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Should I remove Cooliris for Internet Explorer?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
25% remove it75% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,422
United States Rank #5,379
Reach 0.0567%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.69 days
463.00 days >
Average installed length: 243.27 days


VersionDistribution 52.77% 25.22% 3.22% 5.19% 0.72% 0.09% 2.15% 2.06% 0.18% 0.09% 0.72% 1.79% 0.09% 3.85% 0.27% 1.16% 0.27% 0.09% 0.09%

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Cooliris for Internet Explorer

What is Cooliris for Internet Explorer?  (from Cooliris)

Cooliris transforms your browser into a visually stunning experience for searching, viewing, and sharing online photos and videos. Our 3D Wall lets you effortlessly search and zoom your way around thousands of images, videos, news feeds, sports feeds, and more. To share stuff with friends, just drag and drop.


Cooliris for Internet Explorer is a software program developed by Cooliris. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. 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 cvhbs.exe. The setup package generally installs about 120 files and is usually about 703.5 KB (720,384 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 64% of users of Cooliris for Internet Explorer come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.cooliris.com/product
Help link: www.cooliris.com/support/?p=contact
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\piclensie
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{9F9BE2A8-2FA2-438E-934B-6F237B641167}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 703.5 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Cooliris for Internet Explorer

Program executable:cvhbs.exe
Name:Microsoft Office 2010
Microsoft Office Client Virtualization Handler
Path:C:\Program Files\common files\microsoft shared\virtualization handler\cvhbs.exe
Additional files:
  • cooliris.dll - Cooliris for Internet Explorer
  • pixomatic.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Pixomatic
  • avcodec-51.dll
  • avformat-52.dll
  • avutil-49.dll
  • freetype.dll
  • launchcooliris.exe
  • piclenshelper.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • cooliris.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a Browser Helper Object with the class of {EAEE5C74-6D0D-4aca-9232-0DA4A7B866BA}.
Internet Explorer Extension
  • cooliris.dll is installed as an Internet Explorer extension using the class {3437D640-C91A-458f-89F5-B9095EA4C28B}.
Mozilla Plugin
  • CVHBS.EXE is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'Microsoft SharePoint Plug-in for Firefox' with a plugin key of '@microsoft.com/SharePoint,version=14.0' for all users of the PC.
Scheduled Task
  • CVHBS.EXE is scheduled as a task named 'UpdaterEX' (runs daily at 3:07 PM).
  • CVHBS.EXE runs as a service named 'McAfee Application Installer Cleanup (0201661432130199)' (0201661432130199mcinstcleanup).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • CVHBS.EXE is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'MapsGalaxy Search Scope Monitor' which loads as "C:\Program Files2\MAPSGA~2\bar\1.bin\39srchmn.exe" /m=2 /w /h.

How do I remove Cooliris for Internet Explorer?

You can uninstall Cooliris for Internet Explorer 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 Cooliris for Internet Explorer, 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 Cooliris for Internet Explorer.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Cooliris for Internet Explorer you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 68%
Win Server 2003 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 25%
Keep it 75%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 70.36%
Windows Vista 13.57%
Windows 10 8.84%
Windows XP 7.14%
Windows Server 2003 0.09%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 59.71%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 11.92%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.05%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.59%
Windows 10 Home 4.88%
Windows 7 Professional 3.61%

Distribution by countryGeography

63.78% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 63.78%
  Germany 7.34%
  United Kingdom 6.41%
  Canada 3.30%
  Australia 2.31%
  France 2.18%
  Netherlands 1.85%
  Italy 1.52%
  Belgium 0.79%
  Brazil 0.73%
  Spain 0.73%
  Mexico 0.66%
  Austria 0.66%
  Israel 0.59%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 71.21%
Dell 8.86%
Hewlett-Packard 6.88%
Medion 3.96%
Intel 2.56%
Toshiba 2.21%
ASUS 0.93%
American Megatrends 0.47%
Sahara 0.47%
Common models
Gateway ZX6971 28.07%
Acer Aspire Z5771 10.75%
Gateway ZX4931 7.68%
Gateway ZX4971 5.17%
Acer Aspire Z5801 3.35%
Gateway ZX4951 3.07%


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