Stealth just means that no trace of any kind is left on someone else's computer
Very Much so. Many of us who consider, but don't always require (nirsoft we're looking at you
), stealth are tech support or just (to paraphrase microshaft) "known as the computer guru" to those we know. Those of us like this would rather leave as little trace as possible, after all we all know that the majority of WinTell Problems arise from bloated under-cared-for registries and random ini files in the Application folders.
Andrew has a great system wherein he tells us exactly what a prog does (and leaves) on the host computer.
and if it doesn't fit into the little boxes he made for them HE JAMS THEM INTO THEM WITH A GIGANTIC AMOUNT OF FORCE
Note: ADRC Data Recovery Tools has the annoying habit of opening its user guide on the web in the web browser on startup. This behaviour (sic? or British?) cannot be disabled. It is not as stealthy as phoning home without your knowledge, but can be quite irritating nevertheless.