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1% remove it99% keep it
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DeskPins is a program developed by Elias Fotinis. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. The main program executable is deskpins.exe. The software installer includes 5 files. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 82% of users of DeskPins come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\DeskPins
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\DeskPins\uninst.exe"

Program filesFiles installed by DeskPins

Program executable:deskpins.exe
Name:Elias Fotinis DeskPins
DeskPins application
Path:C:\Program Files\deskpins\deskpins.exe
Additional files:
  • dphook.dll - Elias Fotinis DeskPins (DeskPins hook module)
  • DeskPins-1.32-setup.exe - DeskPins (DeskPins installer)
  • uninst.exe
  • uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • deskpins.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named DeskPins.lnk_FolderAppdata_S-1-5-21-532345127-789944555-2625714543-1001.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • deskpins.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'DeskPins.exe' which loads as C:\Program Files\DeskPins\deskpins.exe.

How do I remove DeskPins?

Quickly and completely remove DeskPins from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall DeskPins 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 DeskPins, 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 DeskPins.

Win 10 77%
Win 7 (SP1) 23%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 76.74%
Windows 7 23.26%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 39.53%
Windows 10 Pro 16.28%
Windows 7 Home Premium 9.30%
Windows 7 Professional 9.30%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 6.98%
Windows 10 Enterprise 4.65%

Distribution by countryGeography

82.35% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 82.35%
  United Kingdom 5.88%
  Canada 2.94%
  Germany 2.94%
  Poland 2.94%
  Italy 1.47%
  Norway 1.47%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 34.48%
Hewlett-Packard 24.14%
ASUS 17.24%
Dell 6.90%
Lenovo 6.90%
Toshiba 3.45%
Sony 3.45%
Alienware 3.45%
Common models
Acer Aspire E5-573G 5.71%
Wortmann AG MS-1753 2.86%
Acer Aspire 5935 2.86%
Sony SVS1511CFXB 2.86%
PDS Inc. Vector SW 2.86%


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