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Should I remove LockKey?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,740
United States Rank #6,439
Reach 0.0756%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 7.35 days
216.92 days >
Average installed length: 113.98 days


VersionDistribution 2.64% 94.72% 2.64%

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What is LockKey?

The LockKey is a utility that is pre-installed on various Lenovo PCs and is designed to manage the Cap-lock and various other lock keys.


LockKey is a software program developed by Lenovo. 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. The programs's main executable is LockKey.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 1.6 MB of memory. The setup package generally installs about 1 files. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 44% of users of LockKey come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.lenovo.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\LockKey\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{AF192694-4B15-4AC1-92F3-1B02E98C08BD}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by LockKey

Program executable:LockKey.exe
Name:LockKey Application
Signed by:Compal Electronics
Path:C:\Program Files\LockKey\LockKey.exe
  • LockKey.exe - LockKey Application (LockKey)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

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

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:1.6 MB
21.09 MB average
User CPU:0.00031028%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:3,502
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:0 Bytes
435.61 KB average

How do I remove LockKey?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 84%
Win 7 0%
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 87.29%
Windows 8 12.71%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 63.46%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.09%
Windows 7 Home Basic 6.04%
Windows 8.1 4.82%
Windows 7 Professional 4.34%
Windows 8 2.46%

Distribution by countryGeography

43.63% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 43.63%
  Germany 9.34%
  Canada 4.75%
  Poland 3.17%
  Iran 1.98%
  Czech Republic 1.74%
  India 1.66%
  Malaysia 1.66%
  Taiwan 1.58%
  United Arab Emirates 1.58%
  Russia 1.43%
  IQ 1.43%
  Netherlands 1.43%
  United Kingdom 1.43%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 96.45%
Acer 1.34%
Dell 0.77%
Hewlett-Packard 0.77%
ASUS 0.38%
Samsung 0.29%
Common models
LENOVO Lenovo IdeaPad Y58... 15.55%
LENOVO Lenovo G580 14.69%
LENOVO 20150 10.52%
LENOVO Lenovo G780 9.48%
LENOVO Lenovo IdeaPad P58... 9.00%
LENOVO 20191 5.21%

About Lenovo

Lenovo is a PC hardware and electronics company whose products include personal computers, tablet computers, mobile phones, workstations, servers, electronic storage devices and IT management software.
Publisher URL: www.lenovo.com


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