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What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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Adobe PhotoShop

What is Adobe PhotoShop?  (from Adobe Systems)

Adobe Photoshop products organize, edit, and create images. Linked Smart Objects live independently of your Photoshop files, so when you change the original Smart Object it updates across all your documents. And now, you can package a PSD's Smart Object links for easy portability. Layer Comps are handy little snapshots...  Read more


Adobe PhotoShop is a program developed by Adobe Systems. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software installer includes 6 files and is usually about 155.37 MB (162,917,963 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 50% of users of Adobe PhotoShop come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.adobe.com/products/photoshop.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Adobe PhotoShop
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Adobe PhotoShop\uninstall.exe" "/C:C:\Program Files\Adobe PhotoShop\Uninstall\uninstall.xml"
Estimated size: 155.37 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Adobe PhotoShop

  • uninstall.exe (by Indigo Rose) - Setup Factory Runtime (Setup Application)
  • _ISDel.exe (by InstallShield Software) - InstallShield® (32-bit InstallShield Deleter.)
  • _Setup.dll (by InstallShield Software) - 32-bit Setup Launcher Resource
  • Setup.exe - 32-bit Setup Launcher
  • install.exe
  • lua5.1.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • uninstall.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{D421D11A-6221-4BF6-8F93-2187C1DFFE7D}' (runs on registration).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:2.44 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000208963%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00001863%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00000227%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:10,587
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:33 Bytes
435.61 KB average

How do I remove Adobe PhotoShop?

Quickly and completely remove Adobe PhotoShop from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Adobe PhotoShop 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Adobe PhotoShop, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 Adobe PhotoShop.

Win 7 (SP1) 80%
Win 8 20%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 80.00%
Windows 8 20.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 60.00%
Windows 8.1 Pro 20.00%
Windows 7 Professional 20.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.00%
  United Kingdom 25.00%
  France 12.50%
  Italy 12.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 60.00%
Toshiba 20.00%
Dell 20.00%
Common models
TOSHIBA Qosmio X775 20.00%
HP-Pavilion WE170AA-ABU p... 20.00%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 20.00%
HP EliteBook 8560w 20.00%
Dell Precision WorkSt... 20.00%

About Adobe Systems

Adobe Systems Incorporated is computer program company focused on the creation of multimedia & creativity program products, with a more-recent foray towards rich Net application program development.
Publisher URL: www.adobe.com


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