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Vidyo Desktop 2.1


Vidyo Desktop 2.1 is a program developed by Vidyo. 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 vidyodesktop.exe. The software installer includes 9 files and is usually about 6.88 MB (7,212,726 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 48% of users of Vidyo Desktop come from the United States, it is also popular in Finland and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Vidyo\Vidyo Desktop
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Vidyo\Vidyo Desktop\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 6.88 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Vidyo Desktop 2.1

Program executable:vidyodesktop.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\vidyo\vidyo desktop\vidyodesktop.exe
Additional files:
  • VidyoWebBrowser.exe - VidyoWebBrowser
  • RestoreState.dll - Real Position
  • Uninstall.exe
  • VidyoDesktopInstallHelper.exe
  • UIControls.dll (by Videra Ltd) - UIControls
  • VGUClientLogic.dll (by Videra Ltd) - VGUClientLogic
  • VidyoClientDll.dll
  • VidyoClientWrapper.dll - VidyoClientWrapper

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

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

How do I remove Vidyo Desktop?

You can uninstall Vidyo Desktop 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 Vidyo Desktop 2.1, 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 Vidyo Desktop.

Win 7 (SP1) 81%
Win Vista (SP2) 4%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 81.48%
Windows 10 11.11%
Windows Vista 7.41%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 37.04%
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.33%
Windows 7 Enterprise 11.11%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.41%
Windows Vista Business 3.70%
Windows 8 Pro 3.70%

Distribution by countryGeography

48.48% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 48.48%
  Finland 12.12%
  United Kingdom 9.09%
  France 6.06%
  Israel 6.06%
  TT 3.03%
  Hong Kong 3.03%
  Ecuador 3.03%
  Australia 3.03%
  India 3.03%
  Italy 3.03%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 34.62%
Dell 15.38%
Samsung 11.54%
Acer 7.69%
Toshiba 7.69%
Lenovo 7.69%
Sony 3.85%
Intel 3.85%
ASUS 3.85%
Common models
Samsung 300V3A/300V4A/300... 8.00%
Acer Aspire 5750 8.00%
Dell Latitude E6330 8.00%
Dell Inspiron N5010 4.00%
VMware, Inc. VMware Virtu... 4.00%
TOSHIBA Satellite P755 4.00%


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