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Should I remove xplorer² lite 32 bit?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,781
United States Rank #4,413
Reach 0.0819%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 37.81 days
647.34 days >
Average installed length: 340.13 days


VersionDistribution 0.06% 0.25% 1.18% 1.18% 1.92% 3.16% 2.29% 5.58% 14.31% 2.48% 10.59% 20.51% 12.02% 11.09% 6.07% 0.19% 4.03% 2.23% 0.74% 0.12%

xplorer² lite 32 bit

What is xplorer² lite 32 bit?

xplorer² (formerly 2xExplorer) is a dual-pane file manager for Microsoft Windows and offers the functionality of orthodox file managers through an interface similar to the familiar Windows Explorer. Some of its features are tabbed file management within each pane, viewing and editing text files, searching for files using arbitrary criteria, the ability to compare and synchronize folders and the ability to perform queued or concurrent copy and move operations with error handling.

About  (from Zabkat)

Xplorer2 Lite is a free version of xplorer2, a tabbed dual-pane windows explorer replacement with integrated quick previewer. Compared to the professional version it lacks customizability and the search command. All the shell goodies from windows explorer — none of the hassle! The free lightweight version of xplorer² o...  Read more


The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 main program executable is xplorer2_lite.exe. The software installer includes 23 files and is usually about 1.98 MB (2,075,445 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.zabkat.com
Help link: www.zabkat.com/support_x2.htm
Installation folder: C:\Programs\zabkat\xplorer2_lite
Uninstaller: "C:\Programs\zabkat\xplorer2_lite\Uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 1.98 MB

Program filesFiles installed by xplorer² lite 32 bit

Program executable:xplorer2_lite.exe
xplorer² - explorer replacement
Additional files:
  • Uninstall.exe - xplorer2 lite installer
  • x2SettingsEditor.exe - xplorer2 registry settings editor
  • editor2.exe (by ZabaraKatranemia Plc) - editor² (ed2 - Lightweight notepad replacement)
  • x2t_france.dll
  • x2t_german.dll
  • x2t_italy.dll
  • x2t_spanish.dll
  • x2t_dutch.dll
  • x2t_sweden.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • xplorer2_lite.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'X2OpenFolder' with the ProgID of 'Folder' and the action verb 'open_x2.
Scheduled Task
  • xplorer2_lite.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{EDB08647-742A-4F82-941F-EA2E2F1DE0E3}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • xplorer2_lite.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named xplorer2.
Startup File (User Run)
  • xplorer2_lite.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'xplorer2' and executes as "C:\Program Files\zabkat\xplorer2_lite\xplorer2_lite.exe" /Z.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • xplorer2_lite.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'xplorer2' which loads as "C:\zabkat\xplorer2_lite\xplorer2_lite.exe" /Z.

How do I remove xplorer² lite 32 bit?

You can uninstall xplorer² lite 32 bit 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 xplorer² lite 32 bit, 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 xplorer² lite 32 bit.

Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win Server 2003 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.50%
Windows 10 28.73%
Windows XP 7.31%
Windows Vista 4.40%
Windows Server 2003 0.06%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.73%
Windows 7 Professional 13.74%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.12%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.37%
Windows 10 Home 7.37%
Windows 8.1 7.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

61.18% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 61.18%
  United Kingdom 6.25%
  Canada 4.91%
  Germany 3.96%
  France 3.29%
  Netherlands 2.24%
  Australia 2.15%
  Belgium 1.53%
  Sweden 1.24%
  Brazil 1.14%
  Italy 1.14%
  India 1.05%
  South Africa 0.81%
  Israel 0.52%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 27.78%
Hewlett-Packard 24.84%
Acer 11.87%
ASUS 9.04%
Toshiba 5.88%
Samsung 4.68%
Lenovo 2.83%
Intel 2.72%
Medion 2.18%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.51%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.24%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.97%
Dell XPS 8300 2.97%
ASUS All Series 2.70%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.16%


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