany 7.69%
  France 7.69%
  India 7.69%
  Mexico 7.69%
  OM 7.69%
  RS 7.69%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 25.00%
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%
Toshiba 12.50%
Medion 12.50%
Acer 12.50%
ASUS 12.50%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite L50-B 12.50%
MEDION P961x 12.50%
Intel DG41CN 12.50%
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 12.50%
Dell Inspiron N5110 12.50%
Dell Inspiron 5520 12.50%


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