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What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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Maintence Service

What is Maintence Service?

Tracks certain information as defined in the Privacy Policy: "Listening Activity: We keep track of your listening activity. We collect information about favorites, artists and tracks you have listened to or in which you have expressed an interest. We may also collect information about the computer, mobile or other devices you use to access the Service. For example, our servers receive and record information about your computer and browser, including potentially your IP address, operating system, browser type, and other software or hardware information."

About  (from Blisbury LLP)

If you are not sure about artist or song name, you can find everything
with HitsBlender — the most powerful software to generate music playlists
of your own choice based on top charts, popular genres and your favorite artists. With it’s powerful search algorithm, you will now be able to find and listen fresh mu...  Read more


During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up. The software installer includes 4 files and is usually about 6.34 MB (6,647,656 bytes). HitsBlenderUpdate.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.hitsblender.com
Help link: www.hitsblender.com/faq
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\HitsBlender\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\HitsBlender\misc\Uninstaller.exe"
Estimated size: 6.34 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Maintence Service

  • HitsBlenderUpdate.exe - HitsBlender Updater
  • Uninstaller.exe - Uninstall
  • htmlayout.dll (by Terra Informatica Software,, British Columbia, Canada) - HTMLayout (HTMLayout - embeddable HTML rendering and layout component)
  • sciter32.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • HitsBlenderUpdate.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Maintence Service.

How do I remove Maintence Service?

Quickly and completely remove Maintence Service from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Maintence Service 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 Maintence Service, 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 Maintence Service.

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win 8 40%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.00%
Windows 8 40.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 40.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 40.00%
Windows 7 Home Basic 20.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.00%
  Australia 25.00%
  Germany 12.50%
  Italy 12.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 50.00%
Acer 25.00%
Common models
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 40.00%
HP ProBook 4420s 20.00%
Gigabyte EP45-UD3LR 20.00%
Acer Aspire 5750ZG 20.00%


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