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Should I remove AOL You've Got Pictures Screensaver?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
27% remove it73% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #16,329
United States Rank #9,172
Reach 0.0159%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 21.32 days
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Average installed length: 330.42 days

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AOL You've Got Pictures Screensaver


AOL You've Got Pictures Screensaver is a software program developed by AOL. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. The primary executable is named ygpsstra.exe. The setup package generally installs about 5 files and is usually about 603.6 KB (618,090 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows XP and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 87% of users of AOL You've Got Pictures Screensaver come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\common files\aol\screensaver
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\Screensaver\uninst_ygpss.exe
Estimated size: 603.6 KB

Program filesFiles installed by AOL You've Got Pictures Screensaver

Program executable:ygpsstra.exe
Name:YGP Screensaver Tray Application
YGP Screensaver Tray Application
Path:C:\Program Files\common files\aol\screensaver\ygpsstra.exe
Additional files:
  • ygpscrcntl.dll (by America Online Inc) - Protector de Pantalla de You've Got Pictures (AOL YGP Screensaver Control
  • uninst_ygpss.EXE
  • YGPSSRes.dll (by America Online Inc) - YGP Screensaver Resources en-US (YGP Screensaver Resources en-US
  • ygpssu.exe - YGP Screensaver Uninstaller (YGP Screensaver Uninstaller

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • ygpsstra.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'You've Got Pictures Screensaver' and executes as C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\Screensaver\ygpsstra.exe.

How do I remove AOL You've Got Pictures Screensaver?

You can uninstall AOL You've Got Pictures Screensaver 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 AOL You've Got Pictures Screensaver, 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 AOL You've Got Pictures Screensaver.

Win XP 42%
Win Vista 1%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 27%
Keep it 73%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 45.22%
Windows 7 33.76%
Windows Vista 14.97%
Windows 10 6.05%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 44.52%
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.25%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 13.95%
Windows 7 Professional 4.65%
Windows 10 Home 2.99%
Windows 7 Ultimate 2.66%

Distribution by countryGeography

87.34% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 87.34%
  United Kingdom 10.58%
  Canada 0.41%
  Singapore 0.21%
  France 0.21%
  Russia 0.21%
  Mexico 0.21%
  Philippines 0.21%
  Spain 0.21%
  Germany 0.21%
  Paraguay 0.21%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 34.72%
Hewlett-Packard 23.83%
Toshiba 12.95%
Intel 6.74%
Acer 6.22%
American Megatrends 4.66%
Sahara 4.66%
ASUS 2.59%
Gateway 1.55%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 530 3.15%
TOSHIBA Satellite A105 3.15%
eMachines ET1331G 2.36%
Dell Dell DM061 2.36%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.36%

About AOL

America Online develops, grows, and invests in brands and sites.
Publisher URL: corp.aol.com


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