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Should I remove StockTicker?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #38,172
United States Rank #23,849
Reach 0.0030%


2.5.1 78.57%
2.1.0 21.43%



StockTicker is a software program developed by Free Desktop Tools. The most common release is 2.5.1, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 stockticker.exe. The setup package generally installs about 6 files and is usually about 2.53 MB (2,653,847 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 79% of users of StockTicker come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.free-stock-ticker.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\free desktop tools\stockticker
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Free Desktop Tools\StockTicker\StockTickerUninstall.exe
Estimated size: 2.53 MB

Program filesFiles installed by StockTicker

Program executable:stockticker.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\free desktop tools\stockticker\stockticker.exe
Additional files:
  • StockTickerUninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • StockTicker.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{FA6E00F5-91B1-4B1E-A898-CEFD49DE85DC}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • StockTicker.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'StockTicker' which loads as C:\Program Files\Free Desktop Tools\StockTicker\StockTicker.exe.

How do I remove StockTicker?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win XP 10%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.52%
Windows 8 19.05%
Windows Vista 11.90%
Windows XP 9.52%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.15%
Windows 7 Professional 17.07%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.76%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 9.76%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.32%
Windows 8.1 7.32%

Distribution by countryGeography

79.03% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 79.03%
  Canada 8.06%
  United Kingdom 3.23%
  Argentina 1.61%
  Belgium 1.61%
  BZ 1.61%
  France 1.61%
  Ireland 1.61%
  Mexico 1.61%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 32.43%
Dell 21.62%
Acer 21.62%
Lenovo 10.81%
Toshiba 5.41%
Intel 5.41%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite L305 5.71%
Dell Inspiron 545 5.71%
Dell Inspiron 3847 2.86%
BIOSTAR Group TPOWER X79 2.86%
BIOSTAR Group TA785G3 HD 2.86%
Acer ICONIA W510 2.86%

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MikePover a year ago
I did this but the program remains, how else can I delete it?