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What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
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United States Rank #23,790
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 14.05 days
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Average installed length: 217.73 days

Folder Lock


Folder Lock is a software program developed by New Softwares.net. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the 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. The primary executable is named folder lock.exe. The setup package generally installs about 16 files and is usually about 5.35 MB (5,609,058 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 7. While about 26% of users of Folder Lock come from India, it is also popular in the United States and Iran.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: www.newsoftwares.net/folderlock
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\folder lock
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Folder Lock\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 5.35 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Folder Lock

Program executable:folder lock.exe
Name:Folder Lock®
Fast, reliable, portable and powerful.
Path:C:\Program Files\newsoftware's\folder lock\folder lock.exe
Additional files:
  • Uninstall.exe (by NewSoftwares.net) - Folder Lock® (Folder Lock)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Folder Lock.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F200904F-66A2-4068-B8C2-0FD6F3B1057B}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Folder Lock.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Folder Lock\Folder Lock.exe'.

How do I remove Folder Lock?

You can uninstall Folder Lock 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Folder Lock, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 Folder Lock.

Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.93%
Windows 10 14.32%
Windows XP 14.07%
Windows Vista 5.68%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 29.93%
Windows 7 Home Premium 17.21%
Microsoft Windows XP 13.97%
Windows 7 Professional 10.22%
Windows 7 Home Basic 5.99%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.99%

Distribution by countryGeography

26.24% of installs come from India
Which countries install it?
  India 26.24%
  United States 17.49%
  Iran 7.33%
  BD 4.02%
  Saudi Arabia 3.78%
  United Kingdom 2.84%
  MA 2.84%
  DZ 2.60%
  Indonesia 2.36%
  Italy 1.89%
  Germany 1.42%
  Egypt 1.42%
  United Arab Emirates 1.18%
  Canada 1.18%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.78%
Dell 23.99%
Acer 19.56%
ASUS 5.90%
Intel 4.43%
Toshiba 4.06%
Samsung 3.32%
Lenovo 3.32%
Sahara 1.11%
American Megatrends 0.74%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.66%
Dell Inspiron N5010 4.40%
Dell Inspiron 1545 3.14%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.52%
LENOVO IdeaPad Z580 2.52%


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