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Should I remove IObit Unlocker?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
19% remove it81% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,314
United States Rank #1,741
Reach 0.6875%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 5.78 days
170.60 days >
Average installed length: 89.64 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
Beta 1.1 0.68%
Beta 1.0 3.35%
1.1 19.20%
1.0 76.77%

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IObit Unlocker

What is IObit Unlocker?  (from IObit)

Often when we try to delete a file or folder in Windows, we see annoying messages like "Cannot delete file: Access is denied" or "Cannot delete folder: It is being used" This is majorly because the file or folder is being used by another program or user. IObit Unlocker is an ideal tool for such conditions. It releases ...  Read more

Overview

IObit Unlocker is a software program developed by IObit. The most common release is 1.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The primary executable is named iobitunlocker.exe. The setup package generally installs about 10 files and is usually about 5.41 MB (5,675,967 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 38% of users of IObit Unlocker come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.iobit.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\IObit\IObit Unlocker\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\IObit\IObit Unlocker\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 5.41 MB

Program filesFiles installed by IObit Unlocker

Program executable:iobitunlocker.exe
Name:IObit Unlocker
IObitUnlocker
Path:C:\Program Files\iobit\iobit unlocker\iobitunlocker.exe
MD5:3e7b9ecf79a685f3a3e6c8b17c3b9bfa
Additional files:
  • IObitUnlocker.dll - IObit Unlocker
  • unlocker-setup.exe
  • IObitUnlockerExtension.dll - IObitUnlocker (IObitUnlockerExtension)
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • IObitUnlockerExtension.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'UnLockerMenu' with a class of {410BF280-86EF-4E0F-8279-EC5848546AD3}.
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • IObitUnlocker.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\IObit\IObit Unlocker\IObitUnlocker.exe'.
  • unins000.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\IObit\IObit Unlocker\unins000.exe'.

How do I remove IObit Unlocker?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win Vista 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 19%
Keep it 81%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#1,314

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.12%
Windows 8 14.49%
Windows XP 12.62%
Windows Vista 6.73%
Windows Server 2003 0.04%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.10%
Windows 7 Ultimate 21.32%
Microsoft Windows XP 12.61%
Windows 7 Professional 9.47%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.88%
Windows 8 Pro 3.74%

Distribution by countryGeography

38.29% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 38.29%
  Germany 6.37%
  United Kingdom 4.21%
  France 3.13%
  Italy 2.74%
  Brazil 2.66%
  Canada 2.35%
  Iran 2.16%
  Russia 2.12%
  Spain 2.08%
  Australia 1.78%
  Sweden 1.62%
  Taiwan 1.58%
  Japan 1.51%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.06%
Acer 17.84%
Dell 15.03%
ASUS 9.95%
Toshiba 6.98%
GIGABYTE 6.28%
Lenovo 4.77%
American Megatrends 4.07%
Sony 2.96%
Samsung 2.46%
Intel 1.86%
Medion 1.71%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.31%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.05%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.05%
Dell Inspiron 1545 1.42%
Dell Inspiron N5110 1.07%
Dell Inspiron 530 0.80%

About (from IObit)

Founded in 2004 by two creative and enthusiastic programmers, IObit is focused on providing consumers with innovative and comprehensive system utilities and security software for superior PC performance and security.
Publisher URL: www.iobit.com

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