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Should I remove Stardock ObjectDock?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,801
United States Rank #6,129
Reach 0.0525%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 8.97 days
264.74 days >
Average installed length: 139.10 days


2.20 39.65%
2.10 59.19%
2.09.1 0.97%
2.09 0.19%

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Stardock ObjectDock

What is Stardock ObjectDock?  (from Stardock)

ObjectDock is an animated dock for Windows that enables you to quickly access and launch your favorite applications, files and shortcuts. ObjectDock can also automatically hide itself when not in use and will reappear when you move your mouse to its position. Categorize your desktop items even further with tabbed docks...  Read more


Stardock ObjectDock is a program developed by Stardock. The most used version is 2.10, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up. 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 objectdock.exe. The software installer includes 51 files and is usually about 1.91 MB (2,003,620 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 61% of users of Stardock ObjectDock come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.stardock.com/products/objectdock
Help link: www.stardock.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Stardock\ObjectDock Plus
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Stardock\ObjectDock Plus\uninstall.exe" "/C:C:\Program Files\Stardock\ObjectDock Plus\Uninstall\uninstall.xml"
Estimated size: 1.91 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Stardock ObjectDock

Program executable:objectdock.exe
Name:Stardock ObjectDock
Path:C:\Program Files\stardock\objectdock plus\objectdock.exe
Additional files:
  • Dock64.exe
  • MyDockLib2.dll - MyDock Dynamic Link Library
  • MyDockLib32.dll
  • StardockWeather.ocx - Stardock Weather Provider (Weather Data Provider for Stardock Applications. Use of this module by non-Stardock products is strictly prohibited.)
  • DeElevate.exe - DeElevate Application (De-elevation tool)
  • DeElevate64.exe
  • ObjectDockRegRes.dll - Stardock Fences (Fences DLC Resources)
  • Dock64.dll - ObjectDock (Shell module)
  • DockShellHook.dll
  • MyDock.Util.dll - MyDockUtil (MyDock Utility Library)
  • ObjectDockTray.exe
  • ODMenu.dll - Stardock ObjectDock Shell Extension
  • ODMenu64.dll
  • RenderPanel.dll - RenderPanel
  • StardockTray.dll - Tray module
  • StardockTray64.dll
  • StartMenuPosition.dll - StartMenuPosition
  • StartMenuPosition64.dll
  • SDActivate.exe - Activate (Product Activation)
  • ObjectDockUI.exe
  • uninstall.exe (by Indigo Rose) - Setup Factory Runtime (Setup Application)
  • CrashRpt.dll
  • CrashRptHelp.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • ODMenu64.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'ObjectDockShellExt' with a class of {1984D045-52CF-49cd-DB77-08F378FEA4DB}.
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • ObjectDock.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Object Dock.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:2.99 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0012244914%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00086174%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00036275%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:716,341
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:51 Bytes
435.61 KB average

How do I remove Stardock ObjectDock?

You can uninstall Stardock ObjectDock 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 ObjectDock, 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 ObjectDock.

Win 10 55%
Win XP 0%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 55.31%
Windows 7 44.02%
Windows XP 0.39%
Windows Vista 0.29%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 19.40%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.74%
Windows 8.1 11.35%
Windows 7 Professional 10.48%
Windows 8.1 Pro 9.80%
Windows 10 Home 8.44%

Distribution by countryGeography

61.49% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 61.49%
  United Kingdom 5.59%
  Germany 3.88%
  Canada 3.11%
  Netherlands 2.33%
  France 2.25%
  Australia 2.10%
  Italy 1.71%
  Belgium 0.85%
  India 0.85%
  Sweden 0.78%
  Japan 0.78%
  Spain 0.78%
  Switzerland 0.70%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 26.50%
Hewlett-Packard 26.50%
Acer 10.95%
ASUS 10.60%
Toshiba 5.12%
Lenovo 4.77%
MSI 2.12%
Alienware 1.77%
Intel 1.59%
Samsung 1.59%
Apple 1.06%
Common models
ASUS All Series 7.51%
Dell XPS 8700 4.78%
Dell Inspiron 570 4.78%
Dell XPS 8500 3.07%
ASUSTeK G74Sx 1.71%
Dell Inspiron N5110 1.71%

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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