WindowFX WindowFX

A guide to uninstall WindowFX from your computer

You can find on this page details on how to remove WindowFX for Windows. It is made by Stardock Corporation. You can find out more on Stardock Corporation or check for application updates here. WindowFX is typically installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\Object Desktop\WindowFX folder, depending on the user's choice. The full uninstall command line for WindowFX is C:\ProgramData\{7D2639E6-9D96-4A5C-8F76-83DCE2F91CBB}\windowfx5_setup.exe. WindowFXConfig.exe is the WindowFX's main executable file and it occupies about 2.66 MB (2789552 bytes) on disk.

The following executables are installed beside WindowFX. They take about 4.56 MB (4780272 bytes) on disk.

  • sdactivate.exe (981.14 KB)
  • wfx32.exe (376.64 KB)
  • wfx64.exe (408.64 KB)
  • WindowFXConfig.exe (2.66 MB)
  • WindowFXSRV.exe (177.64 KB)

This info is about WindowFX version 5.0 alone. You can find below a few links to other WindowFX versions: to view all...
If you are manually uninstalling WindowFX we suggest you to check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Directories that were found:
  • C:\Program Files\Stardock\Object Desktop\WindowFX

The files below remain on your disk by WindowFX's application uninstaller when you removed it:
  • C:\Program Files\Stardock\Object Desktop\WindowFX\wfx32.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Stardock\Object Desktop\WindowFX\wfx4.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Stardock\Object Desktop\WindowFX\wfx4_64.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Stardock\Object Desktop\WindowFX\wfx64.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Stardock\Object Desktop\WindowFX\WindowFX_Scripting.doc
  • C:\Program Files\Stardock\Object Desktop\WindowFX\WindowFXConfig.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Stardock\Object Desktop\WindowFX\WindowFXSRV.exe

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following data will not be removed; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Applications\windowfx5_setup.exe
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Stardock\WindowFX4
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{A13D3937-C649-4C55-BE71-92BA0CC4CAC5}
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Stardock\ObjectDesktop\WindowFX
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\WindowFX

Additional registry values that you should clean:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\WindowFX\Description
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\WindowFX\DisplayName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\WindowFX\ImagePath

How to delete WindowFX from your PC with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

WindowFX is an application released by the software company Stardock Corporation. Sometimes, users try to remove this program. Sometimes this can be efortful because uninstalling this manually requires some know-how regarding Windows internal functioning. The best QUICK action to remove WindowFX is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your Windows PC, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and all around tool to optimize your Windows computer.


  • go to Download Link
  • download the program by pressing the DOWNLOAD button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and wealth of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful PC management program.

3. Click on the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Press the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the applications installed on your PC will be shown to you

6. Navigate the list of applications until you find WindowFX or simply click the Search field and type in "WindowFX". If it exists on your system the WindowFX app will be found very quickly. After you select WindowFX in the list of programs, some data about the program is available to you:

  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). This tells you the opinion other users have about WindowFX, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the app you want to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will come up. accept the removal by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall WindowFX.
Uninstall WindowFX

8. After uninstalling WindowFX, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Click Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items that belong WindowFX that have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing WindowFX with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry items, files or folders are left behind on your computer.

Your computer will remain clean, speedy and ready to take on new tasks.

Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • 10.0
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This page is not a piece of advice to remove WindowFX by Stardock Corporation from your PC, we are not saying that WindowFX by Stardock Corporation is not a good application. This page simply contains detailed info on how to remove WindowFX supposing you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-07-28 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-07-28 18:48:02.133