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What does the FolderSizeSvc.exe file do?

The FolderSizeSvc.exe process is also known as FolderSize Service and is a part of Folder Size for Windows. This software is produced by Brio (www.oracle.com/us/hyperion). An obsolete or defective version of FolderSizeSvc.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:

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What you should know about FolderSizeSvc.exe FolderSize service

FolderSizeSvc.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file FolderSizeSvc.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files". Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 163,840 bytes (40% of all these files), 114,688 bytes, 116,224 bytes, 167,936 bytes or, as the case may be, 131,072 bytes.
The file does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. The application does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. For this reason, 42% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.

If you see this file on your hard drive or in Windows Task Manager, please make sure that it is not a malicious variant. It's a fact that many trojans try to cloak their true identity by calling themselves FolderSizeSvc.exe. With the above information or by using tools like Security Task Manager you can determine if, in your case, the file is an undesirable variant.

What do other computer users say about FolderSizeSvc?

Shows File and Folder size in Windows Explorer. (further information...)
With this File you can see folder sizes in detail mode
I tried to remove it from my hard drive by changing the /exe extension to .xfk, bu the next timew I booted it was back. Now I will try again, wiht "SSecurity Task Manager".
Joe Luck
It is a filesize program, to which I asked for.
Installed application which adds a column in Explorer's view showing file AND also Folders sizes (further information...)

Summary: 7 users judge FolderSizeSvc.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. One user considers it harmless. However, one user considers this to be a suspicious process and would like to get rid of it. source: file.net

How to uninstall Folder Size for Windows

To remove FolderSize service from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.

  1. Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
  2. Type the word uninstall.
  3. Click Add or remove programs.
  4. Now locate Folder Size for Windows in the list of displayed applications.
  5. Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
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How to tell if FolderSizeSvc.exe (FolderSize service) was uninstalled cleanly

After uninstalling, restart your computer. Then start Windows Explorer and see if there is still a folder with the name of the software under C:\Program Files. Be sure to check the Registry as well for remnants of FolderSize service. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for FolderSize service or the name of the producer. Always keep in mind that only a computer professional should ever directly delete entries in the Windows Registry.

What to do if a program does not uninstall

The easiest way to remove any kind of software cleanly and accurately is to use an uninstaller tool. Because the uninstaller automatically creates a backup, there is no risk of anything going wrong.

Last but not least

If Windows not working quite right for you, or if startup is taking a long time, or FolderSizeSvc.exe is causing problems for you, a good Windows diagnostic tool may very well help. This is especially effective when it comes to older computers that have accumulated vast quantities of "garbage data" as the result of many software installs and uninstalls.

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