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United States Rank #42,161
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Icon Creator

What is Icon Creator?

An Opera Widget is a small stand-alone application that runs on the desktop in the context of the Opera web browser.

Overview

Icon Creator is a program developed by Opera Widgets. 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 is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is Icon Creator.exe. The software installer includes 2 files and is usually about 1.57 MB (1,642,631 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 64% of users of Icon Creator come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Austria.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: widgets.opera.com
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Icon Creator
Uninstaller: wscript "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Icon Creator\uninstall.vbs"
Estimated size: 1.57 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Icon Creator

Program executable:Icon Creator.exe
Name:Opera Internet Browser
Signed by:Opera Software ASA
Path:C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Icon Creator\Icon Creator.exe
MD5:23e8e24f3a7fe3b672c79b9e6bf90f31
Opera is a web browser and Internet suite developed by Opera Software. The browser handles common Internet-related tasks such as displaying web sites, sending and receiving e-mail messages, managing contacts, chatting on IRC, downloading...
Additional files:
  • Icon Creator.exe - Opera Internet Browser
  • OUniAnsi.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Icon Creator.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E28E5238-9FF8-4110-B84C-0D0F5A85ECBD}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • Icon Creator.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Opera Internet Browser' and executes as C:\Program Files\Opera x64\Opera.exe.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Icon Creator.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Opera\opera.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Icon Creator.exe
Memory:256.71 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0476244771%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.04139734%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00622714%
0.015104% average

How do I remove Icon Creator?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 32%
Win 7 5%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 36.36%
Windows XP 27.27%
Windows 8 22.73%
Windows Vista 13.64%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 27.27%
Windows 7 Home Premium 27.27%
Windows 10 Home 9.09%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 9.09%
Windows 7 Professional 4.55%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.55%

Distribution by countryGeography

63.89% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 63.89%
  Canada 8.33%
  Austria 2.78%
  Australia 2.78%
  Belgium 2.78%
  Germany 2.78%
  Finland 2.78%
  France 2.78%
  United Kingdom 2.78%
  Peru 2.78%
  RS 2.78%
  South Africa 2.78%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 33.33%
Dell 20.00%
Acer 13.33%
Sony 6.67%
Sahara 6.67%
Medion 6.67%
Lenovo 6.67%
ASUS 6.67%
Common models
Acer Aspire Z5760 11.11%
Sony VGN-FZ38M 5.56%
Micro-Star MS-7551 5.56%
Micro-Star MS-7360 5.56%
MEDIONPC MS-7501 5.56%
LENOVO 28752RG 5.56%

About Opera Widgets

Opera Widgets are small standalone applications sitting on the desktop that use the browser's rendering engine.
Publisher URL: widgets.opera.com

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