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Should I remove Across Lite?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #12,770
United States Rank #6,505
Reach 0.0246%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 27.57 days
813.29 days >
Average installed length: 427.32 days


2.4.2451.1 1.03%
2.4.2441.1 0.41%
2.0.5 98.56%

Across Lite


Across Lite is a program developed by Literate Software. The most used version is 2.0.5, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 main program executable is acrossl.exe. The software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 940.73 KB (963,303 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 92% of users of Across Lite come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: litsoft.com/across/alite/support/win
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\Across Lite 2.0\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{975EA987-5D79-4A1C-AD71-D27B28347B48}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 940.73 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Across Lite

Program executable:acrossl.exe
Name:Across Crossword Products
Across Lite
Path:C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\Across Lite 2.0\acrossl.exe
Additional files:
  • APtimer.dll - Across Lite Timer (Timer and scoring plugin for Across products)
  • APtipofday.dll - Tip of Day Plugin (APtip)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • acrossl.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{D9A8626F-36FC-4AA2-92E8-E35A08B2C8EA}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Across Lite?

You can uninstall Across Lite 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Across Lite, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 Across Lite.

Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.86%
Windows 10 24.74%
Windows Vista 7.42%
Windows XP 5.98%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 44.61%
Windows 7 Professional 10.37%
Windows 8.1 8.09%
Windows 10 Home 7.05%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.22%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.02%

Distribution by countryGeography

92.35% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 92.35%
  Canada 2.55%
  United Kingdom 1.40%
  Australia 0.64%
  France 0.64%
  Germany 0.38%
  Italy 0.38%
  India 0.26%
  Spain 0.13%
  Israel 0.13%
  Iran 0.13%
  Jamaica 0.13%
  Mexico 0.13%
  Malaysia 0.13%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 38.14%
Hewlett-Packard 27.03%
Acer 10.51%
Toshiba 6.91%
Lenovo 4.80%
ASUS 4.20%
Intel 2.40%
Gateway 1.50%
Samsung 1.50%
Apple 0.60%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.90%
Dell Inspiron 620 3.43%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.43%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.94%
Dell Inspiron 3521 2.45%
Dell Inspiron 3847 2.45%


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