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What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,987
United States Rank #4,047
Reach 0.0614%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 21.31 days
628.61 days >
Average installed length: 330.29 days


VersionDistribution 0.08% 3.72% 2.31% 0.91% 6.11% 1.40% 17.09% 40.71% 14.12% 7.10% 1.07% 1.40% 0.58% 0.74%

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ArcSoft MediaImpression for Kodak

What is ArcSoft MediaImpression for Kodak?  (from ArcSoft)

MediaImpression 3 completes your multimedia experience with the option to upload your files to social networks. Share your photos and videos on Facebook, YouTube, Vimeo, Flickr, and Twitter with one click. Connect with all of your friends and publicize your creativity with MediaImpression 3 as your preferred multimedia...  Read more


ArcSoft MediaImpression for Kodak is a software program developed by ArcSoft. The most common release is, 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 primary executable is named mediaimpression.exe. The setup package generally installs about 91 files and is usually about 9.04 MB (9,474,571 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 10. While about 80% of users of ArcSoft MediaImpression for Kodak come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.arcsoft.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Kodak\MediaImpression
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\engine\6\INTEL3~1\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{9B260944-746E-
Estimated size: 9.04 MB

Program filesFiles installed by ArcSoft MediaImpression for Kodak

Program executable:mediaimpression.exe
Name:ArcSoft MediaImpression
Path:C:\Program Files\kodak\mediaimpression\mediaimpression.exe
Additional files:
  • RctXMLBase.dll - Rocket Framework XML Parser
  • PortraitEngineDll.dll - Arcsoft PortraitEngineDll (PortraitEngineDll)
  • ArcTitleEffect.dll - ArcTitleEffect DLL (ArcTitleEffect Dynamic Link Library)
  • kglu.dll - arcsoft kglu (kglu)
  • iod.dll - arcsoft iod (iod)
  • kgl.dll - arcsoft kgl (kgl)
  • ExportMgr.dll - ExportMgr (VideoEditEngine ExportMgr)
  • ArcTitle.dll - ArcTitle
  • GEComDll.dll - GEComDll
  • ArcWpdMgr.dll - ArcSoft Windows Portable Device Manager. (ArcWpdMgr Main)
  • ArcWpdMgrXp.dll - ArcWpdMgr XP module
  • dtype32.dll (by D-Type Solutions) - D-Type Font Engine and Rasterizer
  • dtype32x.dll (by D-Type Solutions) - D-Type Font Engine Auxiliary Library
  • AVCHDThumb.dll - AVCHDThu Dynamic Link Library (AVCHDThumb)
  • CheckUpdate.dll - ArcSoft Check Update Resource
  • Filefpx.dll - FILEFPX Dynamic Link Library (FILEFPX DLL)
  • ArcAvchdOperation.dll - ArcSoft ArcAvchdOperation
  • arcsoft_video_denoise.dll - DenoiseDll
  • fpxlib.dll - Reference Implementation
  • MagAppFramework.dll - ArcSoft MagAppFramework (MagAppFramework)
  • ArcAvchdProt.dll - ArcSoft ArcAvchdProt
  • ArcBurnStdio.dll - ArcSoft ArcBurnStdio
  • CheckUpdate.exe - ArcSoft Check Update
  • HttpAgent.dll - ArcSoft Http Agent
  • AlbumBase.dll - ArcSoft AlbumBase (AlbumBase)
  • HelpMgr.dll - PhotoPreprocessor
  • magengin.dll - ArcSoft magengin (magengin Dynamic Link Library)
  • MagPCMac.dll - ArcSoft MagPCMac (MagPCMac)
  • ArcCon.dll - ArcSoft Connect
  • aticalrt.dll (by Advanced Micro Devices) - AMD CAL runtime
  • MagCore.dll - ArcSoft MagCore (MagCore)
  • AglSwf.dll - ArcSoft AglSwf (AglSwf)
  • AudioEffectMgr.dll - AudioEffectMgr
  • DVDContentRes.dll - DVDContentRes
  • EffectMgr.dll - EffectManager (VideoEditEngine EffectManager)
  • ImgCtrl.dll - Image control
  • arcRmaImpDll.dll - arcRmaImpDll
  • arcRmaPrvDll.dll - arcRmaPrvDll
  • DeviceCheck.dll - DeviceCheck
  • ArcMonitor.exe - ArcMonitor
  • arcSamiDll.dll - arcSamiDll
  • ArcSurface.dll - ArcSurface (ArcSoft ArcSurface)
  • ASH264Vid.dll - ASH264Vid (H.264 video decoding core)
  • ImportMgr.dll - ImportMgr (ArcSoft ImportMgr)
  • G726DLL.dll - G726 DLL (G726DLL)
  • ArcMDM.dll - ArcMDM (ArcMDM DLL)
  • AMVSdll.dll
  • ArcExif.dll
  • cudart.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • CheckUpdate.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Arc Soft Updater' (runs weekly on Tuesdays at 2:01).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • ArcMonitor.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'ArcSoft MediaImpression Monitor' which loads as C:\Program Files\Kodak\MediaImpression\ArcMonitor.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:2.23 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000402884%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00002417%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00001612%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:33,666
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:16 Bytes
435.61 KB average

How do I remove ArcSoft MediaImpression for Kodak?

You can uninstall ArcSoft MediaImpression for Kodak 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 MediaImpression for Kodak, 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 MediaImpression for Kodak.

Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win Vista 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.11%
Windows Vista 13.37%
Windows 10 13.20%
Windows XP 9.24%
Windows Server 2003 0.08%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 49.75%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 11.75%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.92%
Windows 7 Professional 7.42%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.50%
Windows 10 Home 4.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

79.65% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 79.65%
  United Kingdom 4.05%
  Canada 3.83%
  Germany 2.79%
  France 2.30%
  Australia 1.15%
  Netherlands 0.98%
  Italy 0.66%
  Argentina 0.60%
  Israel 0.44%
  Brazil 0.44%
  Switzerland 0.27%
  Mexico 0.27%
  DK 0.22%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 31.61%
Dell 28.72%
Acer 13.98%
Toshiba 8.69%
ASUS 5.42%
Samsung 1.76%
American Megatrends 1.51%
Intel 1.51%
Lenovo 1.39%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 6.38%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.85%
Dell Inspiron 1545 3.72%
HP G60 Notebook PC 2.39%
Dell Inspiron 530 2.39%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 1.86%

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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