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PowerTools Lite

What is PowerTools Lite?  (from Macecraft Software)

PowerTools Lite is the ultimate, freeware registry cleaner and software uninstaller. It cleans the Windows registry from left-over data and fixes registry errors, PowerTools Lite also immunizes your computer so you, or any software in your system, cannot access known malicious websites. And oh, it’s freeware, which mea...  Read more


PowerTools Lite is a software program developed by Macecraft Software. 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 ptlite.exe. The setup package generally installs about 2 files and is usually about 4.86 MB (5,094,057 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 63% of users of PowerTools Lite come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.macecraft.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\PowerTools Lite\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\PowerTools Lite\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 4.86 MB

Program filesFiles installed by PowerTools Lite

Program executable:ptlite.exe
Name:jv16 PowerTools
Path:C:\Program Files\powertools lite\ptlite.exe
Additional files:
  • unins000.exe - Inno Setup (Setup/Uninstall)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • PTLite.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{70DEFE89-0FF0-470A-932E-D72736C3202A}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove PowerTools Lite?

You can uninstall PowerTools 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 PowerTools 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 PowerTools Lite.

Win 7 (SP1) 39%
Win Vista 2%
Uninstall it 23%
Keep it 77%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 42.19%
Windows XP 34.38%
Windows Vista 18.75%
Windows 10 4.69%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 34.38%
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.69%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 14.06%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.81%
Windows 7 Professional 3.13%
Windows Vista Home Basic 3.13%

Distribution by countryGeography

62.79% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 62.79%
  Germany 9.30%
  United Kingdom 5.81%
  France 3.49%
  Canada 2.33%
  Italy 2.33%
  Austria 1.16%
  Belgium 1.16%
  Estonia 1.16%
  Spain 1.16%
  Greece 1.16%
  Hong Kong 1.16%
  Israel 1.16%
  Malaysia 1.16%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 36.73%
Dell 24.49%
Acer 14.29%
American Megatrends 8.16%
Medion 4.08%
Samsung 4.08%
Intel 4.08%
ASUS 2.04%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.70%
TOSHIBA Satellite P300 1.85%
TOSHIBA Satellite L300 1.85%
Shuttle Inc ST20V10 1.85%
Seneca pro16482 1.85%
Samsung R59P/R60P/R61P 1.85%

About (from Macecraft Software)

Macecraft Software is a leading provider of Registry Cleaning and Windows Optimization software products with millions of downloads, and with customers in over a hundred countries.
Publisher URL: www.macecraft.com


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