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Should I remove ArcSoft PhotoImpression 5?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,958
United States Rank #3,621
Reach 0.1035%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 10.24 days
302.21 days >
Average installed length: 158.79 days

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ArcSoft PhotoImpression 5

What is ArcSoft PhotoImpression 5?  (from ArcSoft)

ArcSoft PhotoImpression 5 is a perfect imaging software for novice and skilled users alike. This latest upgrade to our comprehensive photo editor is packed with new and improved tools for enhancing, printing and getting creative with your favorite digital snapshots.


ArcSoft PhotoImpression 5 is a software program developed by ArcSoft. 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 photoimpression.exe. The setup package generally installs about 84 files and is usually about 57.11 MB (59,883,781 bytes). 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 PhotoImpression 5 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.arcsoft.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ArcSoft\PhotoImpression 5
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files2\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\engine\6\INTEL3~1\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{D433ABC3-0CD8-
Estimated size: 57.11 MB

Program filesFiles installed by ArcSoft PhotoImpression 5

Program executable:photoimpression.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\ArcSoft\PhotoImpression 5\photoimpression.exe
Additional files:
  • DGUI.dll - ArcSoft DGUI (ArcSoft GUI Library , Win32 Dll)
  • Director.dll - Arcsoft PhotoImpression 5 Director (PI5 Director)
  • Pfc.dll (by Padus(R)) - Padus Foundation Class(TM) (CD/DVD pre-mastering toolkit for Win32)
  • Pfc1028.dll - PFC Resources
  • Pfc1031.dll (by Padus(R))
  • Pfc1033.dll
  • Pfc1034.dll
  • Pfc1036.dll
  • Pfc1040.dll
  • Pfc1041.dll
  • Pfc2052.dll
  • FPXLIB.DLL - Reference Implementation
  • Res_Dll.dll - ArcSoft Resource DLL (Res_Dll)
  • DvdIfo.dll - Arcsoft DvdIfo (DvdIfo)
  • AlignSplit.dll - AlignSplit (Align to VOBU)
  • PI Monitor.exe - PI Monitor
  • EzDll.dll - EzDll
  • DiscClub.dll - DiscClub
  • EXIF.dll - EXIF File Support
  • PadusDll.dll - PadusDll
  • afcrc.dll - AfcRC (AFC Resources)
  • afc.dll - Afc
  • THK32.DLL

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • photoimpression.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{AE18804D-A740-469A-9110-AD150E838769}' (runs on registration).
  • PI Monitor.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{A050A96F-CABE-4C7C-86E5-0FA65A3DADA4}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove ArcSoft PhotoImpression 5?

You can uninstall ArcSoft PhotoImpression 5 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 PhotoImpression 5, 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 PhotoImpression 5.

Win 7 (SP1) 44%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 46.30%
Windows Vista 20.48%
Windows XP 19.65%
Windows 10 13.57%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.13%
Microsoft Windows XP 19.36%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 17.03%
Windows 7 Professional 6.65%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.60%
Windows 10 Home 5.41%

Distribution by countryGeography

62.80% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 62.80%
  Germany 7.18%
  United Kingdom 4.97%
  France 4.13%
  Italy 2.87%
  Canada 2.84%
  Australia 1.66%
  Brazil 1.25%
  Spain 1.18%
  Mexico 0.81%
  Belgium 0.70%
  Netherlands 0.70%
  Argentina 0.63%
  Sweden 0.52%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 29.46%
Dell 26.19%
Acer 15.73%
Intel 4.52%
Toshiba 4.52%
American Megatrends 3.93%
ASUS 2.85%
Medion 2.09%
Lenovo 1.51%
Sahara 1.51%
Gateway 1.42%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.81%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.38%
Dell Inspiron 530 3.72%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.19%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.19%
Dell Inspiron 1525 1.97%

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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