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What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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VersionDistribution 14.71% 76.47% 8.82%

Discware Lite


Discware Lite is a software program developed by CD3. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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. 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 primary executable is named Discware Lite.exe. The setup package generally installs about 3 files and is usually about 3.92 MB (4,107,321 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 89% of users of Discware Lite come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.cd3.com
Help link: www.discgear.com/support/discwarelite
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Discware Lite
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Discware Lite\Uninstall_Discware Lite\Uninstall Discware Lite.exe"
Estimated size: 3.92 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Discware Lite

Program executable:Discware Lite.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Discware Lite\Discware Lite.exe
  • Discware Lite.exe (by Macrovision) - LaunchAnywhere

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Discware Lite.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{FB63F58C-BC73-435E-B2A9-22229890C02A}' (runs on registration).
  • Discware Lite.exe runs as a service named 'UPSMSRMI' (UPSMSRMI).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • Discware Lite.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'UPSMS' which loads as C:\Program Files\Dell\UPSManagementSoftware\UPSMS.exe.

How do I remove Discware Lite?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 59%
Win Vista (SP2) 9%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 58.82%
Windows 10 17.65%
Windows XP 14.71%
Windows Vista 8.82%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 44.12%
Microsoft Windows XP 14.71%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.76%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.82%
Windows 10 Home 8.82%
Windows 8 2.94%

Distribution by countryGeography

89.29% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 89.29%
  Canada 5.36%
  United Kingdom 3.57%
  Germany 1.79%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 60.00%
Dell 10.00%
Acer 10.00%
ASUS 6.67%
Gateway 3.33%
Medion 3.33%
Intel 3.33%
American Megatrends 3.33%
Common models
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HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 6.90%
MSI MS-7390 3.45%
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HP-Pavilion KJ379AA-ABA a... 3.45%


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