I had noted reference to this file elsewhere in my searches on the net but that was implying that the file was a virus and the file on this system was Thanks in advance sjae sja, Jan 2, 2004 #2 Advertisements Jim Bennett Guest yep, checked \run and \runonce it looks like windows messenger has something to do with this. delfolders.exe is normally found in the directory unknown. dev Windows XP Help & Support 1 02-22-2004 03:51 PM 'C:\WINDOWS\system32\tools\delfolders,exe'.
Register now to gain access to all of our features, it's FREE and only takes one minute. This may also be an issue with other Hardware drivers which may use a similar installation routine. To search for a file, > click > the Start button, and then click Search" > > I have checked the startup folder, looked in msconfig under start up, > searched EvnaClick to expand...
Thus deleting the file Reboot.exe from the startup folder had solved the problem. I have just setup my Windows XP agiain after it got messed up by sp2. Lanwench [MVP - Exchange] Torgeir Bakken (MVP) Guest Posts: n/a Re: C:\Windows\system32\tools\delfolders.exe Posted: 02-22-2004, 04:08 PM Bill wrote: > This call, somehow, finds itself into My XP Registry's "Run Once" It hasn't affected performance so I've been ignoring it but I'm concerned that malware has installed and this is an indication of trouble.
I do not have a Delfolders.exe file in the system32/tool directory- luckily. If it's not too inconvenient, I would like to understand what the problem was. Disclaimer It is assumed that users are familiar with the operating system they are using and comfortable with making the suggested changes. delfolders.exe slows down my PC!
SMF 2.0.11 | SMF © 2015, Simple Machines Page created in 0.107 seconds with 24 queries. But after I add more stuff in to it, I started to have that file not find error "Delfolders.exe". Sign In Use Facebook Use Twitter Use Windows Live Register now! Member Login Remember Me Forgot your password?
You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. It was one of those cheap combo unit I bought from Fryes a year or two ago. This entry has been requested 7,813 times. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 390,656bytes (75% of all occurrences) or 374,272bytes.
On doing a more thorough search I noticed that there was an entry in the startup folder on the start menu called simply Reboot.exe. http://www.process-information.net/us/delfolders-exe.htm This can rid your computer of spyware/adware. It works for me. Logged One good deed is worth more than a year of good intentions.
and it's comes right back. > > Can anyone tell me how it gets into the registry and how I can > eliminate the issue? > > Thanks in advance for delfolders.exeFix problems now! Reboot.exe when executed at reboot after the installation will access the Windows\system32\tools folder and execute delfolders.exe to perform the cleanup which would also include removing reboot.exe from the START/All Programs/startup folder That's why you got that error every time.
Any ideas? A dejanews search shows this has happened to many people out there but I have yet to find anyone who fixed it or reported the fix. Check out the forums and get free advice from the experts.
Enjoy. About Us PC Review is a computing review website with helpful tech support forums staffed by PC experts. I decided to remove the entry to the recycle bin and on restarting the system there was no further display of the message. I have the feeling it may be one of those untraceable software/hardware conflict.
Make sure you typed the name correctly, and then try again. Glad we could help. I have an Elite motherboard with AMD64 Athlon. To search for a file, click the Start button, and then click Search" I could find no record of this in the start up entries in MSCONFIG etc and found that
How fast is your internet? In case of doubt, you should uninstall the program in question. All information about delfolders.exe: The following information about delfolders.exe is available. Does your PC seem to run ok otherwise?
Therefore, before ending a task/process via CTRL+ALT+DEL just because it has an "X" recommendation, please check whether it's in MSCONFIG or the registry first. Click to Run a Free Scan for DelFolders.exe related errors DelFolders.exe file information The process known as Delete Folders belongs to software Win32 Setup-Execute by ELITGROUP COMPUTER SYSTEMS CO., LTD (www.ecs.com.tw). I do hope this throws light on this problem.. It is on the CD supplied with the motherboard.
This may also be an issue with other Hardware drivers which may use a similar installation routine. I use Avast Internet Security and I've run Malwarebytes; both come up clean. Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer.com Welcome to BleepingComputer, a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers. I hope somebody can help me solve my problem again.
Under certain circumstances, this can also be an indication of a virus. Using the site is easy and fun. I ran OLT for all users and attached the logs. To help you analyze the DelFolders.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: ASecurity Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such
Thanks! 0 #4 Gammo Posted 12 January 2012 - 10:59 AM Gammo Trusted Helper Malware Removal 2,299 posts Try to close OTL. I decided to remove the entry to the recycle bin and on restarting the system there was no further display of the message. pcs365_2BeginnerThanked: 11 Re: 'c:\windows\system32\Tools\DelFolders.exe' « Reply #2 on: May 12, 2010, 06:48:36 PM » Hi,Download the utility CWshredder:http://www.spywareinfo.com/~merijn/files/cwshredder.zipUnzip - close *all* instances of IE & OE, hit the executable andfollowthe prompts.You Its task: delfolders.exe deletes the remnants of installation programs.
and it's comes right back. > > Can anyone tell me how it gets into the registry and how I can eliminate the issue? To search for a file, click the start button, and then click Search. Jump to content FacebookTwitter Geeks to Go Forum Security Virus, Spyware, Malware Removal Welcome to Geeks to Go - Register now for FREE Geeks To Go is a helpful hub, where Reboot.exe when executed at reboot after the installation will access the Windows\system32\tools folder and execute delfolders.exe to perform the cleanup which would also include removing reboot.exe from the START/All Programs/startup folder