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6% remove it94% keep it
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LockIndicator is a program developed by Micro-Star International Co. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. The main program executable is LockIndicator.exe. The setup package is about 1.67 MB (1,746,832 bytes) when donwloaded. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 42% of users of LockIndicator come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.msi.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\MSI\LockIndicator
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{CBDF64A5-44E0-4ECF-B5B3-FE8EF961CF13}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 1.67 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by LockIndicator

Program executable:LockIndicator.exe
Name:Keyboard Indicator
Path:C:\Program Files\MSI\LockIndicator\LockIndicator.exe
Additional files:
  • IndicatorHook.dll - IndicatorHook Dynamic Link Library (Keyboard Hook)
  • LockIndicator.exe - Keyboard Indicator

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • LockIndicator.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'LockIndicator' which loads as C:\Program Files\MSI\LockIndicator\LockIndicator.exe.

How do I remove LockIndicator?

You can uninstall LockIndicator 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 LockIndicator, 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 LockIndicator.

Win 7 (SP1) 88%
Win 10 12%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 88.37%
Windows 10 11.63%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 44.19%
Windows 7 Ultimate 27.91%
Windows 7 Professional 9.30%
Windows 10 Home 4.65%
Windows 7 Enterprise 4.65%
Windows 10 Pro 2.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

41.51% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 41.51%
  Germany 9.43%
  France 7.55%
  Canada 3.77%
  Czech Republic 3.77%
  Netherlands 3.77%
  Philippines 3.77%
  Poland 3.77%
  Australia 1.89%
  Brazil 1.89%
  DK 1.89%
  Spain 1.89%
  Finland 1.89%
  Hungary 1.89%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
MSI 97.67%
Hewlett-Packard 2.33%
Common models
Micro-Star Co., Ltd. GX78... 13.95%
Micro-Star Co., Ltd. GX78... 13.95%
Micro-Star Co., Ltd. GX78... 11.63%
Micro-Star MS-16F1 9.30%
Micro-Star Co., Ltd. GX78... 6.98%

About Micro-Star International Co

Micro-Star International (MSI) is a motherboard and video card manufacturer that also manufactures a wide range of products including notebooks, gaming laptops, All-in-One PCs, servers and workstations, industrial PCs, household appliances, car infotainment products, barebone systems and communication devices.
Publisher URL: us.msi.com


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