The share to web upload folder will be installed along with the HP photo and imaging software or other HP softwares, you might be using any of the hp products, like hp scanners, hp printers, hp all-in-one. when attempting to delete the share to web folder, your computer might not respond or your computer freezes.(HP share to webfolder freezes the computer when clicking on it)
Follow the below steps in order to delete or remove the share to web folder icon from your desktop(make sure that the hp photo and imaging software is installed and the listed in the Start--All Programs.) you can also check the installed hp softwares from Add/Remove programs in control panel.
1. Click Start.
2. Click Programs.
3. Click HP Share-to-Web.
4. Click HP Share-to-Web Setup Wizard.
5. Click Next.
6. At the Site Selection and Signup screen click Next.
7. Click No, do not show the Share-to-Web Upload Folder.
8. Click Next.
9. Click Finish.
The above solution would work in most of the cases, if you still unable to delete the share to web folder then head to the below alternate solution.
1. Right click on the "Share to Web" Upload folder.
2. Click on Properties.
3. Under "General" tab, click on Setup option.
4. That opens the "Enabling and Disabling the "Share to Web" Upload folder"
5. Then select the option:
" No, do not show the Share-to-Web Upload Folder.
6. Click on Next (You no need to Signup for any thing there).
7. Click Finish.
This should remove the Share-to-Web Upload Folder from your computer desktop. And it will be in the Start->All Programs. If you find it in the All Programs then right click on it and click either delete or remove and then go to Recycle Bin and delete it permanently.
Incase if the folder cannot be deleted/removed then, download and install the below patch, restart the computer and then delete the "Share-to-Web" folder.
Visit the above web link and it will provide you the download popup window. Then click on Run or Save it and then execute it.
Leave a commens if you need further help.