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What percent of users and experts removed it?
10% remove it90% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #17,186
United States Rank #14,203
Reach 0.0145%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 7.94 days
234.38 days >
Average installed length: 123.15 days

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Active Desktop Calendar 7.96

What is Active Desktop Calendar?

Customizable PIM on your desktop wallpaper.

About  (from XemiComputers)

This fully customizable calendar with notes, tasks, alarms and contacts provides seamless integration and interactivity with the desktop background. You can organize your data in color coded layers and share them with other people on a local area network. The program can integrate with Outlook to show its appointments ...  Read more


Active Desktop Calendar 7.96 is a software program developed by XemiComputers. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. 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 primary executable is named ADC.exe. The setup package generally installs about 8 files and is usually about 26.4 MB (27,677,459 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 55% of users of Active Desktop Calendar come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.xemico.com/adc/index.html
Help link: www.xemico.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\XemiComputers\Active Desktop Calendar\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\XemiComputers\Active Desktop Calendar\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 26.4 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Active Desktop Calendar 7.96

Program executable:ADC.exe
Name:Active Desktop Calendar Application
Path:C:\Program Files\XemiComputers\Active Desktop Calendar\ADC.exe
Additional files:
  • ADCMigrator.exe - Active Desktop Calendar Migrating Utility Tool (Utility tool for Active Desktop Calendar (TM))
  • ADC.exe - Active Desktop Calendar Application
  • MouseHook.dll
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • activecalendar796111123cz.exe
  • QuitADC.exe - QuitADC Application (QuitADC MFC Application)
  • sqlite3.dll
  • uninst.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • ADC.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{0DE1DE22-01C8-44E0-968E-9DBC0ADE5D19}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • ADC.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Active Desktop Calendar' and executes as C:\Program Files\XemiComputers\Active Desktop Calendar\ADC.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:8.07 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0004043910%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00027618%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00012821%
0.015104% average

How do I remove Active Desktop Calendar?

You can uninstall Active Desktop Calendar 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 Active Desktop Calendar 7.96, 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 Active Desktop Calendar.

Win 7 (SP1) 55%
Win XP 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.84%
Windows 10 32.75%
Windows XP 6.62%
Windows Vista 2.09%
Windows Server 2003 0.70%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 24.47%
Windows 7 Ultimate 19.50%
Windows 7 Professional 12.06%
Windows 10 Home 10.28%
Windows 10 Pro 7.09%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.09%

Distribution by countryGeography

54.60% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 54.60%
  Canada 7.52%
  Australia 3.90%
  United Kingdom 3.90%
  Germany 3.06%
  Italy 2.51%
  Turkey 1.67%
  Brazil 1.39%
  Taiwan 1.39%
  Belgium 1.39%
  Sweden 1.39%
  Poland 1.39%
  France 1.11%
  Finland 1.11%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.75%
Dell 26.59%
Acer 15.61%
ASUS 12.72%
Intel 3.47%
American Megatrends 2.89%
Toshiba 2.31%
Common models
Hewlett-Packard 500-214 11.03%
HP G62 Notebook PC 2.94%
Dell Inspiron 518 2.21%
Gigabyte EP45-UD3P 2.21%
ASUS All Series 2.21%
ASUSTeK TP500LA 2.21%


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