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What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #13,161
United States Rank #9,001
Reach 0.0234%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 9.87 days
291.09 days >
Average installed length: 152.95 days


10.03 4.56%
10.02 14.75%
10.01 0.65%
5.10 80.04%

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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. The most used version is 5.10, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 64 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 10 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)
  • lua5.1.dll
  • uninstall.exe (by Indigo Rose) - Setup Factory Runtime (Setup Application)
  • DeElevator.dll
  • DeElevator64.dll
  • extracticon.dll - ExtractIcon Dynamic Link Library (ExtractIcon DLL)
  • GadgetLoad.exe - GadgetLoad Application (GadgetLoad MFC Application)
  • GadgetLoad64.exe
  • iconupscale.dll - IconUpscale Dynamic Link Library (IconUpscale DLL)
  • images.dll
  • LiveFolders.exe - Stardock IconPackager 10 (IconPackager 10)
  • LiveFolders64.exe
  • SasUpgrade.exe - Stardock Application Services (Sas License Upgrade)
  • SdAppServices.dll
  • SdDisplay.exe - SdDisplay
  • Stardock.ApplicationServices.dll - Stardock.ApplicationServices
  • UninstHelper.exe - Impulse (Add/Remove Programs Helper)

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}.

How do I remove Stardock IconPackager?

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/7/8/10: 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/7/8/10: 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 IconPackager.

Win 10 64%
Win Vista (SP2) 0%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 64.01%
Windows 7 35.34%
Windows XP 0.43%
Windows Vista 0.22%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.01%
Windows 8.1 14.25%
Windows 10 Pro 10.53%
Windows 10 Home 10.31%
Windows 7 Professional 10.09%
Windows 8.1 Pro 9.43%

Distribution by countryGeography

71.38% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 71.38%
  United Kingdom 5.43%
  Germany 3.13%
  Australia 2.80%
  France 2.47%
  Canada 1.81%
  Netherlands 1.81%
  Norway 1.32%
  Belgium 1.15%
  DK 0.82%
  Brazil 0.49%
  Switzerland 0.49%
  Spain 0.49%
  Israel 0.49%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.74%
Dell 18.01%
ASUS 13.24%
Acer 12.50%
Toshiba 7.72%
Alienware 4.04%
Lenovo 4.04%
MSI 3.68%
Intel 2.21%
Sony 1.84%
Apple 1.10%
Common models
ASUS All Series 6.67%
HP G72 Notebook PC 3.59%
Acer Veriton M2611G 3.08%
ASUSTeK G75VW 3.08%
Dell XPS 8700 2.56%
Dell XPS 8500 2.56%

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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