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Should I remove Windows 8 UX Pack?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #19,511
United States Rank #23,838
Reach 0.0134%


7.0 50.00%
6.5 8.70%
6.0 13.04%
5.0 15.22%
4.0 4.35%
3.5 8.70%

Windows 8 UX Pack


Windows 8 UX Pack is a software program developed by Windows X's Live. The most common release is 7.0, 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. The primary executable is named uxuninst.exe. The setup package generally installs about 64 files and is usually about 29.2 MB (30,619,580 bytes). The installed file AutoUpdate.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 7. While about 38% of users of Windows 8 UX Pack come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and DZ.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: www.windowsxlive.net
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\UX Pack\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\UX Pack\uxuninst.exe
Estimated size: 29.2 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Windows 8 UX Pack

Program executable:uxuninst.exe
UX Pack Worker
Path:C:\Program Files\ux pack\uxuninst.exe
Additional files:
  • uxlaunch.exe - Windows 8 UX Pack Launchcer
  • Aura.exe (by Stealth Software) - Aura
  • Aura.resources.dll (by Stealth Software)
  • AxInterop.WMPLib.dll
  • FacebookApi.dll (by Thuzi) - Facebook C# SDK (Facebook)
  • Gmail.dll - Gmail
  • iFr.Helper.dll - iFr Helper Library
  • Interop.WMPLib.dll
  • Ionic.Zip.dll (by Dino Chiesa) - DotNetZip Library (Ionic's Zip Library)
  • Me.dll - Me
  • Microsoft.WindowsAPICodePack.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft Windows API Code Pack for .NET Framework (Microsoft.WindowsAPICodePack)
  • Microsoft.WindowsAPICodePack.Shell.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft.WindowsAPICodePack.Shell
  • Music.dll - Music
  • Newgen.Base.dll - Newgen.Base
  • Newgen.exe (by NewgenTeam) - Newgen
  • Nini.dll (by Brent R. Matzelle) - Nini (Nini for .NET Framework 2.0)
  • Social.Base.dll - Social.Base
  • Store.dll - Store widget
  • UserTile.exe - UserTile
  • UserTileLib.dll - UserTileLib
  • Video.dll - Video
  • VisualStateManager.dll (by Microsoft) - ClassLibrary1
  • WmpWrapper.dll - WmpInterop (Wmp Wrapper)
  • Clock.dll - Clock
  • CPU.dll - CPU Widget
  • Hammock.ClientProfile.dll (by Apitize) - Hammock
  • Newtonsoft.Json.dll (by Newtonsoft) - Newtonsoft Json.NET
  • RAM.dll - RAM Widget
  • TweetSharp.dll (by Apitize) - TweetSharp
  • Twitter.dll - Twitter
  • Weather.dll - Weather

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • uxlaunch.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'UX Launcher' which loads as C:\Program Files\UX Pack\uxlaunch.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:64.12 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0002501047%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00022166%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00002844%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:3,301,466
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:5 Bytes
435.61 KB average
Memory:23 MB
Total CPU:0.0039344560%
Kernel CPU:0.00182824%
User CPU:0.00210621%
CPU cycles/sec:1,637,595
I/O reads/min:309 Bytes

How do I remove Windows 8 UX Pack?

Quickly and completely remove Windows 8 UX Pack from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Windows 8 UX Pack 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 Windows 8 UX Pack, 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 Windows 8 UX Pack.

Win 7 (SP1) 78%
Win 7 22%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 100.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 54.35%
Windows 7 Home Premium 21.74%
Windows 7 Professional 17.39%
Windows 7 Starter 2.17%
Windows Se7en Titan 2.17%
Windows 7 Professional N 2.17%

Distribution by countryGeography

37.70% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 37.70%
  Germany 8.20%
  DZ 6.56%
  Taiwan 4.92%
  United Kingdom 4.92%
  RS 3.28%
  India 3.28%
  Indonesia 3.28%
  Iran 3.28%
  LY 1.64%
  MK 1.64%
  Vietnam 1.64%
  TN 1.64%
  Brazil 1.64%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 25.00%
Acer 17.50%
Hewlett-Packard 17.50%
Lenovo 12.50%
ASUS 7.50%
Alienware 5.00%
Toshiba 5.00%
American Megatrends 2.50%
Intel 2.50%
Samsung 2.50%
Sony 2.50%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite A300 2.70%
TOSHIBA Satellite C660 2.70%
Acer AO722 2.70%
Acer Aspire E1-571G 2.70%
Acer Aspire V5-471G 2.70%
Acer TMP453-MG 2.70%


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