So here we are again with some amazing stuff of all time, Today we are going to talk about What is Lockapp.exe on windows 10?. Well, Lockapp. exe is a part of the operating system in Windows 10.
Shown above is the SCREENSHOT OF TASK MANAGER SHOWING lockapp.exe
Many times you see a Lockapp. exe as shown in the above image OF TASK MANAGER. This is normal No need to worry. Well, the Lockapp.exe is very important for the pc or computer lock screen overlay.
When you turn on your pc you will see a display in which date, time and background is there and also at the bottom right corner battery sign, shutdown sign etc. You can also add weather forecast and emails.
This process is done by Lockapp.exe and displays all the information. on our lock screen.
THE ABOVE IMAGE IS THE LOCK SCREEN
Lockapp.exe is not active all the time, It mainly active when you are at the lock screen. You can also use its working by pressing windows + L or Use of “Lock” Option in the start menu. After your Sign In it will stop automatically.
More About Lockapp.exe
NAME – lockapp.exe
Size – 1,358,688 Bytes and around ( 1.2-2.1MB )
FILE LOCATION : C:\Windows\Systemapps\Microsoft.LockApp_x
CAN I DELETE IT? – YES WHY NOT, But I highly recommend don’t do this.
Can I Disable It?
You can do anything, After disabling it your lock screen will remove from windows. I will suggest not to do that.
Well, If You sign in after disabling Lockapp.exe You will see the simple sign-in prompt without any empty lock screen as shown before with background. LockApp.exe is an executable file that also falls into the category of cryptocurrency miners (e.g., Bitcoin, Monero).
After Disabling the Lockapp.exe not noticeable amount of change in your pc resources. It will increase your time to sign up nothing more than that.
You still see the background image on the sign- in screen.
How To Disable Lockapp.exe In Windows 10?
Few easy steps to follow:-
Firstly – Open File Explorer, Then Navigate To this path: C:\Windows\SystemApps.
Secondly – Now after that try to find ‘Microsoft.LockApp_cw5n1h2txyewy‘ folder
STEP 3 – Just right click on it and rename it to “Microsoft.LockApp_cw5n1h2txyewy.backup”.
DOES IT USE MUCH SYSTEM RESOURCES?
WELL NOT, Lock app does not use many systemapps resources at all. Your PC was locked when it been running for a long time. When Pc it on run time lockappe.exe is not usually working.
From the experiments, I conclude that it takes around 10-13 Mb of memory at the lock screen. After sign in Lockapp.exe stops itself.
This process is so important and also no need to worry about memory usage. It is very small and tiny.
Is It IS A Virus or malware?
Sounds funny, No it is not a virus or malware that negatively effect your pc. I never see any viruses or malware at all. It is safe and no need to disable this.
stay charm and enjoy your life!
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CAN YOU DOWNLOAD THIS LOCKAOO.EXE?
WELL, MY ANSWER IS YES