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What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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Palette Software


Palette Software is a program developed by Horizon Control. It adds an extension to the user's Internet Explorer web browser. The main program executable is palette.exe. The software installer includes 31 files and is usually about 60.17 MB (63,089,167 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 64% of users of Palette Software come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Ireland.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.horizoncontrol.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Strand Lighting\Palette
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Strand Lighting\Palette\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 60.17 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Palette Software

Program executable:palette.exe
Name:Horizon Control Software
Path:C:\Program Files\strand lighting\palette\palette.exe
Additional files:
  • HCITedit.ocx - HCITEdit ActiveX Control Module
  • HCINumbox.ocx - hcinumbox OLE Control Module (HCINumbox OLE Control Module)
  • HCIMouse.ocx - HCIMouse OLE Control Module
  • HrdwTest.exe - PaletteHardwareTest
  • hcengine.exe - Horizon Engine
  • SendSystemLog.exe - SendSystemLog
  • ClickToSend.exe - ClickToSend
  • HCINumgrid.ocx - HCINumgrid
  • RegTweak.exe - RegTweak
  • Uninstall.exe - Palette Lighting Control Off-line editor
  • ab992.dll
  • COMDLG32.OCX (by Microsoft) - CMDIALOG (CMDialog ActiveX Control DLL)
  • HCIScrlist.ocx - hciscrlist OLE Control Module (Horizon Control Application Extension)
  • HCIUpgrade.exe - Horizon Upgrade Application
  • Interop.Shell32.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'Shell32'.
  • mfc100.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 10 (MFCDLL Shared Library - Retail Version)
  • mfc80.dll - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2005
  • MSCOMCTL.OCX - MSCOMCTL (Windows Common Controls ActiveX Control DLL)
  • msvcp100.dll - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2010 (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • msvcp80.dll - Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library
  • msvcr100.dll
  • msvcr80.dll
  • Mswinsck.ocx - Microsoft Winsock Control (Microsoft Winsock Control DLL)
  • NTGraph.ocx (by Nikolai Teofilov) - NTGraph ActiveX Control Module
  • rpc2.dll
  • stlport_vc646.dll (by STLport Consulting) - STLport Standard ANSI C++ Library (STLport)
  • vbalipao.dll (by vbAccelerator) - vbAccelerator IOLEInPlaceActiveObject Implementation - for TabKey Trapping
  • vusbdmx.dll
  • WMP9plugin.dll
  • xmlrpc.dll - xmlrpc dll Dynamic Link Library (xmlrpc dll DLL)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer Extension
  • COMDLG32.OCX is installed as an Internet Explorer extension using the class {9F01D864-E34E-46A0-927D-9C78EF4B723D}.

How do I remove Palette Software?

Quickly and completely remove Palette Software from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Palette Software 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 Palette Software, 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 Palette Software.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Palette Software you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 83%
Win Vista (SP2) 17%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 83.33%
Windows Vista 16.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 66.67%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.67%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 16.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

63.64% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 63.64%
  Canada 9.09%
  Ireland 9.09%
  Netherlands 9.09%
  Portugal 9.09%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 50.00%
Lenovo 16.67%
Dell 16.67%
Acer 16.67%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite A300 16.67%
LENOVO Lenovo IdeaPad Y58... 16.67%
Dell Dell XPS420 16.67%
ASUSTeK K54HR 16.67%
ASUSTeK G74Sx 16.67%
Acer Aspire V3-771 16.67%


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