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Should I remove ArcSoft Print Creations?

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 #1,686
United States Rank #934
Reach 0.4007%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 19.63 days
579.04 days >
Average installed length: 304.24 days


VersionDistribution 0.03% 0.01%
3.0.359 0.86% 11.13% 2.49% 1.29% 0.01% 7.69% 0.03% 0.01% 2.43% 0.30% 0.46% 40.15% 0.03% 6.10% 0.19% 0.41% 0.44% 0.35% 6.42% 0.10% 0.57%

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ArcSoft Print Creations

What is ArcSoft Print Creations?  (from ArcSoft)

ArcSoft Print Creations brings together ArcSoft's latest printing applications into one great user experience. Starting from the Print Creations Launch Pad, you can access any of ArcSoft's great new printing applications including: Greeting Card, Photo Calendar, Album Page, and more. Projects can be printed at home or ...  Read more


ArcSoft Print Creations is a software program developed by ArcSoft. The most common release is, with over 98% 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 printcreations.exe. The setup package generally installs about 59 files and is usually about 34.98 MB (36,677,928 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 77% of users of ArcSoft Print Creations come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.printcreations.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ArcSoft\Print Creations
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\engine\6\INTEL3~1\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{FC2822D9-926E-
Estimated size: 34.98 MB

Program filesFiles installed by ArcSoft Print Creations

Program executable:printcreations.exe
Name:ArcSoft Print Creations
Path:C:\Program Files\ArcSoft\Print Creations\printcreations.exe
Additional files:
  • FunHouseCreator.exe - Arcsoft Funhouse Template Creator (Funhouse Template Creator)
  • DayRemindCreator.dll - Arcsoft DayRemindCreator (DayRemindCreator)
  • MagicFrame.dll - ArcSoft MagicFrame (MagicFrame)
  • MagUIImage.dll - ArcSoft MagUIImage (MagUIImage)
  • uCaptureWDM.dll - arcsoft CaptureWDM (CaptureWDM)
  • FaceClean.dll - Arcsoft FaceClean (FaceClean)
  • 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)
  • TEAspect.dll - arcsoft TEAspect (TEAspect)
  • kgl.dll - arcsoft kgl (kgl)
  • PCPreview.exe - PCPreview
  • gvs.dll - GVS
  • dtype32.dll (by D-Type Solutions) - D-Type Font Engine and Rasterizer
  • dtype32x.dll (by D-Type Solutions) - D-Type Font Engine Auxiliary Library
  • checkupdate.dll - ArcSoft Check Update Resource
  • PrintCreationsCF.exe - ArcSoft PrintCreationsCF (PrintCreationsCF)
  • PrintCreationsCT.exe - ChangePrjProperty Module
  • MagAppFramework.dll - ArcSoft MagAppFramework (MagAppFramework)
  • TETransUtility.dll - ArcSoft TETransUtility (TETransUtility)
  • CheckUpdate.exe - ArcSoft Check Update
  • GetModulesTP.dll - ArcSoft GetModulesTP (GetModulesTP)
  • TECharEngine.dll - ArcSoft TECharEngine (TECharEngine)
  • TETextEngine.dll - ArcSoft TETextEngine (TETextEngine)
  • MagUIEngine.dll - ArcSoft MagUIEngine (MagUIEngine)
  • MagUIInter.dll - ArcSoft MagUIInter (MagUIInter)
  • ArcSceneryDetect.dll - ArcSceneryDetect (PrintCreations SceneryDetect)
  • HeatThumb.dll - HeatThumb Module
  • MagPCMac.dll - ArcSoft MagPCMac (MagPCMac)
  • PrintCreationsDL.exe - PrintCreationsDL
  • PrintCreationsUP.exe - PrintCreationsUP
  • MagCore.dll - ArcSoft MagCore (MagCore)
  • PEVector.dll - user PEVector (PEVector)
  • ExtrasCtrl.dll - ExtrasCtrl (ExtrasCtrl DLL)
  • FunhouseDll.dll - HeatDll (PrintCreations HeatDll)
  • HeatDll.dll
  • AglSwf.dll
  • kglu.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • PrintCreations.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{C39FC447-5343-4489-A740-B3B7F6FB9763}' (runs on registration).
  • CheckUpdate.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Arc Soft Updater' (runs weekly on Tuesdays at 2:01).

How do I remove ArcSoft Print Creations?

You can uninstall ArcSoft Print Creations 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 Print Creations, 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 Print Creations.

Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.69%
Windows Vista 20.10%
Windows 10 11.93%
Windows XP 8.26%
Windows Server 2003 0.01%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 48.13%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 16.93%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.06%
Windows 7 Professional 5.93%
Windows 10 Home 5.24%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.28%

Distribution by countryGeography

77.31% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 77.31%
  Germany 4.76%
  Canada 3.71%
  United Kingdom 2.91%
  France 1.98%
  Australia 1.09%
  Italy 0.95%
  Netherlands 0.82%
  Belgium 0.63%
  Spain 0.48%
  Brazil 0.38%
  Sweden 0.28%
  Iran 0.26%
  DK 0.26%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 31.00%
Dell 30.73%
Acer 12.91%
Toshiba 8.04%
MSI 5.84%
ASUS 2.63%
Intel 1.22%
American Megatrends 1.20%
Gateway 1.08%
Samsung 0.83%
Lenovo 0.81%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.45%
Dell Inspiron 530 4.09%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.41%
Micro-Star A6200 3.32%
Dell Inspiron 1545 3.00%
HP G60 Notebook PC 2.54%

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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[email protected]over a year ago
when i click on change/remove tab i get a message that says an installation support file could not be installed. the system cannot find the file specified.