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Outlook on the Desktop 1.6.0


Outlook on the Desktop 1.6.0 is a program developed by Michael Scrivo. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. The software installer includes 6 files and is usually about 1.43 MB (1,500,063 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 43% of users of Outlook on the Desktop come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Netherlands.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.outlookonthedesktop.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Outlook on the Desktop\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Outlook on the Desktop\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 1.43 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Outlook on the Desktop 1.6.0

  • BitFactory.Logging.dll (by Bit Factory) - The Object Guy's Logging Framework
  • OutlookDesktop.exe (by SMR Computer Services) - Outlook on the Desktop
  • AxInterop.Microsoft.Office.Interop.OutlookViewCtl.dll
  • Microsoft.Office.Interop.Outlook.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft Office XP (Microsoft.Office.Interop.Outlook Primary Interop Assembly)
  • OutlookView.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'OutlookView'.
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • OutlookDesktop.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'OutlookOnDesktop' and executes as C:\Program Files\Outlook on the Desktop\OutlookDesktop.exe.

How do I remove Outlook on the Desktop?

You can uninstall Outlook on the 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 Outlook on the Desktop 1.6.0, 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 Outlook on the Desktop.

Win 10 53%
Win 7 3%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 53.33%
Windows 7 46.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 20.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.00%
Windows 7 Professional 13.33%
Windows 8.1 Pro 13.33%
Windows 8.1 10.00%
Windows 10 Pro 6.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

43.24% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 43.24%
  United Kingdom 10.81%
  Netherlands 10.81%
  Sweden 5.41%
  United Arab Emirates 2.70%
  Australia 2.70%
  Canada 2.70%
  Germany 2.70%
  Spain 2.70%
  France 2.70%
  India 2.70%
  Italy 2.70%
  NG 2.70%
  Poland 2.70%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.77%
Dell 19.23%
Acer 15.38%
Toshiba 7.69%
Lenovo 7.69%
American Megatrends 3.85%
ASUS 3.85%
Sony 3.85%
MSI 3.85%
Intel 3.85%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite L670 3.70%
Sony VPCEH3AEA 3.70%
Packard Bell EasyNote LJ7... 3.70%
Micro-Star EX629 3.70%
LENOVO Lenovo IdeaPad U41... 3.70%


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