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Should I remove LightScribe Applications?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,772
United States Rank #2,593
Reach 0.1451%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 23.43 days
691.26 days >
Average installed length: 363.20 days


VersionDistribution 32.07% 13.78% 37.25% 10.60% 2.87% 3.29% 0.14%

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LightScribe Applications

What is LightScribe Applications?  (from LightScribe)

A LightScribe-enabled optical drive. Although LightScribe technology makes use of existing hardware, additional hardware and firmware components are required to enable LightScribe labeling. LightScribe System Software; this is very similar to a device driver but is specific to LightScribe commands. Each hardware manufa...  Read more


LightScribe Applications is a program developed by LightScribe. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 main program executable is LightScribeSimpleLabeler_1.18.27.10.exe. The software installer includes 20 files and is usually about 13.84 MB (14,511,918 bytes). The program is built using the Nokia Qt cross-platforms native C++ framework. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 69% of users of LightScribe Applications come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.lightscribe.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\LightScribe\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{61F25370-7465-4404-BE28-4629BF808699}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 13.84 MB

Program filesFiles installed by LightScribe Applications

Program executable:LightScribeSimpleLabeler_1.18.27.10.exe
Name:LightScribe Applications
Path:C:\Program Files\LightScribe\LightScribeSimpleLabeler_1.18.27.10.exe
Additional files:
  • LightScribeTemplateLabeler_1.18.27.10.exe - LightScribe Template Labeler (Setup Launcher Unicode)
  • LightScribeSimpleLabeler_1.18.27.10.exe - LightScribe Applications (LightScribeApplications)
  • LS_Update_1.18.27.10_.exe - LS_HSI
  • LScribe Update .exe
  • QtCore4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies)) - Qt4 (C++ application development framework.)
  • QtGui4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies))
  • QtXml4.dll
  • qtaccessiblecompatwidgets4.dll
  • qtaccessiblewidgets4.dll
  • SimpleLabeler.exe (by Hewlett-Packard Company) - LightScribe
  • msvcm80.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2005 (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • msvcp80.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library
  • msvcr80.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • SimpleLabeler.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{7D83A8F2-412E-43AC-8F0B-668A1ADD9563}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove LightScribe Applications?

You can uninstall LightScribe Applications 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 LightScribe Applications, 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 LightScribe Applications.

Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win Server 2003 0%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.38%
Windows 10 18.69%
Windows Vista 10.90%
Windows XP 6.99%
Windows Server 2003 0.03%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 35.44%
Windows 7 Professional 13.57%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.90%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 9.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.00%
Windows 10 Home 4.71%

Distribution by countryGeography

69.13% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 69.13%
  Germany 6.87%
  United Kingdom 5.41%
  Canada 3.82%
  Italy 2.15%
  France 1.52%
  Netherlands 0.93%
  Australia 0.86%
  Austria 0.73%
  Spain 0.73%
  Czech Republic 0.51%
  Poland 0.51%
  Switzerland 0.48%
  Belgium 0.43%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 62.68%
Dell 12.91%
Acer 5.53%
Intel 4.64%
American Megatrends 2.48%
ASUS 1.34%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 16.48%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 12.27%
HP G60 Notebook PC 4.71%
HP G62 Notebook PC 4.34%
HP Pavilion dv6700 Notebo... 2.97%
HP Pavilion dv5 Notebook ... 2.85%

Publisher URL: www.lightscribe.com


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