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Should I remove PowerDesk 7?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #24,714
United States Rank #17,841
Reach 0.0081%

Versions

VersionDistribution
7.0.3.3 1.03%
7.0.2.3 18.56%
7.0.1.3 61.86%
7.0.1.1 18.56%

Other programs by Avanquest Software

PowerDesk 7

Overview

PowerDesk 7 is a software program developed by Avanquest Software. The most common release is 7.0.1.3, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The setup package generally installs about 148 files and is usually about 2.37 MB (2,488,320 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 62% of users of PowerDesk 7 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.avanquest.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\avanquest\powerdesk
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{B93251B5-9209-4DAB-867C-AA98D91584CD}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 2.37 MB

Program filesFiles installed by PowerDesk 7

  • apmessage.exe - APMessage
  • browserapp.exe - PowerDesk (HTML Browser)
  • brwsrwin.dll - BrowserWindow DLL
  • hexedit.ocx - HexEdit ActiveX Control Module
  • hexeditor.exe - HexEditDlg MFC Application
  • ismagic.exe - IStorageMagic storage file editor.
  • mxmp3vw.dll - PowerDesk MP3 Viewer
  • pdcab.dll - PowerDesk CAB Library
  • pddecode.dll - PowerDesk Decode Library
  • pddlghlp.dll - PowerDesk Dialog Helper Hook
  • pddlghlp.exe - PowerDesk Dialog Helper
  • pdexclud.exe - Dialog Helper Exclusions
  • pdexplo.exe
  • pdfind.exe - File Finder
  • pdftp.exe
  • pdhtmlvw.dll - PowerDesk HTML Viewer
  • pdshext.dll - PowerDesk Shell Extension
  • pdsync.exe - PowerDesk Synchronizer
  • sizemgr.exe - Size Manager
  • synchmod.dll - PowerDesk Folder Synchronizer
  • mxpm.dll - Property Manager (OLE Storage)
  • assr.dll (by Autonomy) - KeyView (KeyView SpreadSheet Applix reader)
  • bentofio.dll (by Verity) - KEYVIEW BENTO FILE I/O API
  • emlsr.dll (by Verity) - Verity MS Outlook Express speed reader
  • hexsr.dll - Hex Dump reader
  • jtdsr.dll - KeyView JUSTSYSTEM Ichitaro ver.10 speed reader
  • kpanirdr.dll - KeyView Windows Animated Cursor Picture Conversion Reader
  • kpbmprdr.dll - KeyView BMP Picture Conversion Reader
  • kpcdrrdr.dll - KeyView CDR Picture Conversion Reader
  • kpchtrdr.dll - KeyView Charting Module
  • kpem2rdr.dll - KeyViewEnhanced Metafile Picture Viewing Reader
  • kpgifrdr.dll - KeyView GIF Picture Conversion Reader
  • kpicordr.dll - KeyView Windows Cursor/Icon Picture Conversion Reader
  • kpifcnvt.dll - KeyView Picture Conversion Utility
  • kpifutil.dll - KeyView Picture Conversion Functions
  • kpmsordr.dll - KeyView MS Office Drawing Layer Picture Conversion Reader
  • kpp40rdr.dll - KeyView PowerPoint 4 Picture Conversion Reader
  • kppcxrdr.dll - KeyView PCX Picture Conversion Reader
  • kppdfrdr.dll - KeyView Pic PDF reader
  • kppngrdr.dll - KeyView PNG Picture Conversion Reader
  • kpprzrdr.dll - KeyView Freelance reader
  • kpsgirdr.dll - KeyView SGI Picture Conversion Reader
  • kpsunrdr.dll - KeyView Sun Raster Picture Conversion Reader
  • kpwm2rdr.dll - KeyView WMF Picture Viewing Reader
  • kvcnv.dll - KeyView conversion API
  • kvgz.dll - KeyView gz Decoder
  • kvhqx.dll - KeyView BINHEX Decoder
  • kvmve.dll - KeyView multimedia viewing engine
  • kvpie.dll - KeyView Pie Charting Module
  • kvplug.dll - KEYview Plug-in Loader
  • kvreg.dll - KeyView Property Sheet Registry processing
  • kvtlbst.dll - KEYview Toolbar library (MFC static version)
  • kvwkbve.dll - KeyView Workbook Viewer
  • kvxmlve.dll - KeyView XML Viewing Engine
  • kvxsssa.dll - Structured Access SpreadSheets
  • kvxwpsa.dll - Verity Export SDK
  • kw2hqx.dll - KeyView HQX code.
  • kw2tar.dll - KeyView TAR code.
  • kw2uue.dll - KeyView UUEncode code.
  • kw2zee.dll - KeyView Z compression
  • kwad.dll - FTP File Reporter

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • pdshext.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'PowerDesk Menu' with a class of {26E7F081-EB97-11d3-9239-006008D2D00F}.

How do I remove PowerDesk 7?

Quickly and completely remove PowerDesk 7 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall PowerDesk 7 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 PowerDesk 7, 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 PowerDesk 7.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win XP 1%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#24,714

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.79%
Windows 8 18.56%
Windows XP 14.43%
Windows Vista 7.22%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 22.11%
Windows 7 Professional 20.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.84%
Microsoft Windows XP 13.68%
Windows 8.1 9.47%
Windows 8 3.16%

Distribution by countryGeography

62.10% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 62.10%
  Germany 12.90%
  United Kingdom 5.65%
  Italy 4.84%
  France 3.23%
  Canada 2.42%
  Australia 1.61%
  Hong Kong 0.81%
  MA 0.81%
  Colombia 0.81%
  Mexico 0.81%
  DZ 0.81%
  Austria 0.81%
  Romania 0.81%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%
Dell 21.43%
GIGABYTE 12.50%
Intel 8.93%
Medion 8.93%
Acer 5.36%
Lenovo 5.36%
Toshiba 5.36%
ASUS 3.57%
Sony 1.79%
Alienware 1.79%
Common models
ECS MCP61M-M3 4.05%
MEDION MS-7848 2.70%
Toshiba NB520 1.35%
TOSHIBA Satellite Pro S30... 1.35%
TOSHIBA SATELLITE C870D-1... 1.35%
TOSHIBA Satellite A505 1.35%

About (from Avanquest Software)

Avanquest Software is a world leading developer of personal and professional software, encompassing a large number of categories including Creativity and Learning software, Utilities and Multimedia, all featured with the latest cutting edge technology to provide a more secure and enjoyable experience to people looking for easy and affordable software solutions in everyday life.
Publisher URL: www.avanquest.com

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