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Should I remove Spiceworks Desktop?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #25,393
United States Rank #17,971
Reach 0.0068%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 2.84 days
83.67 days >
Average installed length: 43.96 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
7.5.00107 2.24%
7.5.00101 6.72%
7.5.00098 6.72%
7.5.00093 3.73%
7.5.00091 1.49%
7.5.00088 7.46%
7.5.00087 1.49%
7.5.00074 4.48%
7.5.00070 1.49%
7.5.00065 2.24%
7.5.00063 2.24%
7.5.00062 2.24%
7.5.00061 2.24%
7.5.00059 3.73%
7.5.00057 1.49%
7.5.00055 0.75%
7.5.00053 2.24%
7.5.00050 1.49%
7.4.0119 5.97%
7.4.0115 3.73%
7.4.0099 4.48%
7.4.00075 12.69%
7.4.00070 6.72%
7.4.00065 3.73%
7.4.00064 2.24%
7.4.00060 2.24%
7.4.00059 3.73%

Spiceworks Desktop

Overview

Spiceworks Desktop is a program developed by Spiceworks. The most used version is 7.4.00075, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 installer includes 8 files. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 67% of users of Spiceworks Desktop come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Netherlands.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.spiceworks.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\spiceworks
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Spiceworks\uninst.exe

Program filesFiles installed by Spiceworks Desktop

  • restore_spice.exe - Spiceworks Desktop (Spiceworks Restore Tool)
  • uninst.exe - Spiceworks Desktop Setup
  • nmap-5.61-Spiceworks-setup.exe (by Insecure.org) - Nmap (Nmap installer)
  • reset_password.exe
  • spiceworks_desktop.exe
  • spiceworks_package.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • spiceworks_desktop.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{ECB358EF-6E7A-4645-8C16-C70F3D724091}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Spiceworks Desktop?

You can uninstall Spiceworks 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 Spiceworks Desktop, 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 Spiceworks Desktop.

OS VERSIONS
Win 10 63%
Win XP 1%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#25,393

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 62.69%
Windows 7 34.33%
Windows Vista 1.49%
Windows XP 1.49%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Pro 23.88%
Windows 7 Professional 23.13%
Windows 10 Home 17.91%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.97%
Windows 7 Home Premium 5.97%
Windows 8.1 3.73%

Distribution by countryGeography

67.38% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 67.38%
  United Kingdom 3.74%
  Netherlands 3.21%
  Canada 2.67%
  Belgium 2.67%
  Italy 2.14%
  France 2.14%
  South Africa 1.60%
  Germany 1.60%
  Malaysia 1.07%
  Australia 1.07%
  CD 0.53%
  Egypt 0.53%
  Greece 0.53%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 36.11%
Dell 29.17%
Lenovo 11.11%
ASUS 4.17%
GIGABYTE 4.17%
Acer 4.17%
Intel 2.78%
Samsung 2.78%
Sony 2.78%
Medion 1.39%
Toshiba 1.39%
Common models
ASUS All Series 4.76%
HP HP Pavilion Notebook 1.90%
LENOVO 80E5 1.90%
HP Compaq Elite 8300 SFF 1.90%
VMware, Inc. VMware Virtu... 1.90%
Samsung R519/R719 1.90%

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