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Protect Folder

What is Protect Folder?  (from Everstrike Software)

Protect Folder is a new security tool that lets you lock your files and folders with your personal password. Now nobody but you can access your most sensitive information. Locking folders and files also effectively protects you from malicious programs, such as viruses, worms, and trojans. Here is how Protect Folder 98 ...  Read more


Protect Folder is a program developed by Everstrike Software. The most used version is 3.4, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software installer includes 10 files and is usually about 18.79 MB (19,704,069 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 7. While about 69% of users of Protect Folder come from the United States, it is also popular in India and Iran.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.everstrike.com
Help link: www.everstrike.com/support.htm
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Protect Folder
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Protect Folder\Uninstall.exe" "C:\Program Files\Protect Folder\install.log" -u
Estimated size: 18.79 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Protect Folder

  • ProtectFolder.exe - Everstrike Folder Crypto Password (Folder Crypto Password)
  • installfl.exe - Folder Crypto Password (Folder Crypto Password driver installator)
  • passwd.exe
  • decrypt.exe
  • Uninstall.exe
  • unlock.exe

How do I remove Protect Folder?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 71%
Win XP 14%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 85.71%
Windows XP 14.29%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 42.86%
Windows 7 Ultimate 28.57%
Windows 7 Professional 14.29%
Microsoft Windows XP 14.29%

Distribution by countryGeography

69.23% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 69.23%
  India 7.69%
  Iran 7.69%
  Canada 7.69%
  United Kingdom 7.69%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 71.43%
Acer 14.29%
Common models
HP-Pavilion AU850AA-ABA e... 16.67%
HP-Pavilion AW020AV-ABA e... 16.67%
Gigabyte M52LT-D3 16.67%
TOSHIBA Satellite Pro L30... 16.67%
Acer Aspire M3920 16.67%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 16.67%


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