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What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
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How common is it?
Global Rank #8,424
United States Rank #6,760
Reach 0.0545%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 17.81 days
525.31 days >
Average installed length: 276.01 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
7.3.00112 0.39%
7.3.00111 0.39%
7.3.00108 0.52%
7.3.00076 0.65%
7.3.00075 0.92%
7.3.00065 0.39%
7.3.00060 0.13%
7.3.00050 0.65%
7.3.00048 0.13%
7.3.00042 1.05%
7.3.00027 0.79%
7.2.00534 0.52%
7.2.00532 0.65%
7.2.00531 0.39%
7.2.00528 0.26%
7.2.00521 0.65%
7.2.00520 0.52%
7.2.00519 0.13%
7.2.00517 0.65%
7.2.00515 0.79%
7.2.00512 0.13%
7.2.00511 0.52%
7.2.00230 0.92%
7.2.00226 0.52%
7.2.00223 1.18%
7.2.00222 0.52%
7.2.00221 0.65%
7.2.00218 2.75%
7.2.00207 1.70%
7.2.00202 0.92%
7.2.00195 1.31%
7.2.00190 1.31%
7.2.00189 0.65%
7.2.00174 1.05%
7.2.00048 0.13%
7.2.00020 0.26%
7.2.00010 0.13%
7.1.00042 5.24%
7.1.00036 1.83%
7.1.00035 0.52%
7.1.00027 2.49%
7.1.00024 1.96%
7.1.00012 1.44%
7.1.00010 2.23%
7.0.01329 1.44%
7.0.01324 0.52%
7.0.01322 0.26%
7.0.01317 0.65%
7.0.01308 2.23%
7.0.01287 1.57%
7.0.01283 0.13%
112 versions

Typically installed together

Spiceworks

Overview

Spiceworks is a software program developed by Spiceworks. The most common release is 7.1.00042, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 primary executable is named spiceworks_desktop.exe. The setup package generally installs about 26 files and is usually about 21.7 MB (22,752,712 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 54% of users of Spiceworks come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.spiceworks.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\spiceworks
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Spiceworks\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 21.7 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Spiceworks

Program executable:spiceworks_desktop.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\spiceworks\spiceworks_desktop.exe
MD5:9447afccdbf3d21ea50ad2621b62dfbf
Additional files:
  • restore_spice.exe - Spiceworks Desktop (Spiceworks Restore Tool)
  • Spiceworks_Install.exe - Spiceworks Setup Wizard
  • uninst.exe
  • spicetray.exe - Spiceworks Desktop Tray Manager
  • nmap-5.61-Spiceworks-setup.exe (by Insecure.org) - Nmap (Nmap installer)
  • reset_password.exe
  • spiceworks_package.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • spiceworks_desktop.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{ECB358EF-6E7A-4645-8C16-C70F3D724091}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Spiceworks?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 64%
Win Server 2003 1%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#8,424

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.62%
Windows 8 24.08%
Windows XP 6.02%
Windows Vista 2.62%
Windows Server 2003 0.65%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 29.08%
Windows 7 Home Premium 17.76%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.32%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.63%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.32%
Windows 8.1 5.13%

Distribution by countryGeography

54.38% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 54.38%
  United Kingdom 4.91%
  Canada 4.27%
  Netherlands 2.56%
  Germany 2.35%
  Australia 2.03%
  India 1.71%
  Belgium 1.39%
  Brazil 1.07%
  Israel 0.96%
  France 0.96%
  Mexico 0.96%
  New Zealand 0.96%
  Spain 0.85%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 35.91%
Hewlett-Packard 26.02%
GIGABYTE 8.60%
Acer 7.53%
ASUS 7.10%
Intel 4.52%
Toshiba 4.30%
Lenovo 2.37%
Samsung 1.51%
Gateway 1.51%
Sahara 0.65%
Common models
Dell OptiPlex 780 3.81%
Dell OptiPlex 390 2.97%
Gateway ML6732 ... 2.97%
ASUSTeK CM6330_CM6630_CM6... 2.97%
VMware, Inc. VMware Virtu... 2.54%
Dell Latitude E6530 2.54%

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