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Should I remove nLite?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,964
United States Rank #8,108
Reach 0.0616%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 21.20 days
625.40 days >
Average installed length: 328.60 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%

Other programs by Dino Nuhagic


What is nLite?  (from Dino Nuhagic)

nLite is a tool for pre-installation Windows configuration and component removal at your choice. Optional bootable image ready for burning on media or testing in virtual machines. With nLite you will be able to have Windows installation which on install does not include, or even contain on media, the unwanted component...  Read more


nLite is a software program developed by Dino Nuhagic. 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 primary executable is named nlite.exe. The setup package generally installs about 18 files and is usually about 9.29 MB (9,743,134 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 36% of users of nLite come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.nliteos.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\nLite\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\nLite\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 9.29 MB
Language: Spanish (Spain)

Program filesFiles installed by nLite

Program executable:nlite.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\nlite\nlite.exe
Additional files:
  • WMP11Slipstreamer.exe (by boooggy and n7Epsilon) - Windows Media Player 11 Slipstreamer (WMP11 Slipstreamer)
  • vhelper.dll - vhelper Dynamic Link Library
  • mcdbnet2.dll (by Binary Magic) - Magic CD/DVD Burner (.NET2) (Data CD/DVD Burning Library for .NET)
  • cablib.dll (by ElmueSoft) - CabLib (CAB Compression/Extraction)
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • nLite.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F9CF685C-811F-4E62-BC78-9F96441A174C}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • nLite.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\nLite\nLite.exe'.

How do I remove nLite?

You can uninstall nLite 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 nLite, 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 nLite.

Win 7 (SP1) 51%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 55.56%
Windows XP 30.12%
Windows 10 9.22%
Windows Vista 4.69%
Windows Server 2003 0.41%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 30.52%
Windows 7 Ultimate 19.11%
Windows 7 Home Premium 17.04%
Windows 7 Professional 16.79%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 2.56%
Windows 8.1 Pro 1.99%

Distribution by countryGeography

36.12% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 36.12%
  Germany 12.85%
  France 6.07%
  United Kingdom 5.00%
  Italy 4.50%
  Canada 3.43%
  Brazil 2.28%
  Poland 2.21%
  Australia 2.07%
  Spain 1.57%
  Netherlands 1.36%
  Austria 1.00%
  Sweden 0.93%
  Indonesia 0.86%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 27.29%
Hewlett-Packard 17.25%
Acer 14.44%
Intel 6.51%
American Megatrends 5.28%
ASUS 5.28%
Lenovo 2.11%
Sahara 1.58%
Samsung 1.23%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.65%
Dell Inspiron 3520 1.94%
Dell OptiPlex 755 1.94%
Gigabyte GA-78LMT-USB3 1.94%
Acer Aspire 5520 1.55%


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