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Easy And Effective Way To Wipe Out Watch Folder From Operating System

Introduction To Watch Folder

Watch Folder is categorized as Operating System malware which is very dangerous for Operating System. A Operating System virus has the ability to make copy of it regularly and spread it with a great speed within the Operating System. It quickly uses all the available memory space and bring the Operating System to a halt. On arriving on the targeted Operating System, it starts replicating itself and distributes its single piece to every corner of the Operating System. Every time you start your Operating System , Watch Folder gets automatically executed. This nasty threat harms the Operating System at large scale and corrupts the important documents and files stored on the Operating System.

This virus is also capable of inviting other threats on the compromised Operating System.

Distribution Methods Of Watch Folder

When a virus is attached to a program, file or any document, the malware remain unresponsive until some conditions causes the Operating System to execute its code. In order to infect the Operating System, you need to run the infected program which at last causes the execution of malicious code. When you download a free software from the internet, the threat within it remain dormant and does not show any sign or symptoms. But the moment you install the free software, the malicious program also get installed along with it. This virus can also infect other Operating Systems attached to network. Watch Folder spreads itself in other ways also like social media scam links, spam emails and attachments, peer to peer file sharing on the network, downloading funny images, video or audio files and so on.

What Does Watch Folder Do On The Operating System ?

The presence of Watch Folder on your Operating System makes the Operating System work abnormally. You will observe that your running application may freeze or crash sometimes. While working online, your web browser may crash and disturbance in the internet connection. Installed security programs and firewall will not work. Your bookmarked sites will be deleted and certain secure sites will be blocked by this Watch Folder.

Further, Watch Folder can also steal your sensitive data and information including bank details, passwords, user name, IP address, geographical location, etc. The malware may leave your Operating System exposed to other threats.

Scan Operating System To Get Rid Of Watch Folder Easily

Method 1 : Wipe Out Watch Folder From Task Manager In Operating System

Method 2 : Removal of Watch Folder From Control Panel In Operating System

Method 3 : Start Your Operating System In Safe Mode With Networking

Method 4 : Get Rid Of Watch Folder From Registry Entry In Operating System

Method 5 : Wipe Out Watch Folder From Internet Explorer

Solution To Get Rid Of Watch Folder From Windows XP

Method 1 : Wipe Out Watch Folder From Task Manager In Operating System

  • Press ALT+Ctrl+Del buttons together.

  • Choose Task Manager option.

  • Then, select all the process related to Watch Folder from the running processes then click on End Task button.


Method 2 : Removal of Watch Folder From Control Panel In Operating System

Get Rid Of Watch Folder From Windows XP

  • Click Start button and goto and click on Control Panel.

  • Click Add or Get Rid Of Programs option.

  • In the window that appears, locate and Get Rid OfWatch Folderrelated programs.

Get Rid Of Watch Folder From Windows 7

  • Press Window key present on the keyboard.

  • Click Control Panel option.

  • Click on Programs option from the Control Panel window.
  • Select the Watch Folder executable file from the list of installed programs.
  • Click on Get Rid Of option.

Get Rid Of Watch Folder From Windows 8

  • Open run box by pressing Window+R keys together.

  • Type control panel in the run box and hit Enter key.

  • Click on Get Rid Of a Program option.

  • Select programs related to Watch Folder and click Get Rid Of option.

Get Rid Of Watch Folder From Windows 10

  • Click on Start button and select ‘Settings’ option from the Start menu.

  • Select Operating System option under Settings.
  • Click on App & Features option.
  • Finally, Get Rid Ofall the unwanted programs from your Operating System.


Method 3 : Start Your Operating System In Safe Mode With Networking

Get Rid Of In Windows XP/Vista/7

  • Click Start button.
  • Goto Shutdown and click Restart button to restart the Operating System.

  • Keep pressing F8 button when the Operating System starts booting-up.
  • Here, goto Advance boot menu present on the screen.

  • Choose Safe Mode With Networking option then press Enter key.

Get Rid Of In Windows 8/10

  • Click on Start button and press Shift key.
  • Click on Restart button -> Troubleshoot.
  • Now, click on Advanced option.

  • Click on Startup Settings option.

  • Choose Enable Safe Mode option from the given list and click Restart button.

  • Press F5 button for the option Enable Safe Mode with Networking.

Method 4 : Get Rid Of Watch Folder From Registry Entry In Operating System

  • Press ‘Windows+R’ keys simultaneously to open Run dialog box.
  • In the run box, type ‘regedit’ and click on OK.
  • Find out all the registry files related to Watch Folderand Get Rid Of them.

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINEOperating SystemCurrentControlSetServicesWpm

HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftInternet ExplorerMain Default_Page_URL

HKEY_LOCAL_Machine\Software\ClassesWatch Folder

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run .exe

HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\random

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\run\random

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings CertificateRevocation = 0

Method 5 : Wipe Out Watch Folder From Internet Explorer

Removal Of Watch Folder From Mozilla Firefox

  • Open Mozilla Firefox browser and click on its menu button.
  • From the menu, select Add-ons option.
  • In the Add-on Manger tab, click Extension or Appearance panel.
  • Select Watch Folder related add-ons then click on Get Rid Of button.

Removal Of Watch Folder From Google Chrome

  • Click Chrome menu present at the top right corner of the window.
  • Click ‘Tools’ option -> Extension.
  • Trace out all the extensions of Watch Folder.
  • Click on trash icon to Get Rid Ofthem from your Operating System.

Removal Of Watch Folder From Internet Explorer

  • Open Internet Explorer and click Tools menu.
  • Click on ‘Manage Add-ons’ option.
  • Click Toolbars and Extension tab.
  • Select Watch Folder related add-ons.
  • Click on Disable button.
  • Finally, click on More Information button.
  • Then, click on Get Rid Of button.

Removal Of Watch Folder From Microsoft Edge

  • Click on (…) button to open the menu of Edge.
  • Click on Settings option from the drop down menu.
  • Choose and click A specific page or pages option under Open with option.
  • Select Custom and then put URL you wish to set the default home page.