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Should I remove Ashampoo Snap 6 v.?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
18% remove it82% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #20,380
United States Rank #23,865
Reach 0.0106%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 371.01 days
798.66 days >
Average installed length: 419.63 days


6.0.4 100.00%

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Ashampoo Snap 6 v.6.0.4


Ashampoo Snap 6 v.6.0.4 is a program developed by Ashampoo. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 main program executable is ashsnap.exe. The software installer includes 12 files and is usually about 15.55 MB (16,303,455 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 32% of users of Ashampoo Snap 6 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 6\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Ashampoo\Ashampoo Snap 6\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 15.55 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Ashampoo Snap 6 v.6.0.4

Program executable:ashsnap.exe
Name:Ashampoo Snap 6
Path:C:\Program Files\ashampoo\ashampoo snap 6\ashsnap.exe
Additional files:
  • portaluploader2.dll - Ashampoo Portal API
  • simpleiecontrol.dll - Ashampoo IE Control
  • ash_inet2.dll - Ashampoo Internet
  • ashampoo_snap_6_e6.0.4_sm.exe - Ashampoo Snap 6 (Ashampoo Snap 6 Setup)
  • updateMediator.exe - Update Mediator
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

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 6\ashsnap.exe.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • ashsnap.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'AshSnap' which loads as C:\Program Files\Ashampoo\Ashampoo Snap 6\ashsnap.exe.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • ashsnap.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Ashampoo\Ashampoo Snap 6\ashsnap.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:10.9 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0001748731%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00007301%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00010186%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:13,185,971
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:4.63 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:14 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Ashampoo Snap 6 v.?

You can uninstall Ashampoo Snap 6 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 6 v.6.0.4, 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 6 v..

Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win XP 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 18%
Keep it 82%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.10%
Windows 10 29.33%
Windows XP 6.73%
Windows Vista 3.85%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.50%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.05%
Windows 7 Professional 11.65%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.31%
Windows 8 Pro 5.34%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.34%

Distribution by countryGeography

32.43% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 32.43%
  Germany 18.92%
  United Kingdom 6.31%
  Australia 3.15%
  Canada 3.15%
  France 3.15%
  Poland 2.70%
  Sweden 2.70%
  Austria 2.25%
  Italy 2.25%
  Switzerland 1.80%
  Egypt 1.80%
  DK 1.35%
  Spain 1.35%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 20.95%
Dell 19.05%
Acer 19.05%
ASUS 12.38%
Medion 9.52%
Lenovo 4.76%
Toshiba 1.90%
Common models
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.67%
Dell Dell DM051 1.83%
ARLT Computer Produkte Gm... 1.83%
Acer Aspire 6920 1.83%
Dell Inspiron 530 1.83%
ECS GF8100VM-M5 1.83%

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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