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Should I remove Ashampoo Snap 5 v.?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
25% remove it75% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,360
United States Rank #9,803
Reach 0.1217%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.43 days
455.17 days >
Average installed length: 239.16 days


5.1.5 100.00%

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Ashampoo Snap 5 v.5.1.5

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

This program allows you to easily take screenshots of various regions, websites, or even specific windows on your desktop with just a few clicks.
In the user-friendly editing mode several tools are available for editing. Using those it’s easy to add images, notes, texts, markings, watermarks etc. to your screenshots...  Read more


Ashampoo Snap 5 v.5.1.5 is a software program developed by Ashampoo. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The programs's main executable is ashsnap.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 10.84 MB of memory. The setup package generally installs about 17 files and is usually about 15.77 MB (16,537,136 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 45% of users of Ashampoo Snap 5 v. come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States 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: 15.77 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Ashampoo Snap 5 v.5.1.5

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
  • yoursoftwaredeals.exe - Your Software Deals (Your Software Deals Setup)
  • ash_inet2.dll - Ashampoo Internet
  • ashampoo_snap_5_5.1.5_11968.exe - Ashampoo Snap 5 (Ashampoo Snap 5 Setup)
  • ashampoo_snap_5_5.1.5_12197.exe
  • ashampoo_snap_5_5.1.5_12314.exe
  • updateMediator.exe - Update Mediator
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

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.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • ashsnap.exe is added as a firewall exception for '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.5.1.5, 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 10 47%
Win 7 (SP1) 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 25%
Keep it 75%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 47.27%
Windows 7 44.10%
Windows XP 4.92%
Windows Vista 3.67%
Windows Server 2003 0.04%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 27.13%
Windows 7 Home Premium 24.82%
Windows 7 Professional 9.73%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.71%
Windows 10 Home 7.46%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.95%

Distribution by countryGeography

44.60% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 44.60%
  United States 15.63%
  United Kingdom 4.86%
  Netherlands 4.24%
  MA 2.91%
  Austria 2.58%
  Belgium 2.49%
  France 2.45%
  Italy 2.24%
  Spain 1.33%
  DZ 1.29%
  Australia 1.16%
  Canada 0.91%
  Switzerland 0.87%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Medion 59.27%
Hewlett-Packard 11.27%
Dell 8.55%
Acer 7.33%
ASUS 3.64%
Toshiba 1.45%
Intel 1.39%
Lenovo 1.15%
American Megatrends 0.91%
Sahara 0.67%
Common models
MEDION MS-7848 21.42%
MEDION H81H3-EM2 11.07%
MEDION X782X 2.79%
MEDION MS-7797 2.34%
Medion Akoya E7227 1.98%
MEDION MS-7857 1.98%

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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