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Should I remove Wallpaper Engine?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #9,598
United States Rank #6,459
Reach 0.0385%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 6.68 days
197.06 days >
Average installed length: 103.54 days

Wallpaper Engine


Wallpaper Engine is a program developed by Kristjan Skutta. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. The software installer includes 51 files and is usually about 559.95 KB (573,392 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 68% of users of Wallpaper Engine come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.wallpaperengine.io
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\wallpaper_engine
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/431960
Estimated size: 559.95 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Wallpaper Engine

  • wallpaper32.exe - Wallpaper Engine
  • wallpaper64.exe
  • config.json
  • installer.exe
  • launcher.exe
  • version.json

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Startup Files (User Run)
  • wallpaper64.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'WallpaperEngine' and executes as "C:\SteamappsHD\steamapps\common\wallpaper_engine\wallpaper64.exe" -silent.
  • wallpaper32.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'WallpaperEngine' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\wallpaper_engine\wallpaper32.exe" -silent.

How do I remove Wallpaper Engine?

You can uninstall Wallpaper Engine 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 Wallpaper Engine, 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 Wallpaper Engine.

Win 10 91%
Win 7 (SP1) 9%
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 10 91.05%
Windows 7 8.95%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 46.38%
Windows 10 Pro 31.49%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.35%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 3.69%
Windows 7 Home Premium 2.11%
Windows 7 Professional 2.11%

Distribution by countryGeography

67.94% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 67.94%
  Germany 6.23%
  United Kingdom 5.02%
  France 2.51%
  Netherlands 2.14%
  Singapore 1.77%
  Sweden 1.67%
  Canada 1.49%
  Hong Kong 1.49%
  Norway 1.02%
  DK 0.84%
  Finland 0.84%
  Italy 0.84%
  Austria 0.65%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 19.28%
ASUS 18.47%
Hewlett-Packard 15.66%
Dell 11.24%
Lenovo 8.43%
MSI 8.43%
Alienware 7.63%
Medion 2.01%
Samsung 1.20%
Intel 0.80%
Common models
ASUS All Series 18.36%
MSI MS-7917 3.93%
MSI MS-7817 3.61%
MSI MS-7693 3.28%
MSI MS-7978 2.62%
Alienware Alienware Auror... 1.64%


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