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7% remove it93% keep it
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DemonStar Shareware


DemonStar Shareware is a software program developed by Mountain King Studios. The most common release is 4.04, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 generally installs about 3 files and is usually about 16.49 MB (17,292,283 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 47% of users of DemonStar Shareware come from the United States, it is also popular in Brazil and LY.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.mking.com
Help link: www.mking.com/support.htm
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\demonstar_shareware
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\DemonStar_Shareware\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 16.49 MB

Program filesFiles installed by DemonStar Shareware

  • IFC22.dll (by Immersion) - Immersion Foundation Classes
  • unins000.exe - Inno Setup (Uninstaller)
  • ds.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • ds.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{93A3EBBC-AB18-4DDA-9AA8-4D2DE556BDC8}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove DemonStar Shareware?

You can uninstall DemonStar Shareware 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 DemonStar Shareware, 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 DemonStar Shareware.

Win 7 (SP1) 77%
Win 10 23%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 76.92%
Windows 10 23.08%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 38.46%
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.77%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.69%
Windows 7 Professional 7.69%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 7.69%
Windows 10 Home 7.69%

Distribution by countryGeography

47.37% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 47.37%
  Brazil 10.53%
  LY 5.26%
  MA 5.26%
  France 5.26%
  Finland 5.26%
  Australia 5.26%
  Indonesia 5.26%
  Germany 5.26%
  United Kingdom 5.26%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 27.27%
Dell 18.18%
Hewlett-Packard 18.18%
Toshiba 9.09%
ASUS 9.09%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite L645 9.09%
TOSHIBA Satellite L50-A66... 9.09%
HP G62 Notebook PC 9.09%
Hewlett-Packard Compaq Pr... 9.09%
Gigabyte Z68X-UD3H-B3 9.09%
Gigabyte X58A-UD7 9.09%


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