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AccuWeather Desktop

What is AccuWeather Desktop?

This software utilizes the Impulse digital distribution platform. Impulse provides users the ability to purchase and download software that are tied to an account on GameStop's servers, and can be downloaded from anywhere that allows the use of the Impulse client. Impulse allows users to install, update (when desired) and uninstall the software tied to a user's account. Users who purchase Impulse-supported games at retail stores can download the client and install previously purchased software on their computers without the original disc after registration of the game.

About  (from Stardock)

With AccuWeather.com's easy-to-download Desktop for PCs (running Windows XP or later), you'll always be ahead of the weather. Desktop allows you to easily keep informed of local weather anywhere in the world, and provides severe weather alerts, radar, satellite, and weather headlines in a fun-to-use app — and it's free...  Read more


A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The setup package is about 2.62 MB (2,746,711 bytes) when donwloaded.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.stardock.com
Help link: www.stardock.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\AccuWeather\Desktop
Uninstaller: "C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\{198DF385-4721-45F3-BF73-6D54286CF458}\accuweather_setup.exe" REMOVE=TRUE MODIFY=FALSE
Estimated size: 2.62 MB

Program filesFiles installed by AccuWeather Desktop

  • AccuWeatherDesktop.exe
  • AccuWeatherUserInfo.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • AccuWeatherDesktop.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{FB7E445E-FD94-49AC-ADF4-C9E6E719C53A}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove AccuWeather Desktop?

You can uninstall AccuWeather 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program AccuWeather Desktop, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 AccuWeather Desktop.

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win XP 33%
Uninstall it 18%
Keep it 82%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.67%
Windows XP 33.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 66.67%
Microsoft Windows XP 33.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 66.67%
Dell 33.33%

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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