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Should I remove Talking Desktop Clock?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #29,755
United States Rank #20,191
Reach 0.0053%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 14.64 days
431.95 days >
Average installed length: 226.96 days


VersionDistribution 2.67% 37.33% 40.00% 9.33% 6.67% 1.33% 1.33% 1.33%

Talking Desktop Clock 1.2


Talking Desktop Clock 1.2 is a program developed by Cinnamon Software. 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. The main program executable is Desktop Clock.exe. The software installer includes 5 files and is usually about 31.33 MB (32,847,960 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 69% of users of Talking Desktop Clock come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and India.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.cinnamonsoftware.com/desktop_clock.htm
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Desktop Clock\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{F45DF6DF-A6C8-462D-9954-2963B6E0BD7C}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 31.33 MB
Language: English (Canada)

Program filesFiles installed by Talking Desktop Clock 1.2

Program executable:Desktop Clock.exe
Name:Talking Desktop Clock
Talking Desktop Clock - Server
Path:C:\Program Files\Desktop Clock\Desktop Clock.exe
Additional files:
  • Clock Resources.dll - Talking Desktop Clock (Talking Desktop Clock - Server)
  • Desktop Clock.exe
  • Tray Clock.dll - Talking Desktop Clock - Tray Clock
  • TraceLog.dll - Trace Log Property Page

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • Desktop Clock.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Desktop Clock (2).
Startup File (User Run)
  • Desktop Clock.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Talking Desktop Clock - Server' and executes as C:\Program Files\Desktop Clock\Desktop Clock.exe.

How do I remove Talking Desktop Clock?

Quickly and completely remove Talking Desktop Clock 1.2 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Talking Desktop Clock 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 Talking Desktop Clock 1.2, 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 Talking Desktop Clock.

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win XP 1%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.67%
Windows 8 18.67%
Windows XP 10.67%
Windows Vista 4.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.14%
Windows 7 Professional 19.18%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.44%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.96%
Windows 8.1 9.59%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.11%

Distribution by countryGeography

68.69% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 68.69%
  United Kingdom 6.06%
  India 4.04%
  Canada 4.04%
  Philippines 2.02%
  Pakistan 1.01%
  RE 1.01%
  Australia 1.01%
  Mexico 1.01%
  Jamaica 1.01%
  Singapore 1.01%
  RS 1.01%
  Turkey 1.01%
  Malaysia 1.01%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 33.33%
Dell 20.37%
Acer 11.11%
Toshiba 7.41%
Intel 5.56%
ASUS 3.70%
Lenovo 3.70%
Compaq 1.85%
MSI 1.85%
Sahara 1.85%
Samsung 1.85%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.57%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.57%
Gigabyte X58A-UD3R 3.57%
Dell OptiPlex 755 3.57%
LENOVO 20289 1.79%
HP-Pavilion NC733AA-ABA s... 1.79%


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