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4% remove it96% keep it
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United States Rank #21,403
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VersionDistribution 52.50% 22.50% 12.50% 10.00% 2.50%

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Digital Life Now

What is Digital Life Now?  (from Troppus Software)

Digital Life Now, now renamed Symbi, displays real-time network and device status, and helps resolve home-based Internet connection problems instantly with one-click. Customers receive guided step-by-step instruction and images to resolve their technology issues. Symbi helps end users become more tech savvy with produc...  Read more


Digital Life Now is a software program developed by Troppus Software. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The programs's main executable is DLNTray.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 233.53 MB of memory. It also includes a system tray icon that is displayed in the notifications area while the program is running. The setup package generally installs about 47 files and is usually about 77.65 MB (81,422,827 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 94% of users of Digital Life Now come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and India.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.hughesnet.com
Help link: www.hughesnet.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\HughesNet\Digital Life Now\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{0FF6B17A-28A6-42F6-BA72-A5819E0685FD}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 77.65 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Digital Life Now

Program executable:DLNTray.exe
Name:Troppus Digital Life Native Tray
Troppus Digital Life Tray
Path:C:\Program Files\HughesNet\Digital Life Now\felix\bin\DLNTray.exe
Taskbar:Displays an icon in the notification area
Additional files:
  • DLNSendLogs.exe - Troppus Digital Life Native Now Send Logs Process (Troppus Digital Life Now Send Logs Process)
  • DLNUtility.exe - Troppus Digital Life Native Utility Process (Troppus Digital Life Utility Process)
  • DLNClientLauncher.exe - Troppus Digital Life Now Client Launcher
  • OesisControl.exe - Troppus Digital Life Now Oesis Control
  • DLNTray.exe - Troppus Digital Life Native Tray (Troppus Digital Life Tray)
  • fw_engine.dll - Troppus FW Engine
  • rc_engine_x32.dll - Troppus RC Engine
  • rc_engine_x64.dll
  • DLNRestart.exe - Digital Life Now (Digital Life Now Auto-Update Restart Process)
  • DLNUpgrade.exe - Digital Life Now Upgrade Process

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • DLNClientLauncher.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F47F0849-C2E1-4A79-BACC-D35F610CD088}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • DLNTray.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Start DLN' and executes as C:\Program Files\HughesNet\Digital Life Now\felix\bin\DLNTray.exe.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • DLNTray.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\HughesNet\Digital Life Now\felix\bin\DLNTray.exe'.
Network connections
  • DLNTray.exe connects to (port 80).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:233.53 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000201987%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00001563%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00000457%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:36,974,092
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:13.47 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:31.1 KB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Digital Life Now?

Quickly and completely remove Digital Life Now from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Digital Life Now from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Digital Life Now, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Digital Life Now.

Win 7 (SP1) 65%
Win Vista (SP2) 10%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.00%
Windows XP 12.50%
Windows 8 12.50%
Windows Vista 10.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 46.15%
Microsoft Windows XP 12.82%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.82%
Windows 7 Professional 7.69%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.69%
Windows 10 Home 2.56%

Distribution by countryGeography

93.85% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 93.85%
  Canada 3.08%
  India 1.54%
  Philippines 1.54%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 27.03%
Hewlett-Packard 27.03%
Acer 16.22%
Toshiba 8.11%
Intel 8.11%
ASUS 5.41%
Lenovo 5.41%
Common models
eMachines EL1200-06w 2.94%
Dell Dell System Inspir... 2.94%
TOSHIBA Satellite L455D 2.94%
Hewlett-Packard p6823w 2.94%
HP HDX16 Notebook PC 2.94%
Dell Precision WorkStatio... 2.94%


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