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Should I remove g!Tools?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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How common is it?
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VersionDistribution 16.67%
7.2.338.0 8.33% 58.33% 16.67%

Other programs by ELAN Home Systems



g!Tools is a program developed by ELAN Home Systems. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software installer includes 18 files and is usually about 9.87 MB (10,348,103 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 95% of users of g!Tools come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ELAN Home Systems\g!Tools\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{1D852B2C-6E4C-4939-873D-D7A6891D2CC2}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 9.87 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by g!Tools

  • ElanHomeSystems.HlClasses.dll - ElanHomeSystems.HlClasses
  • UpdateApplications.exe - UpdateApplications
  • JoyceDLL.dll - JoyceDLL
  • g!Tools.exe - g!Tools
  • kl2dll64.dll (by KEYLOK) - kl2dll64 Dynamic Link Library
  • Devart.Data.dll (by Devart) - Devart Data Providers (Devart.Data)
  • Devart.Data.MySql.dll (by Devart) - dotConnect for MySQL (Devart.Data.MySql)
  • HL.UserRegistration.dll (by The AVC Group) - HLUserRegistration
  • DotNetMagic2005.DLL (by Crownwood Software Ltd) - DotNetMagic
  • HL.Utilities.dll (by The AVC Group) - HLUtilities
  • ICSharpCode.SharpZipLib.dll (by ICSharpCode.net) - #ZipLibrary (ICSharpCode.SharpZipLibrary)
  • KEY_MANAGER.exe - KEY_MANAGER (Key Manager)
  • zlib.net.dll (by ComponentAce) - ZLIB.NET
  • ElanCommunicationSystem.dll
  • ElanResourceLibrary.dll
  • ElanSystem.dll
  • kl2dll32.dll (by KEYLOK)

How do I remove g!Tools?

You can uninstall g!Tools 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 g!Tools, 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 g!Tools.

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win 10 50%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.00%
Windows 10 50.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.00%
Windows 10 Pro 16.67%
Windows 7 Professional 16.67%
Windows 10 Home 16.67%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise 8.33%
Windows 8.1 Pro 8.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

95.24% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 95.24%
  Canada 4.76%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 40.00%
Dell 20.00%
Lenovo 10.00%
Sony 10.00%
American Megatrends 10.00%
Toshiba 10.00%
Common models
HP HP Pavilion Notebook 20.00%
TOSHIBA Satellite C855D 10.00%
Sony SVP13215PXB 10.00%
Sony PCV-RZ36G(UC) 10.00%
LENOVO 32597AU 10.00%
HP ProBook 4530s 10.00%


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