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5% remove it95% keep it
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Artisteer 2

What is Artisteer 2?  (from Extensoft)

With Artisteer YOU immediately become a Web design expert, editing and slicing graphics, coding XHTML and CSS, and creating Web Design Templates, Joomla templates, Drupal themes, Wordpress themes, DotNetNuke skins, and Blogger templates all in minutes, without Photoshop or Dreamweaver, and no technical skills.


Artisteer 2 is a software program developed by Extensoft. The most common release is 2.4, 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 Artisteer.exe. The setup package generally installs about 25 files and is usually about 8.25 MB (8,647,415 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 7. While about 29% of users of Artisteer 2 come from the United States, it is also popular in Netherlands and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.extensoft.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\artisteer 2\bin
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Artisteer 2\bin\Uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 8.25 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Artisteer 2

Program executable:Artisteer.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\artisteer 2\bin\Artisteer.exe
Additional files:
  • Artisteer.exe - Artisteer
  • ArtisteerImageHandler.dll - Artisteer Thumbnailer for Windows Explorer
  • ArtisteerImageHandler64.dll
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Artisteer.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{A7E26FB7-E18C-4CBC-AF73-729EACFEF17F}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Artisteer 2?

You can uninstall Artisteer 2 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 Artisteer 2, 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 Artisteer 2.

Win 7 (SP1) 65%
Win Server 2003 0%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.71%
Windows Vista 9.52%
Windows XP 7.14%
Windows 10 7.14%
Windows Server 2003 0.48%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.93%
Windows 7 Ultimate 25.84%
Windows 7 Professional 11.96%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.66%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.18%
Windows Vista Ultimate 2.39%

Distribution by countryGeography

28.69% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 28.69%
  Netherlands 8.44%
  Italy 7.59%
  France 6.75%
  Germany 6.33%
  United Kingdom 5.49%
  Brazil 2.53%
  Austria 2.11%
  Poland 2.11%
  Belgium 1.69%
  Russia 1.69%
  India 1.69%
  Spain 1.69%
  Canada 1.69%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 26.19%
Dell 19.84%
Hewlett-Packard 19.84%
ASUS 7.14%
Intel 5.56%
Toshiba 3.17%
American Megatrends 2.38%
Sony 1.59%
Gateway 1.59%
Lenovo 1.59%
Alienware 0.79%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.50%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.60%
HP Pavilion dv4 Notebook ... 2.70%
Acer Aspire 5738 2.70%
Gateway P-7805u 1.80%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 1.80%


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