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TyphoonDesktop is a program developed by TyphoonTools. 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 typhoondesktop.exe. The software installer includes 8 files and is usually about 18.71 MB (19,623,355 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 78% of users of TyphoonDesktop come from the United States, it is also popular in Brazil and France.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\typhoontools\typhoondesktop
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\TyphoonTools\TyphoonDesktop\uninstall.exe -u
Estimated size: 18.71 MB

Program filesFiles installed by TyphoonDesktop

Program executable:typhoondesktop.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\typhoontools\typhoondesktop\typhoondesktop.exe
Additional files:
  • filev010.ocx (by LogicNP Software (http://www.ssware.com)) - FileView ActiveX Control
  • filev080.ocx (by LogicNP Software (http://www.ssware.com))
  • fldrv010.ocx - FolderView ActiveX Control
  • fldrv080.ocx
  • shlob010.ocx - ShellObjects ActiveX
  • shlob080.ocx
  • uninstall.exe - TyphoonInstallerEngine

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • TyphoonDesktop.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'TyphoonDesktop' and executes as C:\Program Files\TyphoonTools\TyphoonDesktop\TyphoonDesktop.exe.

How do I remove TyphoonDesktop?

You can uninstall TyphoonDesktop 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 TyphoonDesktop, 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 TyphoonDesktop.

Win 7 50%
Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 24%
Keep it 76%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 100.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 50.00%
Windows 7 Starter 25.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 25.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

77.78% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 77.78%
  Brazil 11.11%
  France 11.11%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 50.00%
Acer 50.00%
Common models
HP Pavilion 061 PX721AA-A... 33.33%
HP Pavilion P6000 Series 33.33%
eMachines EZ1600 33.33%


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