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Should I remove Windows 8 Desktop Gadgets?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,403
United States Rank #15,799
Reach 0.0569%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 10.40 days
306.68 days >
Average installed length: 161.14 days


1.3.0 33.16%
1.1.1 1.52%
1.1 65.33%

Windows 8 Desktop Gadgets


Windows 8 Desktop Gadgets is a software program developed by PainteR. The most common release is 1.1, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The setup package generally installs about 2 files and is usually about 1.48 MB (1,549,016 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of those who have this installed, most are running it on Windows 10. While about 20% of users of Windows 8 Desktop Gadgets come from the United States, it is also popular in Iran and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: pcportal.org.ru/index/8-93250
Help link: pcportal.org.ru/forum/8
Installation folder: C:\WINDOWS\Installer\Desktop Gadgets\
Uninstaller: "C:\WINDOWS\Installer\Desktop Gadgets\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 1.48 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Windows 8 Desktop Gadgets

  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

How do I remove Windows 8 Desktop Gadgets?

You can uninstall Windows 8 Desktop Gadgets 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 Windows 8 Desktop Gadgets, 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 Windows 8 Desktop Gadgets.

Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%
Windows 10

Distribution by countryGeography

19.78% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 19.78%
  Iran 10.26%
  Germany 7.08%
  Russia 6.72%
  DZ 5.86%
  UA 4.88%
  Italy 4.03%
  India 2.81%
  France 2.44%
  Poland 2.20%
  MA 2.08%
  Brazil 1.83%
  IQ 1.71%
  United Kingdom 1.59%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 18.75%
Dell 14.97%
ASUS 14.97%
Acer 14.68%
Lenovo 7.99%
Toshiba 5.23%
Samsung 4.65%
Intel 3.20%
MSI 1.31%
American Megatrends 0.87%
Sony 0.73%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 6.46%
ASUS All Series 5.62%
MSI MS-7592 3.65%
Dell Inspiron 3521 3.09%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.81%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.25%


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