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Should I remove Ashampoo Photo Commander 8 v.?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #12,910
United States Rank #14,217
Reach 0.0242%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 535.16 days
1178.47 days >
Average installed length: 619.19 days


8.5.0 100.00%

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Ashampoo Photo Commander 8 v.8.5.0

What is Ashampoo Photo Commander 8 v.?  (from Ashampoo)

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Ashampoo Photo Commander 8 v.8.5.0 is a software program developed by Ashampoo. 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 apc.exe. The setup package generally installs about 13 files and is usually about 16.77 MB (17,586,498 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 35% of users of Ashampoo Photo Commander 8 v. come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Spain.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ashampoo.com
Help link: www.ashampoo.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Ashampoo\Ashampoo Photo Commander 8\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Ashampoo\Ashampoo Photo Commander 8\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 16.77 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Ashampoo Photo Commander 8 v.8.5.0

Program executable:apc.exe
Name:Ashampoo Photo Commander
Ashampoo Photo Commander 8
Path:C:\Program Files\ashampoo\ashampoo photo commander 8\apc.exe
Additional files:
  • adav.dll - Ashampoo DiscForge Anvil
  • CancelAutoplay.exe - Shortcut CancelAutoplay
  • ash_inet2.dll - Ashampoo Internet
  • updateMediator.exe
  • ashDriverSetup.exe - ashDriverSetup
  • ash_spti.dll - ASPI Emulator

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • apc.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'AshampooPhotoCommanderAutoplay' with the ProgID of 'APC.AUTOPLAY' and the action verb 'open.
Scheduled Task
  • apc.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{D1FC069D-C9E8-4748-909A-229BE6E22987}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Ashampoo Photo Commander 8 v.?

You can uninstall Ashampoo Photo Commander 8 v. 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 Ashampoo Photo Commander 8 v.8.5.0, 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 Ashampoo Photo Commander 8 v..

Win 7 (SP1) 66%
Win XP 1%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 70.11%
Windows XP 15.16%
Windows Vista 8.42%
Windows 10 6.32%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 45.11%
Microsoft Windows XP 15.11%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.55%
Windows 7 Professional 10.43%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.45%
Windows 10 Home 1.70%

Distribution by countryGeography

35.14% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 35.14%
  Germany 22.28%
  Spain 5.25%
  United Kingdom 4.17%
  Poland 3.08%
  Australia 2.90%
  Austria 2.54%
  Canada 2.36%
  Hungary 2.36%
  Italy 2.17%
  Israel 1.99%
  Belgium 1.45%
  Argentina 1.09%
  France 0.72%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.69%
Dell 17.53%
Acer 15.54%
Medion 10.76%
ASUS 5.58%
Intel 4.38%
American Megatrends 2.79%
Toshiba 1.59%
Samsung 1.59%
Lenovo 1.20%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.36%
MEDIONPC MS-7646 2.68%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 2.68%
MEDIONPC MS-7366 2.68%
HP Pavilion P6000 Series 2.68%
Acer Aspire 5742G 2.68%

About Ashampoo

Ashampoo GmbH & Co. KG is a computer software company based in Oldenburg, Germany. They are best known for Ashampoo Burning Studio and Ashampoo WinOptimizer.
Publisher URL: www.ashampoo.com


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