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Should I remove LightningDownloader?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
48% remove it52% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #14,685
United States Rank #17,950
Reach 0.0223%
(Not enough data to show 30 day installation trends)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 2.42 days
71.44 days >
Average installed length: 37.54 days


1.0 100.00%



The main program executable is lightningdownloader.exe. The software installer includes 8 files and is usually about 2.13 MB (2,229,921 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 8 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 26% of users of LightningDownloader come from the United States, it is also popular in India and DZ.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\LightningDownloader\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\LightningDownloader\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 2.13 MB

Program filesFiles installed by LightningDownloader

Program executable:lightningdownloader.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\lightningdownloader\lightningdownloader.exe
Additional files:
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • ICSharpCode.SharpZipLib.dll (by ICSharpCode.net) - #ZipLibrary (SharpZipLib for .NET Framework 2.0)
  • Interop.SHDocVw.dll - Assembly imported from type library SHDocVw
  • LightningDownloader.Core.dll (by LightningDownloader.Core) - LightningDownloader.Core
  • LightningDownloader.Extension.dll (by LightningDownloader.Extension) - LightningDownloader.Extension
  • LightningDownloader.Spider.dll (by LightningDownloader.Spider) - LightningDownloader.Spider
  • TabStrip.dll (by SAM Enterprise) - TabStrip

How do I remove LightningDownloader?

Quickly and completely remove LightningDownloader from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall LightningDownloader 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 LightningDownloader, 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 LightningDownloader.

Win 8 54%
Win 8.1 0%
Uninstall it 48%
Keep it 52%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 53.67%
Windows 7 41.85%
Windows XP 2.24%
Windows Vista 1.92%
Windows 8.1 0.32%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.25%
Windows 8.1 15.34%
Windows 7 Home Premium 11.50%
Windows 7 Professional 10.22%
Windows 8.1 Pro 9.58%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 6.07%

Distribution by countryGeography

25.73% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 25.73%
  India 5.26%
  DZ 3.80%
  Netherlands 3.51%
  Mexico 2.92%
  Australia 2.63%
  United Arab Emirates 2.34%
  Germany 2.34%
  Italy 2.34%
  BD 2.05%
  Spain 2.05%
  Saudi Arabia 2.05%
  Brazil 1.75%
  Chile 1.75%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 29.20%
Acer 19.91%
Dell 13.72%
ASUS 11.06%
Toshiba 7.96%
Lenovo 7.52%
Samsung 2.65%
Intel 1.77%
Sony 1.77%
American Megatrends 0.88%
Apple 0.88%
Common models
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 8.03%
HP 15 Notebook PC 4.38%
Dell Inspiron 3542 2.19%
HP Pavilion 17 Notebook P... 2.19%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.19%
LENOVO 20238 2.19%


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