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What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #25,772
United States Rank #22,616
Reach 0.0066%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 107.75 days
311.03 days >
Average installed length: 163.42 days


2.01 80.77%
2.00.29 6.92%
2.00 9.23%
1.80 3.08%

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Stardock Multiplicity 2

What is Stardock Multiplicity 2?

Multiplicity is now available from EdgeRunner. Existing Multiplicity customers may manage their product licenses at EdgeRunner.com using your Stardock account email address and password.

About  (from Stardock)

Multiplicity is easy to configure and within minutes you will be more productive and in control of multiple PCs and displays. Multiplicity enables you to send the same command to all PCs at once to lock or unlock them all, or any other function. Copy and paste text and images between your PCs; Multiplicity even ret...  Read more


The most common release is 2.01, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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. The primary executable is named multiplicityconfig.exe. The setup package generally installs about 27 files and is usually about 17.37 MB (18,212,614 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.stardock.com/edgerunner
Help link: www.stardock.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Stardock\Multiplicity2
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Stardock\Multiplicity2\uninstall.exe" "/C:C:\Program Files\Stardock\Multiplicity2\Uninstall\uninstall.xml"
Estimated size: 17.37 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Stardock Multiplicity 2

Program executable:multiplicityconfig.exe
Name:Stardock Multiplicity 2
Stardock Multiplicity 2 Configuration Utility
Path:C:\Program Files\stardock\multiplicity2\multiplicityconfig.exe
Additional files:
  • MP2Control.exe - Stardock Multiplicity 2
  • MP2Drag.exe - Stardock Multiplicity 2 Drag and Drop helper
  • MPControl.exe
  • MPStub.exe
  • Multi2.dll - Multi2
  • multip.dll - multip
  • Multipl2.exe
  • MultiSrv.exe - Stardock Multiplicity 2 Service
  • DeElevate.exe - DeElevate Application (De-elevation tool)
  • DeElevate64.exe
  • SDDLC.dll - Stardock SDDLC (SDDLC)
  • MPRDP.exe - Multiplicity (Multiplicity remote control)
  • MPRDP64.exe
  • MultiPLV.EXE - Multiplicity remote control server
  • MultiPLV64.EXE
  • SDActivate.exe - Activate (Product Activation)
  • AVGTBInstall.exe - IntToolbarInstaller Application
  • EventFilter.exe - Stardock Multiplicity (Event Filtering Utility)
  • uninstall.exe (by Indigo Rose) - Setup Factory Runtime (Setup Application)
  • vistahelp.exe
  • lua5.1.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • MultiSrv.exe runs as a service named 'Multiplicity Service' (Multiplicity) "Provides Multiplicity functionality".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:6.53 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0002206760%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00005736%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00016332%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:10,308,807
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:356 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:275 Bytes
105.02 KB average
Memory:1.55 MB
Total CPU:0.0001929763%
Kernel CPU:0.00012950%
User CPU:0.00006347%
CPU cycles/sec:16,898
I/O reads/min:25 Bytes
Memory:5.94 MB
Total CPU:0.0004056470%
Kernel CPU:0.00014170%
User CPU:0.00026395%
CPU cycles/sec:16,342,202
I/O reads/min:420 Bytes
I/O writes/min:3 Bytes

How do I remove Stardock Multiplicity 2?

You can uninstall Stardock Multiplicity 2 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 Multiplicity 2, 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 Multiplicity 2.

Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.69%
Windows 10 35.38%
Windows Vista 5.38%
Windows XP 1.54%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 28.91%
Windows 7 Professional 13.28%
Windows 7 Home Premium 10.94%
Windows 8 Pro 8.59%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.81%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 3.91%

Distribution by countryGeography

55.10% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 55.10%
  United Kingdom 12.24%
  Germany 5.44%
  Netherlands 4.76%
  Italy 2.72%
  Brazil 2.04%
  India 2.04%
  Colombia 1.36%
  Belgium 1.36%
  Norway 1.36%
  Australia 1.36%
  Israel 1.36%
  Canada 1.36%
  AW 0.68%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 36.36%
Dell 23.38%
ASUS 9.09%
Acer 7.79%
Medion 2.60%
American Megatrends 2.60%
Lenovo 2.60%
Sony 1.30%
Toshiba 1.30%
Alienware 1.30%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.26%
Dell Vostro 460 2.17%
ASUSTeK K55VD 2.17%
Gigabyte EX58-DS4 2.17%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.17%

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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