What does the LckFldService.exe file do?
The LckFldService.exe process is also known as LckFldService and is a part of LckFldService. This software is produced by unknown. An obsolete or defective version of LckFldService.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- LckFldService has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- LckFldService has stopped working. A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available. (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- LckFldService.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module LckFldService.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about LckFldService.exe LckFldService
LckFldService.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file LckFldService.exe is found in the C:\Windows\System32 directory.
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 36,864 bytes (83% of all these files) or, as the case may be, 65,536 bytes.
There is no embedded description in this file. These days, this is rather unusual This LckFldService program does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. It does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. It is interesting to note that the file is placed in the Windows folder, even though it is not part of the operating system. For this reason, 55% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
If you see this file on your hard drive or in Windows Task Manager, please make sure that it is not a malicious variant. It's a fact that many trojans try to cloak their true identity by calling themselves LckFldService.exe. With the above information or by using tools like Security Task Manager you can determine if, in your case, the file is an undesirable variant.
What do other computer users say about LckFldService?
|Lock Folder Service. Free downloaded programme for securing files |
|system file associated with "Folder Access" |
|Can't uninstall Folder Access without password! |
|needed for lockfolder installation. safe |
|It is an executable linked to freeware Lock Fol;der |
Summary: 18 users judge LckFldService.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. 2 users consider it harmless. However, 2 users consider this to be a suspicious process and would like to get rid of it. For this reason, 2 users have already deleted LckFldService.exe. source: file.net
How to uninstall LckFldService
To remove LckFldService from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
- Type the word uninstall.
- Click Add or remove programs.
- Now locate LckFldService in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if LckFldService.exe (LckFldService) was uninstalled cleanly
After uninstalling, restart your computer. Then start Windows Explorer and see if there is still a folder with the name of the software under C:\Program Files. Be sure to check the Registry as well for remnants of LckFldService. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for LckFldService or the name of the producer. Always keep in mind that only a computer professional should ever directly delete entries in the Windows Registry.
What to do if a program does not uninstall
The easiest way to remove any kind of software cleanly and accurately is to use an uninstaller tool. Because the uninstaller automatically creates a backup, there is no risk of anything going wrong.
Last but not least
If Windows not working quite right for you, or if startup is taking a long time, or LckFldService.exe is causing problems for you, a good Windows diagnostic tool may very well help. This is especially effective when it comes to older computers that have accumulated vast quantities of "garbage data" as the result of many software installs and uninstalls.