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Should I remove Lock Folder XP?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #29,587
United States Rank #43,626
Reach 0.0049%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 57.34 days
461.03 days >
Average installed length: 242.23 days


VersionDistribution 55.67%
3.9.1 4.12%
3.9 8.25%
3.7.8 15.46%
3.7.7 16.49%

Lock Folder XP

What is Lock Folder XP?

Lock Folder XP is a security tool for locking your files, folders and drives.

About  (from Everstrike Software)

Lock Folder XP is a new security tool that lets you lock your files, folders and drives with your personal password. Now nobody but you can access your most sensitive information. Locking folders, files and drives also effectively protects you from malicious programs, such as viruses, worms and trojans. Here is how Loc...  Read more


Lock Folder XP is a software program developed by Everstrike Software. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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). 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 LF30.exe. The setup package generally installs about 21 files and is usually about 6.27 MB (6,573,005 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 20% of users of Lock Folder XP come from the United States, it is also popular in France and India.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.everstrike.com/lock_folder.htm
Help link: www.everstrike.com/support.htm
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Lock Folder XP
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Lock Folder XP\Uninstall.exe" "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Everstrike Software\Lock Folder XP\install.log" -u
Estimated size: 6.27 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Lock Folder XP

  • LF30.exe - Lock Folder XP
  • passwd.exe
  • LF37Context.dll - LF37Context Module
  • Lang1.dll
  • Lang10.dll
  • Lang11.dll
  • Lang12.dll
  • Lang2.dll
  • Lang3.dll
  • Lang4.dll
  • Lang5.dll
  • Lang6.dll
  • Lang7.dll
  • Lang8.dll
  • Lang9.dll
  • LFService.exe
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • LF37Context.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'LFShlExt' with a class of {54170F36-B675-4678-8C69-0F4103DF6401}.
Scheduled Task
  • LF30.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{B7846ED7-BA4E-45C2-ADA3-73329D73882B}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • LFService.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'LFService' which loads as C:\Program Files\Lock Folder XP\LFService.exe -start.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:552 KB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0007092928%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00017732%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00053197%
0.015104% average
70 average

How do I remove Lock Folder XP?

You can uninstall Lock Folder XP 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 Folder XP, 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 Folder XP.

Win 7 (SP1) 55%
Win XP 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 72.16%
Windows XP 16.49%
Windows 10 9.28%
Windows Vista 2.06%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 32.63%
Windows 7 Home Premium 24.21%
Microsoft Windows XP 15.79%
Windows 7 Professional 9.47%
Windows 7 Home Basic 4.21%
Windows 8 Pro 3.16%

Distribution by countryGeography

19.80% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 19.80%
  France 8.91%
  India 8.91%
  DZ 7.92%
  MA 3.96%
  Germany 3.96%
  Brazil 2.97%
  Colombia 2.97%
  Spain 2.97%
  Italy 2.97%
  Vietnam 1.98%
  Thailand 1.98%
  RS 1.98%
  Indonesia 1.98%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.87%
Acer 26.87%
Dell 16.42%
ASUS 8.96%
American Megatrends 2.99%
Lenovo 2.99%
Sony 1.49%
Compaq 1.49%
Intel 1.49%
Toshiba 1.49%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.75%
Dell Inspiron 3542 2.50%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.50%
Micro-Star MS-7267 2.50%


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