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Should I remove Tiles?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #22,904
United States Rank #17,550
Reach 0.0084%


1.10 66.67%
1.09.1 1.21%
1.01 10.30%
1.00 13.94%
0.99 0.61%
0.98 3.64%
0.95 0.61%

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What is Tiles?  (from Stardock)

Have a hard time organizing your running applications? With Tiles you can quickly view and manage your running applications by simply looking to the edge of your screen. Start improving your computing life with the help of Tiles! Swiftly move from one application to the next, clicking through your list of tiles. Switc...  Read more


Tiles is a software program developed by Stardock. The most common release is 1.10, 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 tiles.exe. The setup package generally installs about 30 files and is usually about 13.43 MB (14,077,256 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 66% of users of Tiles come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.stardock.com/products/tiles
Help link: 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: 13.43 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Tiles

Program executable:tiles.exe
Name:Stardock Tiles
Path:C:\Program Files\stardock\object desktop\tiles\tiles.exe
Additional files:
  • SasUpgrade.exe - Stardock Application Services (Sas License Upgrade)
  • SdAppServices.dll
  • SdAppServices_x64.dll
  • SdDisplay.exe - SdDisplay
  • Stardock.ApplicationServices.dll - Stardock.ApplicationServices
  • 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_2.dll
  • Tiles32Help.exe - Tiles 32 bit helper
  • Tiles64.dll
  • Tiles64.exe
  • Tiles64_2.dll
  • TilesConfig.exe - Stardock Tiles Configuration Utility
  • TilesManage.exe - TilesManage Application
  • reactoractivate.exe - Activate (Product Activation)
  • sdactivate.exe
  • UninstHelper.exe - Impulse (Add/Remove Programs Helper)
  • unzip32.dll (by Info-ZIP) - Info-ZIP's UnZip Windows DLL (Info-ZIP's UnZip DLL for Win32)
  • uninstall.exe (by Indigo Rose) - Setup Factory Runtime (Setup Application)
  • DeElevator.dll
  • DeElevator64.dll
  • lua5.1.dll
  • zip.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

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

How do I remove Tiles?

You can uninstall 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 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 Tiles.

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win XP 1%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 52.12%
Windows 10 38.18%
Windows Vista 6.06%
Windows XP 3.64%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.99%
Windows 7 Professional 12.88%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.66%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 7.36%
Windows 8 Pro 6.75%
Windows 8 Pro with Media ... 6.13%

Distribution by countryGeography

65.84% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 65.84%
  Canada 5.45%
  United Kingdom 3.96%
  Brazil 1.98%
  Belgium 1.98%
  Australia 1.98%
  Germany 1.98%
  Italy 1.49%
  France 0.99%
  Finland 0.99%
  Sweden 0.99%
  Argentina 0.99%
  Japan 0.99%
  Philippines 0.99%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.62%
Dell 26.67%
Acer 10.48%
ASUS 9.52%
Toshiba 7.62%
Sony 2.86%
Intel 1.90%
Apple 0.95%
Samsung 0.95%
Lenovo 0.95%
Common models
Dell Studio XPS 435T/9000 2.88%
Dell Inspiron 580 1.92%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 1.92%
Gigabyte GA-890GPA-UD3H 1.92%
Dell Dell System XPS L7... 1.92%
Dell Precision T1500 1.92%

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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