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Should I remove TaskSwitchXP?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #15,593
United States Rank #29,031
Reach 0.0202%


2.0.11 94.19%
2.0.10 0.83%
2.0.9 0.83%
2.0.8 1.24%
2.0.7 2.90%


What is TaskSwitchXP?  (from Alexander Avdonin)

TaskSwitchXP provides the same functionality as the existing application switching mechanism in Windows XP today. In addition to displaying an icon list, however, the application will also show a thumbnail preview of the window that will be switched to. TaskSwitchXP allows you to minimize windows to the system tray and...  Read more


TaskSwitchXP is a program developed by Alexander Avdonin. The most used version is 2.0.11, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The programs's main executable is TaskSwitchXP.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 898 KB of memory. The software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 977.42 KB (1,000,873 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows XP as well as Windows XP. While about 11% of users of TaskSwitchXP come from the United States, it is also popular in Spain and Argentina.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: mailto:alexander@ntwind.com?subject=TaskSwitchXP_2.0.11&body=Hi!
Help link: www.ntwind.com/software/taskswitchxp.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\TaskSwitchXP
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\TaskSwitchXP\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 977.42 KB

Program filesFiles installed by TaskSwitchXP

Program executable:TaskSwitchXP.exe
TaskSwitchXP Pro 2.0
Path:C:\Program Files\TaskSwitchXP\TaskSwitchXP.exe
Additional files:
  • ConfigTsXP.exe - TaskSwitchXP (TaskSwitchXP Configuration)
  • TaskSwitchXP.exe - TaskSwitchXP Pro 2.0
  • uninst.exe - TaskSwitchXP Installer

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • TaskSwitchXP.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'TaskSwitchXP' and executes as C:\Program Files\TaskSwitchXP\TaskSwitchXP.exe.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • TaskSwitchXP.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'TaskSwitchXP' which loads as C:\Program Files\TaskSwitchXP\TaskSwitchXP.exe.
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • ConfigTsXP.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\TaskSwitchXP\ConfigTsXP.exe'.
  • TaskSwitchXP.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\TaskSwitchXP\TaskSwitchXP.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:898 KB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0003698421%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00034568%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00002416%
0.015104% average
70 average

How do I remove TaskSwitchXP?

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

Win XP 91%
Win 8 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 98.76%
Windows 7 0.83%
Windows 8 0.41%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 98.32%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise 0.42%
EvoLite Plus® 0.42%
Windows 7 Professional 0.42%
Windows 7 Home Premium 0.42%

Distribution by countryGeography

11.30% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 11.30%
  Spain 10.88%
  Argentina 9.21%
  Mexico 8.37%
  Germany 7.11%
  France 5.86%
  Romania 4.60%
  Egypt 3.35%
  Chile 2.93%
  MA 2.51%
  Colombia 2.51%
  Costa Rica 2.09%
  RS 2.09%
  DZ 2.09%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 18.18%
American Megatrends 16.53%
Intel 12.40%
Sahara 6.61%
Acer 6.61%
Compaq 4.96%
Hewlett-Packard 2.48%
Toshiba 2.48%
Common models
Gigabyte G41MT-S2P 4.39%
INTEL DG31PR 2.63%
Gigabyte G31M-ES2C 2.63%
Dell Computer Dimension 3... 1.75%


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