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Should I remove LaunchPad 64 Bit?

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6% remove it94% keep it
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1.1 GA 66.67%
0.8 BETA 33.33%

LaunchPad 64 Bit


LaunchPad 64 Bit is a program developed by Black Widow Software. The most used version is 1.1 ga, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The software installer includes 7 files and is usually about 31.01 MB (32,513,147 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 88% of users of LaunchPad 64 Bit come from the United States, it is also popular in Belgium.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.blackwidowsoftware.com/products/launchpad
Help link: www.blackwidowsoftware.com/contact
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Black Widow Software\LaunchPad
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Black Widow Software\LaunchPad\uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 31.01 MB

Program filesFiles installed by LaunchPad 64 Bit

  • GroundControl.exe - GroundControl Server (GroundControl Server Service)
  • GroundControlUI.exe - GroundControl Module (LaunchPad User Interface)
  • LaunchPad.exe - LaunchPad Service (LaunchPad Application Launcher)
  • libeay32.dll
  • ssleay32.dll
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • LaunchPad.exe runs as a service named 'Wippien' (Wippien) "Wippien".
  • GroundControl.exe runs as a service named 'Ground Control Service' (Ground Control Service) "Allows remote controlling of LaunchPad and System services. Without this running the LaunchPad GUI will not function.".

How do I remove LaunchPad 64 Bit?

Quickly and completely remove LaunchPad (64 Bit) from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall LaunchPad 64 Bit 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 LaunchPad (64 Bit), 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 LaunchPad 64 Bit.

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win Vista (SP2) 33%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.67%
Windows Vista 33.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Server (R) 2008 E... 33.33%
Windows 7 Professional 33.33%
Windows 7 Ultimate 33.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

87.50% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 87.50%
  Belgium 12.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 66.67%
Common models
Gigabyte X58A-UD3R 33.33%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 33.33%
Supermicro H8DM8-2 33.33%


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