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Should I remove Finestra Virtual Desktops?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #39,739
United States Rank #34,475
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VersionDistribution 81.58% 5.26% 7.89% 2.63% 2.63%

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Finestra Virtual Desktops

What is Finestra Virtual Desktops?  (from Z-Systems)

Finestra Virtual Desktops is an elegant solution to managing many windows or tasks on Windows. It allows you to divide your workspace up into multiple "virtual" desktops, each of which is easily accessible on the fly. For example, you can keep all of your internet applications open on one desktop, work on another deskt...  Read more


Finestra Virtual Desktops is a software program developed by Z-Systems. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up. The setup package generally installs about 7 files and is usually about 2.9 MB (3,043,328 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 50% of users of Finestra Virtual Desktops come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.z-sys.org/products/vvdm.aspx
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\finestra
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{69488E1A-B0AF-498F-85D3-9AA057A682FF}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 2.9 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Finestra Virtual Desktops

  • virtualdesktops.exe - Finestra Virtual Desktops
  • z-pixel.dll - Z-Pixel
  • microsoft.windowsapicodepack.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft Windows API Code Pack for .NET Framework (Microsoft.WindowsAPICodePack)
  • microsoft.windowsapicodepack.shell.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft.WindowsAPICodePack.Shell

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • virtualdesktops.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Start Finestra.

How do I remove Finestra Virtual Desktops?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 47%
Win XP 3%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.89%
Windows 8 26.32%
Windows Vista 13.16%
Windows XP 2.63%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.32%
Windows 7 Professional 15.79%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.16%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 13.16%
Windows 8.1 7.89%
Windows 8 5.26%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.00%
  Germany 15.91%
  United Kingdom 9.09%
  Italy 4.55%
  PS 2.27%
  Norway 2.27%
  Switzerland 2.27%
  Russia 2.27%
  Japan 2.27%
  Spain 2.27%
  Canada 2.27%
  Czech Republic 2.27%
  Lithuania 2.27%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 26.47%
Acer 20.59%
Hewlett-Packard 14.71%
Toshiba 11.76%
Medion 8.82%
Intel 5.88%
ASUS 5.88%
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