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What percent of users and experts removed it?
19% remove it81% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #777
United States Rank #1,506
Reach 0.8789%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 19.66 days
579.98 days >
Average installed length: 304.73 days


1.3.5 0.05%

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RocketDock 1.3.5

What is RocketDock?

RocketDock is an application launcher developed by PolyVector and Skunkie of Punk Labs that provides a dock similar to that of the Mac OS X Aqua GUI. It is freely available under a Creative Commons license and is distributed by Punk Labs.

About  (from Punk Software)

RocketDock is a smoothly animated, alpha blended application launcher. It provides a nice clean interface to drop shortcuts on for easy access and organization. With each item completely customizable there is no end to what you can add and launch from the dock.


During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named RocketDock.exe. The setup package generally installs about 97 files and is usually about 11.08 MB (11,616,506 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: rocketdock.com
Help link: forums.punksoftware.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\RocketDock\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\RocketDock\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 11.08 MB

Program filesFiles installed by RocketDock 1.3.5

Program executable:RocketDock.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\RocketDock\RocketDock.exe
Additional files:
  • RocketDock-v1.3.5.exe - RocketDock Setup
  • Uninst.exe - Paquet Builder - www.gdgsoft.com (Paquet Builder - Package Uninstall Program)
  • uninstall.exe (by Indigo Rose) - Setup Factory Runtime (Setup Application)
  • YzDocklet.dll (by RaduKing) - RaduKing YzDocklet (YzDocklet)
  • RocketDockmgr.exe (by Macromedia) - Shockwave Flash (Shockwave Flash 6.0 r65)
  • StackDocklet.dll (by Matías Moreno) - Stacks Docklet
  • unins000.exe - Inno Setup (Setup/Uninstall)
  • lpk.dll
  • MouseHook.dll
  • RocketDock.dll
  • rocketdock.exe
  • StackLib.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • RocketDock.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{EF0CB3C1-2A91-4A92-82B9-C3A9484DE861}' (runs on registration).
  • uninstall.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{D421D11A-6221-4BF6-8F93-2187C1DFFE7D}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • RocketDock.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named RocketDock_Reg_HKCURun_S-1-5-21-1124816698-119137870-1329117157-1001.
Startup File (User Run)
  • RocketDock.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Rocket Dock' and executes as "C:\Program Files\RocketDock\RocketDock.exe".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • RocketDock.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'RocketDock.exe' which loads as C:\Program Files\RocketDock\RocketDock.exe.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • RocketDock.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\RocketDock\RocketDock.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:8.48 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0160814285%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00877195%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00730947%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:1,437,035
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:3.57 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:3 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove RocketDock?

You can uninstall RocketDock 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 RocketDock 1.3.5, 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 RocketDock.

Win 7 (SP1) 55%
Win 7 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 19%
Keep it 81%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.67%
Windows 10 27.44%
Windows XP 6.73%
Windows Vista 3.13%
Windows Server 2003 0.02%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 26.49%
Windows 7 Home Premium 21.88%
Windows 7 Professional 10.58%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.69%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.66%
Windows 8.1 4.48%

Distribution by countryGeography

28.20% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 28.20%
  Germany 9.56%
  France 6.34%
  Italy 3.55%
  Brazil 2.94%
  United Kingdom 2.58%
  Mexico 2.34%
  MA 2.09%
  Russia 1.98%
  Canada 1.92%
  Spain 1.87%
  DZ 1.59%
  India 1.54%
  Netherlands 1.53%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.09%
Acer 20.81%
Dell 17.57%
ASUS 13.22%
Toshiba 4.69%
Lenovo 4.38%
Samsung 3.88%
Intel 1.15%
American Megatrends 0.98%
MSI 0.86%
Medion 0.84%
Common models
ASUS All Series 6.31%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.33%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.30%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.29%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.79%
Dell Inspiron 3521 1.99%

About (from Punk Software)

Deep within the bowels of the Internet resides two indie developers striving to take over the World.
Publisher URL: www.punklabs.com


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