The purpose of Lock Dock is to prevent accidental removal of your favorite icons from your Dock. Lock the Dock and you are 100% in control of everything that comes and goes on your dock from now on. Lock Dock is specifically designed to be controlled by the Status Bar even though it can also be controlled from the Dock and Window as well. The complexity of Lock Dock is hidden underneath a layer of buttons that make the App extremely easy to use from these multiple locations on your desktop. This worry free confidence that you are controlling your dock is very comforting. iLifeTouch really thrives on simplicity, our main focus is to build great apps that make your life easier one day at a time.TM We stand 100% behind our apps, so far we have updated our current apps at least once a week. If you have any issues or great suggestions we want to hear them from you immediately.