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5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
United States Rank #45,122
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Versions

VersionDistribution
21.2.0.818 28.57%
21.1.0.794 7.14%
21.1.0.791 14.29%
21.0.0.732 7.14%
21.0.0.725 35.71%
21.0.0.720 7.14%

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ACDSee Photo Studio Standard 2018

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Overview

ACDSee Photo Studio Standard 2018 is a software program developed by ACD Systems Ltd. The most common release is 21.0.0.725, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The setup package generally installs about 60 files and is usually about 726.33 KB (743,766 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 82% of users of ACDSee Photo Studio Standard 2018 come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Netherlands.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.acdsee.com
Help link: r.acdsee.com/NZgNl
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ACD Systems\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{A1E4FA4A-2B1F-453F-820D-3268632A8434}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 726.33 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by ACDSee Photo Studio Standard 2018

  • ACDSeeStandard2018.exe - ACDSee Photo Studio Standard 2018
  • ACDSeeCommander21.exe - ACDSee Commander Standard 2018
  • ACDSeeIndexer21.exe - ACDSee Indexer Standard 2018
  • ReportPosterDLL.dll - ACD Systems ReportPosterDLL (ReportPosterDLL)
  • Hook.dll - Hook Dynamic Link Library
  • ACDCLClient33U.dll - ACD Systems ACDCLClient (ACDCLClient)
  • ShellIntMgr51U.dll - ACD Systems ShellIntMgr (ShellIntMgr)
  • ACDSeeSR21.exe - ACDSee Standard 2018
  • ACDSeeSR21.exe.dll
  • ACDSeeStandard2018.exe.dll
  • ACDSeeCommander18.exe - ACDSee Commander 18
  • ACDSeeIndexer18.exe - ACDSee Indexer 18
  • ACDSeeQV21.exe - ACDSee Quick View
  • ACDSeeQV21.exe.dll
  • acdIDAdminTasks.dll - acdID AdminTasks
  • acdIDInTouch2.exe - acdID InTouch2
  • acdIDInTouch2.exe.dll
  • ACDSeeFreeInTouch2.exe
  • LensFunWrapper.dll - LensFunWrapper
  • D3DBaseSlideShow.exe - ACD Slideshow
  • OldBaseSlideShow.exe
  • AcdIDClient.dll - acdID Client
  • acdIDWriter.exe - acdID Writer (ACD Systems)
  • 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)
  • ACDSee17.exe - ACDSee 17
  • ACDSee18.exe - ACDSee 18
  • ACDSeeQV17.exe
  • ACDSeeQV18.exe
  • ACDSeeSR17.exe
  • ACDSeeSR18.exe
  • PSHost.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

4 Autoplay Handlers
  • ACDSeeQV21.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'ACDSee210ShowPicturesOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'ACDSee Standard 2018.AutoPlayHandler' and the action verb 'Open.
  • ACDSeeQV18.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'ACDSee18ShowPicturesOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'ACDSee 18.AutoPlayHandler' and the action verb 'Open.
  • ACDSeeQV17.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'ACDSee17ShowPicturesOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'ACDSee 17.AutoPlayHandler' and the action verb 'Open.
  • ACDSee8.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'ACDSeeShowPicturesOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'ACDSee.AutoPlayHandler' and the action verb 'Open.
Scheduled Task
  • ACDSee8.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{8F0B575A-8491-4189-A253-54408DC4E752}' (runs on registration).
2 Scheduled Tasks (Boot/Login)
  • ACDSeeCommander18.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named ACDSeeCommander18.
  • acdIDInTouch2.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named ACSW18DE_Reg_HKLMWow6432Run.
2 Startup Files (User Run)
  • ACDSeeCommander21.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'ACDSeeCommanderStd20' and executes as C:\Program Files\ACD Systems\ACDSee\21.0\ACDSeeCommander21.exe.
  • ACDSeeCommander18.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'ACDSeeCommander18' and executes as C:\Program Files\ACD Systems\ACDSee\18.0\ACDSeeCommander18.exe.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • acdIDInTouch2.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'ACSW21FR' which loads as "C:\Program Files\ACD Systems\ACDSee\21.0\acdIDInTouch2.exe".
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • acdIDInTouch2.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\ACD Systems\ACDSee\17.0\acdIDInTouch2.exe'.

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Or, you can uninstall ACDSee Photo Studio Standard 2018 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 ACDSee Photo Studio Standard 2018, 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 ACDSee Photo Studio Standard 2018.

OS VERSIONS
Win 10 71%
Win 7 (SP1) 29%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 71.43%
Windows 7 28.57%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 57.14%
Windows 10 Pro 14.29%
Windows 7 Home Premium 14.29%
Windows 7 Professional 14.29%

Distribution by countryGeography

81.82% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 81.82%
  United Kingdom 9.09%
  Netherlands 9.09%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 54.55%
ASUS 9.09%
Samsung 9.09%
Lenovo 9.09%
Gateway 9.09%
Dell 9.09%
Common models
Samsung R59P/R60P/R61P 7.69%
MSI MS-7823 7.69%
MSI MS-7740 7.69%
LENOVO 20FB0059US 7.69%
HP HP ZBook 15 G3 7.69%
HP HP 250 G5 Notebook PC 7.69%

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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