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What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
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5.3.3 52.50%
5.1.3 22.50%
5.1.2 2.50%
5.0.10 5.00%
5.0.5 17.50%

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Active Boot Disk


Active Boot Disk is a software program developed by LSoft Technologies Inc. The most common release is 5.3.3, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named BootDiskCreator.exe. The setup package generally installs about 5 files and is usually about 152.73 MB (160,152,378 bytes). The installed file ActiveUpdate.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 57% of users of Active Boot Disk come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.lsoft.net
Help link: secure.lsoft.net/clients
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\LSoft Technologies\Active Boot Disk
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{40007E5C-19C8-4A25-AD70-A99D77D0A7DA}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 152.73 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Active Boot Disk

Program executable:BootDiskCreator.exe
Name:Active@ Boot Disk Creator
Path:C:\Program Files\LSoft Technologies\Active Boot Disk\BootDiskCreator.exe
Additional files:
  • ActiveUpdate.exe - Active@ Update for Windows (Software Updater)
  • StarBurn.dll (by Rocket Division Software) - StarBurn CD/DVD/Blu-Ray/HD-DVD Burning, Grabbing and Mastering Toolkit for Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP/2003/Vista/Longhorn
  • BootDiskCreator.exe - Active@ Boot Disk Creator
  • msvcp80.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2005 (Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library)
  • msvcr80.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® C Runtime Library

How do I remove Active Boot Disk?

You can uninstall Active Boot Disk 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 Active Boot Disk, 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 Active Boot Disk.

Win 7 (SP1) 48%
Win XP 3%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 52.50%
Windows 10 20.00%
Windows XP 15.00%
Windows Vista 12.50%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.00%
Windows 7 Professional 15.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 15.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 15.00%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.50%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

57.41% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 57.41%
  Australia 7.41%
  France 5.56%
  United Kingdom 5.56%
  Greece 3.70%
  Netherlands 3.70%
  Canada 3.70%
  Brazil 1.85%
  Switzerland 1.85%
  Finland 1.85%
  Mexico 1.85%
  Spain 1.85%
  Iran 1.85%
  Poland 1.85%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 30.30%
Hewlett-Packard 30.30%
Acer 12.12%
Intel 6.06%
Toshiba 3.03%
ASUS 3.03%
Common models
Dell OptiPlex 780 5.41%
Gigabyte GA-990FXA-D3 5.41%
MSI MS-7917 5.41%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.41%
TOSHIBA Satellite P300 2.70%

About (from LSoft Technologies Inc)

LSoft's current vision is tied to a strong commitment to the latest technologies that expand the power and reach of PCs for its users.
Publisher URL: www.lsoft.net


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