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Should I remove DownLite?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
52% remove it48% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #8,412
United States Rank #11,140
Reach 0.0471%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 21.12 days
622.92 days >
Average installed length: 327.30 days


VersionDistribution 99.89%


What is DownLite?

The Software is a peer-to-peer file sharing application distributed by DownLite, Inc.

About  (from DownLite)

DownLite download manager has powerful features that make it the fastest and easiest way to download hosted files. DownLite includes XBMC plug-ins that let you play almost all popular audio and video formats, in any available protocol and in any media type: streaming, CDs, DVDs and RAR and archived files from your hard...  Read more


DownLite is a software program developed by DownLite. 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 DownLite.exe. The setup package generally installs about 2 files and is usually about 2.29 MB (2,405,102 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 30% of users of DownLite come from the United States, it is also popular in Brazil and Canada.
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Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.downlite.net
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\downlite
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\DownLite\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 2.29 MB

Program filesFiles installed by DownLite

Program executable:DownLite.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\downlite\DownLite.exe
  • uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • DownLite.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{EB167074-7CF4-40D6-A0FF-0A4E540D7FD3}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove DownLite?

You can uninstall DownLite 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 DownLite, 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 DownLite.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.

Uninstall it 52%
Keep it 48%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.92%
Windows 10 22.84%
Windows XP 6.36%
Windows Vista 3.88%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.37%
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.91%
Windows 7 Professional 8.37%
Windows 8.1 7.83%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.20%
Windows 8 5.22%

Distribution by countryGeography

30.10% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 30.10%
  Brazil 6.50%
  Canada 3.60%
  Australia 3.10%
  MA 3.00%
  Sweden 2.40%
  France 1.80%
  Saudi Arabia 1.80%
  India 1.70%
  Netherlands 1.70%
  Romania 1.60%
  Israel 1.60%
  South Africa 1.50%
  Czech Republic 1.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.03%
Dell 19.57%
Acer 19.57%
ASUS 10.12%
Toshiba 7.13%
Samsung 6.14%
Lenovo 4.48%
American Megatrends 1.16%
Intel 1.00%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 7.33%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 3.66%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.93%
HP G62 Notebook PC 2.56%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.56%
Acer Aspire E1-531 2.20%


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