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Folder Lock 6

What is Folder Lock 6?  (from Newsoftwares.net)

Folder Lock lets you password-protect files, folders and drives; encrypt your important files on-the-fly; backup them in real-time; protect USB drives and portable devices; shred files and clean history. Protect your data from unwanted access and visibility by blocking access to the files, folders, drives, and programs...  Read more


Folder Lock 6 is a software program developed by Newsoftwares.net. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The setup package generally installs about 20 files and is usually about 9.63 MB (10,099,995 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 36% of users of Folder Lock 6 come from Iran, it is also popular in the United States and Spain.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.newsoftwares.net/folderlock
Help link: www.newsoftwares.net
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\folder lock 6
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Folder Lock 6\uninstall.exe" "/C:C:\Program Files\Folder Lock 6\Uninstall\uninstall.xml"
Estimated size: 9.63 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Folder Lock 6

  • Folder Lock 6.exe - Folder Lock 6 (Folder Lock)
  • FLContextMenu.dll - Folder Lock (Folder Lock Module)
  • gui_skin.dll
  • asyncflt.dll (by 321 Studios) - DVD X Copy Platinum (DVD X Copy Platinum Source)
  • bouducon.dll - DVD access layer
  • BugTool.exe - Bug Reporting Tool
  • DriveSelect.exe - DriveSelect Application (DriveSelect MFC Application)
  • dxml.dll
  • dxmr.dll
  • dxms.dll
  • English.dll (by 321Studios) - DVD X Copy PLATINUM (Platinum Skin)
  • PcSetup.exe (by VSO Software) - Patin-Couffin Setup (Patin-couffin installation and configuration tool)
  • Platinum.exe (by 321 Studios)
  • PlayDLL.dll - DVD X Copy Platinum PlayDLL
  • ResDll.dll
  • TDFViewer.exe - TDFViewer Application (TDFViewer MFC Application)
  • unicows.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft (R) Windows (R) 95, Windows (R) 98, and Windows (R) Millennium Operating Systems (Microsoft Layer for Unicode on Win9x Systems (MSLU))
  • uninstall.exe - Setup Factory 8.0 Runtime (Setup Application)
  • vso_hwe.dll (by VSO Software) - Vso Headless Writing Engine (CD/DVD writing engine)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • FLContextMenu.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'SimpleShlExt' with a class of {03B54A4E-A635-418E-81FC-CF60CBB141AA}.

How do I remove Folder Lock 6?

Quickly and completely remove Folder Lock 6 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Folder Lock 6 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 Folder Lock 6, 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 Folder Lock 6.

Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win 8 11%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 55.56%
Windows XP 33.33%
Windows 8 11.11%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 33.33%
Windows 7 Ultimate 33.33%
Windows 7 Home Premium 22.22%
Windows 8 Pro 11.11%

Distribution by countryGeography

36.36% of installs come from Iran
Which countries install it?
  Iran 36.36%
  United States 36.36%
  Spain 9.09%
  Greece 9.09%
  MV 9.09%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 62.50%
Sony 12.50%
Dell 12.50%
Common models
Sony VPCEL15FX 12.50%
MSI MS-7680 12.50%
Gigabyte G41MT-S2PT 12.50%
Gateway DX4831 12.50%
eMachines ET1850 12.50%
Dell Vostro 1015 12.50%


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