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pcwSIcons 2


pcwSIcons 2 is a software program developed by IDG Magazine Media GmbH. The setup package generally installs about 5 files and is usually about 1.55 MB (1,624,796 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 70% of users of pcwSIcons 2 come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and Austria.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.pcwelt-praxis.de
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\PC-WELT\pcwSIcons\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\PC-WELT\pcwSIcons\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 1.55 MB

Program filesFiles installed by pcwSIcons 2

  • pcwSIcons2.exe
  • unins000.exe - Inno Setup (Setup/Uninstall)
  • pcwSIcon.dll
  • RestoreIcons.vbs
  • SaveIcons.vbs

How do I remove pcwSIcons 2?

You can uninstall pcwSIcons 2 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 pcwSIcons 2, 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 pcwSIcons 2.

Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win 10 3%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.25%
Windows XP 25.00%
Windows Vista 15.63%
Windows 10 3.13%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 31.25%
Microsoft Windows XP 25.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 15.63%
Windows 7 Professional 12.50%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.50%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.13%

Distribution by countryGeography

70.27% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 70.27%
  United States 13.51%
  Austria 2.70%
  Switzerland 2.70%
  Dominican Republic 2.70%
  United Kingdom 2.70%
  Luxembourg 2.70%
  Venezuela 2.70%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Medion 34.62%
American Megatrends 23.08%
Acer 11.54%
Dell 7.69%
Packard Bell 3.85%
NEC 3.85%
MSI 3.85%
Intel 3.85%
Compaq 3.85%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7366 8.00%
MEDIONPC MS-7318 8.00%
Acer Aspire M7720 8.00%
T-Systems PCM Computer Gm... 4.00%
Packard Bell BV EASYNOTE ... 4.00%
MSI MS-7678 4.00%


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