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3% remove it97% keep it
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Microsoft Snipping Tool 2.0


Microsoft Snipping Tool 2.0 is a software program developed by Microsoft. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The setup package generally installs about 3 files and is usually about 3.92 MB (4,109,666 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows XP and Windows Vista . While about 94% of users of Microsoft Snipping Tool come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.microsoft.com
Help link: support.microsoft.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Experience Pack\Snipping Tool\
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\10\50\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{8
Estimated size: 3.92 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft Snipping Tool 2.0

  • SnipMgr.exe - Microsoft Snipping Tool (SnipMgr)
  • SnippingTool.exe - SnippingTool

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • SnippingTool.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Snippet' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Experience Pack\Snipping Tool\SnippingTool.exe" /i.

How do I remove Microsoft Snipping Tool?

Quickly and completely remove Microsoft Snipping Tool 2.0 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 Snipping Tool 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 Snipping Tool 2.0, 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 Snipping Tool.

Win XP 91%
Win Vista 9%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 90.91%
Windows Vista 9.09%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 90.00%
Windows Vista Ultimate 10.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

94.12% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 94.12%
  United Kingdom 5.88%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Toshiba 62.50%
Gateway 25.00%
Lenovo 12.50%
Common models
TOSHIBA Tecra M7 10.00%
IBM 1866CXU 10.00%
Gateway M285-E ... 10.00%
Gateway CX2724 ... 10.00%
FUJITSU LifeBook T5010 10.00%

About Microsoft

Microsoft Corporation develops, manufactures, licenses and supports a variety of products and services related to computing.
Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com


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