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AutoIt v3.3.6.1

What is AutoIt?  (from AutoIt Team)

AutoIt v3 is a freeware BASIC-like scripting language designed for automating the Windows GUI and general scripting. It uses a combination of simulated keystrokes, mouse movement and window/control manipulation in order to automate tasks in a way not possible or reliable with other languages (e.g. VBScript and SendKeys...  Read more


AutoIt v3.3.6.1 is a software program developed by AutoIt Team. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named autoit3.exe. The setup package generally installs about 21 files and is usually about 19.59 MB (20,543,088 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 40% of users of AutoIt come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.autoitscript.com/autoit3
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\autoit3
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\AutoIt3\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 19.59 MB

Program filesFiles installed by AutoIt v3.3.6.1

Program executable:autoit3.exe
Name:AutoIt v3 Script
Path:C:\Program Files\autoit3\autoit3.exe
Additional files:
  • AutoIt3_x64.exe - AutoIt v3 Script
  • AutoIt3Help.exe - AutoIt3Help (AutoIt3Help viewer)
  • Au3Info.exe - Au3Info
  • Au3Info_NoPause.exe
  • Au3Info_Old.exe
  • Au3Info_x64.exe
  • autoit-v3-setup.exe - AutoIt v3 Setup
  • Uninstall.exe
  • Au3Check.exe (by Tylo (modified by Jos (JdeB))) - AutoIt3 Syntax checker (Au3Check)
  • AU3TOOL.exe
  • Autoit-123-Demo26.exe - Autoit Tutorial by ...Valuater 8)
  • AutoIt3Wrapper.exe - Compile,Run,Check,Tidy or Obfuscater your Autoit3 script with options like update the resource information.
  • AutoItSecure.exe - Utilitaire de lancement/d'édition sécurisé d'un script AutoIt
  • AutoItSecureAdmin.exe
  • cvsWrapperInst.exe
  • FD.exe - Koda FormDesigner (AutoIt Form Designer)
  • ImageSearchDLL.dll
  • SciTE4AutoIt3.exe
  • SciteConfig.exe - Configure SciTE settings For AutoIt3
  • Tidy.exe - Tidy your AutoIt3 scripts.

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • AutoIt3.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\AutoIt3\AutoIt3.exe'.

How do I remove AutoIt?

You can uninstall AutoIt 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 AutoIt v3.3.6.1, 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 AutoIt.

Win 7 (SP1) 69%
Win XP 1%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 76.39%
Windows XP 11.81%
Windows 10 6.94%
Windows Vista 4.17%
Windows Server 2003 0.69%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.10%
Windows 7 Professional 21.13%
Windows 7 Ultimate 19.72%
Microsoft Windows XP 12.68%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 2.82%
Windows 10 Pro 2.11%

Distribution by countryGeography

39.77% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 39.77%
  Germany 9.94%
  France 9.36%
  Israel 2.92%
  Netherlands 2.92%
  Canada 2.92%
  United Kingdom 2.92%
  Brazil 2.34%
  Sweden 2.34%
  Taiwan 1.75%
  Australia 1.75%
  IQ 1.75%
  Estonia 1.75%
  Belgium 1.17%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 31.58%
Hewlett-Packard 21.05%
Acer 20.00%
ASUS 5.26%
Intel 4.21%
Samsung 2.11%
Toshiba 2.11%
American Megatrends 2.11%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.97%
Dell Precision WorkStatio... 1.98%
Gigabyte X58A-UD3R 1.98%
HP-Pavilion FK789AA-A2L m... 1.98%
innotek GmbH VirtualBox 1.98%
Gigabyte Z68AP-D3 1.98%


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