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Should I remove Sharpdesk?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #10,710
United States Rank #8,554
Reach 0.0378%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 126.61 days
838.12 days >
Average installed length: 440.37 days


3.3 59.43%
3.2 38.49%
3.1 1.32%
3.0 0.75%



Sharpdesk is a program developed by SHARP. The most used version is 3.3, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 software installer includes 86 files. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 52% of users of Sharpdesk come from the United States, it is also popular in Taiwan and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.sharp-usa.com
Help link: www.yourcompany.com/help
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Sharp\Sharpdesk\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{8664FCE8-F91A-42BC-927C-AA318185E5EA}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)

Program filesFiles installed by Sharpdesk

  • ExplorerExtensions.dll - ExplorerExtensions Module
  • DocImageExtractor.dll - DocImageExtractor Module
  • ImageExtractor.dll - ImageExtractor Module
  • ImagePDFFilter.dll - ImagePDFFilter Module
  • addSharpPort.exe - AddSharpPort Module
  • DelSharpPort.exe - DelSharpPort Module
  • ImageHandler.dll - ImageHandler Module (ImageHandler)
  • IndexHandler.dll - IndexHandler Module
  • JSearchTools.dll - JSearchTools Module
  • ImageFilter.dll - ImageFilter Module
  • ICTHandler.dll - ICTHandler Module
  • ICTPdfGen.dll - ICTPdfGen Module
  • Indexer.exe - Indexer Module
  • Cache.dll - Cache Module
  • IctUi.dll - ICTUI Module
  • ICT.exe - ICT Module
  • Composition.exe - Composer
  • CprCgr.dll - NSSDK (NSTSDK Copier Cougar Module)
  • CprXml.dll - NSTSDK SCprXml Module
  • FlowManager.dll - NSTSDK Flow Manager Module
  • FTPServer.exe - Network Scanner Tool
  • IMGLEAD.dll - IMGLEAD Module
  • Compositionps.dll
  • discoveryps.dll
  • FtpServerps.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • FTPServer.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'FtpServer.exe' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Sharp\Sharpdesk\FtpServer.exe" -usedefault.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • FTPServer.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Sharp\Sharpdesk\FTPServer.exe'.

How do I remove Sharpdesk?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 65%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.74%
Windows 8 14.50%
Windows XP 12.62%
Windows Vista 4.14%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 42.78%
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.16%
Microsoft Windows XP 12.36%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.70%
Windows 8.1 3.80%
Windows 7 Enterprise 3.80%

Distribution by countryGeography

52.10% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 52.10%
  Taiwan 6.01%
  France 4.35%
  Mexico 4.35%
  Italy 4.20%
  Canada 3.75%
  Germany 2.70%
  United Arab Emirates 1.95%
  United Kingdom 1.65%
  India 1.35%
  Singapore 1.20%
  Australia 1.20%
  Japan 1.20%
  South Africa 1.05%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 38.02%
Hewlett-Packard 31.95%
Acer 9.27%
ASUS 5.43%
Intel 4.47%
Lenovo 2.88%
Toshiba 1.60%
American Megatrends 1.28%
Common models
Dell OptiPlex 3010 3.95%
Dell OptiPlex 780 3.39%
Dell OptiPlex 390 3.39%
Dell OptiPlex 7010 3.39%
ASUS All Series 2.82%
Dell OptiPlex 790 2.82%


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