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4% remove it96% keep it
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ArcSoft PhotoStudio Darkroom

What is ArcSoft PhotoStudio Darkroom?  (from ArcSoft)

With the multitude of photos we all take, comes the need for a digital asset management program: a visual database that helps you catalogue, organize, and sort and find pictures more easily. Arcsoft Photostudio Darkroom 2, the new version of Arcsoft's photo-centric image editor, now includes a browser that tries to do ...  Read more


ArcSoft PhotoStudio Darkroom is a software program developed by ArcSoft. 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 primary executable is named photostudio.exe. The setup package generally installs about 32 files and is usually about 16.18 MB (16,968,207 bytes). The installed file CheckUpdate.dll is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 53% of users of ArcSoft PhotoStudio Darkroom come from the United States, it is also popular in Iran and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.arcsoft.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ArcSoft\PhotoStudio Darkroom
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\engine\6\INTEL3~1\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{F52A94F1-DDF6-
Estimated size: 16.18 MB

Program filesFiles installed by ArcSoft PhotoStudio Darkroom

Program executable:photostudio.exe
Name:PhotoStudio Darkroom
Path:C:\Program Files\arcsoft\photostudio darkroom\photostudio.exe
Additional files:
  • MagUIImage.dll - ArcSoft MagUIImage (MagUIImage)
  • magFileIO.dll - ArcSoft magFileIO (File i/o)
  • RawEngine.dll - ArcSoft RawEngine (RawEngine)
  • magengin.dll - ArcSoft magengin (magengin Dynamic Link Library)
  • magPltfm.dll - ArcSoft magPltfm (magPltfm)
  • magTools.dll - ArcSoft magTools (magTools)
  • kgl.dll - arcsoft kgl (kgl)
  • RawExtend.dll - RawExtend
  • CheckUpdate.dll - ArcSoft Check Update Resource
  • CheckUpdate.exe - ArcSoft Check Update
  • MagUIEngine.dll - ArcSoft MagUIEngine (MagUIEngine)
  • MagUIInter.dll - ArcSoft MagUIInter (MagUIInter)
  • MagPCMac.dll - ArcSoft MagPCMac (MagPCMac)
  • MagCore.dll - ArcSoft MagCore (MagCore)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • CheckUpdate.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Arc Soft Updater' (runs weekly on Tuesdays at 2:01).

How do I remove ArcSoft PhotoStudio Darkroom?

Quickly and completely remove ArcSoft PhotoStudio Darkroom from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall ArcSoft PhotoStudio Darkroom 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 ArcSoft PhotoStudio Darkroom, 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 ArcSoft PhotoStudio Darkroom.

Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win 8 9%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 69.57%
Windows XP 13.04%
Windows Vista 8.70%
Windows 8 8.70%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.78%
Windows 7 Professional 17.39%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.39%
Microsoft Windows XP 13.04%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.70%
Windows 8.1 4.35%

Distribution by countryGeography

53.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 53.33%
  Iran 6.67%
  Canada 6.67%
  Chile 3.33%
  MA 3.33%
  France 3.33%
  Greece 3.33%
  Spain 3.33%
  Netherlands 3.33%
  Germany 3.33%
  Poland 3.33%
  Italy 3.33%
  United Kingdom 3.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 21.05%
Hewlett-Packard 21.05%
Acer 10.53%
Samsung 10.53%
Medion 10.53%
American Megatrends 5.26%
ASUS 5.26%
Toshiba 5.26%
Sahara 5.26%
Lenovo 5.26%
Common models
Samsung R520/R522/R620 ... 9.09%
TOSHIBA Satellite A135 4.55%
Samsung 550P5C/550P7C 4.55%
MEDIONPC MS-7646 4.55%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 4.55%
LENOVO 20404 4.55%

About ArcSoft

ArcSoft is a application development company that makes multimedia technologies & applications across desktop & embedded platforms.
Publisher URL: www.arcsoft.com


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