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Windows XP Theme


Windows XP Theme is a software program developed by Mohammad Reza Tavakoli. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The setup package generally installs about 27 files and is usually about 50.27 KB (51,472 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows XP and Windows XP. While about 84% of users of Windows XP Theme come from Iran, it is also popular in the United States and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Win2Farsi.com
Installation folder: C:\WINXPSP3\
Uninstaller: "C:\Windows\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 50.27 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Windows XP Theme

  • RtlUpd.exe (by Realtek Semiconductor) - Realtek AC'97 Update and remove driver Tool (Driver Update and remove for Windows x64 or x86_32)
  • fxdecod1.dll (by Foxit Software Company) - Foxit Reader Addon: JBIG2/JPEG2000 Decoder
  • RTHDCPL.exe (by Realtek Semiconductor) - Realtek HD Audio Sound Effect Manager (Realtek HD Audio Control Panel)
  • MicCal.exe - Realtek Audio Microphone Calibration
  • Alcmtr.exe - Realtek AC97 Audio - Event Monitor (Realtek Azalia Audio - Event Monitor)
  • RTLCPL.exe - Realtek Audio Sound Effect Manager (Realtek Audio Control Panel)
  • RtlExUpd.dll - RtlExUpd Dynamic Link Library (RtlExUpd DLL for setup utility function)
  • SoundMan.exe - Realtek HD Sound Manager (Realtek Sound Manager)
  • twain_32.dll (by Twain Working Group) - Twain_32 Source Manager (Twain_32 Source Manager (Image Acquisition Interface))
  • XPMRT.exe (by MRT www.Win2Farsi.com) - MRT Windows XP Fastest (MRT)
  • twain.dll (by Twain Working Group) - Twain Source Manager (Twain Source Manager (Image Acquisition Interface))
  • twunk_16.exe - Twain Thunker (Twain_32.dll Client's 16-Bit Thunking Server)
  • twunk_32.exe - Twain.dll Client's 32-Bit Thunking Server
  • PDFReader.exe - Foxit Reader
  • alcwzrd.exe (by RealTek Semicoductor) - ALCWZRD (RealTek AlcWzrd Application)
  • ExentInfo.exe (by Exent Technologies)
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • unins001.exe
  • delttsul.exe (by Microsoft) - Microsoft Speech (Microsoft Text To Speech Engine)
  • explorer.exe (by Microsoft) - Windows Explorer
  • hh.exe - HTML Help (Microsoft® HTML Help Executable)
  • NOTEPAD.EXE - Notepad
  • regedit.exe - Registry Editor
  • TASKMAN.EXE - Task Manager
  • vmmreg32.dll - Windows VMM Registry Library
  • winhelp.exe - Microsoft Windows (Windows Help Engine application file)
  • winhlp32.exe - Microsoft® Help

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • explorer.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'MSOpenFolder' with the ProgID of 'Folder' and the action verb 'open.
Startup File (User Run)
  • Alcmtr.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'AlcMonitor' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Realtek\InstallShield\Alcmtr.exe".
2 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • Alcmtr.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Alcmtr' which loads as ALCMTR.EXE.
  • regedit.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'SysSearch' which loads as REGEDIT.EXE -s C:/WINDOWS/iexplore.reg.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • explorer.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE'.
Network connections
  • explorer.exe connects to (port 80).
  • explorer.exe connects to a23-3-69-59.deploy.akamaitechnologies.com ( port 80).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:26.07 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0269946165%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.01434047%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.01265414%
0.015104% average
70 average
I/O reads/min:246.85 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:150.21 KB
105.02 KB average
Memory:4.44 MB
Total CPU:0.0208981132%
Kernel CPU:0.01923751%
User CPU:0.00166061%
I/O reads/min:149 Bytes
I/O writes/min:750 Bytes

How do I remove Windows XP Theme?

You can uninstall Windows XP Theme 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 XP (Theme), 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 XP Theme.

Win XP 86%
Win 7 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 93.18%
Windows 7 6.82%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 93.18%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.82%

Distribution by countryGeography

83.51% of installs come from Iran
Which countries install it?
  Iran 83.51%
  United States 13.40%
  United Kingdom 2.06%
  Switzerland 1.03%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
American Megatrends 18.03%
Intel 14.75%
Dell 4.92%
Acer 3.28%
Sahara 3.28%
Hewlett-Packard 3.28%
MSI 1.64%
Common models
Gigabyte G41M-ES2L 6.67%
ECS G31T-M7 3.33%
Gigabyte EP41T-UD3L 3.33%
Gigabyte G41MT-S2PT 3.33%
ECS IC41T-A 3.33%


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