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What percent of users and experts removed it?
26% remove it74% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #10,947
United States Rank #6,853
Reach 0.0321%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 19.32 days
569.85 days >
Average installed length: 299.41 days

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Desktop iCalendar Lite

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What is Desktop iCalendar Lite?  (from Desksware)

Desktop iCalendar is a customizable desktop calendar program that gets calendar, events, to-do list and weather on your desktop. It allows you to sync local calendar file with Google Calendar, Yahoo Calendar and CalDav servers.


Desktop iCalendar Lite is a program developed by Desksware. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software installer includes 19 files and is usually about 2.14 MB (2,247,198 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 75% of users of Desktop iCalendar Lite come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.desksware.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\desksware\Desktop iCalendar Lite\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\desksware\Desktop iCalendar Lite\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 2.14 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Desktop iCalendar Lite

  • Desktop iCalendar Lite.exe - Desktop iCalendar Lite
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • antlr.runtime.dll (by www.antlr.org) - antlr.runtime
  • boost_regex_bcb6_mdi.dll
  • Calendar.exe - Desktop iCalendar
  • cc3260mt.dll (by Borland) - Borland C++ Builder 6.0 (Borland C++ Multi-thread RTL (WIN/VCL MT))
  • DDay.iCal.dll (by DDay Software - ddaysoftware.com) - DDay.iCal
  • gcal.dll - gCal
  • Google.Apis.dll (by Google Inc) - GoogleApis
  • Google.Apis.Tasks.v1.dll (by Google Inc) - tasks:v1 (Tasks API)
  • Google.GData.AccessControl.dll (by Google) - Google GData Client Libraries (Google Data API Access Control Library)
  • Google.GData.Calendar.dll (by Google) - Google Data API Calendar Library
  • Google.GData.Client.dll - Google Data API Core Library
  • Google.GData.Extensions.dll - Google Data API Extensions Library
  • GoogleSync.exe - GoogleSync
  • ical.dll - ical
  • Newtonsoft.Json.Net35.dll (by Newtonsoft) - Newtonsoft Json.NET (Newtonsoft Json.NET .NET 3.5)
  • regex.dll
  • stlpmt45.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Desktop iCalendar Lite.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F9E06AF9-0D76-4BA5-A2A5-241E16AA744E}' (runs on registration).
2 Startup Files (User Run)
  • Desktop iCalendar Lite.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Desktop iCalendar Lite.exe' and executes as "C:\Program Files\desksware\Desktop iCalendar Lite\Desktop iCalendar Lite.exe".
  • Calendar.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Calendar' and executes as C:\Program Files\Desksware\Desktop iCal\Calendar.exe.

How do I remove Desktop iCalendar Lite?

Quickly and completely remove Desktop iCalendar Lite from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Desktop iCalendar Lite 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Desktop iCalendar Lite, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 Desktop iCalendar Lite.

Win 7 (SP1) 54%
Win 8.1 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 26%
Keep it 74%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.50%
Windows 10 32.26%
Windows XP 6.58%
Windows Vista 4.65%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.63%
Windows 7 Professional 11.35%
Windows 8.1 9.24%
Windows 10 Home 8.75%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.13%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.48%

Distribution by countryGeography

75.25% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 75.25%
  Canada 4.41%
  United Kingdom 4.07%
  Australia 1.92%
  Italy 1.81%
  India 0.79%
  Brazil 0.68%
  Malaysia 0.68%
  Poland 0.68%
  Romania 0.56%
  Thailand 0.56%
  South Africa 0.45%
  Germany 0.34%
  Spain 0.34%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 34.51%
Dell 25.44%
Acer 16.12%
Toshiba 7.81%
ASUS 6.55%
Lenovo 3.78%
Samsung 1.01%
American Megatrends 0.76%
Intel 0.76%
Common models
HPE-400f 5.71%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.29%
Dell Inspiron 570 3.33%
Dell XPS 8500 2.86%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.86%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 1.90%


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