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Lava Lamp

What is Lava Lamp?  (from Kyle Baker)

This is a fun lava lamp that you can leave on your desktop. These extensions and themes are made for the Opera browser.

Overview

Lava Lamp is a program developed by Kyle Baker. 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 programs's main executable is opera.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 299.44 MB of memory. The software installer includes 2 files and is usually about 912.84 KB (934,750 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP1). While about 40% of users of Lava Lamp come from the United States, it is also popular in United Arab Emirates and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.kyleabaker.com/goodies/coding/lava-lamp
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Lava Lamp
Uninstaller: wscript "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Lava Lamp\uninstall.vbs"
Estimated size: 912.84 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Lava Lamp

Program executable:opera.exe
Name:Opera Internet Browser
Signed by:Opera Software ASA
Path:C:\Program Files\opera\opera.exe
MD5:2abd166ec31be154d8cbeec5d7f5714c
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:
  • Lava Lamp.exe (by Opera Software) - Opera Internet Browser
  • OUniAnsi.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Lava Lamp.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E28E5238-9FF8-4110-B84C-0D0F5A85ECBD}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • Lava Lamp.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
  • Lava Lamp.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Opera\opera.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

opera.exe
Memory:299.44 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0771384953%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.04483589%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.03230261%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:77,316,408
8,062,084 average
Switches/sec:335
70 average
I/O reads/min:1.55 MB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:1.25 MB
105.02 KB average
Lava Lamp.exe
Memory:256.71 MB
Total CPU:0.0476244771%
Kernel CPU:0.04139734%
User CPU:0.00622714%

How do I remove Lava Lamp?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 43%
Win Vista (SP2) 14%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 42.86%
Windows Vista 42.86%
Windows XP 14.29%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 28.57%
Microsoft Windows XP 14.29%
Windows 7 Home Premium 14.29%
Windows 7 Professional 14.29%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.29%
Windows Vista Home Basic 14.29%

Distribution by countryGeography

40.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 40.00%
  United Arab Emirates 10.00%
  United Kingdom 10.00%
  Italy 10.00%
  Japan 10.00%
  Poland 10.00%
  Romania 10.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 66.67%
Dell 16.67%
American Megatrends 16.67%
Common models
LG Electronics R510-K.APM... 14.29%
HP-Pavilion GB401AA-ABU a... 14.29%
Hewlett-Packard p6537c 14.29%
HP Compaq 8100 Elite SFF ... 14.29%
Compaq-Presario KP270AA-A... 14.29%
ASUSTeK F5R 14.29%

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