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Startup program entry details:

DesktopX (IconX.exe)

This page expands upon the information already available for this entry in the Pacman's Portal Windows start-up programs database.

Normally leave to run at start-up - typically required for the program to function properly or for security/safety reasons

For further information on how to identify and disable startup programs please visit the Introduction page.

Description:

IconX from Stardock Corporation - "a program that enhances your Windows desktop icons so that they can be any size, zoom on mouse over, have shadows underneath them and generally make them more attractive and usable." Required if you want to use the features and themes provided. No longer supported - it was formally part of the Object Desktop suite and also available as a separate download

Startup information:

Registry (Start → Run → regedit)

MSConfig (Start → Run → msconfig → Startup)

Windows Defender (Start → All Programs → Windows Defender → Tools → Software Explorer)

Log examples:

O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [DesktopX] "C:\Program Files\Stardock\Object Desktop\IconX\IconX.exe"

Other information:

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