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CoolTabs 2


CoolTabs 2 is a program developed by Alerma Software. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. The main program executable is CoolTabs.exe. The software installer includes 14 files and is usually about 5.88 MB (6,166,933 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 93% of users of CoolTabs 2 come from the United States, it is also popular in Belgium.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.alerma.com
Help link: www.alerma.com/support.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\CoolTabs 2\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{15F4F481-B6F2-4DB0-AD42-0708CE8D62B7}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 5.88 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by CoolTabs 2

Program executable:CoolTabs.exe
Name:CoolTabs Application
CoolTabs - Advanced Desktop Launcher
Path:C:\Program Files\CoolTabs 2\CoolTabs.exe
Additional files:
  • CoolTabs.exe - CoolTabs - Advanced Desktop Launcher. (CoolTabs Application)
  • CoolTabsOrg.exe
  • GWCPropU.dll - GWCProp Dynamic Link Library
  • SWHook.dll - Alerma SWHook.dll
  • dbghelp.dll (by Microsoft) - Debugging Tools for Windows(R) (Windows Image Helper)
  • CrashRpt.dll - Crash Report Module
  • gdiplus.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft GDI+
  • mfc71.dll - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET (MFCDLL Shared Library - Retail Version)
  • mfc71u.dll
  • msvcp71.dll - Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library
  • msvcr71.dll - Microsoft® C Runtime Library
  • VXPLib.dll (by Tooltips.NET) - VXPLib
  • zlib.dll - zlib data compression library

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • CoolTabs.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'CoolTabs' and executes as "C:\Program Files\CoolTabs 2\CoolTabs.exe".

How do I remove CoolTabs 2?

Quickly and completely remove CoolTabs 2 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall CoolTabs 2 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 CoolTabs 2, 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 CoolTabs 2.

Win 7 (SP1) 80%
Win 8 20%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 80.00%
Windows 8 20.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 60.00%
Windows 7 Professional 20.00%
Windows 8 Pro 20.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

92.86% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 92.86%
  Belgium 7.14%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Toshiba 33.33%
Hewlett-Packard 33.33%
Dell 33.33%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite L875 33.33%
Hewlett-Packard p7-1267c 33.33%
Dell OptiPlex 390 33.33%


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