What is the SelfFolder.idc?

SelfFolder.idc process users meet in their Task Manager or meet unknown SysWOW64 folder in the system. The hijacker or adware they detected provokes a slot of pop-ups in the browser and can redirect users to particular sites with promoted services or goods.


You can track SelfFolder.idc malicious process in the Task Manager, right-click on it and choose the option to open the SysWOW64 folder to know the process location. The idea to delete the folder and forget about malware is cool but not effective, continue reading to find a better solution.

How does SelfFolder.idc get on my computer?

The SelfFolder.idc process starts going after the penetration of malicious application. Such item comes with built-in tools that contain malware samples. Those, who click on suspicious links, open spam emails, download freeware software, provoke virus and unwanted application appearance. Computer threats that appear on the PC mean that other hazardous items may appear soon due to the same vulnerability in security.

The SelfFolder.idc will not stay long if you use an anti-malware scanner against it. This utility will solve the problem with such threats and make your computer clean and malware-free. Use the guidance you see below to know how to deal with the threat.

How to fix all what SelfFolder.idc did?

Despite all these circumstances we recommend you to delete Virus, SelfFolder.idc immediately. You can do it without efforts with special tool – Anti-Malware by GridinSoft.

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How to delete SelfFolder.idc virus completely?

If you want to delete SelfFolder.idc virus with Gridinsoft Anti-Malware, you need to do some manipulations. There are several steps how to remove SelfFolder.idc virus. Let’s consider them:

At first, you need to download >Gridinsoft Anti-Malware. For this, press the following button:

Download free scanner

Then discover SelfFolder.idc virus and all other threats, which penetrated on your PC. For this, you need to scan PC:

  • Install and run Anti-Malware
  • Move on the tab ‘Scan’ in the main menu.
  • Start scanning process by pressing the button ‘Quick scan’.

Computer scan
The scanning process is completed. All threats, including SelfFolder.idc virus found.

  • Wait until the program scans

Wait until the program scans

  • Select ‘Move to quarantine’ and press the apply button.

Select ‘Move to quarantine’ and press the apply button

  • The program will remove all viruses

Removal process

  • On this step you need to shut down all your browsers, click on ‘Tools’ in Gridinsoft Anti-Malware’s window and select ‘Reset browser settings’:

Specify all your browsers, which you want to reset with the help of Gridinsoft Anti-Malware and press the ‘Reset’ button:

reset with the help of Gridinsoft Anti-Malware
Reset browser settings

  • You will see successful finisfing process

Reset browser settings

After all this operations you need to restart your PC to activate appropriate settings. After completing these steps, your computer will be fully devoid of virus and other malware. To verify this, you can start a re-scan.

Instruction to avoid a re-infection PC by SysWOW64 virus

You can organize a protection for PC in real-time. It helps you to avoid a re-infection by virus. You can do it by using our special tool – Gridinsoft Anti-Malware. To understand that this software is very convenient for you, download a free version of Gridinsoft Anti-Malware:

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After that, activate a feature of the On-Run Protection. For this you need to do such actions:

  • Open the window of Gridinsoft Anti-Malware.
  • Move on the tab ‘Protect’.
  • Activate On-Run Protection by clicking the button ‘Start’.

After all this manipulations you’ll see such result:

Activate On-Run Protection
Activate On-Run Protection to prevent any virus related threat in the future.
Activate On-Run Protection

  • Open the ‘Update’ tab and check the newest updates


  • At the end on the ‘Scan’ tab choose the Full scan of your system.

Computer scan