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Should I remove OnLive?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,463
United States Rank #5,371
Reach 0.0691%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 18.28 days
539.34 days >
Average installed length: 283.38 days


What is OnLive?

OnLive is a company offering a cloud gaming platform and a cloud desktop system. The gaming platform is available using the OnLive Game System. All games on the service are available in 720p format. The OnLive Game System consists of an OnLive Wireless Controller and a console, called the "MicroConsole TV Adapter", that can be connected to a television and directly to the OnLive service, so it is possible to use the service without a computer. It comes with the accessories needed to connect the equipment, and composite video users can purchase an additional optional cable. he MicroConsole supports up to four wireless controllers and multiple Bluetooth headsets. It also has two USB ports for game controllers, keyboards, mice, and USB hubs. The hardware used is a custom set up consisting of OnLive's proprietary video compression chip as well as standard PC CPU and GPU chips.

About  (from the publisher)

OnLive offers everything from AAA blockbusters to multiplayer titles to quirky indie hits and more. Play what you like à la carte, or subscribe to the OnLive PlayPack for unlimited access to a growing library of more than 200 console-class games. Play almost any game on the service for 30 minutes free—no discs, no down...  Read more

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.onlive.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\OnLive
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\OnLive\Uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 7.2 MB

Program filesFiles installed by OnLive

Program executable:onlive.exe
Name:OnLive Standalone Client for Windows
OnLive Standalone Windows Client
Path:C:\Program Files\onlive\onlive.exe
Additional files:
  • Uninstall.exe - OnLive

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • OnLive.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{CB17653B-1D98-4EDF-B620-72534B909A49}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove OnLive?

You can uninstall OnLive 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 OnLive, 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 OnLive.

Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.28%
Windows 10 22.96%
Windows Vista 5.36%
Windows XP 4.40%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 37.53%
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.47%
Windows 7 Professional 8.68%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.37%
Windows 8.1 5.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.34%

Distribution by countryGeography

57.15% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 57.15%
  United Kingdom 9.22%
  France 3.43%
  Canada 2.96%
  Brazil 2.66%
  Romania 1.89%
  Spain 1.18%
  Germany 1.06%
  Poland 1.06%
  Belgium 0.95%
  MA 0.89%
  Mexico 0.89%
  Turkey 0.83%
  Israel 0.77%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.75%
Dell 19.79%
Acer 17.10%
ASUS 11.31%
Toshiba 5.14%
Lenovo 4.50%
Samsung 2.06%
Intel 1.80%
Alienware 1.67%
American Megatrends 1.16%
MSI 0.90%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.85%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.85%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.94%
ASUS All Series 2.73%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.73%
Dell Inspiron 580 2.42%


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