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Should I remove SocialFolders?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #34,051
United States Rank #28,147
Reach 0.0036%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 27.83 days
820.95 days >
Average installed length: 431.35 days


VersionDistribution 54.93%
${FourNumbersVersion} 45.07%


What is SocialFolders?  (from Social Folders TM)

SocialFolders is the best way to access and manage all the content you have online. Once you set up SocialFolders, it runs in the background and keeps your content in sync. Your content is organized by channel and then by folders. Easily find what you're searching for! Want to upload a file, whether a picture, document...  Read more


SocialFolders is a program developed by Social Folders TM. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The main program executable is socialfolders.exe. The software installer includes 6 files and is usually about 17.1 MB (17,931,338 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 56% of users of SocialFolders come from the United States, it is also popular in Japan and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: socialfolders.me
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Social Folders
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Social Folders\uninst.exe"
Estimated size: 17.1 MB

Program filesFiles installed by SocialFolders

Program executable:socialfolders.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\social folders\socialfolders.exe
Additional files:
  • uninst.exe - SocialFolders
  • shellmenu.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • shellmenu.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'SFMenu' with a class of {556CE7A4-AB9F-49D2-A193-6FDD9432A8DF}.
Startup File (User Run)
  • SocialFolders.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'SocialFolders' and executes as C:\Program Files\SocialFolders\SocialFolders.exe.

How do I remove SocialFolders?

You can uninstall SocialFolders 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 SocialFolders, 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 SocialFolders.

Win 7 (SP1) 81%
Win 7 1%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 86.11%
Windows 10 9.72%
Windows XP 2.78%
Windows Vista 1.39%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 47.89%
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.31%
Windows 7 Professional 14.08%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.23%
Windows 8 2.82%
Windows 7 Starter 2.82%

Distribution by countryGeography

56.18% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 56.18%
  Japan 5.62%
  United Kingdom 5.62%
  Spain 3.37%
  Canada 3.37%
  Singapore 2.25%
  Australia 2.25%
  Indonesia 2.25%
  Italy 2.25%
  Vietnam 1.12%
  CY 1.12%
  South Africa 1.12%
  UA 1.12%
  France 1.12%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.79%
Dell 17.86%
ASUS 16.07%
Acer 12.50%
Toshiba 8.93%
Lenovo 8.93%
NEC 1.79%
Intel 1.79%
Common models
Dell Inspiron N5110 3.28%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.28%
HP-Pavilion NE503AV-ABA m... 3.28%
Unknow Unknow 1.64%
TOSHIBA Satellite L755D 1.64%


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