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What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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United States Rank #16,493
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1.20 38.22%
1.15 38.22%
1.10 21.02%
1.2 2.55%

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Stardock Tiles


Stardock Tiles is a software program developed by Stardock. The most common release is 1.20, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. The primary executable is named tilesconfig.exe. The setup package generally installs about 27 files and is usually about 16.81 MB (17,629,290 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 74% of users of Stardock Tiles come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Netherlands.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.stardock.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Stardock\Object Desktop\Tiles
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Stardock\Object Desktop\Tiles\uninstall.exe" "/C:C:\Program Files\Stardock\Object Desktop\Tiles\Uninstall\uninstall.xml"
Estimated size: 16.81 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Stardock Tiles

Program executable:tilesconfig.exe
Name:Stardock Tiles
Stardock Tiles Configuration Utility
Path:C:\Program Files\stardock\object desktop\tiles\tilesconfig.exe
Additional files:
  • DeElevate.exe - DeElevate Application (De-elevation tool)
  • DeElevate64.exe
  • TileSkinEdit.exe - Tiles Skin Editor
  • AddTileSkin.exe - Stardock Tiles (Tiles)
  • SDDLC.dll - Stardock SDDLC (SDDLC)
  • Tiles.dll - Stardock Tiles helper dll
  • Tiles.exe
  • Tiles_2.dll
  • Tiles32Help.exe - Tiles 32 bit helper
  • Tiles64.dll
  • Tiles64.exe
  • Tiles64_2.dll
  • TilesManage.exe - TilesManage Application
  • sdactivate.exe - Activate (Product Activation)
  • UninstHelper.exe - Impulse (Add/Remove Programs Helper)
  • DeElevator.dll
  • DeElevator64.dll
  • lua5.1.dll
  • SasUpgrade.exe - Stardock Application Services (Sas License Upgrade)
  • SdAppServices.dll
  • SdAppServices_x64.dll
  • SdDisplay.exe - SdDisplay
  • Stardock.ApplicationServices.dll - Stardock.ApplicationServices
  • uninstall.exe (by Indigo Rose) - Setup Factory Runtime (Setup Application)
  • unzip32.dll (by Info-ZIP) - Info-ZIP's UnZip Windows DLL (Info-ZIP's UnZip DLL for Win32)
  • zip.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Startup Files (User Run)
  • Tiles64.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Tiles' and executes as C:\Program Files\Stardock\Tiles\Tiles64.exe.
  • Tiles.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Tiles' and executes as C:\Program Files\Stardock\Tiles\Tiles.exe.

How do I remove Stardock Tiles?

You can uninstall Stardock Tiles 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 Tiles, 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 Tiles.

Win 10 82%
Win 7 1%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 82.28%
Windows 7 17.72%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Pro 20.51%
Windows 10 Home 16.03%
Windows 8.1 Pro 14.10%
Windows 8.1 11.54%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 10.90%
Windows 7 Home Premium 8.97%

Distribution by countryGeography

73.76% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 73.76%
  France 3.96%
  Netherlands 2.48%
  Germany 2.48%
  Canada 2.48%
  United Kingdom 2.48%
  Australia 1.49%
  India 1.49%
  DK 1.49%
  Hong Kong 0.99%
  Spain 0.99%
  Brazil 0.50%
  Norway 0.50%
  Finland 0.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.91%
Dell 19.77%
Toshiba 9.30%
MSI 6.98%
Acer 6.98%
Sony 5.81%
ASUS 5.81%
Lenovo 4.65%
Apple 2.33%
Intel 1.16%
Common models
ASUS All Series 12.61%
TOSHIBA Satellite L505 2.52%
Dell XPS 8700 2.52%
TOSHIBA Satellite C855 1.68%
HP HP Pavilion Notebook 1.68%
ASUSTeK ET2400IGTS-H61 1.68%

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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