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3% remove it97% keep it
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1.1.9 84.00% 4.00% 4.00% 4.00% 4.00%

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Aero QLaunch

What is Aero QLaunch?  (from CK16)

Aero QLaunch is designed to be a quick launch toolbar in 3D. This utility is very lightweight and easy to use. It places an icon in your system tray. Just hover with the mouse over it and the quick launch bar will be revealed.


Aero QLaunch is a software program developed by CK16. The most common release is 1.1.9, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The setup package generally installs about 2 files and is usually about 976.75 KB (1,000,195 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 57% of users of Aero QLaunch come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and Austria.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ck16.com/aql
Help link: www.ck16.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\CK16\Aero QLaunch\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{D6E84FAE-D311-4A10-94C5-9686367C5588}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 976.75 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Aero QLaunch

  • QLBand.dll (by CK16.COM) - QLaunch (QLaunch DeskBand)
  • QLWin.dll (by CK16.COM) - QLaunch Crystal Buttons (QLWin.dll)

How do I remove Aero QLaunch?

You can uninstall Aero QLaunch 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 Aero QLaunch, 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 Aero QLaunch.

Win 7 (SP1) 88%
Win 10 4%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 92.00%
Windows Vista 4.00%
Windows 10 4.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 68.00%
Windows 7 Professional 12.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.00%
Windows 10 Home 4.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

56.67% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 56.67%
  United States 23.33%
  Austria 6.67%
  Japan 6.67%
  Chile 3.33%
  France 3.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.73%
Acer 22.73%
Toshiba 18.18%
Medion 13.64%
ASUS 9.09%
Sony 4.55%
MSI 4.55%
Intel 4.55%
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Sony VPCF13Z8E 4.35%
Micro-Star Co., Ltd. GE62... 4.35%


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