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Should I remove Lua for Windows -46?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #16,682
United States Rank #13,801
Reach 0.0153%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.37 days
453.49 days >
Average installed length: 238.28 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%

Lua for Windows 5.1.4-46

What is Lua for Windows -46?  (from The Lua for Windows Project)

Lua for Windows is a 'batteries included environment' for the Lua scripting language on Windows. Lua for Windows (LfW) combines Lua binaries, Lua libraries with a Lua-capable editor in a single install package for the Microsoft Windows operating system. LfW contains everything you need to write, run and debug Lua scrip...  Read more


Lua for Windows 5.1.4-46 is a software program developed by The Lua for Windows Project. The primary executable is named luac.exe. The setup package generally installs about 13 files and is usually about 5.12 MB (5,372,675 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 55% of users of Lua for Windows -46 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: luaforwindows.googlecode.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Lua\5.1\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Lua\5.1\uninstall\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 5.12 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Lua for Windows 5.1.4-46

Program executable:luac.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Lua\5.1\luac.exe
Additional files:
  • lua.exe (by Lua.org) - Lua - The Programming Language (Lua Console Standalone Interpreter)
  • lua5.1.dll (by Lua.org) - Lua Language Run Time
  • lua51.dll
  • wlua.exe - Lua Windows Standalone Interpreter
  • 7z.dll (by Igor Pavlov) - 7-Zip (7z Standalone Plugin)
  • 7z.exe (by Igor Pavlov) - 7-Zip Console
  • bin2c.exe
  • cgilua.cgi.exe
  • cgilua.fcgi.exe
  • wsapi.cgi.exe
  • wsapi.exe
  • yaml.dll

How do I remove Lua for Windows -46?

You can uninstall Lua for Windows -46 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 Lua for Windows 5.1.4-46, 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 Lua for Windows -46.

Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win Vista (SP2) 1%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.46%
Windows 10 34.22%
Windows XP 1.66%
Windows Vista 0.66%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.33%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.33%
Windows 7 Professional 13.00%
Windows 8.1 9.67%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.67%
Windows 10 Home 5.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

54.62% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 54.62%
  Germany 5.28%
  Canada 5.01%
  United Kingdom 4.49%
  Netherlands 3.69%
  France 2.37%
  Australia 2.37%
  Sweden 2.37%
  Brazil 1.58%
  Italy 1.32%
  Russia 1.06%
  Ireland 1.06%
  Switzerland 0.79%
  India 0.79%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.55%
Dell 17.96%
ASUS 14.97%
Acer 12.57%
Alienware 3.59%
Lenovo 2.40%
Toshiba 2.40%
Sahara 1.80%
Intel 1.80%
American Megatrends 1.20%
Samsung 1.20%
Common models
ASUS All Series 6.16%
ASUSTeK G75VW 2.74%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.05%
HP ENVY dv7 Notebook PC 2.05%
ASUSTeK G750JW 2.05%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.05%


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