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What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
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United States Rank #27,876
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Versions

VersionDistribution
1.6.173.0 100.00%

DesktopAssistant 1.6.173.0

Overview

DesktopAssistant 1.6.173.0 is a software program developed by Sphinx Software. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. The primary executable is named da.exe. The setup package generally installs about 3 files and is usually about 1.2 MB (1,260,378 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 64% of users of DesktopAssistant come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: sphinx-soft.com
Installation folder: C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\DesktopAssistant\
Uninstaller: "C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\DesktopAssistant\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 1.2 MB

Program filesFiles installed by DesktopAssistant 1.6.173.0

Program executable:da.exe
Name:Desktop Assistant
Path:C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application data\desktopassistant\da.exe
MD5:22006d598a36fd519de81f069a3f91a7
Additional files:
  • DAhelper.dll (by http://sphinx-soft.com) - Desktop Assistant (Desktop Assitant Helper)
  • unins000.exe - Inno Setup (Setup/Uninstall)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • DA.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'DA' and executes as C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application data\desktopassistant\da.exe.

How do I remove DesktopAssistant?

Quickly and completely remove DesktopAssistant 1.6.173.0 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall DesktopAssistant 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 DesktopAssistant 1.6.173.0, 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 DesktopAssistant.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win XP 5%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.54%
Windows 8 23.08%
Windows Vista 10.26%
Windows XP 5.13%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.32%
Windows 7 Ultimate 21.05%
Windows 10 Home 10.53%
Windows 7 Professional 10.53%
Windows 8.1 7.89%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.26%

Distribution by countryGeography

64.15% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 64.15%
  Canada 9.43%
  Australia 5.66%
  United Kingdom 3.77%
  Iran 3.77%
  Czech Republic 1.89%
  Spain 1.89%
  Finland 1.89%
  Hong Kong 1.89%
  Israel 1.89%
  Romania 1.89%
  Russia 1.89%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 25.00%
Hewlett-Packard 22.22%
ASUS 13.89%
Acer 11.11%
Toshiba 11.11%
Sony 2.78%
Sahara 2.78%
Lenovo 2.78%
Intel 2.78%
GIGABYTE 2.78%
American Megatrends 2.78%
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