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Social Lite 2

What is Social Lite 2?  (from GrandSoft)

Social is designed to bring back the fun and simplicity of online social networking. While it is important to keep track of those special to us through our social networks and services, having to constantly log and re-log onto separate sites on different windows can become a painful and tedious task. Social makes it ea...  Read more


Social Lite 2 is a software program developed by GrandSoft. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. The primary executable is named social.exe. The setup package generally installs about 7 files and is usually about 31.64 MB (33,173,723 bytes). The installed file updater.dll is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 46% of users of Social Lite 2 come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and IQ.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.socialdeskapp.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\GrandSoft\Social Lite\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\GrandSoft\Social Lite\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 31.64 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Social Lite 2

Program executable:social.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\grandsoft\social lite\social.exe
Additional files:
  • updater.dll - Updater Module
  • Updater.exe - Updater
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • icudt.dll (by The ICU Project) - International Components for Unicode (ICU Data DLL)
  • libcef.dll - Chromium Embedded Framework (CEF) Dynamic Link Library
  • libcurl.dll (by The cURL library, http://curl.haxx.se/) - The cURL library (libcurl Shared Library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • Social.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'SOCIAL_LITE' and executes as "C:\Program Files\GrandSoft\Social Lite\Social.exe" /tray.

How do I remove Social Lite 2?

You can uninstall Social Lite 2 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 Social Lite 2, 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 Social Lite 2.

Win 7 (SP1) 69%
Win Vista (SP2) 3%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.86%
Windows 10 13.79%
Windows XP 6.90%
Windows Vista 3.45%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 41.38%
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.69%
Windows 7 Professional 13.79%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.90%
Windows 10 Home 3.45%
Windows 8 Pro 3.45%

Distribution by countryGeography

45.71% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 45.71%
  United States 25.71%
  IQ 8.57%
  United Kingdom 5.71%
  Belgium 2.86%
  Estonia 2.86%
  Egypt 2.86%
  MA 2.86%
  Philippines 2.86%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 26.09%
Medion 21.74%
Dell 13.04%
Lenovo 13.04%
Hewlett-Packard 8.70%
Toshiba 4.35%
Samsung 4.35%
ASUS 4.35%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 3521 8.00%
eMachines EL1358G 8.00%
Unknow Unknow 4.00%
TOSHIBA Satellite Pro S30... 4.00%
Dell OptiPlex 780 4.00%
BIOSTAR Group N61PB-M2S 4.00%


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