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9% remove it91% keep it
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Ashampoo Snap 5 v.5.1.2

What is Ashampoo Snap 5 v.?  (from Ashampoo)

Whether it’s at work, at school, at home or anywhere else, making screenshots has become an everyday task. With Ashampoo Snap 5 perfect screenshots for presentations, manuals or the Internet are made in a jiffy. Thanks to many new functions it has never been easier to make and edit professional looking screenshots. Let...  Read more


Ashampoo Snap 5 v.5.1.2 is a program developed by Ashampoo. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. 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 ashsnap.exe. The software installer includes 10 files and is usually about 15.1 MB (15,831,494 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 31% of users of Ashampoo Snap 5 v. come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ashampoo.com
Help link: www.ashampoo.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Ashampoo\Ashampoo Snap 5\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Ashampoo\Ashampoo Snap 5\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 15.1 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Ashampoo Snap 5 v.5.1.2

Program executable:ashsnap.exe
Name:Ashampoo Snap
Ashampoo Snap 5
Path:C:\Program Files\Ashampoo\Ashampoo Snap 5\ashsnap.exe
Additional files:
  • simpleiecontrol.dll - Ashampoo IE Control
  • ash_inet2.dll - Ashampoo Internet
  • updateMediator.exe
  • pdflib.dll (by PDFlib GmbH) - PDFlib for Windows (PDFlib - a library for generating PDF on the fly)
  • libcurl.dll (by The cURL library, http://curl.haxx.se/) - The cURL library (libcurl Shared Library)
  • MouseHook.dll
  • portaluploader.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • ashsnap.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{FF79BE0B-6724-4953-A134-B89DC277D008}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • ashsnap.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named AshSnap_Reg_HKCURun_S-1-5-21-88002990-3944589090-3933525741-1001.
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\Ashampoo\Ashampoo Snap 5\ashsnap.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:10.84 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0007841265%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00037428%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00040984%
0.015104% average

How do I remove Ashampoo Snap 5 v.?

You can uninstall Ashampoo Snap 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 Snap 5 v.5.1.2, 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 Ashampoo Snap 5 v..

Win 7 (SP1) 76%
Win Vista 1%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 79.69%
Windows 10 10.16%
Windows XP 6.25%
Windows Vista 3.91%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 45.67%
Windows 7 Ultimate 19.69%
Windows 7 Professional 12.60%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.51%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.94%
Windows 10 Pro 3.15%

Distribution by countryGeography

30.61% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 30.61%
  Germany 21.09%
  United Kingdom 5.44%
  Canada 4.76%
  Australia 4.08%
  Netherlands 3.40%
  Poland 3.40%
  Belgium 2.72%
  Sweden 2.72%
  Brazil 2.04%
  YE 2.04%
  Italy 2.04%
  Austria 1.36%
  Egypt 1.36%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.95%
Dell 19.67%
Acer 19.67%
ASUS 13.11%
Toshiba 3.28%
Medion 1.64%
MSI 1.64%
Alienware 1.64%
American Megatrends 1.64%
Lenovo 1.64%
Common models
Dell XPS 8300 2.11%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.11%
TOSHIBA Satellite L755 1.05%
TOSHIBA Satellite C660 1.05%
TOSHIBA Satellite C655D 1.05%

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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