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Autostar Suite

What is Autostar Suite?  (from Meade)

Autostar Suite Software is your complete digital astronomy solution for your Meade telescope!


Autostar Suite is a program developed by Meade. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is AutostarSuite.exe. The software installer includes 14 files and is usually about 220.39 MB (231,094,742 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 62% of users of Autostar Suite come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Netherlands.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.meade.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Meade\AutostarSuite
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files2\Meade\AUTOST~1\UNWISE.EXE C:\Program Files2\Meade\AUTOST~1\INSTALL.LOG
(Wise Installer is used for installing and uninstalling this software.)
Estimated size: 220.39 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Autostar Suite

Program executable:AutostarSuite.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Meade\AutostarSuite\AutostarSuite.exe
Additional files:
  • AutostarIP.exe (by SSC Observatories) - SSC Observatories AutostarIP (AutostarIP)
  • AutoStarCtrl.exe (by SSC) - AutoStarCtrl
  • Netscope.exe (by SSC) - NetScope
  • AutostarSuite.exe
  • dcraw.exe
  • DomeCtrl.exe - DomeCtrl
  • DSLR.exe - DSLR
  • jpg2tga.exe
  • MSTTS.exe (by Microsoft) - Microsoft(R) Windows NT(R) Operating System (Win32 Cabinet Self-Extractor)
  • readmoc.exe
  • spchapi.exe (by Microsoft)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • UNWISE.EXE is scheduled as a task with the class '{6768D28E-B6AC-49C5-988D-1DD310504E28}' (runs on registration).
  • AutostarSuite.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F7ACBA7C-D6A9-4C85-89A2-0703473FDFCD}' (runs on registration).
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • Netscope.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Meade\AutostarSuite\Netscope.exe'.
  • AutostarSuite.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Meade\AutostarSuite\AutostarSuite.exe'.

How do I remove Autostar Suite?

You can uninstall Autostar Suite 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 Autostar Suite, 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 Autostar Suite.

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win 7 4%
Uninstall it 18%
Keep it 82%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 53.92%
Windows 10 26.47%
Windows XP 13.73%
Windows Vista 5.88%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 31.31%
Microsoft Windows XP 13.13%
Windows 7 Professional 12.12%
Windows 10 Home 10.10%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.08%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.06%

Distribution by countryGeography

62.41% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 62.41%
  United Kingdom 9.77%
  Netherlands 3.76%
  Germany 3.76%
  Italy 3.76%
  Belgium 2.26%
  Canada 2.26%
  France 1.50%
  Australia 1.50%
  Sweden 1.50%
  Mexico 1.50%
  South Africa 0.75%
  Finland 0.75%
  Russia 0.75%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.30%
Dell 27.27%
Acer 16.67%
ASUS 9.09%
Lenovo 3.03%
Toshiba 3.03%
American Megatrends 3.03%
Samsung 1.52%
MSI 1.52%
Sony 1.52%
Intel 1.52%
Alienware 1.52%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.71%
HP G62 Notebook PC 3.53%
Dell Latitude D630 2.35%
ASUS All Series 2.35%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 1.18%
VelocityMicro VelocityMic... 1.18%


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