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ACDSee Photo Editor 2008

What is ACDSee Photo Editor 2008?  (from ACD Systems Ltd)

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Overview

ACDSee Photo Editor 2008 is a program developed by ACD Systems Ltd. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 software installer includes 143 files and is usually about 102.96 KB (105,432 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 63% of users of ACDSee Photo Editor 2008 come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.acdsee.com
Help link: go.acdsystems.com/client/en/263539
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ACD Systems\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{A6142247-58B1-40C7-B8E0-965C1A8026A5}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 102.96 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by ACDSee Photo Editor 2008

  • ACDInTouch60.dll - ACDInTouch Dynamic Link Library (ACDInTouch DLL)
  • ACDInTouch71U.dll
  • ACDSeePro25.exe - ACDSee Pro 2.5 Photo Manager
  • HighMAT.dll - HIghMAT Dynamic Link Library
  • HighMATU.dll
  • ACDSeePro3.exe.dll - ACDSee Pro Photo Manager 3
  • Base64.dll - ACD Systems Ltd. FotoSlate (Base64)
  • ACDSee11.exe - ACDSee Photo Manager 2009
  • ACDSee11.exe.dll
  • FotoSlate4.exe - FotoSlate 4.0 Application
  • ACDSeePhotoEditor2008.exe - ACDSee Photo Editor 2008
  • ACDCLClient33U.dll - ACD Systems ACDCLClient (ACDCLClient)
  • ACDSee10.exe - ACDSee 10 Photo Manager
  • ACDSee12.exe - ACDSee Photo Manager 12
  • ACDSee12.exe.dll
  • ACDSeeQV12.exe
  • ACDSeeQV12.exe.dll
  • ACDSeeSR12.exe
  • ACDSeeSR12.exe.dll
  • ShellIntMgr51U.dll - ACD Systems ShellIntMgr (ShellIntMgr)
  • VCDWizardDLL.dll - Create Video / Video CD
  • VCDWizardDLLU.dll
  • LMClient.dll - License Manager Client
  • ACDSeePhotoEditor6.exe - ACDSee Photo Editor 6
  • APOLE2.dll - ACDSee Photo Editor (ACDSee Photo Editor OLE Dynamic Link Library)
  • APRes32.dll - ACDSee Photo Editor Resource Dynamic Link Library
  • APStrings.dll - ACDSee Photo Editor Strings Dynamic Link Library
  • CVIPL.dll - MMX Image Lib
  • CVIPLA6.dll
  • CVIPLM6.dll
  • CVIPLP6.dll
  • CVIPLPX.dll
  • CVIPLW7.dll
  • ACDSeeProInTouch2.exe - ACDSee Pro InTouch
  • ACDSeeProInTouch2.exe.dll
  • ACDSeeQV.exe - ACDSee Quick View (ACDSee 9 Photo Manager)
  • ACDSeeQV10.exe
  • ACDSeeQV11.exe
  • ACDSeeQVPro25.exe
  • ACDSeeQVPro5.exe - ACDSee Pro 5
  • acdIDAdminTasks.dll - acdID AdminTasks
  • ACDSeeSR.exe - ACDSee Showroom
  • ACDSeeSR.exe.dll
  • acdIDInTouch2.exe - acdID InTouch2
  • acdIDInTouch2.exe.dll
  • ACDSeeFreeInTouch2.exe
  • ACDSeeFreeInTouch2.exe.dll
  • ACDSeeInTouch2.exe - ACDSee InTouch
  • ACDSeeInTouch2.exe.dll
  • BaseSlideshow.exe - ACD Slide Show
  • D3DBaseSlideShow.exe
  • OldBaseSlideShow.exe
  • AcdIDClient.dll - acdID Client
  • acdIDWriter.exe - acdID Writer (ACD Systems)
  • ACDSeePro5.exe - ACDSee Pro 5
  • ACDSeePro5.exe.dll
  • ACDSee Free.exe - ACDSee Free
  • ACDSee Free.exe.dll - The Resource DLL file for ACDSee Free
  • ACDSee8.exe - ACDSee 8.0 (ACDSee 8.0 Application)
  • ACDSee9.exe - ACDSee 9.0
  • ACDSeeQV.exe.dll - Quick View (The Resource DLL file for Quick View)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

9 Autoplay Handlers
  • ACDSee8.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'ACDSeeShowPicturesOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'ACDSee.AutoPlayHandler' and the action verb 'Open.
  • ACDSeeQV16.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'ACDSee16ShowPicturesOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'ACDSee 16.AutoPlayHandler' and the action verb 'Open.
  • ACDSeeQV10.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'ACDSee100ShowPicturesOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'ACDSee 10.0.AutoPlayHandler' and the action verb 'Open.
  • ACDSeeQVPro5.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'ACDSeePro50ShowPicturesOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'ACDSee Pro 5.AutoPlayHandler' and the action verb 'Open.
  • ACDSeeQV12.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'ACDSee12ShowPicturesOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'ACDSee Photo Manager 12.AutoPlayHandler' and the action verb 'Open.
  • ACDSeeQV14.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'ACDSee14ShowPicturesOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'ACDSee 14.AutoPlayHandler' and the action verb 'Open.
  • Plus 3 more
9 Scheduled Tasks
  • ACDSee14.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{BD8268E5-06AA-4A03-907E-A836C78344B0}' (runs on registration).
  • ACDSee11.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{4844B7DA-5C9E-4F59-8A4F-5A0446467F9F}' (runs on registration).
  • ACDSeePro25.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{2389D645-134B-4C83-87A3-4339406082C8}' (runs on registration).
  • ACDSee10.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F6292316-8EF2-4787-9C89-5BB134EF473A}' (runs on registration).
  • ACDSee12.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{142D5D49-FEB4-47E2-985A-D68120810766}' (runs on registration).
  • ACDSee9.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{D645467F-C275-4025-81D7-465B6FAB5E26}' (runs on registration).
  • Plus 3 more
4 Startup Files (User Run)
  • ACDSeePro25.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'ACDSee' and executes as C:\Program Files\ACD Systems\ACDSee Pro\2.5\ACDSeePro25.exe /tray.
  • ACDSeeSR12.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'ACDSeeSR12' and executes as "C:\Program Files\ACD Systems\ACDSee\12.0\ACDSeeSR12.exe".
  • ACDSee12.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'ACDSee' and executes as C:\Program Files\ACD Systems\ACDSee\12.0\ACDSee12.exe /tray.
  • ACDSee16.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'ACDSee' and executes as C:\Program Files\ACD Systems\ACDSee\16.0\ACDSee16.exe /tray.
3 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • acdIDInTouch2.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'ACSW16FR' which loads as "C:\Program Files\ACD Systems\ACDSee\16.0\acdIDInTouch2.exe".
  • ACDSeeProInTouch2.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'ACPW05DE' which loads as "C:\Program Files\ACD Systems\ACDSee Pro\5.0\ACDSeeProInTouch2.exe" /pid ACPW05DE.
  • ACDSeeInTouch2.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'ACSW14DE' which loads as "C:\Program Files\ACD Systems\ACDSee\14.0\ACDSeeInTouch2.exe" /pid ACSW14DE.
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • ACDSee Free.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\ACD Systems\ACDSee Free\ACDSee Free.exe'.
  • ACDSeeQV10.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\ACD Systems\ACDSee\10.0\ACDSeeQV10.exe'.

How do I remove ACDSee Photo Editor 2008?

You can uninstall ACDSee Photo Editor 2008 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program ACDSee Photo Editor 2008, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 ACDSee Photo Editor 2008.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win XP 1%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 20%
Keep it 80%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 52.13%
Windows Vista 20.21%
Windows 10 15.96%
Windows XP 11.70%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.85%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 14.89%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.70%
Windows 7 Professional 10.64%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.57%
Windows 8.1 4.26%

Distribution by countryGeography

62.70% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 62.70%
  Canada 4.76%
  United Kingdom 3.17%
  Greece 2.38%
  Iran 2.38%
  Italy 2.38%
  Malaysia 2.38%
  Poland 2.38%
  Australia 1.59%
  BD 1.59%
  DK 1.59%
  Brazil 0.79%
  Switzerland 0.79%
  Czech Republic 0.79%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 29.85%
Dell 25.37%
Acer 16.42%
Toshiba 7.46%
Lenovo 4.48%
American Megatrends 4.48%
ASUS 2.99%
Medion 2.99%
GIGABYTE 1.49%
Gateway 1.49%
Compaq 1.49%
Apple 1.49%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.00%
TOSHIBA Satellite L305 3.75%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 2.50%
Toshiba LX830 1.25%
TOSHIBA Satellite L500 1.25%
TOSHIBA Qosmio X505 1.25%

About (from ACD Systems Ltd)

ACD Systems is one of the largest and most respected independent digital image editing and management companies in the world.
Publisher URL: www.acdsee.com

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