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Should I remove AutoHotkey?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #19,539
United States Rank #14,284
Reach 0.0114%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 23.58 days
695.70 days >
Average installed length: 365.54 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%



AutoHotkey is a software program developed by Lexikos. The primary executable is named autohotkey.exe. The setup package generally installs about 4 files and is usually about 9.8 MB (10,274,535 bytes). 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 67% of users of AutoHotkey come from the United States, it is also popular in UA and Canada.

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: 9.8 MB

Program filesFiles installed by AutoHotkey

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

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) 66%
Win 8.1 0%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.89%
Windows 10 25.33%
Windows Vista 3.11%
Windows XP 2.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 38.12%
Windows 7 Professional 16.59%
Windows 8.1 Pro 15.25%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.76%
Windows 8 Pro 4.04%
Microsoft Windows XP 2.69%

Distribution by countryGeography

67.13% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 67.13%
  UA 7.96%
  Canada 3.46%
  Germany 3.11%
  United Kingdom 3.11%
  Brazil 1.38%
  Sweden 1.38%
  Australia 1.04%
  Finland 1.04%
  France 1.04%
  Switzerland 0.69%
  Japan 0.69%
  Norway 0.69%
  Peru 0.69%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 24.24%
Hewlett-Packard 23.48%
Acer 15.15%
ASUS 9.85%
Lenovo 6.06%
Toshiba 6.06%
Intel 3.79%
MSI 1.52%
Samsung 1.52%
Common models
Gigabyte B85M-D2V 17.16%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.73%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.24%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.24%
ASUSTeK K53E 2.24%
ASUSTeK G60VX 1.49%

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Johnover a year ago
A very useful and highly flexible little application.