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Should I remove Ashampoo Photo Optimizer 5 v.?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
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Ashampoo Photo Optimizer 5 v.5.0.0

What is Ashampoo Photo Optimizer 5 v.?  (from Ashampoo)

The Ashampoo Photo Optimizer combines a modern and clear program interface, which is already prepared for the touch screen controls of the latest monitors and laptops, with intuitive usage and a thought-out range of functions. Among the features of the program are also several effects that you can apply to your photos ...  Read more


Ashampoo Photo Optimizer 5 v.5.0.0 is a 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 main program executable is photooptimizer.exe. The software installer includes 21 files and is usually about 72.19 MB (75,691,581 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 30% of users of Ashampoo Photo Optimizer 5 v. come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and South Africa.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ashampoo.com
Help link: www.ashampoo.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Ashampoo\Ashampoo Photo Optimizer 5\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Ashampoo\Ashampoo Photo Optimizer 5\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 72.19 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Ashampoo Photo Optimizer 5 v.5.0.0

Program executable:photooptimizer.exe
Name:Ashampoo Photo Optimizer 5
Path:C:\Program Files\ashampoo\ashampoo photo optimizer 5\photooptimizer.exe
Additional files:
  • photooptimizer_shared.dll - Ashampoo Photo Optimizer 5
  • LangID2.Interop.dll - Ashampoo LanguageID API (LangID2.Interop)
  • ash_lang2.dll - Ashampoo AshLang 2 API
  • Ash_Lang2.Interop.dll - Ash_Lang2.Interop
  • Ash_Inet2.Interop.dll - Ashampoo Internet SDK (Ash_Inet2.Interop)
  • portal.dll - Ashampoo Portal API
  • ash_inet2.dll - Ashampoo Internet
  • updateMediator.exe - Update Mediator
  • ashmailer.exe - AshMailer
  • Common.dll - Common
  • Photooptimizer.Interop.dll - Photooptimizer.Interop
  • langid2.dll
  • peru.dll
  • Peru.Interop.dll - Peru.Interop
  • Portal.Interop.dll - Portal.Interop

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Photooptimizer.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{8A207BA8-C22C-4CEB-B540-6CE28214CEFB}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Ashampoo Photo Optimizer 5 v.?

You can uninstall Ashampoo Photo Optimizer 5 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 Optimizer 5 v.5.0.0, 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 Optimizer 5 v..

Win 7 (SP1) 71%
Win Vista (SP2) 4%
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 70.83%
Windows XP 16.67%
Windows 10 8.33%
Windows Vista 4.17%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 50.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 16.67%
Windows 7 Professional 12.50%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.33%
Windows 8 4.17%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.17%

Distribution by countryGeography

30.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 30.00%
  Germany 30.00%
  South Africa 6.67%
  Netherlands 6.67%
  Poland 6.67%
  Australia 3.33%
  Mexico 3.33%
  Austria 3.33%
  Iran 3.33%
  Croatia 3.33%
  Italy 3.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Medion 23.53%
Acer 23.53%
American Megatrends 11.76%
Compaq 5.88%
Toshiba 5.88%
Hewlett-Packard 5.88%
Dell 5.88%
Lenovo 5.88%
Common models
O.E.M O.E.M 4.76%
MEDIONPC MS-7366 4.76%
HP Compaq 6200 Pro MT PC 4.76%
BIOSTAR Group A770E3 4.76%
Acer Aspire X3990 4.76%

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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