Remove & Uninstall Folder Protect 2.8 Completely from Windows

Do you have trouble in completely uninstalling Folder Protect 2.8 from your system? Are you looking for an effective solution to thoroughly get rid of it off the computer? Do not worry! You came to the right place, and you will be able to uninstall Folder Protect 2.8 without any difficulty.

Folder Protect 2.8 Folder Protect 2.8 Safely protect your sensitive files and folders on your hard disk.

Data theft is becoming more common. Sensitive data loses happen due to thefts of laptops, hard drives and computers. To avoid security breaches that occur due to laptop or drive theft, you have to protect confidential files and folders against unauthorized access. You can encrypt the entire drive by Windows means or set a password on particular folders of your choice. Unfortunately, if you use full disk encryption, your data has no protection once you enter your password and log in. In addition, disk encryption cannot protect you in case of a misconfigured file sharing when you accidentally share more than you meant. You can use Folder Protect to safeguard your confidential folders. It protects only the folders you specify and does not encrypt all the drive. Folder Protect has an easy-to-use wizard-style interface. When you open the program, it guides you through each step. Even novice computer users do not need any training to start protecting folders with Folder Protect. As opposed to similar open source solutions maintained by programmers in their spare time, Folder Protect is a full-featured commercially supported program. That is the program is not free (though moderately priced at $39.95 a license), but it is regularly updated and seriously tested before released to public. While most companies nowadays charge for customer support and outsource it to India and other countries, Folder Protect comes with free support for all users including those who use the free trial version. Qualified support technicians reply to tickets eight hours a day, seven days a week, so even on weekends you can get a reply to your question. Folder Protect runs on Windows 7, Vista, XP, NT, 98 and ME. Protected folders retain protection even if someone breaks into your PC or plugs your drive into another computer running DOS, Linux or any other operating system. Folder Protect is a cost-effective solution to the problem of laptop or drive theft.

Safely protect your sensitive files and folders on your hard disk.

However, many users have difficulties and problems away from the computer. Below we have listed possible problems when uninstalling Folder Protect 2.8. If you also have this problem, you can find a useful solution for this.

It seems that there are many users who have difficulty in uninstalling software like Folder Protect 2.8 from the system. And some of them get into trouble when uninstalling the software, and some of them can uninstall the software, but to get problems after removal. Some possible problems that people run into:

  • Folder Protect 2.8 does not work as good as you thought.
  • Folder Protect 2.8 can not be uninstalled
  • Folder Protect 2.8 can not be completely uninstall and removed
  • Folder Protect 2.8 or other similar software can not be installed or updated again on the computer
  • The computer system runs much slower after Folder Protect 2.8 is uninstalled

Causes of the above problems :

  • Folder Protect 2.8 does not appear in the program list of Add/Remove Programs
  • The uninstaller of Folder Protect 2.8 can not completely remove all associated files
  • There is some software that is not compatible with Folder Protect 2.8
  • There are many remnants left in the registry and hard drive
  • The .dll, .sys or other files shared with other software are deleted

Manually Uninstall Folder Protect 2.8 with Windows Add/Remove Programs.

Windows "Add/Remove Programs" offers users a way to uninstall the program, and each Operating system has a "Add/Remove programs" function.

  • Click "Start menu" and run "Control Panel".
  • Locate Folder Protect 2.8 (or Password Protect Folder) and click "Change/Remove" to uninstall the program.
  • Follow the uninstall wizard and uninstall the program.
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Manually Uninstall Folder Protect 2.8 with Build-in Uninstaller.

Most computer programs are installed with its build-in uninstaller that can also help uninstall the program.

  • Click Start menu and move your mouse to All Programs.
  • Find Search Folder Protect 2.8 folder and click on its Uninstaller.
  • Follow its uninstaller and uninstall the program.

To run its uninstaller, you can also

  • Go to the folder where the program is installed.
  • Locate its uninstaller usually named as unins000.exe or uninstall.exe
  • Double click on its uninstaller and follow it to uninstall the program.

Please know that Windows "Add/Remove Programs" and its build-in uninstaller can remove only the main executable program files, but not all program files and components. Some invalid files can be left in the registry and folders. To completely uninstall Folder Protect 2.8, you need to get rid of these remnants, otherwise, it will slow down your computer and block the installation of other incompatible programs.

To thoroughly delete its files, please follow the steps:

  • Run Registry Editor
  • Find and delete all registry entries of the program in HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Password Protect Folder\, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Password Protect Folder\ and HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\
  • Find and delete all files of the program in system folders C:\Program Files\Password Protect Folder\, C:\Document and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Password Protect Folder\ and C:\Documents and Settings\%USER%\Application Data\Password Protect Folder\.

NOTE: We recommend only for advanced computer users, manually edit the registry and remove Folder Protect because deleting any single registry error leads to a serious problem or even a system crash.