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What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
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7.6.60 25.00%
7.6.2 25.00%
7.6.0 25.00%
7.5.8 25.00%

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ELI Desktop


ELI Desktop is a program developed by Protective Life. The most used version is 7.6.60, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is elidesktop.exe. The software installer includes 74 files. PIT.Deployment.Updates.Client.dll is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. The distribution of this has mostly been seen in the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.protective.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Protective Life\ELI Desktop
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Common Files\Protective Life\PIT Installer\setup.exe /u {DBC197DB-897A-417b-9676-B8F9C6CD05B6}

Program filesFiles installed by ELI Desktop

Program executable:elidesktop.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\protective life\eli desktop\elidesktop.exe
Additional files:
  • ELIDesktop20.exe
  • ELIDiagnostics.exe
  • ELIUpdateLauncher.exe
  • PIT.Deployment.Updates.Client.dll - PLUS Client Library
  • PIT.Utilities.dll - PIT Utilities Library
  • PITELICore.dll
  • PITWinflex.exe - PITWinflex
  • PITWinflex20.exe
  • Protective.Eli.ApplicationProcess.dll
  • Protective.Eli.Business.dll
  • Protective.Eli.Calculations.dll
  • Protective.Eli.Data.dll
  • Protective.Eli.ImageServer.dll
  • Protective.Eli.Reporting.dll
  • Protective.Eli.VisualElements.dll
  • GrapeCity.ActiveReports.Chart.v7.dll (by GrapeCity) - ActiveReports Developer (GrapeCity ActiveReports Chart)
  • GrapeCity.ActiveReports.Design.Win.v7.dll (by GrapeCity) - GrapeCity ActiveReports Designer
  • GrapeCity.ActiveReports.Diagnostics.v7.dll - GrapeCity ActiveReports Diagnostics
  • GrapeCity.ActiveReports.Document.v7.dll - GrapeCity ActiveReports Document
  • GrapeCity.ActiveReports.Export.Excel.v7.dll - GrapeCity ActiveReports Excel Export Filter
  • GrapeCity.ActiveReports.Export.Html.v7.dll - GrapeCity ActiveReports HTML Export
  • GrapeCity.ActiveReports.Export.Image.Unsafe.v7.dll
  • GrapeCity.ActiveReports.Export.Image.v7.dll - GrapeCity ActiveReports Graphics Rendering Extension
  • GrapeCity.ActiveReports.Export.Pdf.v7.dll - GrapeCity ActiveReports PDF Export Filter
  • GrapeCity.ActiveReports.Export.Word.v7.dll - GrapeCity ActiveReports RTF and Word Export
  • GrapeCity.ActiveReports.Export.Xml.v7.dll - GrapeCity ActiveReports Text and XML Export
  • GrapeCity.ActiveReports.Extensibility.v7.dll - GrapeCity ActiveReports Extensibility Library
  • GrapeCity.ActiveReports.v7.dll - GrapeCity ActiveReports for .NET
  • GrapeCity.ActiveReports.Viewer.Win.v7.dll - GrapeCity ActiveReports Viewer
  • ActiveReports.Chart.dll (by GrapeCity, inc) - ActiveReports for .NET
  • ActiveReports.Document.dll (by GrapeCity, inc)
  • ActiveReports.HtmlExport.dll - GrapeCity ActiveReports HTML Export Filter
  • ActiveReports.PdfExport.dll
  • ActiveReports.RtfExport.dll - GrapeCity ActiveReports Rich Text Format (RTF) Export Component
  • ActiveReports.TextExport.dll - GrapeCity ActiveReports Text Export Component
  • ActiveReports.TiffExport.dll - GrapeCity ActiveReports Tag Image File Format (TIFF) Export Component
  • ActiveReports.Viewer6.dll
  • ActiveReports.XlsExport.dll
  • ActiveReports6.dll
  • Protective.Eli.ApplicationProcess.dll.GrapeCity.Licenses.dll - ActiveReports 9
  • ICSharpCode.SharpZipLib.dll (by ICSharpCode.net) - #ZipLibrary (SharpZipLibrary unlabelled version)
  • NetSpell.SpellChecker.DLL (by LoreSoft) - NetSpell (NetSpell.SpellChecker)
  • apps.dll
  • Protective.Eli.ApplicationProcess.XmlSerializers.dll

How do I remove ELI Desktop?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win 8 50%
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.00%
Windows 8 50.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 25.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.00%
Windows 8.1 25.00%
Windows 10 Home 25.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 75.00%
Toshiba 25.00%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite L455 25.00%
HP-Pavilion GN553AA-ABA m... 25.00%
HP ProBook 6540b 25.00%
Hewlett-Packard h8-1414 25.00%


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