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Should I remove Microsoft Foto Designer Pro 9?

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1% remove it99% keep it
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Microsoft Foto Designer Pro 9


Microsoft Foto Designer Pro 9 is a program developed by Microsoft. 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 main program executable is pi.exe. The software installer includes 42 files. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 77% of users of Microsoft Foto Designer Pro 9 come from Germany, it is also popular in Austria and the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?LN=DE
Help link: support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?xmlid=fh;DE;picint&ln=de
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Picture It! 9\
Uninstaller: C:\Windows\SysWOW64\msiexec.exe /i {DBA8B9E1-C6FF-4624-9598-73D3B41A0905}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Language: German (Germany)

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft Foto Designer Pro 9

Program executable:pi.exe
Name:Microsoft Picture It! 9
Picture It! 9
Path:C:\Program Files\microsoft picture it! 9\pi.exe
Additional files:
  • dw15.exe - Microsoft Application Error Reporting
  • Pod9.exe - Microsoft Digital Image Library (Digital Image Library)
  • PodData.dll
  • PodMain.dll
  • atl70.dll - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET (ATL Module for Windows (Unicode))
  • mfc70.dll - MFCDLL Shared Library - Retail Version
  • mfc70u.dll
  • MFC71.dll
  • msvcp70.dll - Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library
  • msvcr70.dll - Microsoft® C Runtime Library
  • msvcr71.dll
  • msvcp60.dll - Microsoft (R) Visual C++ (Microsoft (R) C++ Runtime Library)
  • cpitv9.dll - Microsoft Picture It! 9 (CPI Thumbnail View Extension)
  • pip.exe - Picture It! 9
  • PSCore1Lite.dll - Plus! Photo Story Lite
  • pslite.exe
  • PSSourceFilterLite.dll - Plus! Photo Story Lite PSSourceFilterLite
  • cutout.dll - Microsoft Picture It! (Picture It! Module)
  • pibase.dll
  • piedit.dll
  • pimix.dll - MixConvert Module
  • piphp.dll - PHPImport Module
  • pitask.dll
  • piview.dll
  • piwa.dll
  • piproj.dll - OpeningScreen Module
  • picore.dll - CoreEngine Module
  • cpiqrtf5.dll - Microsoft® Quill (Microsoft® Quill 98)
  • MiniQD6.dll
  • gdiplus.dll - Microsoft GDI+
  • sbox9.dll - Shoebox Module
  • piutil.dll - PIUtil Module
  • pisctv.dll - SCTV Module
  • gtv9.dll - GTV Module
  • piservr5.dll - CPI (CPI Module)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • pi.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{557EF6FE-880F-47FB-A7B3-8CAC3BE31203}' (runs on registration).
  • dw15.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{1E271C45-5421-4312-B533-000AEA6C245F}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Microsoft Foto Designer Pro 9?

Quickly and completely remove Microsoft Foto Designer Pro 9 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Microsoft Foto Designer 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 Microsoft Foto Designer 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 Microsoft Foto Designer Pro 9.

Win 7 (SP1) 66%
Win XP 13%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.07%
Windows 8 21.43%
Windows XP 12.50%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 42.86%
Windows 7 Professional 16.07%
Microsoft Windows XP 12.50%
Windows 8.1 12.50%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.14%
Windows 10 Pro 3.57%

Distribution by countryGeography

77.05% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 77.05%
  Austria 9.84%
  United States 8.20%
  Switzerland 3.28%
  Luxembourg 1.64%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Medion 30.77%
Acer 12.82%
Hewlett-Packard 12.82%
ASUS 10.26%
Dell 7.69%
Lenovo 7.69%
Intel 2.56%
American Megatrends 2.56%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7728 4.44%
ASUSTeK K93SV 4.44%
Gigabyte H55M-USB3 4.44%
Acer Aspire V3-771 4.44%
TOSHIBA Satellite L670D 2.22%
TOSHIBA Satellite L550D 2.22%

About Microsoft

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Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com


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