Remove & Uninstall Folder Vault Completely from Windows

Do you have trouble in completely uninstalling Folder Vault 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 Vault without any difficulty.

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Folder Vault lock, hide, securely encrypt and protect files and folders in the blink of an eye. With one master password FolderVault will protect your files, folders and even entire drives from being viewed, deleted, renamed, removed or accessed. Encrypt and hide your folders, files, pictures, documents in a flash. Folder Vault has advanced features such as "Stealth-Mode", allowing the user to run the program completely hidden to prevent other snoopers from even knowing it exists. Folder Vault uses advance security features allowing you to hide your folders and files from Windows, Dos and even Safe Modes. Encrypt your files and folders in your "Vault" using 256 bit Advanced Encryption Standard (AES), also known as Rijndael, a block cipher adopted as an encryption standard by the U.S. government... Use Folder Vault's Log feature to view malicous login attempts. Other features of Folder Vault include: Auto Protect and close your vault, Auto-Shutdown your PC, Erase recent document history, Auto-Empty Recycle Bin, Clean Internet Explorer History, Clear Internet Explorer Address Bar History, Erase Internet Explorer Temporary Internet Files Cookies, Can't be uninstalled without the owners permission, Hide from Add Remove Programs. Folder Vault can also be used to lock/ hide individual programs on your computer from being run, accessed or used. Block access to your email program such as Microsoft Outlook. Simply lock the Outlook program directory to secure it. Want to lock your Microsoft Internet Explorer favorites from being viewed or used? Simply lock the favorites folder and they will not show up in your browser application. Stealth mode features of FolderVault: Hides from Add Remove Programs Hides all shortcuts from Desktop, Startmenu Hides the program folders Hides from the taskbar Hides from Alt Tab Menu Hides from Task Manager running process list Assign a HotKey combination to bring it back up

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However, many users have difficulties and problems away from the computer. Below we have listed possible problems when uninstalling Folder Vault 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 Vault 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 Vault does not work as good as you thought.
  • Folder Vault can not be uninstalled
  • Folder Vault can not be completely uninstall and removed
  • Folder Vault or other similar software can not be installed or updated again on the computer
  • The computer system runs much slower after Folder Vault is uninstalled

Causes of the above problems :

  • Folder Vault does not appear in the program list of Add/Remove Programs
  • The uninstaller of Folder Vault can not completely remove all associated files
  • There is some software that is not compatible with Folder Vault
  • 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 Vault 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 Vault (or Gear Box Computers) and click "Change/Remove" to uninstall the program.
  • Follow the uninstall wizard and uninstall the program.
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Manually Uninstall Folder Vault 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 Vault 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 Vault, 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\Gear Box Computers\, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Gear Box Computers\ and HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\
  • Find and delete all files of the program in system folders C:\Program Files\Gear Box Computers\, C:\Document and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Gear Box Computers\ and C:\Documents and Settings\%USER%\Application Data\Gear Box Computers\.

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