82,399,351 programs installed

Should I remove Stardock IconPackager?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
What do people think about it?
Be the first to rate (click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #13,859
United States Rank #9,147
Reach 0.0246%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 5.94 days
175.22 days >
Average installed length: 92.06 days


5.10 100.00%

Typically installed together

Other programs by Stardock

Stardock IconPackager

What is Stardock IconPackager?  (from Stardock)

IconPackager is a program that allows users to change nearly all of their Windows icons at once by applying "packages" of icons. A package of icons contains icons to replace most of the common icons on your Windows PC. Everything from "My Computer", "Recycle Bin", Folders, all the way to specific file format icons su...  Read more


Stardock IconPackager is a program developed by Stardock. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The main program executable is iconpackager.exe. The software installer includes 60 files and is usually about 11.07 MB (11,605,510 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 8 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 71% of users of Stardock IconPackager come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.stardock.com/products/iconpackager
Help link: www.stardock.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Stardock\Object Desktop\IconPackager5
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Stardock\Object Desktop\IconPackager5\uninstall.exe" "/C:C:\Program Files\Stardock\Object Desktop\IconPackager5\Uninstall\uninstall.
Estimated size: 11.07 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Stardock IconPackager

Program executable:iconpackager.exe
Name:IconPackager for ObjectDesktop
Path:C:\Program Files\stardock\iconpackager\iconpackager.exe
Additional files:
  • common.dll - IconPackager for Object Desktop (IconPackager Required Component)
  • common64.dll
  • extracticon64.dll
  • IconExplorer.exe - IconPackager for ObjectDesktop (IconPackager Explorer)
  • iprepair.dll - IconPackager Repair Module
  • shellext.dll - IconPackager Shell Extension
  • shellext64.dll
  • inetconfig.dll - Internet Configuration (Stardock Required Component)
  • sdczip.dll - Stardock Central Zip
  • ExplorerRestart32.dll - Stardock MyColors
  • ExplorerRestart64.dll
  • Activate.exe - Activate (Product Activation)
  • UninstHelper.exe - Impulse (Add/Remove Programs Helper)
  • 32Set.exe
  • Allen's Hummingbird.docx
  • AxInterop.WBOCXLib.dll
  • cache.dll
  • cache64.dll
  • CFXHelper.dll
  • core.dll
  • D3DCompiler_41.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows® (Direct3D HLSL Compiler)
  • d3dx10_41.dll (by Microsoft) - Direct3D 10.1 Extensions
  • D3DX9_41.dll - Direct3D 9 Extensions
  • Decor8.exe - Stardock Decor8 (Decor8)
  • Decor8_2.exe
  • Decor8_2_32.exe
  • Decor8_32.dll - Start screen background changer for Windows 8
  • Decor8_64.dll
  • Decor8_64.exe
  • Decor8Config.exe - Stardock Decor8 Configuration Utility
  • Decor8Srv.exe - Stardock Decor8 Service
  • DeElevate.exe - DeElevate Application (De-elevation tool)
  • DeElevate64.exe
  • DeElevator.dll
  • DeElevator64.dll
  • extracticon.dll - ExtractIcon Dynamic Link Library (ExtractIcon DLL)
  • GadgetLoad.exe - GadgetLoad Application (GadgetLoad MFC Application)
  • GadgetLoad64.exe
  • IconPackager_5.10_setup.exe - Setup Factory Runtime (Setup Application)
  • IconPackager64.exe - IconPackager
  • iconupscale.dll - IconUpscale Dynamic Link Library (IconUpscale DLL)
  • ICSharpCode.SharpZipLib.dll (by ICSharpCode.net) - #ZipLibrary (ICSharpCode.SharpZipLibrary)
  • images.dll
  • images64.dll
  • inetconfig64.dll
  • Interop.MinActiveDS.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'ActiveDs'.
  • Interop.WBOCXLib.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'WBOCXLib'.
  • Interop.WINSATLib.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'WINSATLib'.
  • ip_post.exe - WindowBlinds
  • iprepair64.dll
  • LiveApply64.exe
  • LiveFolders.exe
  • LiveFolders64.exe
  • lua5.1.dll
  • random.exe
  • sdczip64.dll
  • uninstall.exe (by Indigo Rose)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Context Menu Handlers
  • shellext.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'IconPackager' with a class of {2CF9036B-F720-425F-918C-03A336A65FC4}.
  • shellext64.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'IconPackager' with a class of {2CF9036B-F720-425F-918C-03A336A65FC4}.
  • Decor8Srv.exe runs as a service named 'Decor8' (Decor8) "Stardock Decor8 Service".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:534.67 KB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0001298041%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00010418%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00002562%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:1,031
8,062,084 average
Memory:458 KB
Total CPU:0.0000451146%
Kernel CPU:0.00003843%
User CPU:0.00000668%
CPU cycles/sec:552

How do I remove Stardock IconPackager?

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

Win 8 59%
Win 7 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 58.79%
Windows 7 40.35%
Windows XP 0.58%
Windows Vista 0.29%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 19.01%
Windows 8.1 17.84%
Windows 8.1 Pro 12.28%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 10.82%
Windows 7 Professional 10.23%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.65%

Distribution by countryGeography

70.52% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 70.52%
  United Kingdom 5.67%
  Germany 3.63%
  Australia 2.95%
  Canada 2.27%
  France 1.81%
  Norway 1.59%
  Belgium 1.36%
  Netherlands 1.36%
  DK 1.13%
  Switzerland 0.68%
  Israel 0.68%
  Mexico 0.68%
  Brazil 0.45%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.88%
Dell 19.62%
Acer 13.40%
ASUS 12.92%
Toshiba 5.74%
Alienware 4.31%
Lenovo 3.35%
MSI 2.87%
Intel 2.39%
Apple 1.44%
Sony 1.44%
Common models
ASUS All Series 4.17%
HP G72 Notebook PC 4.17%
Acer Veriton M2611G 3.57%
ASUSTeK G75VW 2.98%
TOSHIBA Satellite C855 2.98%
Dell XPS 8500 2.38%

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


user comment
No one has commented yet. Help others learn more about this software, share your comments.