What is flockbox.exe?

The genuine flockbox.exe file is a software component of My Lockbox by FSPro Labs.
Flockbox.exe is an executable file that belongs to Lock Box, a program that lets users hide and set password protection to any folder on a computer. This file is not a critical Windows component and should be removed if known to cause problems. Lock Box is a security program built for the Windows platform that offers data protection to both, home and corporate users. The program features support for hotkeys, password protection, online password recovery, custom skins, etc. A freeware version of the program is available. FSPro Labs is a Russian company that develops software products for the Windows platform for home as well as business users. It currently also develops security products such as, My Lockbox and Cryptic Disk. The company was founded in 2000 and is based in Taganrog, Russia.

FLockbox stands for Folder Lockbox

The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the flockbox.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

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Flockbox.exe file information

The process known as My Lockbox or Folder Lockbox belongs to software My Lockbox (version 1.2 for Windows, 1.2 for Windows 2000/XP) or Folder Lockbox (version 1.1 for) by FSPro Labs (

Description: Flockbox.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The flockbox.exe file is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 1,071,472 bytes (81% of all occurrences), 1,065,984 bytes or 1,069,424 bytes. 
The file is a file with no information about its developer. The file is not a Windows system file. The program has no visible window. Flockbox.exe is certified by a trustworthy company. The software can be uninstalled in the Control Panel. The process is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: MACHINE\Run). Flockbox.exe is able to monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 42% dangerous.

Uninstalling this variant: In the event of any problems with flockbox.exe, you can uninstall the program using the Control Panel ⇒ Uninstall a ProgramMy Lockbox 1.2 for Windows or Folder Lockbox 1.1 for.

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as flockbox.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the flockbox.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


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Best practices for resolving flockbox issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with flockbox. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using cleanmgr and sfc /scannow, uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using msconfig) and enabling Windows' Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the flockbox.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: Security Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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