84,488,480 programs installed

Should I remove Litecoin?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
Be the first to rate (click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #7,013
United States Rank #6,951
Reach 0.0612%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 9.99 days
294.59 days >
Average installed length: 154.79 days


VersionDistribution 2.74% 2.07% 3.48% 4.06% 22.47% 16.58% 0.17% 0.17% 28.19% 0.75% 3.32% 3.40% 0.17%
0.6.3 12.44%



Litecoin is a software program developed by Litecoin project. The most common release 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The setup package generally installs about 30 files and is usually about 32.14 MB (33,696,750 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 48% of users of Litecoin come from the United States, it is also popular in France and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.litecoin.org
Installation folder: C:\lightcoin\litecoin
Uninstaller: C:\Lightcoin\Litecoin\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 32.14 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Litecoin

  • uninstall.exe - Litecoin
  • litecoin-qt.exe - Litecoin-Qt (Litecoin-Qt (OSS GUI client for Litecoin))
  • minerd.exe
  • pthreadGC2.dll (by Open Source Software community project) - POSIX Threads for Windows32 Library
  • libcurl-4.dll
  • libcurl.dll
  • zlib1.dll - zlib (zlib data compression library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • litecoin-qt.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Litecoin Autostart' (runs weekly on Saturdays at 3:00 PM).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • litecoin-qt.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Litecoin\litecoin-qt.exe'.

How do I remove Litecoin?

You can uninstall Litecoin 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 Litecoin, 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 Litecoin.

Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.46%
Windows 10 33.55%
Windows Vista 0.99%
Windows XP 0.91%
Windows Server 2003 0.08%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.33%
Windows 7 Ultimate 24.25%
Windows 7 Professional 12.62%
Windows 8.1 Pro 11.30%
Windows 8.1 7.81%
Windows 8 Pro 3.49%

Distribution by countryGeography

47.52% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 47.52%
  France 8.24%
  United Kingdom 7.07%
  Canada 5.47%
  Netherlands 3.28%
  Australia 2.92%
  Germany 2.26%
  Sweden 1.60%
  Finland 1.53%
  Belgium 1.38%
  Norway 1.24%
  Switzerland 0.95%
  Italy 0.95%
  Poland 0.87%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 19.57%
ASUS 16.21%
Acer 14.98%
Dell 13.61%
Lenovo 5.81%
Samsung 4.59%
Toshiba 3.67%
Alienware 3.36%
MSI 2.45%
Intel 0.92%
Apple 0.61%
Common models
ASUS All Series 9.18%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.11%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.80%
MSI MS-7821 3.80%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.48%
MSI MS-7752 1.90%


user comment
No one has commented yet. Help others learn more about this software, share your comments.