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4% remove it96% keep it
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4.0.4 69.23%
3.1.7 23.08%
2.4.2 7.69%

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Companion Photo


Companion Photo is a program developed by Companion. The most used version is 4.0.4, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. The main program executable is azagent.exe. The software installer includes 37 files and is usually about 17.04 MB (17,871,089 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 29% of users of Companion Photo come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Luxembourg.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Companion Photo
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{E2210114-4158-4D41-ACCC-24176191E760}\Setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0007 -removeonly
Estimated size: 17.04 MB
Language: German

Program filesFiles installed by Companion Photo

Program executable:azagent.exe
Name:Companion Photo
Companion Photo Agent
Path:C:\Program Files\companion photo\azagent.exe
Additional files:
  • MFMimeParserU.dll - Bibliothèque de liaison dynamique MFMimeParser (MFMimeParser DLL)
  • HTTPClientU.dll - Bibliothèque de liaison dynamique HTTPClient (HTTPClient DLL)
  • SMTPClientU.dll - Bibliothèque de liaison dynamique SMTPClient (SMTPClient DLL)
  • SMTPServerU.dll - Bibliothèque de liaison dynamique SMTPServer (SMTPServer DLL)
  • Utility32.dll - Bibliothèque de liaison dynamique Utility32 (Utility32 DLL)
  • Utility32U.dll
  • Controls.dll - Bibliothèque de liaison dynamique Controls (Controls DLL)
  • ControlsU.dll
  • Graphics.dll - Bibliothèque de liaison dynamique Graphics (Graphics DLL)
  • GraphicsU.dll
  • Protocol.dll - Bibliothèque de liaison dynamique Protocol (Protocol DLL)
  • ProtocolU.dll
  • QTrace.dll - Bibliothèque de liaison dynamique QTrace
  • Router.dll - Bibliothèque de liaison dynamique Router (Router DLL)
  • RouterU.dll
  • UpdateDevice.dll - UpdateDevice Dynamic Link Library (UpdateDevice DLL)
  • UpdateDeviceU.dll
  • MFUpdateDevice.exe - MFUpdateDevice Application (MFUpdateDevice MFC Application)
  • EasySetup.exe - Application EasySetup (Application MFC EasySetup)
  • AzFinder.dll (by OEM) - Companion Photo (AzFinder Utility Library)
  • AzFinderU.dll (by OEM)
  • AzUtility.dll - AzUtility Library
  • AzUtilityU.dll
  • Advanced.dll
  • AdvancedU.dll
  • SuString.dll
  • SuStringU.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • AzAgent.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'AzAgent' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Companion Photo\AzAgent.exe".

How do I remove Companion Photo?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 54%
Win XP 8%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 53.85%
Windows Vista 23.08%
Windows 8 15.38%
Windows XP 7.69%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.77%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 23.08%
Windows 7 Professional 15.38%
Windows 8 Pro 7.69%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.69%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.69%

Distribution by countryGeography

29.41% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 29.41%
  Germany 23.53%
  Luxembourg 11.76%
  Belgium 5.88%
  France 5.88%
  GP 5.88%
  Poland 5.88%
  Italy 5.88%
  United Kingdom 5.88%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Medion 18.18%
Hewlett-Packard 18.18%
Toshiba 9.09%
Samsung 9.09%
Sahara 9.09%
Packard Bell 9.09%
Dell 9.09%
Acer 9.09%
Common models
MEDION P961x 18.18%
Samsung R59P/R60P/R61P 9.09%
Dell OptiPlex 755 9.09%
Acer Aspire 7250 9.09%
Parallels Software Intern... 9.09%
Gigabyte GA-870A-UD3 9.09%


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