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Should I remove Wise Folder Hider Pro?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
67% remove it33% keep it
Overall Sentiment
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #22,041
United States Rank #24,226
Reach 0.0090%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 10.74 days
316.94 days >
Average installed length: 166.53 days


3.41 11.80%
3.39 1.12%
3.38 0.56%
3.37 6.18%
3.36 3.93%
3.35 1.12%
3.33 2.81%
3.32 9.55%
3.30 2.81%
3.29 0.56%
3.28 3.93%
3.27 2.25%
3.25 2.81%
3.24 4.49%
3.23 44.38%
3.21 0.56%
3.15 0.56%
3.13 0.56%

Wise Folder Hider Pro

What is Wise Folder Hider Pro?  (from WiseCleaner.com)

Wise Folder Hider Pro adopts advanced encryption algorithm, providing much more enhanced security than the free version for files and folders on your Windows PC. Wise Folder Hider Pro defends your private files from being found/read by a third-party tool. Wise Folder Hider Pro offers users an optional higher level of s...  Read more


Wise Folder Hider Pro is a program developed by WiseCleaner.com. The most used version is 3.23, 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 9 files and is usually about 4.05 MB (4,247,177 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 34% of users of Wise Folder Hider Pro come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.
  • 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 Pro\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Wise\Wise Folder Hider Pro\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 4.05 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Wise Folder Hider Pro

Program executable:wisefolderhider.exe
Name:Wise Folder Hider Pro
Path:C:\Program Files\wise\wise folder hider pro\wisefolderhider.exe
Additional files:
  • LiveUpdate.exe - Wise Live Update (Auto Update Libary)
  • DManager.dll - Drivermanager
  • removetask.exe - Remove schedule task
  • FsInstaller.dll
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • WFHChecker.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

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

How do I remove Wise Folder Hider Pro?

You can uninstall Wise Folder Hider Pro 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 Pro, 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 Pro.
  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 56%
Win Server 2003 1%
Uninstall it 67%
Keep it 33%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 55.87%
Windows 7 39.11%
Windows XP 2.23%
Windows Vista 2.23%
Windows Server 2003 0.56%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Pro 16.85%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.17%
Windows 10 Home 14.04%
Windows 7 Home Premium 12.36%
Windows 7 Professional 10.67%
Windows 8.1 Pro 9.55%

Distribution by countryGeography

34.48% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 34.48%
  Germany 8.87%
  United Kingdom 7.88%
  France 4.43%
  Canada 3.94%
  Russia 3.45%
  Poland 2.96%
  Italy 2.96%
  Netherlands 2.46%
  Switzerland 2.46%
  Turkey 1.97%
  Belgium 1.48%
  Czech Republic 1.48%
  Thailand 1.48%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.73%
Acer 18.28%
Dell 13.98%
Lenovo 10.75%
ASUS 7.53%
Medion 6.45%
Intel 4.30%
Toshiba 4.30%
Gateway 1.08%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite C45-A 1.85%
Dell XPS 8500 1.85%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 1.85%
Gigabyte G31M-ES2L 1.85%
Cherry Mobile Alpha Morph 1.85%
Gigabyte P43-ES3G 1.85%

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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