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StarWind Virtual CD build 2010-03-10


StarWind Virtual CD build 2010-03-10 is a software program developed by StarWind Software. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 setup package generally installs about 5 files and is usually about 12.3 MB (12,896,390 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 50% of users of StarWind Virtual CD build 2010-03-10 come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.starwindsoftware.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Virtual CD Programs\StarWind Software\DVD Emulator\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Virtual CD Programs\StarWind Software\DVD Emulator\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 12.3 MB

Program filesFiles installed by StarWind Virtual CD build 2010-03-10

  • StarDVD.exe - Virtual CD (StarWind Virtual CD)
  • lang0409.dll - StarPort (StarPort Language DLL)
  • StarDVDService.exe - StarDVD (Service for StarWind Virtual CD/DVD/Blu-ray Emulator)
  • DrvInst.exe
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • StarDVD.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{B7C5E271-86CE-42E8-8B7D-F2EF7C384FD4}' (runs on registration).
  • StarDVDService.exe runs as a service named 'StarDVD Service' (StarDVDService) "Helper service for StarWind Virtual CD/DVD/Blu-ray Emulator".

How do I remove StarWind Virtual CD build 2010-03-10?

You can uninstall StarWind Virtual CD build 2010-03-10 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 StarWind Virtual CD (build 2010-03-10), 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 StarWind Virtual CD build 2010-03-10.

Win 10 50%
Win 7 7%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 50.00%
Windows 7 42.86%
Windows XP 7.14%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 28.57%
Windows 7 Home Premium 14.29%
Windows 8 14.29%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.14%
Windows 8 Pro 7.14%
Windows 8.1 7.14%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.00%
  United Kingdom 11.11%
  France 5.56%
  Greece 5.56%
  Iran 5.56%
  Poland 5.56%
  Portugal 5.56%
  RS 5.56%
  Saudi Arabia 5.56%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 41.67%
Dell 25.00%
Toshiba 8.33%
Lenovo 8.33%
Hewlett-Packard 8.33%
Acer 8.33%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite C50-A51... 9.09%
LENOVO 20175 9.09%
Gigabyte P55-UD4P 9.09%
Dell Vostro 260 9.09%
Dell Dell System Inspir... 9.09%
Dell Dimension C521 9.09%


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