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Active Wallpaper Changer

What is Active Wallpaper Changer?  (from ABF software)

Active Wallpaper Changer (hereinafter "Wallpaper Changer") is a cute easy-to-use program that changes your desktop background within defined time interval. Simply choose the folder you would like to use wallpapers from, check what pictures to show and off you go! Wallpaper Changer program has all necessary tools to blo...  Read more


Active Wallpaper Changer is a software program developed by ABF software. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. 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 changer.exe. The setup package generally installs about 6 files and is usually about 5.81 MB (6,097,006 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 44% of users of Active Wallpaper Changer come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Egypt.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.multiwallpaper.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ActiveMultiwallpaper\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\ActiveMultiwallpaper\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 5.81 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Active Wallpaper Changer

Program executable:changer.exe
Name:Active Wallpaper Changer
Path:C:\Program Files\activemultiwallpaper\changer.exe
Additional files:
  • DeskHook.dll - Active Wallpaper Changer (Active Wallpaper Changer Desktop Messages Forwarder)
  • DLCat.dll - Active Wallpaper Changer Download Categories
  • Setup.dll - Active Wallpaper Changer Setup
  • SetupEffects.dll - Active Wallpaper Changer Setup Effects
  • unins000.exe - Inno Setup (Uninstaller)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • Changer.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'ActiveMultiwallpaper' and executes as C:\Program Files\ActiveMultiwallpaper\Changer.exe.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • unins000.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Lavalys\EVEREST Home Edition\unins000.exe'.

How do I remove Active Wallpaper Changer?

Quickly and completely remove Active Wallpaper Changer from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Active Wallpaper Changer 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 Active Wallpaper Changer, 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 Active Wallpaper Changer.

Win 7 33%
Win 8 17%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 23%
Keep it 77%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.67%
Windows XP 16.67%
Windows 8 16.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 33.33%
Microsoft Windows XP 16.67%
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.67%
Windows 7 Starter 16.67%
Windows 8.1 16.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

44.44% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 44.44%
  Canada 11.11%
  Egypt 11.11%
  India 11.11%
  Mexico 11.11%
  UA 11.11%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 20.00%
Apple 20.00%
Acer 20.00%
ASUS 20.00%
Common models
LENOVO 20042 20.00%
Gigabyte EP31-DS3L 20.00%
ASUSTeK UX32A 20.00%
Apple Inc. MacPro4,1 20.00%
Acer Aspire X3-100 20.00%


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