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19% remove it81% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #11,983
United States Rank #25,591
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.47 days
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Average installed length: 239.82 days

WinMend Folder Hidden 1.4.9

Remove WinMend Folder Hidden 1.4.9
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What is WinMend Folder Hidden?  (from WinMend.com)

WinMend Folder Hidden is a file and folder hiding tool. While ensuring the absolute system safety, this application can hide files and folders on local partitions or on removable devices. The hidden files or folders will be safely hidden whether the drive is accessed in another operating system on the same computer o...  Read more


WinMend Folder Hidden 1.4.9 is a software program developed by WinMend.com. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named FolderHidden.exe. The setup package generally installs about 13 files and is usually about 9.33 MB (9,785,143 bytes). The installed file LiveUpdate.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. 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 29% of users of WinMend Folder Hidden come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.winmend.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\WinMend\Folder Hidden\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\WinMend\Folder Hidden\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 9.33 MB

Program filesFiles installed by WinMend Folder Hidden 1.4.9

Program executable:FolderHidden.exe
Name:WinMend Folder Hidden
Path:C:\Program Files\WinMend\Folder Hidden\FolderHidden.exe
Additional files:
  • FolderHidden.exe - WinMend Folder Hidden
  • common.dll - For WinMend All
  • HelpUs.dll - For WinMend ALL
  • unins000.exe - Inno Setup (Setup/Uninstall)
  • livedown.dll
  • LiveUpdate.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • LiveUpdate.exe is scheduled as a task named 'WinmendUpdateTask_user' (runs daily at 12:47).
  • FolderHidden.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{FC334EE1-51BB-4D13-83C5-DB64326C5C65}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • unins000.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\CDRipper\unins000.exe'.

How do I remove WinMend Folder Hidden?

Quickly and completely remove WinMend Folder Hidden 1.4.9 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall WinMend Folder Hidden 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 WinMend Folder Hidden 1.4.9, 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 WinMend Folder Hidden.

Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 19%
Keep it 81%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.90%
Windows 10 21.23%
Windows XP 6.33%
Windows Vista 3.35%
Windows Server 2003 0.19%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.96%
Windows 7 Ultimate 21.09%
Windows 7 Professional 9.98%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.40%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.65%
Windows 8 Pro 3.20%

Distribution by countryGeography

28.98% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 28.98%
  United States 11.93%
  Italy 3.98%
  India 3.60%
  France 3.22%
  United Kingdom 2.46%
  Australia 2.27%
  Belgium 2.08%
  Indonesia 2.08%
  Russia 2.08%
  Turkey 2.08%
  Czech Republic 1.70%
  Iran 1.70%
  Canada 1.52%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 21.99%
Acer 20.27%
Dell 18.90%
ASUS 8.93%
Medion 7.22%
Samsung 5.84%
Lenovo 2.75%
Toshiba 2.41%
Intel 2.06%
American Megatrends 1.37%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7728 4.32%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.70%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.09%
Gigabyte P61-USB3-B3 2.47%
Packard Bell imedia S3850 2.47%
Dell Inspiron N4030 1.85%

Publisher URL: www.winmend.com


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