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11% remove it89% keep it
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ArcSoft PhotoImpression 4

What is ArcSoft PhotoImpression 4?

PhotoImpression 4 is computer software by ArcSoft bundled with Creative Webcams, particularly their 'NX Pro' and 'Webcam Notebook' models, on CD, compatible with Windows. It also featured simple versions of advanced image editing features such as layers, paintbrush cloning, color picking, and 'magic' select.

About  (from ArcSoft)

ArcSoft PhotoImpression is imaging software for novice and skilled users alike, packed with new and improved tools for enhancing, printing, and getting creative with your favorite digital snapshots. Big button controls, autoenhance capabilities, project wizards, and the customizable work space are just some of the reas...  Read more


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 main program executable is PhotoImpression.exe. The software installer includes 31 files.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.arcsoft.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ArcSoft\PhotoImpression 4
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\engine\6\INTEL3~1\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{A58D0D22-6CE2-

Program filesFiles installed by ArcSoft PhotoImpression 4

Program executable:PhotoImpression.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\ArcSoft\PhotoImpression 4\PhotoImpression.exe
Additional files:
  • EditWin.dll - ArcSoft Edit Window (Edit window)
  • Res_Pi.dll - ArcSoft PI Res DLL (PhotoImpression Res DLL)
  • eff_ehn.dll - ArcSoft eff_ehn (eff_ehn)
  • PhotoImpression.exe - PhotoImpression
  • myCtrl.dll - arcsoft myCtrl (myCtrl)
  • PiApi.dll - ArcSoft PiApi (PiApi)
  • PIM.dll - arcsoft PIM20 (PIM 2.0)
  • PIM20.dll - PIM20
  • wdmcapture.dll - wdmcapture
  • Res_Dll.dll - ArcSoft Resource DLL (Res_Dll)
  • EzFile.dll - EzFile
  • EzDll.dll - EzDll
  • EXIF.dll - EXIF File Support

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • PhotoImpression.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{A44EB467-04AB-428F-8C3E-7C84A12E642E}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove ArcSoft PhotoImpression 4?

Quickly and completely remove ArcSoft PhotoImpression 4 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall ArcSoft PhotoImpression 4 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 ArcSoft PhotoImpression 4, 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 ArcSoft PhotoImpression 4.

Win 7 (SP1) 46%
Win 7 2%
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 47.62%
Windows Vista 23.81%
Windows XP 22.22%
Windows 8 6.35%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.03%
Microsoft Windows XP 20.97%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 14.52%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.29%
Windows 7 Professional 6.45%
Windows Vista Home Basic 6.45%

Distribution by countryGeography

35.21% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 35.21%
  United Kingdom 22.54%
  Germany 19.72%
  France 5.63%
  Canada 2.82%
  Spain 2.82%
  Israel 2.82%
  BG 1.41%
  CW 1.41%
  DK 1.41%
  Dominican Republic 1.41%
  Italy 1.41%
  Slovenia 1.41%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.26%
Acer 28.26%
Dell 17.39%
American Megatrends 4.35%
ASUS 4.35%
Gateway 4.35%
Intel 4.35%
Compaq 2.17%
Common models
Packard Bell EasyNote LX... 4.00%
TOSHIBA Satellite L550D 2.00%
Packard Bell BV IMEDIA X2... 2.00%
Packard Bell ixtreme M574... 2.00%
Packard Bell imedia S1300 2.00%
MEDIONPC MS-7633 2.00%

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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