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Should I remove SoftStylus?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,360
United States Rank #19,428
Reach 0.0822%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 12.60 days
371.64 days >
Average installed length: 195.27 days


VersionDistribution 14.83% 15.00% 13.53% 0.17% 0.35% 9.54% 2.69% 17.09% 0.26% 9.71% 0.09%
2.2.8 0.26% 0.09%
2.2.3 15.09%
2.2.1 0.52%
2.1 0.78%

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What is SoftStylus?  (from Motorola)

Using the touchpad you already have on your notebook computer, Motorola’s SoftStylus software greatly simplifies data input. Highly accurate and designed for most world languages, including Chinese, SoftStylus fingerwriting software has overcome most of the obstacles in recognition. Available for the PC as a standalone...  Read more


SoftStylus is a program developed by Motorola. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is Stylus.exe. The software installer includes 21 files and is usually about 81.69 MB (85,653,465 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 42% of users of SoftStylus come from Australia, it is also popular in New Zealand and India.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Motorola.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\SoftStylus\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{10AF7194-B746-4871-B145-BF07A4450B00}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 81.69 MB

Program filesFiles installed by SoftStylus

Program executable:Stylus.exe
SoftStylus Application
Path:C:\Program Files\SoftStylus\Stylus.exe
Additional files:
  • Stylus.dll - EN-US Dynamic Link Library
  • vkb.dll - VirtualKeyboardControl (Virtual keyboard ActiveX control)
  • Stylus.exe
  • sstlsimgs.dll - SoftStylus (SoftStylus Image Library)
  • sstlskbrd.dll
  • SStlsMisc.dll
  • sstlsmous.dll
  • StylusAddin.dll
  • StylusManager.exe

How do I remove SoftStylus?

Quickly and completely remove SoftStylus from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall SoftStylus 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 SoftStylus, 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 SoftStylus.

Win 7 (SP1) 70%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 80.62%
Windows Vista 13.32%
Windows 8 5.02%
Windows XP 1.04%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 69.01%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 10.07%
Windows 7 Home Basic 4.43%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.34%
Windows Vista Home Basic 3.13%
Windows 10 Home 2.78%

Distribution by countryGeography

42.08% of installs come from Australia
Which countries install it?
  Australia 42.08%
  New Zealand 10.48%
  India 9.26%
  United States 6.58%
  Malaysia 3.81%
  Taiwan 3.38%
  Singapore 3.38%
  Hong Kong 2.25%
  Japan 2.16%
  Indonesia 1.73%
  United Kingdom 1.39%
  Germany 1.21%
  France 0.95%
  Canada 0.69%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 94.43%
MSI 3.71%
ASUS 0.88%
Acer 0.35%
Dell 0.27%
Toshiba 0.18%
Lenovo 0.09%
Sahara 0.09%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 33.60%
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 6.97%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.91%
Hewlett-Packard Compaq Pr... 4.67%
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 4.59%
HP Pavilion dv4 Notebook ... 3.97%

About Motorola

Motorola is a telecommunications company divided into two companies, Motorola Mobility and Motorola Solutions.
Publisher URL: www.motorola.com


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