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Should I remove Windows Small Business Server 2008 Desktop Links Gadget?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #9,497
United States Rank #7,236
Reach 0.0456%

Versions

VersionDistribution
6.0.5601.6 15.34%
6.0.5601.0 84.66%

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Windows Small Business Server 2008 Desktop Links Gadget

What is Windows Small Business Server 2008 Desktop Links Gadget?  (from Microsoft)

Windows SBS 2008 installation enables the Desktop Links gadget by default. However, if users cannot access Desktop Links, you may need to enable the Desktop Links gadget manually.

Overview

Windows Small Business Server 2008 Desktop Links Gadget is a software program developed by Microsoft. The most common release is 6.0.5601.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The setup package generally installs about 4 files. 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 55% of users of Windows Small Business Server 2008 Desktop Links Gadget come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd701159(v=ws.10).aspx
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\windows sidebar\shared gadgets\sbsgadget.gadget\images
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{F5E5D7CA-0F94-41A3-8106-66473C2F3728}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Windows Small Business Server 2008 Desktop Links Gadget

  • registergadget.exe - Microsoft (R) Windows (R) Operating System

How do I remove Windows Small Business Server 2008 Desktop Links Gadget?

Quickly and completely remove Windows Small Business Server 2008 Desktop Links Gadget 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 Small Business Server 2008 Desktop Links Gadget 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 Small Business Server 2008 Desktop Links Gadget, 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 Small Business Server 2008 Desktop Links Gadget.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 93%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#9,497

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 95.94%
Windows Vista 2.50%
Windows 8 1.56%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 89.01%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.34%
Windows Vista Business 2.04%
Windows 7 Enterprise 1.41%
Windows 10 Pro 1.10%
Windows Vista Ultimate 0.47%

Distribution by countryGeography

55.23% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 55.23%
  United Kingdom 9.99%
  Australia 6.98%
  Germany 4.33%
  Canada 3.49%
  Netherlands 2.89%
  France 2.05%
  Sweden 1.44%
  Italy 1.32%
  Belgium 1.20%
  Israel 1.08%
  South Africa 1.08%
  Norway 0.96%
  Portugal 0.84%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 47.85%
Hewlett-Packard 37.87%
Intel 3.63%
Toshiba 3.17%
GIGABYTE 2.95%
Acer 2.95%
ASUS 0.91%
Samsung 0.68%
Common models
Dell OptiPlex 780 3.55%
Dell OptiPlex 790 2.90%
Dell OptiPlex 3010 2.90%
Dell OptiPlex 380 2.90%
Dell OptiPlex 9020 2.58%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.58%

About Microsoft

Microsoft Corporation develops, manufactures, licenses and supports a variety of products and services related to computing.
Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com

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