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Should I remove StarterBackgroundChanger?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,768
United States Rank #24,539
Reach 0.0616%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 21.42 days
632.03 days >
Average installed length: 332.09 days


VersionDistribution 4.74% 25.32% 43.24% 19.31% 1.39% 3.24% 2.43% 0.12% 0.23%



StarterBackgroundChanger is a program developed by Renaud Gerson. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The main program executable is starterbackgroundchanger.exe. The software installer includes 9 files and is usually about 1.26 MB (1,320,960 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 7. While about 23% of users of StarterBackgroundChanger come from Brazil, it is also popular in MA and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: renaudgerson.fr/StarterBackgroundChanger
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\starterbackgroundchanger
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\StarterBackgroundChanger\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 1.26 MB

Program filesFiles installed by StarterBackgroundChanger

Program executable:starterbackgroundchanger.exe
Personnalisation du fond d'écran
Path:C:\Program Files\starterbackgroundchanger\starterbackgroundchanger.exe
Additional files:
  • Uninstall.exe - StarterBackgroundChangerUninstall
  • StarterBackgroundChangerTask.exe (by RGE) - StarterBackgroundChanger (Personnalisation du fond d'écran automatique)
  • RgeMainLib.dll - RgeMainLib

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Uninstall.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{D4C5B820-75A3-4CAE-82D7-ED75BEB137C1}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • StarterBackgroundChangerTask.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'StarterBackgroundChanger' and executes as "C:\Program Files\StarterBackgroundChanger\StarterBackgroundChangerTask.exe".

How do I remove StarterBackgroundChanger?

Quickly and completely remove StarterBackgroundChanger from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall StarterBackgroundChanger 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program StarterBackgroundChanger, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 StarterBackgroundChanger.

Win 7 (SP1) 86%
Win 7 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 97.57%
Windows 8 2.31%
Windows XP 0.12%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Starter 87.43%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.84%
Windows 7 Home Basic 3.38%
Windows 10 Home 1.63%
Windows 7 Home Premium 1.40%
Windows 7 Professional 1.16%

Distribution by countryGeography

22.88% of installs come from Brazil
Which countries install it?
  Brazil 22.88%
  MA 11.15%
  France 9.52%
  United States 5.23%
  Argentina 5.11%
  Mexico 4.99%
  Italy 4.76%
  Colombia 2.90%
  Germany 2.90%
  Chile 2.67%
  DZ 2.21%
  United Kingdom 2.09%
  TN 1.86%
  Philippines 1.74%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 32.64%
Hewlett-Packard 21.64%
Samsung 21.12%
Toshiba 9.77%
Dell 8.20%
Lenovo 3.66%
ASUS 2.09%
Common models
Positivo Positivo MO... 4.88%
Acer AOD270 4.25%
Samsung N150P/N210P/N220P... 2.76%
HP Mini 110-3100 2.55%
Samsung RV415/RV515 2.55%
Samsung NC210/NC110 2.34%


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