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What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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2.1.1 50.00%
2.1.0 28.57%
2.0.3 7.14%
2.0.0 14.29%

authorSTREAM Desktop


authorSTREAM Desktop is a software program developed by authorstream. The most common release is 2.1.1, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named aSDesktop.exe. The setup package generally installs about 25 files and is usually about 5.1 MB (5,344,906 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 64% of users of authorSTREAM Desktop come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Korea.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.authorstream.com
Help link: www.authorstream.com/Help/contact-support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\authorSTREAM\aS Desktop 2.1\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{FE739C37-E135-4DFD-ACED-5DFC88209E69}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 5.1 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by authorSTREAM Desktop

Program executable:aSDesktop.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\authorSTREAM\aS Desktop 2.1\aSDesktop.exe
Additional files:
  • Interop.ShockwaveFlashObjects.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'ShockwaveFlashObjects'.
  • aSDMediaExtractionAndPPTInsertion.dll - aSDMediaExtractionAndPPTInsertion
  • authorStream.Facebook.dll - authorStream.Facebook
  • AS.SHEXT.dll
  • AS.NUPLD.dll - aSDUploadProcessUI
  • AG.APFP.dll - authorPOINT Lite
  • AS.NAGUP.dll - NewUpldProcess
  • ALW_ManageLog.dll - ALW_ManageLog
  • FTPLibrary.dll - authorGEN.Web
  • AG.ASRCH.dll - aSDSearchWeb
  • AS.EXCP.dll - aSDException
  • AG.ASTP.dll - aSDTaskPane
  • ICSharpCode.SharpZipLib.dll (by ICSharpCode.net) - #ZipLibrary (ICSharpCode.SharpZipLibrary)
  • AS.DSCM.dll - aSDCommon
  • aSDesktop.exe - UploadExe
  • AS.AGUP.dll - Upload
  • ASD.CLINK.dll - Lm
  • AG.ASAD.dll
  • AxInterop.ShockwaveFlashObjects.dll

How do I remove authorSTREAM Desktop?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win 7 7%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.14%
Windows XP 21.43%
Windows 8 21.43%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 28.57%
Microsoft Windows XP 21.43%
Windows 7 Professional 21.43%
Windows 8.1 14.29%
Windows 10 Home 7.14%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.14%

Distribution by countryGeography

64.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 64.00%
  United Kingdom 8.00%
  Korea 4.00%
  India 4.00%
  IQ 4.00%
  ET 4.00%
  Germany 4.00%
  United Arab Emirates 4.00%
  Italy 4.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 30.77%
Toshiba 23.08%
Hewlett-Packard 15.38%
ASUS 7.69%
Samsung 7.69%
Medion 7.69%
Acer 7.69%
Common models
Dell Inspiron N5030 7.69%
Dell Dell System XPS 15... 7.69%
MSI MS-7597 7.69%
MSI MS-7309 7.69%
ASUS All Series 7.69%
Acer ICONIA W700 7.69%


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