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2.1.7 75.00%
2.1 25.00%

PC Magazine Desktoplet

What is PC Magazine Desktoplet?  (from PC Magazine)

Desktoplet lets you perform all basic operations with the desktop icons: You can click an icon to open the application or the document the icon represents. If you right-click on the icon, the regular Windows shortcut menu is displayed, and you can choose the commands from that menu, just like when you right-click on th...  Read more


PC Magazine Desktoplet is a software program developed by PC Magazine. The most common release is 2.1.7, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named desktoplet.exe. The setup package generally installs about 6 files and is usually about 2.95 MB (3,095,942 bytes). The installed file update.dll is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows XP and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 78% of users of PC Magazine Desktoplet come from the United States, it is also popular in Spain and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.pcmag.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\PC Magazine Utilities\Desktoplet\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\PC Magazine Utilities\Desktoplet\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 2.95 MB

Program filesFiles installed by PC Magazine Desktoplet

Program executable:desktoplet.exe
Name:PC Magazine Desktoplet
Path:C:\Program Files\pc magazine utilities\desktoplet\desktoplet.exe
Additional files:
  • DTLET32.dll - PC Magazine Desktoplet (Desktoplet DLL)
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • update.dll (by Ziff Davis Publishing) - Update Dll

How do I remove PC Magazine Desktoplet?

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Or, you can uninstall PC Magazine Desktoplet 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 PC Magazine Desktoplet, 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 PC Magazine Desktoplet.

Win XP 50%
Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 50.00%
Windows 7 50.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 50.00%
Windows 7 Professional 25.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

77.78% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 77.78%
  Spain 11.11%
  Canada 11.11%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Toshiba 33.33%
Sahara 33.33%
Hewlett-Packard 33.33%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite L855D 33.33%
IBM 842472G 33.33%
Hewlett-Packard h8-1220 33.33%

Publisher URL: www.pcmag.com


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