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Should I remove Video Padlock?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #10,619
United States Rank #6,913
Reach 0.0331%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 22.55 days
665.19 days >
Average installed length: 349.51 days


1.20 73.97%
1.14 21.90%
1.12 3.83%
1.1 0.31%

Video Padlock

What is Video Padlock?  (from Applian Technologies)

Video Padlock is the most convenient way to securely lock video files on your PC. Simply choose video files to encrypt, and they become available only in Video Padlock, protected by a master password you enter once at the start of each session. Only Video Padlock has Instant Playback. Just select a video, then click Pl...  Read more


Video Padlock is a software program developed by Applian Technologies. The most common release is 1.20, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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). The primary executable is named VPL.exe. The setup package generally installs about 61 files and is usually about 877.92 KB (898,988 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 73% of users of Video Padlock come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: applian.com/video-padlock
Help link: applian.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\VPL
Uninstaller: "C:\Windows\Video Padlock\uninstall.exe" "/C:C:\Program Files\VPL\Uninstall\uninstall.xml"
Estimated size: 877.92 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Video Padlock

Program executable:VPL.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\VPL\VPL.exe
Additional files:
  • VPLSetup.exe - Video Padlock Setup
  • Register.dll (by (Author: Mike Christensen & Bill Dettering) Applian Technologies) - Registration
  • VPL.exe (by (Author: Mike Christensen) Applian Technologies) - VPL
  • uninstall.exe - Setup Factory 7.0 Runtime (Setup Application)
  • lua5.1.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • uninstall.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F79FA80B-1467-44F5-A370-C61E2FD060FF}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Video Padlock?

You can uninstall Video Padlock 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 Video Padlock, 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 Video Padlock.

Win 7 (SP1) 52%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 52.91%
Windows 10 38.38%
Windows Vista 4.59%
Windows XP 4.13%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 28.81%
Windows 7 Professional 14.95%
Windows 8.1 10.02%
Windows 10 Home 8.47%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.09%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.78%

Distribution by countryGeography

72.94% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 72.94%
  United Kingdom 7.13%
  Australia 3.90%
  Canada 3.12%
  Germany 1.67%
  Belgium 1.00%
  Netherlands 1.00%
  Sweden 0.89%
  Ireland 0.78%
  France 0.67%
  Norway 0.56%
  Italy 0.56%
  Brazil 0.45%
  DK 0.45%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 32.96%
Hewlett-Packard 25.70%
Acer 10.34%
Toshiba 7.26%
ASUS 5.59%
Lenovo 3.35%
Intel 3.07%
Samsung 1.68%
American Megatrends 1.40%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.26%
ASUS All Series 5.26%
Dell XPS 8700 4.31%
Dell XPS 8300 4.31%
Dell XPS 8500 3.35%
ASUSTeK CM6330_CM6630_CM6... 3.35%

About (from Applian Technologies Inc.)

Applian Technologies (pronounced uh-ply-uhn) develops and provides world-class affordable streaming media recording software to the Windows user.
Publisher URL: applian.com


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