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Should I remove WinLock?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #44,357
Reach 0.0021%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 2.03 days
59.88 days >
Average installed length: 31.46 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
6.42 3.45%
6.32 10.34%
6.22 3.45%
6.14 3.45%
6.12 10.34%
6.11 3.45%
6.09 10.34%
6.08 6.90%
6.07 24.14%
6.2 3.45%
6.1 3.45%
6.0 6.90%
5.33 3.45%
4.1 3.45%
3.51 3.45%

WinLock

What is WinLock?  (from Crystal Office Systems)

WinLock is a comprehensive security solution for personal or publicly accessible computers. It is a program that ensures that only authorized people can access sensitive information on your computer. With WinLock you can control how long others can use your computer. It runs from the system tray and requires a password...  Read more

Overview

WinLock is a software program developed by Crystal Office Systems. The most common release is 6.07, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The primary executable is named winlock.exe. The setup package generally installs about 9 files and is usually about 2.48 MB (2,601,547 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 20% of users of WinLock come from MA, it is also popular in DZ and the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.crystaloffice.com/winlock
Help link: www.crystaloffice.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\winlock
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\WinLock\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 2.48 MB

Program filesFiles installed by WinLock

Program executable:winlock.exe
Name:WinLock
Path:C:\Program Files\winlock\winlock.exe
MD5:ac30a0e0e1e8716a31a9bbdfe8cefe43
Additional files:
  • elv.exe - WinLock (WinLock Elevate)
  • wlg.exe - WinLock Guard
  • unins000.exe - Inno Setup (Uninstaller)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • winlock.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name '0wl' which loads as C:\Program Files\WinLock\winlock.exe.

How do I remove WinLock?

Quickly and completely remove WinLock from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall WinLock 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 WinLock, 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 WinLock.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 52%
Win XP 3%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.52%
Windows 8 20.69%
Windows XP 13.79%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 31.03%
Windows 7 Professional 17.24%
Microsoft Windows XP 13.79%
Windows 7 Home Premium 10.34%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.90%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 6.90%

Distribution by countryGeography

20.00% of installs come from MA
Which countries install it?
  MA 20.00%
  DZ 20.00%
  United States 16.67%
  Italy 6.67%
  IQ 6.67%
  TT 6.67%
  LY 3.33%
  Saudi Arabia 3.33%
  Hungary 3.33%
  Malaysia 3.33%
  Turkey 3.33%
  Iran 3.33%
  Egypt 3.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 29.63%
Acer 22.22%
GIGABYTE 11.11%
Dell 11.11%
Intel 7.41%
Samsung 3.70%
Toshiba 3.70%
Lenovo 3.70%
Sony 3.70%
Gateway 3.70%
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HP 655 Notebook PC 4.35%


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