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10% remove it90% keep it
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Corel Painter Essentials 2

What is Corel Painter Essentials 2?

Corel Painter Essentials is a home software studio for sketching, painting and turning photographs into paintings. Painter Essentials provides a variety of brushes and media including oil, acrylic, watercolor, gouache, and ink wash paints, together with pencils, pens, charcoal, pastels, chalks and a variety of blenders. A variety of paper textures or canvases can be chosen for use in conjunction with any of these media.


The most common release is 4.0, 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. The setup package generally installs about 4 files and is usually about 16.12 MB (16,900,079 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.corel.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Corel\Corel Painter Essentials 2\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{B946D46E-1302-48B4-84EE-B74C3191D975}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 16.12 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Corel Painter Essentials 2

  • CorelPainterEssentials2.exe - Corel(R) Painter (TM) Essentials 2 (Corel Painter Essentials 2)
  • PainterIntl.dll - Resource DLL
  • registration.exe - Corel Corporation Registration (Registration)
  • asi32_14.dll - Corel Corp. asi32_14 (asi32_14)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • registration.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Corel Painter Essentials 21a' which loads as C:\Program Files\Corel\Corel Painter Essentials 2\registration.exe /title="Corel Painter Essentials 2" /date=052910 serial=PE02CBX-0000003-NMD lang=EN.

How do I remove Corel Painter Essentials 2?

You can uninstall Corel Painter Essentials 2 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 Painter Essentials 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 Corel Painter Essentials 2.

Win 7 (SP1) 48%
Win 7 3%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 51.52%
Windows Vista 21.21%
Windows XP 18.18%
Windows 10 9.09%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 42.42%
Microsoft Windows XP 18.18%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 15.15%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.06%
Windows 8.1 6.06%
Windows 7 Professional 3.03%

Distribution by countryGeography

73.47% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 73.47%
  Canada 6.12%
  France 4.08%
  Netherlands 4.08%
  Brazil 2.04%
  United Kingdom 2.04%
  Italy 2.04%
  Japan 2.04%
  PF 2.04%
  Sweden 2.04%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 35.71%
Hewlett-Packard 32.14%
Acer 7.14%
Lenovo 7.14%
Alienware 3.57%
ASUS 3.57%
Toshiba 3.57%
Packard Bell 3.57%
Intel 3.57%
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About Corel

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


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