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What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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Global Rank #18,220
United States Rank #11,077
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VersionDistribution 9.18% 72.46% 6.28% 12.08%

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What is DocLock?  (from Large Software)

Password Protect any Important Files or Folders. We all have files on our computer that contain sensitive and personal information, such as tax returns, financial documents, medical records, photos, videos or other items we simply don't want our children, roommate, work IT guy or others who may come into contact with o...  Read more


DocLock is a software program developed by Large Software. The most common release is, 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 doclock.exe. The setup package generally installs about 4 files and is usually about 5.42 MB (5,687,446 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 75% of users of DocLock come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.largesoftware.com/html/doclock.html
Help link: www.largesoftware.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\DocLock
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\DocLock\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 5.42 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by DocLock

Program executable:doclock.exe
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Path:C:\Program Files\doclock\doclock.exe
Additional files:
  • uninst.exe - DocLock Setup
  • DocLock_ext.dll - DocLock_ext Module
  • DocLock_ext64.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Context Menu Handlers
  • DocLock_ext.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'DocLock Context Menu' with a class of {FDAA5C88-14D2-11DF-8D8B-239B55D89593}.
  • DocLock_ext64.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'DocLock Context Menu' with a class of {FDAA5C88-14D2-11DF-8D8B-239B55D89593}.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • DocLock.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\DocLock\DocLock.exe'.

How do I remove DocLock?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 66%
Win 7 1%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.63%
Windows 8 18.84%
Windows XP 10.14%
Windows Vista 3.38%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 43.41%
Windows 7 Professional 17.07%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.76%
Windows 8.1 8.29%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.83%
Windows 8.1 Pro 2.93%

Distribution by countryGeography

75.34% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 75.34%
  Canada 4.05%
  Germany 3.38%
  Poland 2.36%
  United Kingdom 2.36%
  Australia 2.03%
  Belgium 1.35%
  Spain 1.01%
  Italy 1.01%
  Vietnam 0.68%
  Israel 0.68%
  Netherlands 0.68%
  Czech Republic 0.68%
  South Africa 0.34%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 33.59%
Dell 22.90%
Acer 19.85%
Lenovo 4.58%
Sahara 3.05%
Intel 3.05%
Toshiba 2.29%
American Megatrends 1.53%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.39%
CLEVO Co. M720T/M730... 2.54%
Dell Dell System XPS L7... 2.54%
Gateway DX4831 1.69%
Dell OptiPlex 780 1.69%


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