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Should I remove Mobilink Lite?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #32,997
United States Rank #42,729
Reach 0.0039%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 323.88 days
1042.44 days >
Average installed length: 547.72 days


2.08.38 6.58%
2.08.36 39.47%
2.08.32 21.05%
2.08.29 13.16%
2.08.26 15.79%
2.08.24 3.95%

Mobilink Lite


Mobilink Lite is a software program developed by Novatel Wireless. The most common release is 2.08.36, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. 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 primary executable is named Lite.exe. The setup package generally installs about 39 files and is usually about 9.35 MB (9,805,216 bytes). 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 24% of users of Mobilink Lite come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Israel.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.NVTL.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Novatel Wireless\Mobilink\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{28938B7C-B11B-49BD-84E4-44C8416D4C07}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 9.35 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Mobilink Lite

Program executable:Lite.exe
Name:Mobilink Lite
Path:C:\Program Files\Novatel Wireless\Mobilink\Lite.exe
Additional files:
  • MobiLink.exe - MobiLink Network Connection Manager
  • SMSCodec.dll - SMSConverter Dynamic Link Library (SMSConverter DLL)
  • NetMonky.ocx - NetMonkey ActiveX Control Module (NVTL NetMonkey ActiveX Control Module)
  • Utility.ocx - Utilities ActiveX Control Module (NVTL Utilities ActiveX Control Module)
  • Hotspots.ocx - Hotspots ActiveX Control Module (NVTL Hotspots ActiveX Control Module)
  • Menu.ocx - Menu ActiveX Control Module (NVTL Menu ActiveX Control Module)
  • Phoenix.exe - Phoenix Application (NVTL Phoenix MFC Application)
  • Lite.exe - Mobilink Lite
  • LangARA.dll
  • LangCHS.dll - SMSClient Language DLL
  • LangCHT.dll
  • LangCZH.dll
  • LangDAN.dll
  • LangDEU.dll
  • LangELL.dll
  • LangESB.dll
  • LangESN.dll
  • LangFIN.dll
  • LangFRA.dll
  • LangHUN.dll
  • LangITA.dll
  • LangJPN.dll
  • LangNLD.dll
  • LangNOR.dll
  • LangPLK.dll
  • LangPTB.dll
  • LangPTE.dll
  • LangRUS.dll
  • LangSVE.dll
  • SMS.exe - SMSClient MFC Application
  • PrflMngr.ocx (by NVTL) - ProfileManager ActiveX Control Module
  • vinstdll.dll - vinstdll Dynamic Link Library (vinstdll DLL)
  • Blaze.ocx - Blaze ActiveX Control Module (NVTL Blaze ActiveX Control Module)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Lite.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{C013A4E0-5219-4F43-89DD-E09BB8D6A238}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • Lite.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'MobiLink Lite' and executes as C:\Program Files\Novatel Wireless\Mobilink\Lite.exe.

How do I remove Mobilink Lite?

You can uninstall Mobilink Lite 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 Mobilink Lite, 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 Mobilink Lite.

Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win XP 1%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.79%
Windows Vista 15.79%
Windows 10 10.53%
Windows XP 7.89%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 38.16%
Windows 7 Professional 17.11%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 13.16%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.89%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.58%
Windows 10 Pro 5.26%

Distribution by countryGeography

24.39% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 24.39%
  Canada 24.39%
  Israel 15.85%
  NG 7.32%
  Slovenia 4.88%
  Germany 4.88%
  Switzerland 3.66%
  MZ 2.44%
  United Kingdom 2.44%
  Singapore 1.22%
  South Africa 1.22%
  MU 1.22%
  Australia 1.22%
  Russia 1.22%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 38.81%
Dell 20.90%
Acer 8.96%
Toshiba 7.46%
Samsung 4.48%
Sony 4.48%
ASUS 2.99%
Lenovo 2.99%
Intel 1.49%
Medion 1.49%
American Megatrends 1.49%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.17%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.17%
Hewlett-Packard Compaq Pr... 2.78%
HP 630 Notebook PC 2.78%
Dell Latitude D820 2.78%
Acer TM4750 1.39%

About Novatel Wireless

Novatel Wireless provides wireless broadband access solutions for use in PCs and mobile devices and is known for its MiFi line of compact wireless routers.
Publisher URL: www.nvtl.com


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