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Should I remove Wise Folder Hider?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
65% remove it35% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #19,439
United States Rank #14,122
Reach 0.0115%
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Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 1.52 days
44.72 days >
Average installed length: 23.50 days


4.17 11.45%
4.16 9.25%
4.14 9.69%
4.13 9.25%
4.12 5.29%
4.11 11.89%
4.2.7 0.44%
4.2.6 0.44%
4.2.2 36.56%
4.2.1 1.76%
4.1.9 3.08%
4.1.8 0.88%

Wise Folder Hider


Wise Folder Hider is a program developed by WiseCleaner.com. The most used version is 4.2.2, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 main program executable is wisefolderhider.exe. A vast majority of those who have this installed end up removing it just after a couple weeks. The software installer includes 11 files and is usually about 7.07 MB (7,409,520 bytes). LiveUpdate.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 63% of users of Wise Folder Hider come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.
  • Many experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.wisecleaner.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Wise\Wise Folder Hider\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Wise\Wise Folder Hider\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 7.07 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Wise Folder Hider

Program executable:wisefolderhider.exe
Name:Wise Folder Hider
Path:C:\Program Files\wise\wise folder hider\wisefolderhider.exe
Additional files:
  • LiveUpdate.exe - Wise Live Update
  • DManager.dll - WiseCleaner.com
  • removetask.exe - Remove schedule task
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • WFHChecker.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • WiseFolderHider.exe is scheduled as a task named 'WFHFreeSkipUAC'.

How do I remove Wise Folder Hider?

You can uninstall Wise Folder Hider 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 Wise Folder Hider, 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 Wise Folder Hider.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.

Win 10 77%
Win 7 (SP1) 0%
Uninstall it 65%
Keep it 35%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 76.86%
Windows 7 22.71%
Windows XP 0.44%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 42.92%
Windows 10 Pro 20.80%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.18%
Windows 7 Home Premium 5.75%
Windows 7 Professional 5.31%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 3.10%

Distribution by countryGeography

63.46% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 63.46%
  Germany 9.62%
  France 5.13%
  Belgium 3.53%
  Italy 3.53%
  United Kingdom 2.24%
  Netherlands 2.24%
  Singapore 1.60%
  Spain 0.96%
  South Africa 0.96%
  Canada 0.64%
  RS 0.64%
  Sweden 0.64%
  Australia 0.32%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 31.34%
Acer 17.16%
Dell 15.67%
ASUS 11.94%
Lenovo 8.96%
Toshiba 6.72%
Compaq 1.49%
Intel 1.49%
Medion 1.49%
MSI 1.49%
Common models
MSI MS-7697 8.46%
ASUS All Series 4.62%
HP HP Notebook 3.08%
Dell XPS 8700 2.31%
HP HP Pavilion Notebook 2.31%
Acer Aspire E5-475G 1.54%

About (from WiseCleaner.com, Inc.)

Founded in 2005 by three young programmers, Wise Cleaner is dedicated to delivering simple, effective, free and affordable system utility software for Windows computers.
Publisher URL: www.wisecleaner.com


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