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Should I remove MyWinLocker?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #10,758
United States Rank #14,204
Reach 0.0375%
(Not enough data to show 30 day installation trends)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 10.54 days
310.79 days >
Average installed length: 163.30 days


VersionDistribution 3.61% 96.39%

Typically installed together


What is MyWinLocker?  (from Egis Technology)

MyWinLocker Suite provides the most essential & popular features, Yo-Safe and File Shredder, for your personal data security in everyday life. It combines two of EgisTec’s best selling products, helping users to store, manage and encrypt their important data; and at the same time provide the capability to destroy unwan...  Read more


MyWinLocker is a program developed by Egis Technology. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The software installer includes 15 files and is usually about 30.53 MB (32,009,884 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows Vista (SP2) as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 24% of users of MyWinLocker come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: us.acer.com/ac/en/US/content/mywinlocker
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\EgisTec\MyWinLocker 3\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{68301905-2DEA-41CE-A4D4-E8B443B099BA}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Warning, the uninstaller has been known to not fully remove the program.
Estimated size: 30.53 MB

Program filesFiles installed by MyWinLocker

  • mwlRecordUI.dll (by EgisTec) - MyWinLocker (Record UI Dynamic Link Library)
  • ADMIN_CLASS_LIB.dll (by EgisTec) - MyWinLocker Management Library
  • CryptoAPI.dll - CryptoAPI
  • GDIExtendCtrl.dll - MyWinLocker Managemet GDI Extend Control
  • keyManager.dll - keyManager
  • mwlDaemon.exe - mwlDaemon Application
  • mwlOP.dll (by Egis) - Product Activation Dynamic Link Library(acer)
  • mwlShellExt.dll - Shell Extention
  • mwlUI.dll (by EgisTec Inc) - MyWinLocker mwlUI.dll
  • PSDProtect.dll - PSD DragDrop Protection
  • PSDUtil.dll (by Egis) - MyWinLocker PSD Library
  • ShowErrMsg.dll (by EgisTec Inc) - MyWinLocker ShowErrMsg.dll
  • sysenv.dll - WinLocker System Environment Library
  • SYSTrayUI.dll - MyWinLock (Tray Icon UI Dll)
  • xmllite.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft XML Core Services (Microsoft XmlLite Library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • mwlShellExt.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'EDSshellExt' with a class of {29FF7AB0-BE34-4992-A30B-53A9D86EE239}.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • mwlDaemon.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'mwlDaemon' which loads as C:\Program Files\EgisTec\MyWinLocker 3\x86\mwlDaemon.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:4.84 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0005389388%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00030085%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00023809%
0.015104% average

How do I remove MyWinLocker?

Quickly and completely remove MyWinLocker from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall MyWinLocker from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program MyWinLocker, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove MyWinLocker.

Win Vista (SP2) 62%
Win 7 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 74.14%
Windows 7 23.76%
Windows 8 2.09%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 64.19%
Windows 7 Home Premium 23.05%
Windows Vista Home Basic 9.90%
Windows 10 Home 0.76%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 0.57%
Windows 7 Ultimate 0.57%

Distribution by countryGeography

24.30% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 24.30%
  United Kingdom 16.78%
  Germany 10.66%
  Canada 8.74%
  France 6.29%
  Italy 4.55%
  Belgium 2.45%
  Norway 2.10%
  Spain 1.75%
  Australia 1.57%
  Sweden 1.57%
  Netherlands 1.57%
  Taiwan 1.05%
  New Zealand 1.05%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 99.43%
Sony 0.19%
Dell 0.19%
ASUS 0.19%
Common models
Acer Aspire 5738 23.33%
Acer Aspire 5810T 9.61%
Acer Aspire X3810 9.41%
Acer Aspire 4810T 6.67%
Acer Aspire 5536 6.67%
Acer Aspire 5516 5.69%

About (from Egis Technology Inc.)

Egis Technology Inc.
Publisher URL: www.egistec.com


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