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Should I remove DirectLife?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
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VersionDistribution 100.00%

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DirectLife is a software program developed by Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The setup package is about 965.45 KB (988,624 bytes) when donwloaded. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 88% of users of DirectLife come from the United States, it is also popular in Netherlands.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: www.philips.com/directlife
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\DirectLife
Uninstaller: "C:\ProgramData\{A68CB8B2-B804-475D-9748-805FD0D81482}\DLsetup.exe" REMOVE=TRUE MODIFY=FALSE
Estimated size: 965.45 KB

Program filesFiles installed by DirectLife

  • DLconnect.exe - DLconnect Application
  • DLupdateService.exe - DLupdate Service

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • DLupdateService.exe runs as a service named 'DLupdater' (DLupdater) "Haalt vernieuwde DirectLife software op en installeert deze.".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • DLconnect.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'DLconnect' which loads as C:\Program Files\DirectLife\DLconnect.exe.

How do I remove DirectLife?

Quickly and completely remove DirectLife from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall DirectLife 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 DirectLife, 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 DirectLife.

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win 8 33%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.67%
Windows 10 33.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 66.67%
Windows 8.1 33.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

87.50% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 87.50%
  Netherlands 12.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 33.33%
Hewlett-Packard 33.33%
Acer 33.33%
Common models
Packard Bell ENLK11BZ 33.33%
LENOVO 20428 33.33%
HP Pavilion m6 Notebook P... 33.33%


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