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Should I remove BootSkin Vista Free?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
26% remove it74% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #39,665
United States Rank #24,644
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BootSkin Vista Free

What is BootSkin Vista Free?  (from Stardock)

Stardock BootSkin Vista is a program that allows users to change their Windows boot screens. Unlike other programs that can change the Windows boot screens, BootSkin Vista does so in a safe manner. It doesn't patch the Windows kernel. Nor does it require the user to download replacement Windows kernels to do so. Boot s...  Read more


BootSkin Vista Free is a program developed by Stardock. The main program executable is bootskin.exe. The software installer includes 9 files and is usually about 3.06 MB (3,210,288 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows Vista (SP2) as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 78% of users of BootSkin Vista Free come from the United States, it is also popular in Brazil and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.stardock.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Stardock\Object Desktop\BootSkin
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Stardock\Object Desktop\BootSkin\UninstHelper.exe" /autouninstall bssw
Estimated size: 3.06 MB

Program filesFiles installed by BootSkin Vista Free

Program executable:bootskin.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\stardock\object desktop\bootskin\bootskin.exe
Additional files:
  • Sd.Common.dll - Stardock Impulse (Stardock Impulse Common Library)
  • SDActivate.exe - Activate (Stardock Product Activation)
  • Stardock.Central.Security.dll - Security
  • UninstHelper.exe - Impulse (Add/Remove Programs Helper)
  • Sd.BootSkinVista.SdBootLib.dll - Sd.BootSkinVista.SdBootLib
  • ICSharpCode.SharpZipLib.dll (by ICSharpCode.net) - #ZipLibrary (SharpZipLib for .NET Framework 2.0)
  • BootSkinCore32.dll
  • BootSkinCore64.dll

How do I remove BootSkin Vista Free?

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

Win Vista (SP2) 60%
Win 8 7%
Uninstall it 26%
Keep it 74%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 60.00%
Windows 7 33.33%
Windows 8 6.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 33.33%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.00%
Windows Vista Home Basic 13.33%
Windows Vista Ultimate 13.33%
Windows 7 Professional 6.67%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

78.26% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 78.26%
  Brazil 4.35%
  Canada 4.35%
  Italy 4.35%
  Sweden 4.35%
  Singapore 4.35%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 41.67%
Dell 16.67%
Packard Bell 8.33%
Lenovo 8.33%
Acer 8.33%
Gateway 8.33%
Common models
Packard Bell BV MCP73VT-P... 10.00%
LENOVO 1037 10.00%
HP-Pavilion GC670AA-ABA a... 10.00%
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 10.00%
Hewlett-Packard Compaq Pr... 10.00%
Gigabyte EP45-UD3LR 10.00%

About Stardock

Stardock is a software development company that initially developed for the OS/2 platform, but switch to Windows.
Publisher URL: www.stardock.com


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