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What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #32,695
United States Rank #20,144
Reach 0.0040%


2.3.4 46.15%
2.3.3 8.97%
2.3.2 10.26%
2.3 2.56%
2.2.2 7.69%
2.2 1.28%
2.1.1 10.26%
2.1 2.56%
2.0.2 3.85%
2.0.1 2.56%
2.0 3.85%

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Livescribe Desktop

Remove Livescribe Desktop
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Livescribe Desktop is a software program developed by Livescribe Inc. The most common release is 2.3.4, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The primary executable is named livescribe desktop.exe. The setup package generally installs about 72 files and is usually about 2.03 MB (2,127,872 bytes). The installed file com.livescribe.desktop.updates.dll 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 Vista (SP2). While about 84% of users of Livescribe Desktop come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and Israel.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.livescribe.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\livescribe\livescribe desktop
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Common Files\Livescribe\Livescribe Desktop\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 2.03 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Livescribe Desktop

Program executable:livescribe desktop.exe
Name:Livescribe Desktop
Path:C:\Program Files\livescribe\livescribe desktop\livescribe desktop.exe
Additional files:
  • com.livescribe.desktop.utilities.dll - com.Livescribe.Desktop.Utilities
  • com.livescribe.common.debugging.dll - com.Livescribe.Common.Debugging
  • com.livescribe.desktop.database.dll - com.Livescribe.Desktop.Database
  • com.livescribe.desktop.database.engine.dll
  • com.livescribe.desktop.graphics.dll - com.Livescribe.Desktop.Graphics
  • com.livescribe.common.controls.dll - com.Livescribe.Common.Controls
  • aacdll.dll - AACDLL Dynamic Link Library
  • com.livescribe.desktop.pencommld.dll - Livescribe Desktop (com.Livescribe.Desktop.PenCommLD)
  • com.livescribe.desktop.plugins.dll - com.Livescribe.Desktop.Plugins
  • ls.ldslim.database.dll - LS.LDSlim.Database
  • migrationtool.exe - MigrationTool
  • Livescribe.desktopSDK.pencomm.dll - PenCommSdkCS
  • pencommsdkcs.dll
  • com.livescribe.desktop.utilities.resources.dll
  • com.livescribe.common.controls.resources.dll
  • livescribe desktop.resources.dll - com.Livescribe.Desktop
  • com.livescribe.desktop.plugins.resources.dll
  • migrationtool.resources.dll
  • pencommsdk.dll - Livescribe Smartpen Communication SDK Library
  • myscriptinksearch.dll (by Vision Objects) - MyScript Builder InkSearch Library
  • com.livescribe.desktop.pen.dll - com.Livescribe.Desktop.PenService
  • myscriptengine.dll (by Vision Objects) - MyScript Builder Engine Library
  • com.livescribe.desktop.updates.dll - com.Livescribe.Desktop.Updates
  • com.livescribe.desktop.anoto.dll - com.Livescribe.Desktop.Anoto
  • myscripthwr.dll - MyScript Builder HWR Library
  • com.livescribe.desktop.api.dll - com.Livescribe.Desktop.API
  • afpportability_win32_dyn_2.5.0.0_20.dll (by Anoto AB) - AFP Portability layer
  • afpdocument_win32_dyn_2.5.0.0_20.dll (by Anoto AB) - AFP Document module
  • com.visionobjects.myscript.engine.dll - MyScript Builder SE (com.visionobjects.myscript.engine)
  • com.visionobjects.myscript.hwr.dll - com.visionobjects.myscript.hwr
  • com.visionobjects.myscript.inksearch.dll - com.visionobjects.myscript.inksearch
  • afpprint_win32_dyn_2.5.0.0_20.dll - AFP Print module
  • ldtray.exe - Livescribe Tray (Livescribe Desktop Auto Launcher)
  • ldtraykor.dll
  • com.livescribe.desktop.webservices.dll (by Cook Computing) - XML-RPC.Net (Livescribe Desktop Web Services)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • ldtray.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'LDTray' and executes as C:\Program Files\Livescribe\Livescribe Desktop\LDTray.exe.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • ldtray.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'LDTray' which loads as C:\Program Files\Livescribe\Livescribe Desktop\LDTray.exe.

How do I remove Livescribe Desktop?

Quickly and completely remove Livescribe Desktop from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Livescribe 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 Livescribe 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 Livescribe Desktop.

Win 7 (SP1) 59%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.67%
Windows Vista 23.08%
Windows XP 10.26%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 44.87%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 19.23%
Windows 7 Professional 12.82%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.26%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.69%
Windows Vista Home Basic 2.56%

Distribution by countryGeography

83.74% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 83.74%
  Australia 3.25%
  Israel 3.25%
  Germany 3.25%
  United Kingdom 2.44%
  Canada 1.63%
  Singapore 0.81%
  Spain 0.81%
  Netherlands 0.81%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 38.71%
Dell 24.19%
Toshiba 12.90%
Acer 6.45%
Lenovo 4.84%
Gateway 4.84%
Medion 3.23%
American Megatrends 1.61%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.00%
HP G60 Notebook PC 2.67%
TOSHIBA Satellite C655 2.67%
eMachines ET1161-07 2.67%
HP Pavilion dv6700 Notebo... 2.67%
TOSHIBA Satellite L655D 2.67%


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