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Should I remove Hyperdesk - DarkMatter RedShift?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #39,051
United States Rank #38,112
Reach 0.0027%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 82.25 days
626.97 days >
Average installed length: 329.42 days


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Hyperdesk - DarkMatter RedShift


Hyperdesk - DarkMatter RedShift is a software program developed by The Skins Factory. 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 setup package generally installs about 20 files and is usually about 216.4 KB (221,596 bytes). The installed file ResourceUpdate.dll is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. 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 43% of users of Hyperdesk - DarkMatter RedShift come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.theskinsfactory.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\The Skins Factory\Hyperdesk\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{E6D6861C-7537-4BD5-B792-AA5206411138}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 216.4 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Hyperdesk - DarkMatter RedShift

  • HyperdeskEngine.exe - Hyperdesk Application (HyperdeskEngine)
  • AveStartButtonChangerInProc.dll (by AveApps, Andreas Verhoeven) - Ave7StartButtonChanger (Dynamic Start Button Changer)
  • AveLoadIntoExplorer.exe
  • HyperdeskIcons.exe
  • IconExchanger.exe (by Joost Verburg) - Icon Exchanger for Hyperdesk
  • ResourceUpdate.dll
  • shellstyle.dll (by Microsoft) - Windows Shell Style Resource Dll
  • SkinuxBaseV.dll
  • SkinuxCmpV.dll
  • SkinuxCommonV.dll
  • SkinuxFFV.dll
  • SkinuxImV.dll
  • SkinuxJavaScriptV.dll
  • SkinuxProcV.dll
  • SkinuxXML2V.dll
  • SkinuxZipV.dll
  • UAC.dll
  • Unicode.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • HyperdeskEngine.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E2AA4908-E274-4EBA-8DE9-BB16EFE4DA6D}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Hyperdesk - DarkMatter RedShift?

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Or, you can uninstall Hyperdesk - DarkMatter RedShift 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 Hyperdesk - DarkMatter RedShift, 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 Hyperdesk - DarkMatter RedShift.

Win 7 (SP1) 85%
Win 7 15%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 100.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 44.23%
Windows 7 Home Premium 42.31%
Windows 7 Professional 5.77%
Windows 7 Home Basic 3.85%
Windows Seven ATI Edition 1.92%
Windows Seven Black Editi... 1.92%

Distribution by countryGeography

42.86% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 42.86%
  Canada 6.35%
  Germany 6.35%
  Philippines 6.35%
  Australia 4.76%
  United Kingdom 3.17%
  Greece 3.17%
  Austria 1.59%
  Belgium 1.59%
  BH 1.59%
  Brazil 1.59%
  DK 1.59%
  DZ 1.59%
  Ecuador 1.59%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 21.43%
Dell 11.90%
ASUS 9.52%
Hewlett-Packard 9.52%
Toshiba 7.14%
Medion 7.14%
Alienware 7.14%
Intel 4.76%
Sony 2.38%
Lenovo 2.38%
Gateway 2.38%
Common models
ASUS All Series 4.55%
TOSHIBA Satellite L675D 2.27%
TOSHIBA Satellite C665 2.27%
TOSHIBA Satellite C655 2.27%
TOSHIBA Qosmio X500 2.27%


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