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Should I remove LocK-A-FoLdeR?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
42% remove it58% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #17,412
United States Rank #16,841
Reach 0.0142%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 12.27 days
361.91 days >
Average installed length: 190.16 days


3.10.3 68.57%
3.10.2 3.57%
3.10.1 0.36%
3.9.2 16.07%
3.9.1 1.79%
3.9 0.71%
3.8 1.43%
3.7 1.07%
3.6 0.36%
3.0 1.79%
2.0 4.29%


What is LocK-A-FoLdeR?  (from lockafolder)

LocK-A-FoLdeRâ„¢ is a lightweight and easy to use program that allows you to hide and lock up any folders on your computer, making them invisible and inaccessible to anyone but yourself. After you create a master password, simply select the folder(s) you want to hide and click a button to make them disappear. To unlock a...  Read more


LocK-A-FoLdeR is a software program developed by lockafolder. The most common release is 3.10.3, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named lock-a-folder.exe. The setup package generally installs about 3 files and is usually about 914.98 KB (936,939 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 43% of users of LocK-A-FoLdeR come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and India.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: code.google.com/p/lock-a-folder
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\LocK-A-FoLdeR
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\LocK-A-FoLdeR\Uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 914.98 KB

Program filesFiles installed by LocK-A-FoLdeR

Program executable:lock-a-folder.exe
LocK-A-FoLdeR 3.10.3
Path:C:\Program Files\lock-a-folder\lock-a-folder.exe

How do I remove LocK-A-FoLdeR?

You can uninstall LocK-A-FoLdeR 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 LocK-A-FoLdeR, 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 LocK-A-FoLdeR.

Win 7 (SP1) 52%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Uninstall it 42%
Keep it 58%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 58.16%
Windows 10 37.59%
Windows XP 2.48%
Windows Vista 1.77%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 23.83%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.33%
Windows 7 Professional 14.44%
Windows 10 Home 13.72%
Windows 10 Pro 7.22%
Windows 8.1 4.69%

Distribution by countryGeography

42.86% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 42.86%
  Italy 9.52%
  India 8.04%
  United Kingdom 4.17%
  Brazil 2.98%
  Canada 2.38%
  Romania 2.38%
  Netherlands 1.49%
  Germany 1.49%
  Greece 1.49%
  Belgium 1.19%
  Malaysia 1.19%
  Singapore 1.19%
  Norway 1.19%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.93%
Dell 21.13%
Acer 17.53%
ASUS 10.31%
Toshiba 5.15%
Samsung 4.12%
Intel 3.09%
Lenovo 2.58%
Sony 1.03%
American Megatrends 0.52%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.96%
ASUS All Series 3.31%
Samsung RF511/RF411/RF711 2.48%
ASUSTeK X550CC 2.48%
Acer Aspire E5-571G 2.48%


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