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What percent of users and experts removed it?
26% remove it74% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,357
United States Rank #7,398
Reach 0.0917%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 10.50 days
309.72 days >
Average installed length: 162.74 days


5.10.032 11.23%
5.10 17.04%
5.00 1.49%

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What is IconPackager?  (from Stardock)

What makes IconPackager special is that unlike Microsoft's themes which only change a few icons, IconPackager changes hundreds of icons. A package of icons contains icons to replace most of the common icons on your Windows PC. Everything from "My Computer", "Recycle Bin", Folders, all the way to specific file format i...  Read more


IconPackager is a program developed by Stardock. The most used version is 5.10, with over 24% of all installations currently using this version. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The main program executable is iconpackager.exe. The software installer includes 58 files and is usually about 22.93 MB (24,041,913 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 31% of users of IconPackager come from the United States, it is also popular in Brazil and DZ.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.stardock.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Stardock\Object Desktop\IconPackager
Uninstaller: "C:\ProgramData\{B98A2B83-8BB0-42E7-AA1D-D6FA6E7C8F31}\IconPackager.exe" REMOVE=TRUE MODIFY=FALSE
Estimated size: 22.93 MB

Program filesFiles installed by IconPackager

Program executable:iconpackager.exe
Name:IconPackager for ObjectDesktop
Additional files:
  • TweakShell.exe - TweakShell for ObjectDesktop.net (TweakShell 1.0)
  • common.dll - IconPackager for Object Desktop (IconPackager Required Component)
  • common64.dll
  • extracticon64.dll
  • IconExplorer.exe - IconPackager for ObjectDesktop (IconPackager Explorer)
  • IconPackager64.exe - IconPackager
  • iprepair.dll - IconPackager Repair Module
  • iprepair64.dll
  • shellext.dll - IconPackager Shell Extension
  • shellext64.dll
  • inetconfig.dll - Internet Configuration (Stardock Required Component)
  • inetconfig64.dll
  • sdczip.dll - Stardock Central Zip
  • sdczip64.dll
  • ExplorerRestart32.dll - Stardock MyColors
  • ExplorerRestart64.dll
  • Activate.exe - Activate (Stardock Product Activation)
  • UninstHelper.exe - Impulse (Add/Remove Programs Helper)
  • iconpackager_setup.exe - IconPackager Setup
  • IconPackager5_public.exe
  • ip_post.exe - WindowBlinds
  • LiveFolders.exe (by Tonec) - Internet Download Manager installer
  • random.exe (by Tonec)
  • extracticon.dll - ExtractIcon Dynamic Link Library (ExtractIcon DLL)
  • iconupscale.dll - IconUpscale Dynamic Link Library (IconUpscale DLL)
  • GadgetLoad.exe - GadgetLoad Application (GadgetLoad MFC Application)
  • uninstall.exe (by Indigo Rose) - Setup Factory Runtime (Setup Application)
  • GadgetLoad64.exe
  • LiveFolders64.exe
  • cache.dll
  • DeElevator.dll
  • DeElevator64.dll
  • images.dll
  • LiveApply64.exe
  • lua5.1.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Context Menu Handlers
  • shellext.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'IconPackager' with a class of {2CF9036B-F720-425F-918C-03A336A65FC4}.
  • shellext64.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'IconPackager' with a class of {2CF9036B-F720-425F-918C-03A336A65FC4}.
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • IconPackager.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Stardock\Object Desktop\IconPackager\IconPackager.exe'.
  • IconExplorer.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Stardock\Object Desktop\IconPackager\IconExplorer.exe'.

How do I remove IconPackager?

You can uninstall IconPackager 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 IconPackager, 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 IconPackager.

Uninstall it 26%
Keep it 74%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 70.17%
Windows 10 22.71%
Windows XP 5.86%
Windows Vista 1.27%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 37.49%
Windows 7 Home Premium 17.96%
Windows 7 Professional 9.73%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.01%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.84%
Windows 8.1 2.50%

Distribution by countryGeography

30.61% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 30.61%
  Brazil 3.64%
  DZ 3.17%
  Russia 3.07%
  Egypt 3.07%
  United Kingdom 2.91%
  Spain 2.81%
  Germany 2.81%
  France 2.44%
  Canada 2.44%
  Italy 2.23%
  Mexico 2.03%
  India 1.98%
  MA 1.92%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 20.91%
Dell 20.55%
Acer 19.63%
ASUS 10.23%
Toshiba 5.94%
Lenovo 3.84%
Samsung 3.74%
Intel 2.01%
American Megatrends 1.10%
MSI 1.00%
Sahara 0.91%
Common models
ASUS All Series 4.28%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.04%
Gigabyte G41MT-S2PT 4.04%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.80%
Dell Inspiron 3521 2.38%
Dell Inspiron N5010 2.14%

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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