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Should I remove WinLock Professional?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #35,614
Reach 0.0035%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 12.18 days
359.44 days >
Average installed length: 188.86 days


6.42 2.04%
6.32 2.04%
6.22 4.08%
6.12 8.16%
6.11 2.04%
6.08 4.08%
6.5 2.04%
6.01 4.08%
5.37 12.24%
5.26 10.20%
5.25 12.24%
5.12 2.04%
5.03 8.16%
5.3 2.04%
5.02 2.04%
5.0 14.29%
4.65 2.04%
4.63 2.04%
4.53 2.04%
4.45 2.04%

WinLock Professional

What is WinLock Professional?  (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 passwor...  Read more


WinLock Professional is a program developed by Crystal Office Systems. The most used version is 5.0, 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. The main program executable is winlock.exe. The software installer includes 10 files and is usually about 4.58 MB (4,803,585 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 23% of users of WinLock Professional come from the United States, it is also popular in Iran and Philippines.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.crystaloffice.com/winlockpro
Help link: www.crystaloffice.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\WinLockPro\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\WinLockPro\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 4.58 MB

Program filesFiles installed by WinLock Professional

Program executable:winlock.exe
Name:WinLock Professional
Path:C:\Program Files\winlockpro\winlock.exe
Additional files:
  • elv.exe - WinLock (WinLock Elevate)
  • wlg.exe - WinLock Guard
  • unins000.exe - Inno Setup (Setup/Uninstall)

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\WinLockPro\winlock.exe.

How do I remove WinLock Professional?

Quickly and completely remove WinLock Professional 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 Professional 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 Professional, 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 Professional.

Win 7 (SP1) 43%
Win XP 4%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.27%
Windows XP 28.57%
Windows 8 8.16%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 40.82%
Microsoft Windows XP 28.57%
Windows 7 Professional 18.37%
Windows 10 Pro 4.08%
Windows 8 Pro 4.08%
Windows 7 Home Basic 2.04%

Distribution by countryGeography

23.21% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 23.21%
  Iran 12.50%
  Philippines 10.71%
  Indonesia 10.71%
  DZ 8.93%
  Malaysia 3.57%
  Turkey 3.57%
  Vietnam 3.57%
  India 3.57%
  Thailand 3.57%
  SY 1.79%
  Brazil 1.79%
  Italy 1.79%
  Canada 1.79%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 24.32%
Acer 24.32%
Hewlett-Packard 16.22%
ASUS 13.51%
Lenovo 5.41%
NEC 2.70%
Gateway 2.70%
Common models
ECS G31T-M9 12.12%
Gigabyte GA-A55M-DS2 3.03%
Gigabyte GA-78LMT-S2P 3.03%
Dell Vostro 3300 3.03%
BIOSTAR Group Hi-Fi A55S3 3.03%
Gateway PROFILE5 3.03%


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