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What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,946
United States Rank #5,059
Reach 0.0785%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 9.35 days
275.95 days >
Average installed length: 144.99 days


1.22 2.65%
1.21 3.94%
1.20 25.90%
1.15 10.85%
1.14.1 0.26%
1.14 0.19%
1.12 28.29%
1.11 0.19%
1.10 6.14%
1.09.2 0.13%
1.09 1.16%
1.05 16.34%
1.00 3.04%
0.98 0.32%
0.96 0.06%
0.95 0.52%

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Stardock ModernMix

What is Stardock ModernMix?  (from Stardock)

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Stardock ModernMix is a program developed by Stardock. The most used version is 1.12, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 main program executable is mmixconfig.exe. The software installer includes 22 files and is usually about 10.21 MB (10,701,409 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 64% of users of Stardock ModernMix come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.stardock.com/products/modernmix
Help link: www.stardock.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Stardock\ModernMix
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Stardock\ModernMix\uninstall.exe" "/C:C:\Program Files\Stardock\ModernMix\Uninstall\uninstall.xml"
Estimated size: 10.21 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Stardock ModernMix

Program executable:mmixconfig.exe
Name:Stardock ModernMix
Stardock ModernMix Configuration Utility
Path:C:\Program Files\stardock\modernmix\mmixconfig.exe
Additional files:
  • SasUpgrade.exe - Stardock Application Services (Sas License Upgrade)
  • SdAppServices.dll
  • SdDisplay.exe - SdDisplay
  • Stardock.ApplicationServices.dll - Stardock.ApplicationServices
  • DeElevate.exe - DeElevate Application (De-elevation tool)
  • DeElevate64.exe
  • Launch.exe - Stardock ModernMix (Launch)
  • MMix_32.dll - ModernMix
  • MMix_32.exe
  • MMix_64.dll
  • MMix_64.exe
  • MMixSrv.exe - Stardock ModernMix Service
  • MMix.exe - Stardock Launch
  • MMix_2.exe
  • sddlc.dll - Stardock SDDLC (SDDLC)
  • SDActivate.exe - Activate (Product Activation)
  • lua5.1.dll (by Lua.org) - Lua - The Programming Language (Lua Language Run Time)
  • uninstall.exe (by Indigo Rose) - Setup Factory Runtime (Setup Application)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • MMixSrv.exe runs as a service named 'Stardock ModernMix' (ModernMix) "Stardock ModernMix Service".
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • MMix_32.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Stardock\ModernMix\MMIX_32.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:4.42 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0040458051%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00179906%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00224674%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:2,009,838
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:78.55 KB
435.61 KB average
Memory:5.41 MB
Total CPU:0.0130026475%
Kernel CPU:0.00614310%
User CPU:0.00685955%
CPU cycles/sec:2,450,395
I/O reads/min:45.17 KB
Memory:681.33 KB
Kernel CPU:0.00043232%
CPU cycles/sec:29,224

How do I remove Stardock ModernMix?

You can uninstall Stardock ModernMix 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 ModernMix, 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 ModernMix.

Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 99.81%
Windows 7 0.19%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 27.20%
Windows 8.1 Pro 24.03%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 12.05%
Windows 8 Pro 10.04%
Windows 8 8.87%
Windows 8 Pro with Media ... 6.02%

Distribution by countryGeography

63.64% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 63.64%
  United Kingdom 5.18%
  Germany 3.55%
  Netherlands 3.49%
  Canada 3.25%
  Australia 3.13%
  Italy 1.75%
  France 1.57%
  Belgium 1.08%
  Brazil 0.78%
  Norway 0.78%
  Switzerland 0.66%
  India 0.66%
  Sweden 0.66%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.95%
Dell 22.60%
ASUS 15.14%
Acer 9.83%
Toshiba 7.34%
Lenovo 5.88%
Samsung 4.07%
MSI 1.47%
Intel 1.02%
Apple 0.90%
Medion 0.79%
Common models
Parallels Software Intern... 11.13%
ASUS All Series 5.27%
Dell XPS 8500 4.69%
Dell XPS 8700 3.13%
HP ENVY dv7 Notebook PC 3.13%
Dell Inspiron 3521 2.15%

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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