lockapp.exe - Is lockapp.exe trojan, malware, or a virus?

what is lockapp.exe?
Purpose of lockapp.exe:



Process or task name:

Always double check your task spelling if you are concerned about spyware or viruses, as often they use similiar spelling for these windows processes and tasks: lockapp.exe

File type:
Exe program - Files with an extension of "exe" are executable programs.

Purpose of this file:
LockApp.exe is a program that was most likely on your system the day you bought your computer especially if you bought Windows 10 or later. It most likely was not installed by you. Always double check the spelling and location which is shown below, as this guarantees you are not looking at an task which could be similiar named spyware or malware, etc. Its just good to double check this to make sure it is the same task and same folder location. This LockApp.exe software is part of Microsoft Windows, and this is a windows task specifically used for your windows screen lock. If you do the automatic updates on windows, that will trigger this task to run in the background and it will appear in your tasklist. This task is considered safe and is not virus, spyware, or adware related. Visit lockapp.exe for complete information on this task or process. If you would like help on other tasks or processes, you can view the entire process and task directory here.

What is the lockapp.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
This fie will be found on your hard drive at C:\Windows\SystemApps\Microsoft.LockApp_cw5n1h2txyewy\LockApp.exe Note that it will also be found in multiple other windows folders as it is system related.


  • Is lockapp.exe spyware?
        No, this windows task is not spyware.

  • Is this software task considered adware or malware?
        No, this windows task is not popup or adware related software.

  • Is lockapp.exe considered a virus or trojan?
        No, this windows task is not a virus or trojan program.

  • Would you recommend that I remove lockapp.exe?
        No, I would not remove this file.

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