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Should I remove SpotLite?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #12,135
United States Rank #49,760
Reach 0.0272%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 12.15 days
358.29 days >
Average installed length: 188.25 days


VersionDistribution 94.29% 0.19% 3.05% 0.76% 0.57% 0.76% 0.38%


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SpotLite is a program developed by Quartermaster (Bond). The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 main program executable is spotlite.exe. The software installer includes 23 files and is usually about 39.61 MB (41,530,390 bytes). The program is built using the Nokia Qt cross-platforms native C++ framework. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 82% of users of SpotLite come from Netherlands, it is also popular in Belgium and the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: twitter.com/spotnetlite
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\spotlite
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\SpotLite\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 39.61 MB

Program filesFiles installed by SpotLite

Program executable:spotlite.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\spotlite\spotlite.exe
Additional files:
  • uninstall.exe - SpotLite
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL shared library)
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • phonon4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies)) - Qt4 (C++ application development framework.)
  • QtCore4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies))
  • QtGui4.dll
  • QtNetwork4.dll
  • QtSql4.dll
  • QtWebKit4.dll
  • QtXml4.dll
  • QtXmlPatterns4.dll
  • libgcc_s_dw2-1.dll
  • mingwm10.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • SpotLite.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{6F97AFB5-3DEB-47E4-9FD2-27B403A61FF8}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove SpotLite?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 49%
Win 7 1%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 49.33%
Windows 10 47.24%
Windows Vista 2.10%
Windows XP 1.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 24.14%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.82%
Windows 10 Home 10.92%
Windows 8.1 10.15%
Windows 8.1 Pro 8.05%
Windows 10 Pro 6.90%

Distribution by countryGeography

81.93% of installs come from Netherlands
Which countries install it?
  Netherlands 81.93%
  Belgium 8.64%
  United States 4.91%
  France 1.18%
  Germany 0.59%
  Canada 0.59%
  CY 0.20%
  CW 0.20%
  Australia 0.20%
  DZ 0.20%
  Portugal 0.20%
  Romania 0.20%
  SY 0.20%
  DK 0.20%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Medion 19.29%
Acer 18.93%
ASUS 16.43%
Dell 15.36%
Hewlett-Packard 13.57%
Lenovo 2.14%
Intel 2.14%
Samsung 2.14%
Sony 1.79%
Common models
MEDION MS-7797 8.70%
ASUS All Series 4.89%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 3.80%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 3.26%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.72%
Dell Studio 1747 2.17%


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