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What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
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United States Rank #16,655
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1.1.0 83.17%
1.0.0 16.83%

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Topaz Star Effects

What is Topaz Star Effects?  (from Topaz Labs)

Topaz Star Effect™s creates unique star and lighting effects by manipulating and enhancing the appearance of various light sources found within your image. With a variety of fully-customizable effect options for modifying light sources, you can easily add a creative or dramatic flare to lights or reflective surfaces to...  Read more


Topaz Star Effects is a program developed by Topaz Labs. The most used version is 1.1.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software installer includes 2 files and is usually about 17 MB (17,822,898 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 56% of users of Topaz Star Effects come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.topazlabs.com/stareffects
Help link: www.topazlabs.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Topaz Labs\Topaz Star Effects
Uninstaller: "C:\ProgramData\{170C1966-15F2-48B8-AB1A-1EAAD775C8BE}\star_setup.exe" REMOVE=TRUE MODIFY=FALSE
Estimated size: 17 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Topaz Star Effects

  • uninst.exe
  • star_setup.exe - Topaz Star Effects Installation

How do I remove Topaz Star Effects?

You can uninstall Topaz Star Effects 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 Topaz Star Effects, 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 Topaz Star Effects.

Win 7 (SP1) 73%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 79.33%
Windows 10 16.35%
Windows XP 3.85%
Windows Vista 0.48%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 40.38%
Windows 7 Ultimate 26.92%
Windows 7 Professional 11.06%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.81%
Microsoft Windows XP 3.85%
Windows 10 Home 3.37%

Distribution by countryGeography

55.51% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 55.51%
  United Kingdom 4.18%
  Germany 3.80%
  Italy 3.80%
  Canada 3.42%
  France 2.66%
  Australia 2.66%
  Brazil 1.90%
  IQ 1.90%
  Russia 1.52%
  Spain 1.52%
  Saudi Arabia 1.52%
  Singapore 0.76%
  Thailand 0.76%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.21%
Dell 22.69%
Acer 17.65%
ASUS 9.24%
Toshiba 6.72%
Intel 1.68%
Lenovo 1.68%
American Megatrends 0.84%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.00%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.33%
Dell Dell System XPS L7... 2.50%
Gigabyte G31M-ES2L 2.50%
Dell Inspiron N5110 1.67%
Dell Studio XPS 435MT 1.67%

About (from Topaz Labs)

Topaz Labs is a privately owned company in Dallas, TX, that specializes in distilling the most advanced developments in imaging technology into useful software products for photographers and videographers.
Publisher URL: www.topazlabs.com


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