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VersionDistribution 14.38% 20.00% 1.88% 9.38%

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ArcSoft Magic-i 3

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ArcSoft Magic-i 3 is a software program developed by ArcSoft. The most common release is, with over 36% 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 primary executable is named Magic-i.exe. The setup package generally installs about 50 files and is usually about 24.16 MB (25,329,410 bytes). The installed file CheckUpdate.dll is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 63% of users of ArcSoft Magic-i 3 come from the United States, it is also popular in Brazil and Spain.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.arcsoft.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ArcSoft\Magic-i 3
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files2\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\engine\6\INTEL3~1\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{8A1AF044-632B-
Estimated size: 24.16 MB

Program filesFiles installed by ArcSoft Magic-i 3

Program executable:Magic-i.exe
Name:ArcSoft Magic-i
ArcSoft Magic-i File
Path:C:\Program Files\ArcSoft\Magic-i 3\Magic-i.exe
Additional files:
  • ToolsCtrl.dll - ArcSoft Tools Control (tools control)
  • MagicFrame.dll - ArcSoft MagicFrame (MagicFrame)
  • MagUIImage.dll - ArcSoft MagUIImage (MagUIImage)
  • magFileIO.dll - ArcSoft magFileIO (File i/o)
  • magengin.dll - ArcSoft magengin (magengin Dynamic Link Library)
  • magPltfm.dll - ArcSoft magPltfm (magPltfm)
  • magTools.dll - ArcSoft magTools (magTools)
  • arcavt.dll - ArcSoft Avatar
  • fwarp.dll - Face Warper
  • khas.dll - Khas Motion
  • SettingDecryption.dll - ArcSoft Encrypt & Decrypt Set File (SettingDecryption)
  • CheckUpdate.dll - ArcSoft Check Update Resource
  • Filefpx.dll - FILEFPX Dynamic Link Library (FILEFPX DLL)
  • FPXLIB.DLL - Reference Implementation
  • ArcRevenueSharingRes.dll - ArcRevenueSharingRes
  • uCheckUpdate.exe - ArcSoft Check Update
  • MagUIEngine.dll - ArcSoft MagUIEngine (MagUIEngine)
  • MagUIInter.dll - ArcSoft MagUIInter (MagUIInter)
  • MagPCMac.dll - ArcSoft MagPCMac (MagPCMac)
  • EventLogHelper.dll - ArcSoft Magic-i (Event Log Helper for Vista)
  • IMStateHelper.dll - IMStateHelper
  • LaunchPad.exe
  • MagCore.dll - ArcSoft MagCore (MagCore)
  • Magic-i.exe - ArcSoft Magic-i File
  • MagiciRes.dll - Arcsoft Magic-i
  • ImgCtrl.dll - Image control
  • magFpxio.dll (by user) - user magFpxio (magFpxio)
  • arcRmaImpDll.dll - arcRmaImpDll
  • arcRmaPrvDll.dll - arcRmaPrvDll
  • CaptureProxy.dll - CaptureClub (CaptureProxy)
  • uaudioplyDll.dll - audioplyDll
  • uMediaExport.dll - MediaExport
  • uMediaImport.dll - MediaImport
  • uMgiCoreLib.dll - MgiCoreLib
  • uDXPubTool.dll - DXPubTool
  • uEzDll.dll - EzDll.dll (EzDll)
  • uMediaClub.dll - MediaClub
  • uMediaInfo.dll - MediaInfo (Get Media File's Information)
  • aglswf.dll
  • ColorTrack.dll
  • distort.dll
  • kgl.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Magic-i.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F3AFD8B3-832E-4E28-A8C6-AC67C806A142}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove ArcSoft Magic-i 3?

You can uninstall ArcSoft Magic-i 3 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 ArcSoft Magic-i 3, 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 ArcSoft Magic-i 3.

Win 7 (SP1) 44%
Win Vista 1%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 48.75%
Windows Vista 25.00%
Windows 10 13.75%
Windows XP 12.50%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 24.38%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 20.63%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.88%
Microsoft Windows XP 12.50%
Windows 7 Professional 6.88%
Windows 8.1 4.38%

Distribution by countryGeography

62.80% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 62.80%
  Brazil 5.31%
  Spain 4.35%
  Italy 3.86%
  United Kingdom 3.86%
  France 2.42%
  Canada 2.42%
  Israel 1.93%
  Germany 1.93%
  Taiwan 1.45%
  South Africa 0.97%
  Belgium 0.97%
  Hungary 0.97%
  MA 0.48%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 46.07%
Dell 16.85%
Acer 16.85%
Intel 3.37%
Medion 2.25%
ASUS 2.25%
Gateway 1.12%
Samsung 1.12%
Toshiba 1.12%
Lenovo 1.12%
Common models
HP-Pavilion KZ638AA-ABF s... 1.94%
HP-Pavilion NY809AV-ABA e... 1.94%
NVIDIA 132-CK-NF78 1.94%
BenQ Joybook S31V 1.94%
Gigabyte G31M-ES2L 1.94%
HP-Pavilion NE498AV-ABA a... 1.94%

About ArcSoft

ArcSoft is a application development company that makes multimedia technologies & applications across desktop & embedded platforms.
Publisher URL: www.arcsoft.com


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