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Startup program entry details:

DesktopX Welcome (Welcome.exe)

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

User's choice - depends whether a user deems it necessary

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


DesktopX Welcome widget included with the DesktopX desktop utility from Stardock Corporation. Used to load/create widgets, objects and different desktops. Once started, Welcome.exe loads a file called "DXWidget.exe" and exits

Startup information:

Common/User Startup (Start → All Programs → Startup)

MSConfig (Start → Run → msconfig → Startup)

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

Log examples:

O4 - Startup: DesktopX Welcome.lnk = C:\Program Files\Stardock\Object Desktop\DesktopX\Widgets\Welcome.exe

Other information:


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