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Should I remove Stardock Object Desktop Manager?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #15,797
United States Rank #10,380
Reach 0.0193%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 3.49 days
102.93 days >
Average installed length: 54.08 days


3.34 7.75%
3.33 8.12%

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Stardock Object Desktop Manager


Stardock Object Desktop Manager is a program developed by Stardock. The most used version is 3.34, with over 9% of all installations currently using this version. 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 main program executable is objectdesktopmanager.exe. The software installer includes 13 files and is usually about 8.79 MB (9,218,350 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 8 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 73% of users of Stardock Object Desktop Manager come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.stardock.com
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Stardock\ObjectDesktop
Uninstaller: "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Stardock\ObjectDesktop\uninstall.exe" "/C:C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Stardock\ObjectDesktop\Uninstall\uninstall.xml"
Estimated size: 8.79 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Stardock Object Desktop Manager

Program executable:objectdesktopmanager.exe
Name:Object Desktop Manager
Additional files:
  • SasUpgrade.exe - Stardock Application Services (Sas License Upgrade)
  • SdAppServices.dll
  • DeElevate.exe - DeElevate Application (De-elevation tool)
  • DeElevate64.exe
  • sdActivate.exe - Activate (Product Activation)
  • ObjectDesktopManager.Common.dll - ObjectDesktopManager.Common
  • uninstall.exe (by Indigo Rose) - Setup Factory Runtime (Setup Application)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • ObjectDesktopManager.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Object Desktop-S-1-5-21-3068736560-227188680-2973163103-1004' (runs daily at 2:45 AM).
Startup File (User Run)
  • ObjectDesktopManager.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Object Desktop' and executes as "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\stardock\ObjectDesktop\ObjectDesktopManager.exe".

How do I remove Stardock Object Desktop Manager?

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

Win 8 76%
Win 7 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 76.38%
Windows 7 22.88%
Windows Vista 0.74%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 21.40%
Windows 8.1 Pro 19.56%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 16.97%
Windows 7 Home Premium 12.92%
Windows 10 Pro 7.75%
Windows 7 Professional 5.17%

Distribution by countryGeography

72.94% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 72.94%
  United Kingdom 5.88%
  Canada 3.24%
  Australia 2.94%
  Germany 2.35%
  Netherlands 2.06%
  Belgium 1.47%
  France 1.18%
  Brazil 0.88%
  DK 0.88%
  Taiwan 0.59%
  Switzerland 0.59%
  Turkey 0.59%
  Hong Kong 0.29%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 26.03%
Hewlett-Packard 19.18%
ASUS 12.33%
Acer 8.90%
Toshiba 6.85%
MSI 4.11%
Lenovo 4.11%
Intel 2.05%
Sony 2.05%
Medion 2.05%
Alienware 1.37%
Common models
ASUS All Series 6.16%
Dell XPS 8700 4.11%
ASUSTeK G75VW 3.42%
Gigabyte H67A-UD3H-B3 2.05%
TOSHIBA Satellite C855 2.05%
Dell XPS 8500 2.05%

About Stardock

Stardock is a software development company that initially developed for the OS/2 platform, but switch to Windows.
Publisher URL: www.stardock.com


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