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23% remove it77% keep it
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Global Rank #39,646
United States Rank #44,301
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 12.51 days
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Average installed length: 193.89 days


VersionDistribution 80.00% 4.00% 16.00%

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Xilisoft Multiple Desktops

What is Xilisoft Multiple Desktops?  (from Xilisoft)

Feel your desktop crowded due to many windows on it? Now, it's time to clear up. Xilisoft Multiple Desktops is a multi-desktop organizer and virtual desktop manager that can create multiple virtual desktops and perform desktop switching by mouse click or user-defined hotkeys.

With the multi-desktop manager, you ...  Read more


Xilisoft Multiple Desktops is a software program developed by Xilisoft. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. The primary executable is named desktop.exe. The setup package generally installs about 41 files and is usually about 22.7 MB (23,802,809 bytes). The installed file Xilisoft Multiple Desktops Update.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 33% of users of Xilisoft Multiple Desktops come from the United States, it is also popular in MA and Iran.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.xilisoft.com/multiple-desktops.html
Help link: www.xilisoft.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\xilisoft\multiple desktops
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Xilisoft\Multiple Desktops\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 22.7 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Xilisoft Multiple Desktops

Program executable:desktop.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\xilisoft\multiple desktops\desktop.exe
Additional files:
  • GDIPLUS.DLL - Microsoft? Windows? Operating System (Microsoft GDI+)
  • dbghelp.dll - Debugging Tools for Windows(R) (Windows Image Helper)
  • MFC71u.dll - Microsoft? Visual Studio .NET (MFCDLL Shared Library - Retail Version)
  • msvcp71.dll - Microsoft? C++ Runtime Library
  • msvcr71.dll - Microsoft? C Runtime Library
  • Help.dll
  • Olsmultiedit.dll
  • SliderCtrlv2.dll
  • StatusBarCtrlEx.dll
  • systray.dll
  • VolumnCtrl.dll
  • xcDownloader.dll
  • libeay32.dll - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • libssl32.dll
  • Xilisoft Multiple Desktops Update.exe - Update (Update Online)
  • ComboBoxEx.dll
  • FileDialog.dll
  • JavaScriptParse.dll
  • MapFile.dll
  • PathDialog.dll
  • ShortKeyEdit.dll
  • swfwnd.dll
  • Update.dll
  • xFlash.dll
  • xIECtrl.dll
  • Flash10a.ocx (by Adobe Systems) - Shockwave Flash (Adobe Flash Player 10.0 r12)
  • XiliFtpUP.exe
  • XCrashReport.exe - XCrashReport
  • cximage.dll (by Pizzolato Davide - www.xdp.it) - cximage
  • base.dll
  • ClientInfo.dll
  • CtrlLibrary.dll (by ImTOO Software Studio)
  • FtpIni.dll
  • js32.dll
  • MultiDesktop.dll
  • OLSDLL.dll
  • uiLang.dll
  • UILib8_MFCDll.dll (by ImTOO Software Studio)
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

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

How do I remove Xilisoft Multiple Desktops?

You can uninstall Xilisoft Multiple Desktops 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 Xilisoft Multiple Desktops, 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 Xilisoft Multiple Desktops.

Win 7 (SP1) 68%
Win Vista 2%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 23%
Keep it 77%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 76.00%
Windows 10 10.00%
Windows XP 8.00%
Windows Vista 6.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 28.00%
Windows 7 Professional 12.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.00%
Windows Vista Ultimate 4.00%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise Ev... 2.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

32.73% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 32.73%
  MA 23.64%
  Iran 5.45%
  Germany 5.45%
  TN 3.64%
  Qatar 3.64%
  LY 1.82%
  Vietnam 1.82%
  BH 1.82%
  Brazil 1.82%
  France 1.82%
  Mexico 1.82%
  IQ 1.82%
  Indonesia 1.82%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 36.96%
Dell 21.74%
Acer 10.87%
Toshiba 10.87%
Alienware 4.35%
ASUS 4.35%
Lenovo 4.35%
Gateway 2.17%
Sony 2.17%
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TOSHIBA Satellite C660 4.08%
TOSHIBA Satellite C655 4.08%
VIA PT800-8237 2.04%
TOSHIBA Satellite L300 2.04%
TOSHIBA SATELLITE C855-12... 2.04%

About (from Xilisoft)

Xilisoft is an award-winning supplier in video and audio converting software field.
Publisher URL: www.xilisoft.com


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