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Should I remove SoulseekQt?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
24% remove it76% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,711
United States Rank #6,252
Reach 0.0835%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 20.75 days
612.05 days >
Average installed length: 321.58 days


What is SoulseekQt?  (from soulseekqt.net)

Soulseek is an ad-free, spyware free, just plain free file sharing network for Windows, Mac and Linux. Our rooms, search engine and search correlation system make it easy for you to find people with similar interests, and make new discoveries! To browse a user's files, you need to be able to form a network (TCP) connec...  Read more


SoulseekQt is a program developed by soulseekqt.net. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is SoulseekQt.exe. The software installer includes 14 files and is usually about 18.05 MB (18,929,343 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 40% of users of SoulseekQt come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.soulseekqt.net
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\soulseekqt
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\SoulseekQt\uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 18.05 MB

Program filesFiles installed by SoulseekQt

Program executable:SoulseekQt.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\soulseekqt\SoulseekQt.exe
Additional files:
  • SoulseekQt.exe
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • SoulseekQt.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F18208E5-0048-4D1F-82EF-415B9A469960}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • SoulseekQt.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Soulseek' and executes as C:\apps\SoulseekQt\SoulseekQt.exe.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • SoulseekQt.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Soulseek' which loads as C:\apps\SoulseekQt\SoulseekQt.exe.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • SoulseekQt.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\SoulseekQt\SoulseekQt.exe'.

How do I remove SoulseekQt?

You can uninstall SoulseekQt 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 SoulseekQt, 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 SoulseekQt.

Win 10 47%
Win 7 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 24%
Keep it 76%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 47.33%
Windows 10 46.96%
Windows XP 2.98%
Windows Vista 2.73%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 22.88%
Windows 8.1 14.77%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.91%
Windows 10 Home 12.51%
Windows 7 Professional 8.85%
Windows 10 Pro 5.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

39.65% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 39.65%
  United Kingdom 8.99%
  Italy 5.24%
  Netherlands 4.37%
  Canada 4.06%
  Brazil 3.75%
  France 3.75%
  Belgium 3.13%
  Spain 2.41%
  Germany 2.05%
  Australia 1.80%
  Poland 1.49%
  Portugal 1.18%
  Turkey 0.98%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.17%
Dell 16.25%
ASUS 16.25%
Acer 13.14%
Toshiba 8.93%
Samsung 6.42%
Lenovo 5.92%
MSI 1.30%
Intel 0.60%
Medion 0.60%
American Megatrends 0.50%
Common models
ASUS All Series 10.13%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.06%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.30%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.78%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.78%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.28%


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