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Should I remove ViewNX 2?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #802
United States Rank #826
Reach 0.9954%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 27.18 days
801.94 days >
Average installed length: 421.36 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
2.10.3 4.87%
2.10.2 2.86%
2.10.1 0.98%
2.10.0 1.98%
2.9.2 2.78%
2.9.0 8.79%
2.8.3 4.31%
2.8.2 3.50%
2.8.1 2.20%
2.8.0 2.98%
2.7.6 4.82%
2.7.5 2.16%
2.7.4 2.98%
2.7.3 1.30%
2.7.2 2.26%
2.7.1 2.47%
2.7.0 0.06%
2.6.0 6.43%
2.5.1 1.91%
2.5.0 1.47%
2.4.0 0.08%
2.3.2 2.89%
2.3.1 1.50%
2.3.0 3.87%
2.2.5 1.02%
2.2.4 0.01%
2.2.3 0.50%
2.2.1 1.50%
2.1.2 12.32%
2.1.1 0.63%
2.1.0 3.27%
2.0.3 0.62%
2.0.2 2.16%
2.0.1 8.22%
2.0.0 0.29%

Typically installed together

ViewNX 2

What is ViewNX 2?

ViewNX 2 can be used to open images, movies, sounds and image dust-off data created with Nikon digital cameras.

About  (from Nikon)

ViewNX2 is an easy tool to view JPEG, TIFF and NEF files, and edit or convert NEF/RAW files. Integrates with Capture NX to adjust white balance and exposure in the browser. ViewNX is the ultimate easy, yet powerful, browser from Nikon. With fast viewing of JPEG, TIFF and NEF files, your workflow will speed up with View...  Read more

Overview

ViewNX 2 is a program developed by Nikon. The most used version is 2.1.2, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is ViewNX2.exe. The software installer includes 31 files and is usually about 55.01 MB (57,683,313 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 47% of users of ViewNX 2 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: support.nikonusa.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Nikon\ViewNX 2\ViewNX 2\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{635BE602-BB9C-4C59-8CC5-93F9366E8A21}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 55.01 MB

Program filesFiles installed by ViewNX 2

Program executable:ViewNX2.exe
Name:ViewNX 2
Path:C:\Program Files\Nikon\ViewNX 2\ViewNX2.exe
MD5:9b189a114bd21928d6479ac6ea7f99a4
Additional files:
  • Mercury.dll - Mercury Event Management Library
  • tbr.dll - Threaded Image Rendering Library
  • Zelkova7Lang.dll - ZelkovaLang Dynamic Link Library
  • NkvXView2.dll - NkvXView Dynamic Link Library (XView Library)
  • expatw.dll - expat Dynamic Link Library
  • AFNR.dll - AFNR dynamic link library
  • Rome.dll - Rome Dynamic Link Library
  • Zelkova7.dll - Keyaki(Zelkova) Library
  • MCARecLib2.dll - MCA Register Library 2
  • PlutoLang.dll - Pluto Language Library
  • RCSigProc.dll - Nikon DSC RAW library (Nikon RAW library for 64bit)
  • Strato9.dll - Nikon Image Utility
  • Asteroid10.dll - Nikon File Utility
  • WorkQueue3.dll - WorkQueue Library
  • NkvRTL.dll - Runtime Library
  • mPTAccess2.dll - mPTAccess DLL
  • Pluto.dll - Pluto Library
  • zlib1.dll - zlib1 Library
  • NkAFNRUtility.dll - AFNRUtility
  • ViewNX2.exe - ViewNX 2
  • ViewNX2Lang.dll - ViewNX 2 Language Library
  • mPTproc.exe - mPTproc
  • RedEye2.dll - RedEye2
  • CML10.dll - CML10

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • ViewNX2.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{DF3BEC7D-C5CF-49AE-8309-E9B0803A2A33}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • ViewNX2.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Nikon\ViewNX 2\ViewNX 2\ViewNX2.exe'.

How do I remove ViewNX 2?

Quickly and completely remove ViewNX 2 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall ViewNX 2 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 ViewNX 2, 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 ViewNX 2.

USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#802
 
REACH
~1.00%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.16%
Windows 8 23.14%
Windows Vista 7.24%
Windows XP 5.43%
Windows 8.1 0.03%
Windows Server 2003 0.01%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 42.45%
Windows 7 Professional 10.82%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.01%
Windows 8.1 8.29%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.90%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.28%

Distribution by countryGeography

47.42% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 47.42%
  Germany 9.81%
  United Kingdom 5.19%
  France 4.33%
  Canada 3.98%
  Italy 3.93%
  Australia 2.07%
  Netherlands 1.97%
  Belgium 1.90%
  Sweden 1.33%
  Austria 1.29%
  Spain 1.15%
  Brazil 1.00%
  Japan 0.88%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.24%
Dell 23.63%
Acer 15.32%
ASUS 9.39%
Toshiba 7.25%
GIGABYTE 6.21%
Samsung 3.49%
Lenovo 2.43%
Intel 1.73%
American Megatrends 1.18%
Medion 1.13%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 7.18%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.85%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.29%
ASUS All Series 3.55%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.22%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.13%

About Nikon

Nikon specializes in optics and imaging and its products include cameras, camera lenses, binoculars, microscopes, ophthalmic lenses, measurement instruments, and the steppers used in the photolithography steps of semiconductor fabrication, of which it is the world's second largest manufacturer.
Publisher URL: www.nikon.com

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