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1% remove it99% keep it
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VBoxHeadlessTray is a program developed by Topten Software. 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 vboxheadlesstray.exe. The software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 647.18 KB (662,714 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 55% of users of VBoxHeadlessTray come from the United States, it is also popular in Spain and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.toptensoftware.com/VBoxHeadlessTray
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Topten Software\VBoxHeadlessTray
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Topten Software\VBoxHeadlessTray\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 647.18 KB

Program filesFiles installed by VBoxHeadlessTray

Program executable:vboxheadlesstray.exe
Name:VirtualBox Headless Tray
Path:C:\Program Files\topten software\vboxheadlesstray\vboxheadlesstray.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

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

How do I remove VBoxHeadlessTray?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win 7 6%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.11%
Windows 10 38.89%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 33.33%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.67%
Windows 10 Pro 11.11%
Windows 7 Home Premium 11.11%
Windows 8.1 Pro 11.11%
Windows 8 Pro 5.56%

Distribution by countryGeography

55.17% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 55.17%
  Spain 6.90%
  France 6.90%
  Australia 3.45%
  Germany 3.45%
  Estonia 3.45%
  Finland 3.45%
  Israel 3.45%
  Japan 3.45%
  Malaysia 3.45%
  Romania 3.45%
  Slovakia 3.45%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 33.33%
Lenovo 33.33%
MSI 16.67%
Hewlett-Packard 8.33%
ASUS 8.33%
Common models
Micro-Star Co., Ltd. GT60 8.33%
LENOVO 7658RUU 8.33%
LENOVO 423926U 8.33%
LENOVO 20378 8.33%
Hewlett-Packard p7-1534 8.33%


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