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Corel Paint Shop Pro 9


Corel Paint Shop Pro 9 is a software program developed by Jasc Software. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 setup package generally installs about 53 files. The installed file jascupdate.exe 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 Vista (SP2). While about 50% of users of Corel Paint Shop Pro 9 come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.jasc.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\corel\paint shop pro 9\presets
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{F843C6A3-224D-4615-94F8-3C461BD9AEA0}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Corel Paint Shop Pro 9

  • isusweb.dll (by InstallShield Software) - InstallShield Update Service (InstallShield Update Service Web Agent)
  • _ispmres.dll (by InstallShield Software) - InstallShield Update Manager (InstallShield Update Manager Resource DLL)
  • _isusres.dll - InstallShield Update Service Resource DLL
  • agent.exe - InstallShield Update Service Agent
  • isdm.exe - InstallShield Update Service Download Manager
  • issch.exe - InstallShield Update Service Scheduler
  • dcspro3slr.dll (by Eastman Kodak Company) - Kodak Professional DCS Pro 3 SLR SDK (Software toolkit for DCS 760C, 760M, and 720x cameras)
  • dcspro4slr.dll (by Eastman Kodak Company) - Kodak Professional DCS Pro 4 SLR SDK (Software toolkit for the DCS Pro 14 series of cameras)
  • dcsproback.dll - Kodak Professional DCS ProBack SDK (Software toolkit for the DCS Pro Backs)
  • dwusplay.dll - InstallShield Update Service Setup Player Module
  • dwusplay.exe - InstallShield Update Service Setup Player
  • jasccmdartistic.dll - Jasc Artistic (Jasc Artistic DLL)
  • jasccmdbevels.dll - Jasc Bevels (Jasc Bevels DLL)
  • jasccmdbrowse.dll - Jasc Browse (Jasc Browse DLL)
  • jasccmdclipboard.dll - Jasc Clipboard (Jasc Clipboard DLL)
  • jasccmdcolor.dll - Jasc Color (Jasc Color DLL)
  • jasccmdexternal.dll - Jasc External (Jasc External DLL)
  • jasccmdfile.dll - Jasc File (Jasc File DLL)
  • jasccmdgeometry.dll - Jasc Geometry (Jasc Geometry DLL)
  • jasccmdjgl.dll - Jasc JGL (Jasc JGL DLL)
  • jasccmdlayers.dll - Jasc Layers (Jasc Layers DLL)
  • jasccmdlighting.dll - Jasc Lighting (Jasc Lighting DLL)
  • jasccmdnongraphic.dll - Jasc NonGraphic (Jasc NonGraphic DLL)
  • jasccmdphoto.dll - Jasc Photo (Jasc Photo DLL)
  • jasccmdpluginhost.dll - Jasc Plugin Host (Jasc Plugin Host DLL)
  • jasccmdprint.dll - Jasc Print (Jasc Print DLL)
  • jasccmdpyscript.dll - Jasc PyScript (Jasc PyScript DLL)
  • jasccmdselections.dll - Jasc Selections (Jasc Selections DLL)
  • jasccmdstandard.dll - Jasc Standard (Jasc Standard DLL)
  • jasccmdtexture.dll - Jasc Texture (Jasc Texture DLL)
  • jasccmdvector.dll - Jasc Vector (Jasc Vector DLL)
  • jasccmdweb.dll - Jasc Web (Jasc Web DLL)
  • jasctoolart.dll - Jasc Tool Paint (Jasc Tool Paint DLL)
  • jasctoolobject.dll - Jasc Tool Object (Jasc Tool Object DLL)
  • jasctoolpaint.dll
  • jasctoolselect.dll - Jasc Tool Select (Jasc Tool Select DLL)
  • jasctoolstandard.dll - Jasc Tool Standard (Jasc Tool Standard DLL)
  • jasctooltext.dll - Jasc Tool Text (Jasc Tool Text DLL)
  • jasctoolwarp.dll - Jasc Tool Warp (Jasc Tool Warp DLL)
  • jascupdate.exe (by Corel Inc) - Auto Update (Corel Update)
  • orca22.dll (by Ofoto) - ORCA Library (Ofoto ORCA Portable Runtime)
  • orcacm22.dll (by Ofoto) - Ofoto ORCA Communications Library
  • prodriver.dll - Kodak Professional ProDriver (IEEE 1394 Dll for the DCS ProBack and DCSPro3SLR SDKs)
  • prodriver.sys - WDM Driver for Kodak Professional DCS Cameras and Backs
  • profamily.dll - Kodak Professional ProFamily (IEEE 1394 Dll for the DCS Pro 3 SLR, DCS Pro 4 SLR, and DCS Pro Back SDKs)
  • sfupload.dll (by Shutterfly) - Shutterfly, Inc. SfUpload (SfUpload)
  • tcl84.dll (by ActiveState) - Tcl 8.4 for Windows (Tcl DLL)
  • tcldde12.dll
  • tclpip84.dll
  • tclreg11.dll
  • tk84.dll (by ActiveState) - Tk 8.4 for Windows (Tk DLL)
  • w9xpopen.exe
  • wininst.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • issch.exe is scheduled as a task named 'InstallShield software-updateservice' (runs weekly on Mondays at 10:00).
Startup File (User Run)
  • issch.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'ISUSScheduler' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Common Files\InstallShield\UpdateService\issch.exe" -start.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • issch.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'ISUSScheduler' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Common Files\InstallShield\UpdateService\issch.exe" -start.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:2.02 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000292287%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00000725%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00002198%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:5,110
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:29 Bytes
435.61 KB average

How do I remove Corel Paint Shop Pro 9?

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Or, you can uninstall Corel Paint Shop Pro 9 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 Corel Paint Shop Pro 9, 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 Corel Paint Shop Pro 9.

Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win 8 22%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 55.56%
Windows Vista 22.22%
Windows 8 22.22%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.33%
Windows 7 Professional 16.67%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 16.67%
Windows 10 Home 11.11%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.56%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.56%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.00%
  United Kingdom 15.38%
  Canada 7.69%
  Australia 3.85%
  Belgium 3.85%
  Costa Rica 3.85%
  Germany 3.85%
  Netherlands 3.85%
  Norway 3.85%
  Sweden 3.85%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Medion 15.38%
Hewlett-Packard 15.38%
Dell 7.69%
Acer 7.69%
American Megatrends 7.69%
Toshiba 7.69%
Sony 7.69%
Samsung 7.69%
Intel 7.69%
Common models
Samsung 700Z7C 13.33%
TOSHIBA Satellite L350 6.67%
Sony VPCEB3C5E 6.67%
MSI MS-7522 6.67%
MEDIONPC MS-7707 6.67%
MEDIONPC MS-7366 6.67%

About Jasc Software

Jasc Software (Corel Corporation acquired Jasc Software and its Paint Shop Pro operations) was the creator of Paint Shop Pro, a popular graphics editing program.
Publisher URL: www.corel.com


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