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3.37.00 33.33%
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Philips Device Plug-in

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Philips Device Plug-in is a software program developed by Philips. The most common release is 3.37.00, 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. The setup package generally installs about 15 files and is usually about 5.36 MB (5,620,562 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows XP and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 82% of users of Philips Device Plug-in come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: www.philips.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Philips\Philips Lime Service
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{94932ACE-9C12-4737-86D7-6ADB4B42A010}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 5.36 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Philips Device Plug-in

  • LimeAlive.exe - LimeAlive Application
  • BinParser.dll - BinParse Dynamic Link Library
  • KillLIME.exe
  • lfbmp14nu.dll (by LEAD Technologies) - LEADTOOLS(r) DLL for Win32
  • LFCMP14nu.dll (by LEAD Technologies)
  • lffax14nu.dll
  • lfjbg14nu.dll
  • lftif14nu.dll
  • Lime Sync UI.exe - LIME Sync UI Application (LIME Sync UI MFC Application)
  • Lime.exe (by Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V) - Philips Device Plug-in
  • LTDIS14nu.dll
  • ltfil14nu.dll
  • ltKRN14nu.dll
  • LTWVC14nu.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • LimeAlive.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'PhilipsLime' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Philips\Philips Lime Service\bin\LimeAlive.exe".

How do I remove Philips Device Plug-in?

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

Win XP 50%
Win Vista (SP2) 17%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 50.00%
Windows 7 33.33%
Windows Vista 16.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 40.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 40.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 20.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

81.82% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 81.82%
  Italy 18.18%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 60.00%
Sony 20.00%
American Megatrends 20.00%
Common models
Compaq-Presario GV344AA-A... 33.33%
Hewlett-Packard Capirona 33.33%
Sony VPCL137FX 33.33%

About Philips

Philips is organized into three main divisions: Philips Consumer Lifestyle, Philips Healthcare and Philips Lighting.
Publisher URL: www.philips.com


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