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Should I remove MyWinLocker?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
25% remove it75% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,737
United States Rank #2,576
Reach 0.3892%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 11.02 days
325.19 days >
Average installed length: 170.86 days


VersionDistribution 0.03% 0.29% 1.51% 0.31% 0.22% 60.78% 0.03% 33.48% 0.01% 3.34%


What is MyWinLocker?  (from Egis Technology)

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MyWinLocker is a software program developed by Egis Technology. 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. 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 Shredder.exe. The setup package generally installs about 74 files and is usually about 8.95 MB (9,387,008 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 32% of users of MyWinLocker come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.EgisTec.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\EgisTec MyWinLocker\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{0B78ECB0-1A6B-4E6D-89D7-0E7CE77F0427}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 8.95 MB

Program filesFiles installed by MyWinLocker

Program executable:Shredder.exe
EgisTec Shredder
Path:C:\Program Files\EgisTec\MyWinLocker 3\Shredder.exe
Additional files:
  • Shredder.exe - Shredder (EgisTec Shredder)
  • admin_class_lib.dll - MyWinLocker (MyWinLocker Management Library)
  • cryptoapi.dll (by EgisTec) - CryptoAPI
  • gdiextendctrl.dll - MyWinLocker Managemet GDI Extend Control
  • keyManager.dll (by EgisTec) - keyManager
  • mwlOP.dll - Product Activation Dynamic Link Library(acer)
  • mwlrecordui.dll - Record UI Dynamic Link Library
  • MWLService.exe - MyWinLocker Service
  • mwlshellext.dll - Shell Extention
  • mwlUI.dll - MyWinLocker mwlUI.dll
  • psdprotect.dll - PSD DragDrop Protection
  • psdutil.dll - MyWinLocker PSD Library
  • ShowErrMsg.dll - MyWinLocker ShowErrMsg.dll
  • sysenv.dll - WinLocker System Environment Library
  • xmllite.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft XML Core Services (Microsoft XmlLite Library)
  • mwldaemon.exe - mwlDaemon Application
  • SYSTrayUI.dll - MyWinLock (Tray Icon UI Dll)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • mwlShellExt.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'EDSshellExt' with a class of {29FF7AB0-BE34-4992-A30B-53A9D86EE239}.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • mwlDaemon.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'mwlDaemon' which loads as C:\Program Files\EgisTec\MyWinLocker 3\x86\mwlDaemon.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:4.03 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0023778466%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00139433%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00098352%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:103,305
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:1.59 KB
435.61 KB average

How do I remove MyWinLocker?

You can uninstall MyWinLocker 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 MyWinLocker, 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 MyWinLocker.

Win 7 (SP1) 79%
Win 8 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 88.10%
Windows 10 8.95%
Windows Vista 2.46%
Windows XP 0.48%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 79.58%
Windows 10 Home 7.62%
Windows 7 Starter 6.28%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 2.37%
Windows 7 Ultimate 0.90%
Windows 7 Professional 0.80%

Distribution by countryGeography

31.67% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 31.67%
  Germany 14.46%
  United Kingdom 9.81%
  France 7.19%
  Italy 5.59%
  Canada 4.43%
  Netherlands 2.70%
  Spain 2.63%
  Belgium 2.30%
  Australia 2.07%
  Sweden 1.47%
  Finland 1.41%
  Brazil 0.94%
  Norway 0.89%

About (from Egis Technology Inc.)

Egis Technology Inc.
Publisher URL: www.egistec.com


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