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Desktop Alert Client


Desktop Alert Client is a software program developed by Desktop Alert. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The primary executable is named desktopalert.exe. The setup package generally installs about 6 files and is usually about 1.2 MB (1,261,568 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of those who have this installed, most are running it on Windows 7 (SP1). Most users that have installed this software come from the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\desktopalert
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{D57910C8-8BCD-4887-9B80-F3F937A64B5E}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.2 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Desktop Alert Client

Program executable:desktopalert.exe
Name:Desktop Alert
Desktop Alert Client Application
Path:C:\Program Files\desktopalert\desktopalert.exe
Additional files:
  • nlog.dll (by NLog) - NLog v2.0.1(PrivateBuild) (NLog for .NET Framework 3.5)
  • htmlagilitypack.dll (by Simon Mourier) - Html Agility Pack (Html Agility Pack - Release)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • desktopalert.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Desktop Alert' which loads as C:\Program Files\DesktopAlert\DesktopAlert.exe.

How do I remove Desktop Alert Client?

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

Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 49%
Keep it 51%
Windows 7 (SP1)

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 88.89%
Lenovo 11.11%
Common models
Dell Latitude E6420 22.22%
Dell OptiPlex 790 22.22%
Dell Latitude E6520 11.11%
Dell Precision WorkStatio... 11.11%
Dell Latitude XT3 11.11%


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