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Should I remove ActivePrint System?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #37,369
United States Rank #28,631
Reach 0.0029%


12.0.0 1.72%
11.0.2 5.17%
11.0.0 3.45%
10.0.4 3.45%
10.0.3 3.45%
10.0.0 17.24%
9.0.14 10.34%
9.0.12 10.34%
9.0.7 5.17%
8.2.0 3.45%
8.1.3 5.17%
8.1.0 1.72%
8.0.0 27.59%
6.0.0 1.72%

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ActivePrint System


ActivePrint System is a software program developed by Pocket Watch,. The most common release is 8.0.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. 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 primary executable is named ActivePrintSystem.exe. The setup package generally installs about 11 files and is usually about 4.73 MB (4,958,984 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 64% of users of ActivePrint System come from the United States, it is also popular in Netherlands and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.activeprint.net
Help link: www.activeprint.net/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Pocket Watch, LLC\ActivePrint System\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{2DB9F70A-7C32-42A7-9CB0-A56C76A75D94}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 4.73 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by ActivePrint System

Program executable:ActivePrintSystem.exe
Name:ActivePrint System
Path:C:\Program Files\Pocket Watch, LLC\ActivePrint System\ActivePrintSystem.exe
Additional files:
  • ActivePrintSystem.exe - ActivePrint System
  • Interop.Bonjour.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'Bonjour'.
  • AWSSDK.dll (by Amazon.com, Inc) - Amazon Web Services SDK for .NET (AWSSDK)
  • Gma.QrCodeNet.Encoding.Net35.dll (by QrCode.Net) - Gma.QrCodeNet.Encoder (Gma.QrCodeNet.Encoding.Net35)
  • SumatraPDF.exe (by Krzysztof Kowalczyk) - SumatraPDF
  • dnssdX.dll (by Apple) - Bonjour (Bonjour COM Component Library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • ActivePrintSystem.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named '{6CE6B062-EF6C-465c-AF36-96C67DAD3B65}' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Pocket Watch, LLC\ActivePrint System\ActivePrintSystem.exe".
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • ActivePrintSystem.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Pocket Watch, LLC\ActivePrint System\ActivePrintSystem.exe'.

How do I remove ActivePrint System?

You can uninstall ActivePrint System 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 ActivePrint System, 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 ActivePrint System.

Win 7 (SP1) 59%
Win 7 2%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.34%
Windows 10 24.14%
Windows Vista 10.34%
Windows XP 5.17%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 35.09%
Windows 7 Professional 17.54%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.77%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.02%
Windows 10 Pro 5.26%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.26%

Distribution by countryGeography

64.47% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 64.47%
  Netherlands 3.95%
  Italy 3.95%
  Sweden 2.63%
  Spain 2.63%
  Israel 2.63%
  South Africa 2.63%
  Norway 1.32%
  New Zealand 1.32%
  TN 1.32%
  Canada 1.32%
  Germany 1.32%
  Belgium 1.32%
  BG 1.32%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 37.50%
Acer 17.50%
Hewlett-Packard 15.00%
Toshiba 7.50%
Sony 5.00%
Lenovo 5.00%
Apple 2.50%
ASUS 2.50%
Samsung 2.50%
Medion 2.50%
Common models
ASUS All Series 4.00%
Dell Inspiron 545 4.00%
XFX68L XFX Nforce 680i LT 2.00%
Sony VPCEA36FF 2.00%
LENOVO 444624U 2.00%
LENOVO 10243VU 2.00%


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