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VersionDistribution 9.33% 90.67%

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PowerDesk 8.5

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What is PowerDesk?  (from Avanquest Software)

PowerDesk Professional is the easy, fast and expert way to organize and manage the files, digital photos, MP3s and web images on your PC. With far more features and functions than the standard Windows file manager or other file management software, PowerDesk 8 Pro gives you the tools to search, edit, delete, copy, move...  Read more


PowerDesk 8.5 is a program developed by Avanquest Software. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software installer includes 48 files and is usually about 507.45 KB (519,628 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 78% of users of PowerDesk come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.avanquestusa.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Avanquest\PowerDesk\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{D5A1D99C-B812-4B61-9AF4-DF9AA4982494}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 507.45 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by PowerDesk 8.5

  • CheckSumTool.dll - CheckSumTool
  • APMessage.exe - APMessage
  • APMLRIns.dll - PowerDesk (APMLRIns)
  • BrowserApp.exe - HTML Browser
  • BrwsrWin.dll - BrowserWindow DLL
  • convert.exe
  • APMLR.dll - APMLR
  • bvrpctln.dll - MPT (Custom controls and utilities library)
  • arcinfo.dll
  • ContextMenuServer.exe
  • CplServer.exe
  • DClickDesktopHook.dll

How do I remove PowerDesk?

Quickly and completely remove PowerDesk 8.5 from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall PowerDesk 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 PowerDesk 8.5, 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 PowerDesk.

Win 7 (SP1) 71%
Win 7 1%
Uninstall it 18%
Keep it 82%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 72.67%
Windows 10 17.33%
Windows XP 8.00%
Windows Vista 2.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.23%
Windows 7 Professional 23.49%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.41%
Windows 8.1 9.40%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.05%
Windows 7 Enterprise 3.36%

Distribution by countryGeography

78.13% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 78.13%
  Canada 6.70%
  United Kingdom 4.46%
  Australia 3.13%
  Belgium 1.79%
  New Zealand 0.89%
  Germany 0.89%
  France 0.45%
  Switzerland 0.45%
  Mexico 0.45%
  Greece 0.45%
  Japan 0.45%
  DK 0.45%
  Czech Republic 0.45%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 26.32%
Hewlett-Packard 23.16%
Acer 18.95%
ASUS 5.26%
Toshiba 5.26%
Alienware 2.11%
Intel 2.11%
Lenovo 2.11%
Sahara 2.11%
Gateway 1.05%
Compaq 1.05%
Common models
Gigabyte GA-MA785GM-US2H 2.88%
Dell Inspiron 580 1.92%
Dell XPS 8500 1.92%
Dell XPS 8300 1.92%
Acer Aspire ES1-711 1.92%
Gateway DX4860 1.92%

About (from Avanquest Software)

Avanquest Software is a world leading developer of personal and professional software, encompassing a large number of categories including Creativity and Learning software, Utilities and Multimedia, all featured with the latest cutting edge technology to provide a more secure and enjoyable experience to people looking for easy and affordable software solutions in everyday life.
Publisher URL: www.avanquest.com


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