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Glowing Touchpad


Glowing Touchpad is a software program developed by Gateway. 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 primary executable is named glowing touchpad.exe. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 7. While about 55% of users of Glowing Touchpad come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.gateway.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Gateway\Glowing Touchpad
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{6F9FAD3F-61F9-489C-8431-572D3CB2F75C}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Glowing Touchpad

Program executable:glowing touchpad.exe
Name:Glowing Touchpad
Path:C:\Program Files\gateway\glowing touchpad\glowing touchpad.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Glowing Touchpad.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{89E600C7-0937-49BD-B78C-8FA0B20F9415}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Glowing Touchpad?

You can uninstall Glowing Touchpad 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 Glowing Touchpad, 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 Glowing Touchpad.

Win 7 (SP1) 66%
Win 10 10%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 90.16%
Windows 10 9.84%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 83.61%
Windows 10 Home 8.20%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.28%
Windows 7 Home Basic 1.64%
Windows 7 Professional 1.64%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 1.64%

Distribution by countryGeography

55.13% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 55.13%
  Canada 28.21%
  Australia 3.85%
  Japan 2.56%
  BS 1.28%
  Israel 1.28%
  Iran 1.28%
  Mexico 1.28%
  Philippines 1.28%
  Singapore 1.28%
  Taiwan 1.28%
  UA 1.28%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 98.31%
Common models
Gateway ID49C 50.82%
Gateway ID59C 40.98%
Gateway EC39C 6.56%
Gigabyte GA-790XT-USB3 1.64%

About Gateway

Gateway (acquired by Acer Inc.
Publisher URL: www.gateway.com


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