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What percent of users and experts removed it?
21% remove it79% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #26,802
Reach 0.0061%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
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Average installed length: 177.24 days

Desktop Icon Toy 4.5

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What is Desktop Icon Toy?  (from iDeskSoft)

Desktop Icon Toy is a desktop icon enhancement tool that allows you to make many funny but useful things for your windows desktop icons. What cool things could you do with Desktop Icon Toy? Arrange Desktop Icons You can arrange desktop icons by many complex figures, like: Clock (all the icons will be aligned as a clock...  Read more


Desktop Icon Toy 4.5 is a software program developed by iDeskSoft. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. 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 programs's main executable is DesktopIconToy.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 1.63 MB of memory. The setup package generally installs about 7 files and is usually about 1.83 MB (1,918,969 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 17% of users of Desktop Icon Toy come from Iran, it is also popular in the United States and DZ.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.idesksoft.com
Help link: www.idesksoft.com/contact.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Desktop Icon Toy\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Desktop Icon Toy\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 1.83 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Desktop Icon Toy 4.5

Program executable:DesktopIconToy.exe
Name:Desktop Icon Toy
Path:C:\Program Files\Desktop Icon Toy\DesktopIconToy.exe
Additional files:
  • DesktopIconToy.exe - Desktop Icon Toy
  • HookManager.dll - HookManager Dynamic Link Library (HookManager DLL)
  • mfc90u.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2008 (MFCDLL Shared Library - Retail Version)
  • msvcp90.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library
  • msvcr90.dll - Microsoft® C Runtime Library
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • التعريب.sfx.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • DesktopIconToy.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{EE1FEADF-CC04-40C9-89CD-4C3BF9696579}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • DesktopIconToy.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'DesktopIconToy' and executes as C:\Program Files\Desktop Icon Toy\DesktopIconToy.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:1.63 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0002792823%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00013149%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00014779%
0.015104% average
70 average

How do I remove Desktop Icon Toy?

Quickly and completely remove Desktop Icon Toy 4.5 from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Desktop Icon Toy 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 Icon Toy 4.5, 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 Icon Toy.

Win 7 (SP1) 68%
Win Vista (SP2) 3%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 21%
Keep it 79%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 78.99%
Windows 10 13.45%
Windows XP 5.04%
Windows Vista 2.52%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 54.62%
Windows 7 Home Premium 8.40%
Windows 7 Professional 8.40%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.88%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.04%
Windows 7 Home Basic 2.52%

Distribution by countryGeography

16.54% of installs come from Iran
Which countries install it?
  Iran 16.54%
  United States 15.75%
  DZ 11.81%
  Saudi Arabia 7.09%
  Egypt 5.51%
  MA 5.51%
  Colombia 4.72%
  IQ 4.72%
  Spain 3.15%
  Peru 3.15%
  BD 2.36%
  Indonesia 1.57%
  Mexico 1.57%
  Sweden 1.57%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 27.78%
Dell 22.22%
Hewlett-Packard 18.89%
ASUS 13.33%
Toshiba 5.56%
Samsung 2.22%
Gateway 1.11%
Compaq 1.11%
Alienware 1.11%
Common models
Dell Inspiron N5040 4.12%
HP G62 Notebook PC 3.09%
Gigabyte P41T-D3 2.06%
ASUSTeK N43SN 2.06%
Dell Inspiron 3521 2.06%
Acer Aspire 5736Z 2.06%


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