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Should I remove WindowBlinds?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
23% remove it77% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #7,037
United States Rank #5,778
Reach 0.0836%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 12.60 days
371.83 days >
Average installed length: 195.37 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
7.41.1 33.80%
7.41 0.70%
7.40 25.78%
7.30.049 2.79%
7.30.047 7.67%
7.30.042 2.79%
7.20.036 1.39%
7.20.033 5.23%
7.10.030 2.79%
7.00 1.05%
6.40 0.35%
6.30.108 0.35%
6.30.104 0.35%
6.30.101 0.35%
6.30.095 0.35%
6.30 0.70%
6.20.088 0.35%
6.10 7.67%
6.02 2.44%
6.00 3.14%

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Overview

WindowBlinds is a software program developed by Stardock. The most common release is 7.41.1, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The setup package generally installs about 88 files and is usually about 28.6 MB (29,993,967 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 51% of users of WindowBlinds come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.stardock.com
Help link: www.stardock.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Stardock\Object Desktop\WindowBlinds
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files1\Stardock\OBJECT~1\WINDOW~1\UNWISE.EXE C:\Program Files1\Stardock\OBJECT~1\WINDOW~1\INSTALL.LOG
(Wise Installer is used for installing and uninstalling this software.)
Estimated size: 28.6 MB

Program filesFiles installed by WindowBlinds

  • wbconfig.exe - WindowBlinds 6.x for Win32 x86 Unicode Machines (WindowBlinds Configuration)
  • wbload.exe - WindowBlinds 7 - http://www.windowblinds.net (WindowBlinds)
  • wbhelp.dll - WindowBlinds 7 for Win32 x86 machines (WindowBlinds Helper DLL)
  • wbhelp64.dll - WindowBlinds 4 for Win32 x86 machines
  • wbsys_xp.dll - WindowBlinds 5.x for x86 machines
  • Screen.exe - Stardock WindowBlinds 7.x (Screen)
  • wbdb.dll - WBDB Dynamic Link Library (WBDB DLL)
  • wbsrv.dll - Stardock WindowBlinds 7.3
  • VistaSrv.exe - Stardock WindowBlinds (WindowBlinds Service. Part of Stardock WindowBlinds. Do not redistribute)
  • wbui.dll - WindowBlinds 6.01 (WindowBlinds 6.01 UI)
  • wblind7.dll - WindowBlinds 7 (WindowBlinds 7 icon helper dll)
  • wblind.dll - WindowBlinds
  • wblind64.dll
  • wblindp.dll
  • wblindp2.dll
  • activate.exe - Activate (Stardock Product Activation)
  • UninstHelper.exe - Impulse (Add/Remove Programs Helper)
  • wb_post.exe
  • wbsys_xp.exe
  • unzip32.dll (by Info-ZIP) - Info-ZIP's UnZip Windows DLL (Info-ZIP's UnZip DLL for Win32)
  • sevenconfig.exe - Stardock WindowBlinds 7 (WindowBlinds 7 Configuration App)
  • skincst.exe - skincst Application (skincst MFC Application)
  • 32Set.exe
  • core.dll
  • tray.dll
  • tray64.dll
  • UNWISE.EXE
  • WBInstall32.exe
  • wbload64.dll
  • wbvista.exe
  • x64.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Service
  • VistaSrv.exe runs as a service named 'Stardock WindowBlinds' (WindowBlinds) "Stardock WindowBlinds Service".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

VistaSrv.exe
Memory:736 KB
21.09 MB average
User CPU:0.00001336%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:839
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:2 Bytes
435.61 KB average
WBInstall32.exe
Memory:958.67 KB
User CPU:0.00000445%
CPU cycles/sec:16,140

How do I remove WindowBlinds?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
 
HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 23%
Keep it 77%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 69.44%
Windows XP 22.22%
Windows Vista 5.90%
Windows 8 2.08%
Windows Server 2003 0.35%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.22%
Microsoft Windows XP 22.73%
Windows 7 Ultimate 19.93%
Windows 7 Professional 11.54%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.85%
Windows 7 Home Basic 1.40%

Distribution by countryGeography

51.22% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 51.22%
  Germany 5.42%
  Canada 3.79%
  United Kingdom 3.25%
  Hungary 2.98%
  France 2.44%
  Thailand 1.90%
  Iran 1.90%
  Australia 1.63%
  Netherlands 1.63%
  Egypt 1.63%
  Brazil 1.08%
  Indonesia 1.08%
  Czech Republic 1.08%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 19.66%
Dell 15.81%
Acer 15.38%
GIGABYTE 10.68%
ASUS 7.69%
Intel 5.98%
Toshiba 5.98%
American Megatrends 5.56%
Sahara 2.14%
Lenovo 2.14%
Samsung 2.14%
Alienware 2.14%
Common models
Alienware Aurora 1.89%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 1.89%
Dell XPS 8300 1.42%
TOSHIBA Satellite C660 1.42%
P4V8p P4V88+ 0.94%
GBT AWRDACPI 0.94%

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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