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What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,143
United States Rank #6,696
Reach 0.0595%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 26.20 days
772.90 days >
Average installed length: 406.10 days


10.101 0.94%
10.10 18.77%
10.06 1.11%
10.05 0.34%
10.03 8.36%
10.02 2.22%
10.01 27.47%
10.0 40.78%

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Corel Paint Shop Pro X

What is Corel Paint Shop Pro X?

PaintShop Pro (PSP) is a raster graphics editor and, later in the series, a vector graphics editor for computers running the Microsoft Windows operating system. Version X install a third party program named PSIService.exe, a Windows service called ProtexisLicensing. Written by Protexis, this runs in the background and collects licensing information. This program communicates with a remote host. Manually disabling the Protexis Licensing service may cause Corel Paint Shop Pro Photo to cease functioning.

About  (from Corel)

Corel® Paint Shop Pro® X delivers a complete set of photo editing tools to help you create professional-looking photos fast!
By combining automatic photo fixes and precision editing controls with a revolutionary Learning Center, Paint Shop Pro is a first of its kind -- an easy-to-use photo editor for anyone who want...  Read more


The most used version is 10.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software installer includes 93 files and is usually about 3.87 MB (4,055,552 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.corel.com
Help link: www.corel.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Corel\Corel Paint Shop Pro X\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{1A15507A-8551-4626-915D-3D5FA095CC1B}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 3.87 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Corel Paint Shop Pro X

  • bps3dll.dll (by Bengt Computer Graphics) - BCG Dynamic Link Library (Postscript/PDF Dynamic Link Library)
  • CoreCmdProc.dll - PSP Command Processor (PSP Command Processor DLL)
  • CoreCmdProcRC.dll
  • CoreBranding.dll - PSP Browser Support (PSP Browser Support DLL)
  • CoreBrowser.dll
  • CoreBrowserRC.dll
  • CoreBrowserUtil.dll - PSP Browse Utilites (PSP Browse Utilites DLL)
  • CoreBrowserUtilRC.dll
  • CoreColorMgr.dll - PSP Color Manager (PSP Color Manager DLL)
  • CoreColorMgrRC.dll
  • CmdPluginHostRC.dll - PSP Plugin Host (PSP Plugin Host DLL)
  • CoreCommandBase.dll - PSP CommandBase (PSP CommandBase DLL)
  • CoreCommandBaseRC.dll
  • CoreEnumsRC.dll - PSP CoreEnumsRC (PSP CoreEnumsRC DLL)
  • CmdNonGraphicRC.dll - PSP NonGraphic (PSP NonGraphic DLL)
  • CmdSelectionsRC.dll - PSP Selections (PSP Selections DLL)
  • AM.dll (by Lexar Media, Inc) - Active Memory
  • CmdClipboardRC.dll - PSP Clipboard (PSP Clipboard DLL)
  • CmdArtisticRC.dll - PSP Artistic (PSP Artistic DLL)
  • CmdExternalRC.dll - PSP External (PSP External DLL)
  • CmdGeometryRC.dll - PSP Geometry (PSP Geometry DLL)
  • CmdLightingRC.dll - PSP Lighting (PSP Lighting DLL)
  • CmdPyScriptRC.dll - PSP PyScript (PSP PyScript DLL)
  • CmdStandardRC.dll - PSP Standard (PSP Standard DLL)
  • CoreControls.dll - PSP Controls (PSP Controls DLL)
  • CoreControlsRC.dll
  • CmdTextureRC.dll - PSP Texture (PSP Texture DLL)
  • CoreCapture.dll - PSP Capture (PSP Capture DLL)
  • CmdBevelsRC.dll - PSP Bevels (PSP Bevels DLL)
  • CmdBrowseRC.dll - PSP Browse (PSP Browse DLL)
  • CmdLayersRC.dll - PSP Layers (PSP Layers DLL)
  • CmdVectorRC.dll - PSP Vector (PSP Vector DLL)
  • CmdColorRC.dll - PSP Color (PSP Color DLL)
  • CmdPhotoRC.dll - PSP Photo (PSP Photo DLL)
  • CmdPrintRC.dll - PSP Print (PSP Print DLL)
  • CoreEnums.dll - CoreEnums (PSP CoreEnums DLL)
  • CmdFileRC.dll - PSP File (PSP File DLL)
  • CoreCMYKRC.dll
  • CmdWebRC.dll - PSP Web (PSP Web DLL)

How do I remove Corel Paint Shop Pro X?

You can uninstall Corel Paint Shop Pro X 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 Corel Paint Shop Pro X, 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 Corel Paint Shop Pro X.

Win 7 (SP1) 47%
Win Server 2003 0%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 48.21%
Windows 10 19.80%
Windows XP 17.24%
Windows Vista 14.68%
Windows Server 2003 0.09%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.33%
Microsoft Windows XP 17.27%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 12.97%
Windows 7 Professional 9.79%
Windows 10 Home 7.22%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.53%

Distribution by countryGeography

48.09% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 48.09%
  Germany 20.74%
  United Kingdom 6.12%
  Canada 3.13%
  Italy 3.13%
  Netherlands 2.64%
  Japan 2.51%
  France 2.30%
  Australia 2.02%
  Austria 1.04%
  Finland 0.77%
  Spain 0.70%
  Belgium 0.63%
  Norway 0.42%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 30.37%
Hewlett-Packard 20.71%
Acer 11.04%
Medion 6.60%
NEC 4.60%
ASUS 4.29%
Intel 4.29%
American Megatrends 3.37%
Toshiba 3.07%
Lenovo 1.84%
Sahara 1.69%
Common models
Dell Dell DM061 3.68%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.37%
Dell Dell DXP061 3.07%
Dell Dell DM051 3.07%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.07%
Dell Inspiron 530 2.76%

About Corel

Corel makes a speciality of graphics processing.
Publisher URL: www.corel.com


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