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Should I remove Stardock IconDeveloper?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
23% remove it77% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #23,781
United States Rank #15,779
Reach 0.0078%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 94.96 days
603.01 days >
Average installed length: 316.84 days


2.13 100.00%

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Stardock IconDeveloper

What is Stardock IconDeveloper?  (from Stardock)

IconDeveloper is a program that makes it a snap to create your own icons for Windows. Most icon editors come with their own graphics editor. IconDeveloper doesn't. Instead, it assumes that most people who want to create icons are either going to create them using an existing graphics package like Photoshop, MS Paint, C...  Read more


Stardock IconDeveloper is a software program developed by Stardock. 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 icondeveloper.exe. The setup package generally installs about 9 files and is usually about 9.45 MB (9,913,524 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 78% of users of Stardock IconDeveloper come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.stardock.com/products/icondeveloper
Help link: www.stardock.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Stardock\Object Desktop\IconDeveloper
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Stardock\Object Desktop\IconDeveloper\uninstall.exe" "/C:C:\Program Files\Stardock\Object Desktop\IconDeveloper\Uninstall\uninstall.
Estimated size: 9.45 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Stardock IconDeveloper

Program executable:icondeveloper.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\stardock\object desktop\icondeveloper\icondeveloper.exe
Additional files:
  • sdactivate.exe - Activate (Product Activation)
  • UninstHelper.exe - Impulse (Add/Remove Programs Helper)
  • IconDeveloper.vshost.exe (by Microsoft) - Microsoft (R) Visual Studio (R) 2005 (vshost.exe)
  • IconLib.dll - IconLib
  • ICSharpCode.SharpZipLib.dll (by ICSharpCode.net) - #ZipLibrary (ICSharpCode.SharpZipLibrary)
  • lua5.1.dll
  • Microsoft.Win32.Hooks.dll - Microsoft.Win32.Hooks
  • uninstall.exe (by Indigo Rose) - Setup Factory Runtime (Setup Application)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • IconDeveloper.vshost.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Developement\HomeControl\HomeControl_Client\bin\Debug\HomeControl_Client.vshost.exe'.

How do I remove Stardock IconDeveloper?

You can uninstall Stardock IconDeveloper 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 Stardock IconDeveloper, 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 Stardock IconDeveloper.

Win 10 69%
Win XP 1%
Uninstall it 23%
Keep it 77%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 69.28%
Windows 7 30.07%
Windows XP 0.65%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 15.79%
Windows 8.1 15.79%
Windows 10 Pro 15.13%
Windows 8.1 Pro 11.84%
Windows 7 Home Premium 11.84%
Windows 7 Professional 10.53%

Distribution by countryGeography

77.88% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 77.88%
  United Kingdom 5.29%
  France 2.88%
  Canada 1.92%
  Australia 1.44%
  New Zealand 0.96%
  Germany 0.96%
  DK 0.96%
  Turkey 0.96%
  Italy 0.96%
  Hong Kong 0.48%
  Chile 0.48%
  Belgium 0.48%
  Norway 0.48%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 29.21%
Hewlett-Packard 25.84%
Acer 13.48%
ASUS 7.87%
Toshiba 4.49%
MSI 3.37%
Alienware 3.37%
Gateway 1.12%
Apple 1.12%
American Megatrends 1.12%
Common models
ASUS All Series 8.26%
Gigabyte H67A-UD3H-B3 2.48%
Dell XPS 8500 2.48%
Dell XPS 8300 2.48%
Gateway DX4831 2.48%
ASUSTeK G75VW 2.48%

About Stardock

Stardock is a software development company that initially developed for the OS/2 platform, but switch to Windows.
Publisher URL: www.stardock.com


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