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What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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4.1.417 70.37%
4.1.380 29.63%

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NetWrix Account Lockout Examiner

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What is NetWrix Account Lockout Examiner?  (from NetWrix)

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NetWrix Account Lockout Examiner is a program developed by NetWrix. The most used version is 4.1.417, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The software installer includes 13 files and is usually about 3.34 MB (3,505,152 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 80% of users of NetWrix Account Lockout Examiner come from the United States, it is also popular in Finland and Singapore.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.netwrix.com/account_lockout_examiner.html
Help link: www.netwrix.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\netwrix\account lockout examiner
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{A49FFFC2-9810-44A4-8EE3-057A2B8EC29A}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 3.34 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by NetWrix Account Lockout Examiner

  • aleservice.exe - Account Lockout Examiner (ALEService)
  • altool.exe
  • servicestarter.exe - ServiceStarter
  • netwrixlib.dll - Netwrix Code Library (NetwrixLib)
  • exchangesoap.dll - ExchangeSOAP
  • alobjfilter.dll - ALObjFilter
  • gethashcode.exe - GetHashCode
  • dcom.dll - DCOMInvestigator
  • drives.dll - DrivesInvestigator
  • invlogons.dll - LogonInvestigator
  • services.dll - ServicesInvestigator
  • taskscheduler.dll - TaskSchedulerInvestigaror
  • wts.dll - WTSInvestigator

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • aleservice.exe runs as a service named 'Netwrix Account Lockout Examiner' (ALService) "Monitors account lockouts for Netwrix Account Lockout Examiner".

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Or, you can uninstall NetWrix Account Lockout Examiner 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 NetWrix Account Lockout Examiner, 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 NetWrix Account Lockout Examiner.

Win 7 (SP1) 52%
Win XP 4%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 51.85%
Windows 10 40.74%
Windows Server 2003 3.70%
Windows XP 3.70%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 29.63%
Windows 10 Pro 25.93%
Windows 7 Enterprise 18.52%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise 7.41%
Windows 8 Pro 3.70%
Windows 10 Enterprise 3.70%

Distribution by countryGeography

80.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 80.00%
  Finland 5.00%
  Singapore 2.50%
  South Africa 2.50%
  Dominican Republic 2.50%
  GU 2.50%
  United Arab Emirates 2.50%
  United Kingdom 2.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 45.83%
Hewlett-Packard 37.50%
Lenovo 12.50%
Intel 4.17%
Common models
Dell OptiPlex 990 7.41%
Dell OptiPlex 9020 3.70%
Dell OptiPlex 790 3.70%
Dell OptiPlex 780 3.70%
Dell OptiPlex 7040 3.70%
Dell OptiPlex 7010 3.70%


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