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DeskScapes 3

What is DeskScapes 3?  (from Stardock)

Choose from over 40 effects to apply to any wallpaper. Effects include: black and white, blur, canvas texture, inverted, night vision, pop art, sepia, animated snow and many more! Using a simple slider DeskScapes helps you apply new colors to wallpapers. Color customization can be applied to an entire image or only to ...  Read more


DeskScapes 3 is a software program developed by Stardock. 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). When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The primary executable is named deskscapesconfig.exe. The setup package generally installs about 16 files and is usually about 23.28 MB (24,414,304 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 80% of users of DeskScapes 3 come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Brazil.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.stardock.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Stardock\Object Desktop\DeskScapes3
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Stardock\Object Desktop\DeskScapes3\UninstHelper.exe" /autouninstall deskscapes3
Estimated size: 23.28 MB

Program filesFiles installed by DeskScapes 3

Program executable:deskscapesconfig.exe
Name:Stardock DeskScapes 3
DeskScapes 3 Configuration app
Path:C:\Program Files\stardock\object desktop\deskscapes3\deskscapesconfig.exe
Additional files:
  • deskscape.dll - Stardock DeskScapes 3
  • DreamControl32.dll
  • DreamMaker.exe
  • deskscapes.dll - Stardock DeskScapes (DeskScapes)
  • DSHost.exe - DSHost Application
  • activate.exe - Activate (Stardock Product Activation)
  • UninstHelper.exe - Impulse (Add/Remove Programs Helper)
  • dk2_unregister.exe - WindowBlinds
  • deskscapesvideo.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • deskscapes.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'DeskscapesMenu' with a class of {EC654325-1273-C2A9-2B7C-45D29BCE68FB}.
Scheduled Task
  • DeskscapesConfig.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E4B2EEBE-D5A9-43B7-A49B-5543BCB52A3B}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove DeskScapes 3?

Quickly and completely remove DeskScapes 3 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall DeskScapes 3 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 DeskScapes 3, 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 DeskScapes 3.

Win 7 (SP1) 68%
Win XP 3%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 74.19%
Windows Vista 22.58%
Windows XP 3.23%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 46.67%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.67%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 16.67%
Windows 7 Professional 10.00%
Windows Vista Ultimate 6.67%
Microsoft Windows XP 3.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

80.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 80.00%
  Canada 6.67%
  Brazil 4.44%
  Australia 2.22%
  Germany 2.22%
  France 2.22%
  Norway 2.22%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 45.83%
Hewlett-Packard 16.67%
Acer 12.50%
ASUS 8.33%
MSI 4.17%
Common models
Micro-Star FX420 4.76%
HP-Pavilion FQ560AA-ABA m... 4.76%
HP-Pavilion AW019AV-ABA e... 4.76%
Hewlett-Packard p6677c 4.76%
HP Pavilion P6000 Series 4.76%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.76%

About Stardock

Stardock is a software development company that initially developed for the OS/2 platform, but switch to Windows.
Publisher URL: www.stardock.com


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