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Should I remove Taskbar Shuffle?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #18,626
United States Rank #15,866
Reach 0.0125%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 9.21 days
271.57 days >
Average installed length: 142.69 days


2.5 100.00%

Taskbar Shuffle version 2.5


Taskbar Shuffle version 2.5 is a program developed by Jay Elaraj. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. The main program executable is taskbarshuffle.exe. The software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 1.6 MB (1,680,652 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows XP as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 51% of users of Taskbar Shuffle come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Japan.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: nerdcave.webs.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Taskbar Shuffle\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Taskbar Shuffle\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 1.6 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Taskbar Shuffle version 2.5

Program executable:taskbarshuffle.exe
Name:Taskbar Shuffle
Path:C:\Program Files\taskbar shuffle\taskbarshuffle.exe
Additional files:
  • tbhookin.dll - Taskbar Shuffle
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • taskbarshuffle.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Taskbar Shuffle' and executes as C:\Program Files\Taskbar Shuffle\taskbarshuffle.exe.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • taskbarshuffle.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Taskbar Shuffle' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Taskbar Shuffle\taskbarshuffle.exe".

How do I remove Taskbar Shuffle?

You can uninstall Taskbar Shuffle 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 Taskbar Shuffle version 2.5, 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 Taskbar Shuffle.

Win XP 53%
Win Vista 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 56.28%
Windows Vista 27.13%
Windows 7 15.38%
Windows 10 1.21%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 56.33%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 16.73%
Windows 7 Home Premium 6.12%
Windows Vista Home Basic 5.71%
Windows 7 Professional 5.31%
Windows 7 Ultimate 2.45%

Distribution by countryGeography

51.28% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 51.28%
  Germany 9.62%
  Japan 3.85%
  United Kingdom 3.21%
  Canada 2.56%
  France 2.24%
  Spain 1.92%
  Mexico 1.60%
  Thailand 1.60%
  Australia 1.28%
  India 1.28%
  Taiwan 1.28%
  Belgium 0.96%
  Brazil 0.96%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 35.21%
Hewlett-Packard 18.31%
Acer 13.38%
American Megatrends 9.15%
Sahara 5.63%
Intel 5.63%
Lenovo 1.41%
NEC 1.41%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 530 2.61%
MSI MS-7592 2.61%
Shuttle Inc. SH61R 2.61%
Acer Aspire 5315 1.74%
Dell Latitude D820 1.74%
Dell XPS M1530 1.74%


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