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Should I remove Ashampoo Snap?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
23% remove it77% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,315
United States Rank #20,094
Reach 0.1707%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 24.98 days
736.87 days >
Average installed length: 387.17 days


4.3.0 54.10%
3.4.1 19.98%
3.4.0 25.92%

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Ashampoo Snap is a software program developed by Ashampoo. The most common release is 4.3.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. 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 ashsnap.exe. The setup package generally installs about 10 files and is usually about 20.02 MB (20,990,544 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 71% of users of Ashampoo Snap come from Germany, it is also popular in Belgium and Austria.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ashampoo.com
Help link: www.ashampoo.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Medion MediaPack 2\Ashampoo Snap\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Medion MediaPack 2\Ashampoo Snap\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 20.02 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Ashampoo Snap

Program executable:ashsnap.exe
Name:Ashampoo Snap
Ashampoo Snap 4
Path:C:\Program Files\medion mediapack 2\ashampoo snap\ashsnap.exe
Additional files:
  • close.exe - Ashampoo Exithelper (Ashampoo Exithelper Setup)
  • exit.exe
  • ash_inet2.dll - Ashampoo Internet
  • updateMediator.exe
  • MouseHook.dll
  • pdflib.dll (by PDFlib GmbH) - PDFlib for Windows (PDFlib - a library for generating PDF on the fly)
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • ashsnap.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{A5A16DB1-476B-48A6-B3DB-9EE06E97B1B5}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • ashsnap.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named AshSnap.
Startup File (User Run)
  • ashsnap.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'AshSnap' and executes as C:\Program Files\Medion MediaPack\Ashampoo Snap\ashsnap.exe.

How do I remove Ashampoo Snap?

You can uninstall Ashampoo Snap 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 Snap, 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 Snap.

Win 7 (SP1) 89%
Win XP 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 23%
Keep it 77%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 91.53%
Windows 10 8.26%
Windows Vista 0.12%
Windows XP 0.09%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 88.06%
Windows 10 Home 5.41%
Windows 7 Starter 2.24%
Windows 8.1 Pro 1.02%
Windows 7 Professional 0.63%
Windows 7 Ultimate 0.60%

Distribution by countryGeography

70.86% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 70.86%
  Belgium 6.70%
  Austria 5.17%
  Netherlands 4.55%
  United States 3.08%
  DK 2.51%
  Australia 1.91%
  United Kingdom 1.62%
  Switzerland 0.90%
  France 0.78%
  Slovenia 0.36%
  Spain 0.24%
  Ireland 0.24%
  Hungary 0.21%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Medion 99.73%
Dell 0.15%
ASUS 0.06%
Intel 0.06%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7728 14.32%
MEDION MS-7800 7.21%
MEDION P7624 5.97%
Medion E7222 5.37%
MEDIONPC MS-7713 4.91%
Medion E6228 4.28%

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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