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Should I remove Stardock MyColors?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
22% remove it78% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #9,890
United States Rank #7,622
Reach 0.0368%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 13.18 days
388.82 days >
Average installed length: 204.29 days


2.75.00 23.17%
2.7.500 48.83%
2.7 16.97%

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Stardock MyColors

What is Stardock MyColors?  (from Stardock)

The MyColors tab is for applying any MyColors themes you have loaded on your computer. This screen is divided into three areas. The sidebar menu down the left side, a preview area to the right of that and a selection of themes along the bottom seen as small thumbnail pictures. When Theme Manager is run, the first menu...  Read more


Stardock MyColors is a program developed by Stardock. The most used version is 2.7.500, 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 main program executable is mycolors.exe. The software installer includes 59 files and is usually about 26.71 MB (28,007,205 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 59% of users of Stardock MyColors come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Brazil.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.stardock.com
Help link: mycolors.stardock.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Stardock\MyColors
Uninstaller: "C:\ProgramData\{BACD0632-9729-48B7-9628-6CE8E9C754BA}\MyColors.exe" REMOVE=TRUE MODIFY=FALSE
Estimated size: 26.71 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Stardock MyColors

Program executable:mycolors.exe
Additional files:
  • wbload.exe - WindowBlinds 7 - http://www.windowblinds.net (WindowBlinds)
  • skinoem.dll - Theme Manager Component for ObjectDesktop (Theme Manager Component)
  • wbhelp.dll - WindowBlinds 4 for Win32 x86 machines (WindowBlinds Helper DLL)
  • wbhelp64.dll
  • wbsys.dll - WindowBlinds 5.x for x86 machines
  • IconPackager.exe - IconPackager for ObjectDesktop (IconPackager)
  • IconPackager64.exe
  • Screen.exe - Stardock WindowBlinds 7.x (Screen)
  • wbdb.dll - WBDB Dynamic Link Library (WBDB DLL)
  • wbsrv.dll - Stardock WindowBlinds 7.0 (WindowBlinds (64 bit Vista))
  • inetconfig.dll - Internet Configuration (Stardock Required Component)
  • VistaSrv.exe - Stardock WindowBlinds (WindowBlinds Service. Part of Stardock WindowBlinds. Do not redistribute)
  • sdczip.dll - Stardock Central Zip
  • ExplorerRestart32.dll - Stardock MyColors
  • ExplorerRestart64.dll
  • loader.exe
  • ThemeMgr.exe
  • uninstall.exe
  • wblind7.dll - WindowBlinds 7 (WindowBlinds 7 icon helper dll)
  • wblind.dll - WindowBlinds
  • wblind64.dll
  • wblindp.dll
  • Activate.exe - Activate (Stardock Product Activation)
  • UninstHelper.exe - Impulse (Add/Remove Programs Helper)
  • fastload.dll - fLoad
  • GadgetLoad.exe - GadgetLoad Application (GadgetLoad MFC Application)
  • GadgetLoad64.exe
  • LiveFolders64.exe
  • 32Set.exe
  • LiveApply64.exe
  • tmsetup.exe
  • Wallpaper.exe
  • wbload64.dll
  • wbvista.exe
  • x64.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • VistaSrv.exe runs as a service named 'McAfee Application Installer Cleanup (0115421472144589)' (0115421472144589mcinstcleanup).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:1.77 MB
21.09 MB average
Kernel CPU:0.00000285%
0.016088% average
Memory:2.3 MB
Total CPU:0.0000057084%
Kernel CPU:0.00000285%
User CPU:0.00000285%

How do I remove Stardock MyColors?

You can uninstall Stardock MyColors 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 MyColors, 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 MyColors.

Win 7 (SP1) 71%
Win Vista 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 22%
Keep it 78%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 80.14%
Windows 10 11.17%
Windows XP 4.97%
Windows Vista 3.72%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 47.72%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.70%
Windows 7 Professional 7.88%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.98%
Windows 10 Home 4.43%
Windows 7 Starter 4.01%

Distribution by countryGeography

58.76% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 58.76%
  Canada 3.99%
  Brazil 3.78%
  Australia 3.15%
  United Kingdom 3.15%
  Germany 2.62%
  France 1.99%
  DK 1.36%
  Italy 1.36%
  Indonesia 1.15%
  India 1.05%
  Spain 1.05%
  Netherlands 0.94%
  Sweden 0.84%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 52.23%
Alienware 28.16%
Acer 7.57%
Dell 6.02%
Intel 1.55%
Lenovo 0.97%
Samsung 0.97%
Apple 0.78%
American Megatrends 0.58%
ASUS 0.39%
Common models
HP ENVY 17 Notebook PC 18.07%
HP ENVY 14 Notebook PC 16.10%
Parallels Software Intern... 13.06%
Alienware M15x 4.83%
Alienware M17x 4.65%
Alienware Aurora 4.47%

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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