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Should I remove Homestead SiteBuilder?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #17,652
United States Rank #9,158
Reach 0.0138%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 24.36 days
718.62 days >
Average installed length: 377.58 days

Homestead SiteBuilder


Homestead SiteBuilder is a software program developed by Homestead. 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 SiteBuilderLPX.exe. The setup package generally installs about 18 files and is usually about 8.76 MB (9,187,115 bytes). The installed file SiteBuilderLPX_Updater.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. 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 94% of users of Homestead SiteBuilder come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Hong Kong.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\homestead\sitebuilder
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Homestead\SiteBuilder\hkuninst.exe -path C:\Program Files\Homestead\SiteBuilder
Estimated size: 8.76 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Homestead SiteBuilder

Program executable:SiteBuilderLPX.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\homestead\sitebuilder\SiteBuilderLPX.exe
Additional files:
  • HS_live.ocx - Homestead Site Integration ActiveX Control Module
  • HS_neophyte.ocx
  • HSSICore.dll - Homestead.com Turbo/Site Integration Core (HSSICore)
  • OESICore.dll
  • nphssb.dll - Homestead SiteBuilder Plugin for Mozilla (Heppkat Communicator)
  • NPHSPr32.dll - Homestead Site Integration Plugin
  • SiteBuilderLPX.exe
  • SiteBuilderLPX_Updater.exe
  • SiteBuilderLPXLauncher.exe
  • updater.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • SiteBuilderLPXLauncher.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{B347D811-05C6-404D-8E11-54367FFD3798}' (runs on registration).
  • SiteBuilderLPX.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{FF4D1454-3F72-40C4-8A85-11FD18989266}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Homestead SiteBuilder?

You can uninstall Homestead SiteBuilder 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 Homestead SiteBuilder, 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 Homestead SiteBuilder.

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.76%
Windows 10 20.22%
Windows Vista 12.13%
Windows XP 5.88%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 46.07%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 10.49%
Windows 7 Professional 9.74%
Windows 10 Home 7.49%
Windows 8.1 6.37%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.62%

Distribution by countryGeography

93.79% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 93.79%
  Canada 2.22%
  Hong Kong 0.44%
  France 0.44%
  Italy 0.44%
  United Kingdom 0.44%
  TT 0.22%
  Belgium 0.22%
  Australia 0.22%
  Mexico 0.22%
  El Salvador 0.22%
  PR 0.22%
  Spain 0.22%
  Israel 0.22%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 36.17%
Dell 31.38%
Acer 9.04%
Toshiba 7.98%
Intel 2.66%
Lenovo 2.66%
ASUS 1.60%
Samsung 1.60%
Gateway 1.06%
Sony 1.06%
Alienware 1.06%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 1545 4.72%
Dell Inspiron 3847 2.36%
Acer Aspire M3420 2.36%
BIOSTAR Group A960D+ 2.36%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.36%
TOSHIBA Satellite C655D 2.36%


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