Cockroach on Desktop 1.2

This software creates cockroaches on your desktop.
Whether you have a real passion for insects or simply want to pull a prank on a friend, Cockroach on Desktop can be of service. You can also use it to decorate your desktop during Halloween.

This lightweight and simple-to-use tool allows you to display numerous cockroaches that crawl along your screen. The effect is pretty realistic.

Once you double-click the app's executable file, a set of five cockroaches is displayed in the center of the screen; they start crawling in random directions and have various shapes and speed levels.

Each new program initialization brings up five additional cockroaches. The tool places an icon in the system tray from where you can add one or five more cockroaches. It is also possible to remove one cockroach at a time, by double-clicking it on the screen.

In the 'Settings' area you can set Cockroach on Desktop to stay on top of other applications and to automatically load as system startup, as well as specify the number of cockroaches to start with. Plus, you can access the developer's homepage by accessing the 'About' menu.

The fun tool consumes a very low amount of CPU and system memory, supports three languages for the interface (English, French and German) and has a good response time. Cockroach on Desktop did not freeze, crash or pop up error dialogs; we have not encountered any sort of problems. Bug lovers can surely related to this app.

Reviewed by , last updated on February 2nd, 2013

file size:
2.7 MB
developed by:
Drive Software Company
license type:
operating system(s):
Windows 2K / XP / Vista / Vista 64 bit / 7 / 7 64 bit / 2003
C: \ Desktop Enhancements \ Other Desktop Enhancements


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Cockroach on Desktop - This is the way your desktop will look like when you choose to run Cockroach on DesktopCockroach on Desktop - This is how Cockroach on Desktop will be displayed in the system tray, allowing you to easily add or close insectsCockroach on Desktop - This window will offer you the possibility to set Cockroach on Desktop to run when you start your computer

Application description

When you see one of these cockroaches on the screen, they look very real. They even walk around the same way real cock...

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