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Should I remove Free Desktop Timer?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
51% remove it49% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,778
United States Rank #3,868
Reach 0.0615%
(Not enough data to show 30 day installation trends)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 20.44 days
602.89 days >
Average installed length: 316.77 days

Free Desktop Timer 1.2

Overview

Free Desktop Timer 1.2 is a program developed by Drive Software Company. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 1.53 MB (1,602,538 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 88% of users of Free Desktop Timer come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.drive-software.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Free Desktop Timer\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Free Desktop Timer\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 1.53 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Free Desktop Timer 1.2

  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • DesktopTimer.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • DesktopTimer.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{5A091E6B-2999-4846-BCDF-8C08C68EE2E5}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • DesktopTimer.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'FreeDesktopTimer' and executes as C:\Program Files\Free Desktop Timer\DesktopTimer.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

DesktopTimer.exe
Memory:3.6 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000186479%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00001132%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00000733%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:59,252
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:146 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:11 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Free Desktop Timer?

Quickly and completely remove Free Desktop Timer 1.2 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Free Desktop Timer 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 Free Desktop Timer 1.2, 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 Free Desktop Timer.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win Vista 0%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 51%
Keep it 49%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.98%
Windows 8 17.71%
Windows Vista 7.87%
Windows XP 5.44%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 46.27%
Windows 7 Professional 14.10%
Windows 8.1 9.21%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.58%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.76%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.24%

Distribution by countryGeography

87.66% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 87.66%
  Canada 3.05%
  United Kingdom 1.12%
  India 0.74%
  Australia 0.52%
  Finland 0.37%
  Italy 0.37%
  BD 0.30%
  JO 0.30%
  Philippines 0.30%
  Portugal 0.30%
  Germany 0.22%
  Egypt 0.22%
  Indonesia 0.22%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 38.07%
Dell 30.63%
Acer 12.52%
ASUS 5.75%
Toshiba 4.06%
GIGABYTE 2.88%
Lenovo 2.37%
Intel 1.69%
American Megatrends 0.68%
Sahara 0.68%
Samsung 0.68%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.06%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 6.06%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.37%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.69%
Dell Inspiron 660 2.36%
Dell XPS 8300 2.36%


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