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Kcast Desktop


Kcast Desktop is a software program developed by Kitco Metals. The most common release is 1.2.5, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 kcast desktop.exe. The setup package generally installs about 1 files and is usually about 48.15 MB (50,489,392 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 83% of users of Kcast Desktop come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Hong Kong.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Kcast Desktop\Kcast Desktop\
Uninstaller: msiexec /qb /x {CE101320-EA82-1E7E-A274-42961E7DD5CA}
Estimated size: 48.15 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Kcast Desktop

Program executable:kcast desktop.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\kcast desktop\kcast desktop\kcast desktop.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Kcast Desktop.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{272B35D9-575B-4334-9743-2CE4DE3F92B5}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Kcast Desktop?

You can uninstall Kcast Desktop 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 Kcast Desktop, 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 Kcast Desktop.

Win 7 (SP1) 66%
Win 10 34%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.52%
Windows 10 34.48%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 51.72%
Windows 10 Home 17.24%
Windows 7 Professional 10.34%
Windows 8.1 6.90%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.45%
Windows 8 Single Language 3.45%

Distribution by countryGeography

82.61% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 82.61%
  Canada 10.87%
  Hong Kong 2.17%
  New Zealand 2.17%
  Turkey 2.17%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 44.00%
Dell 20.00%
Toshiba 12.00%
ASUS 12.00%
Acer 12.00%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite U945 3.85%
TOSHIBA Satellite P755 3.85%
TOSHIBA Satellite C855 3.85%
MSI MS-7680 3.85%
HP-Pavilion GZ731AA-ABA a... 3.85%
HP-Pavilion BQ464AA-ABA s... 3.85%


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