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What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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VersionDistribution 100.00%


What is AutoHotkey?  (from Lexikos)

Automate almost anything by sending keystrokes and mouse clicks. You can write a mouse or keyboard macro by hand or use the macro recorder. Create hotkeys for keyboard, joystick, and mouse. Virtually any key, button, or combination can become a hotkey. Remap keys and buttons on your keyboard, joystick, and mouse. Con...  Read more


AutoHotkey is a program developed by Lexikos. The main program executable is AutoHotkey.exe. The software installer includes 4 files and is usually about 9.81 MB (10,283,913 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 59% of users of AutoHotkey come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.autohotkey.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\autohotkey
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\AutoHotkey\AutoHotkey.exe" "C:\Program Files\AutoHotkey\Installer.ahk"
Estimated size: 9.81 MB

Program filesFiles installed by AutoHotkey

Program executable:AutoHotkey.exe
AutoHotkey Unicode 64-bit
Path:C:\Program Files\autohotkey\AutoHotkey.exe
Additional files:
  • AutoHotkey.exe - AutoHotkey (AutoHotkey Unicode 64-bit)
  • AU3_Spy.exe (by DaloozaSoft) - AU3_Spy (AutoIt3 Window Info Spy)
  • AutoHotkeyA32.exe - AutoHotkey ANSI 32-bit
  • AutoHotkeyU32.exe - AutoHotkey Unicode 32-bit

How do I remove AutoHotkey?

You can uninstall AutoHotkey 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 AutoHotkey, 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 AutoHotkey.

Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win XP 3%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.67%
Windows 10 25.40%
Windows Vista 4.76%
Windows XP 3.17%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 37.10%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.52%
Windows 7 Professional 12.90%
Windows 8 8.06%
Windows 8 Pro 8.06%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.84%

Distribution by countryGeography

59.49% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 59.49%
  Germany 6.33%
  United Kingdom 6.33%
  Canada 3.80%
  Netherlands 2.53%
  Italy 2.53%
  Vietnam 1.27%
  Singapore 1.27%
  Belgium 1.27%
  Norway 1.27%
  Panama 1.27%
  Russia 1.27%
  Republic Of Moldova 1.27%
  Austria 1.27%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.73%
Acer 22.73%
Dell 15.91%
Lenovo 6.82%
Samsung 4.55%
Toshiba 4.55%
American Megatrends 4.55%
Medion 2.27%
Gateway 2.27%
Apple 2.27%
Alienware 2.27%
Common models
Dell XPS 8500 4.17%
Hewlett-Packard h8-1414 4.17%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.17%
TOSHIBA Satellite C660 4.17%
TOSHIBA Satellite L855D 2.08%
TOSHIBA Satellite L455 2.08%


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