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Should I remove DropShots?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
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How common is it?
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VersionDistribution 25.00% 33.33% 33.33% 8.33%


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What is DropShots?  (from WebMinds)

DropShots gives you complete privacy control over your albums. You can customize the privacy settings for every single album, choose who can view your content, and even hide from the search engines. With DropShots you decide with whom your share your photos. Upload large photos and videos 100x faster! Drag files from a...  Read more


DropShots is a software program developed by WebMinds. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The primary executable is named dropshots.exe. The setup package generally installs about 14 files and is usually about 9.83 MB (10,305,248 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 86% of users of DropShots come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Japan.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.dropshots.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\dropshots
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\DropShots\Uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 9.83 MB

Program filesFiles installed by DropShots

Program executable:dropshots.exe
DropBox Desktop Client
Path:C:\Program Files\dropshots\dropshots.exe
Additional files:
  • DropShotsShellExt32.dll - DropShots (DropShots Shell Extension)
  • DropShotsShellExt64.dll
  • DSShellExt32.dll
  • DSShellExt64.dll
  • Uninstall.exe - DropShots Application
  • vistalib32.dll (by WinAbility® Software) - VistaLib[TM] (VistaLib DLL)
  • vistalib64.dll (by WinAbility® Software)
  • mencoder.exe - MEncoder
  • ffmpeg.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Context Menu Handlers
  • DSShellExt32.dll added as a content menu within Windows Explorer with the class {A46D4D31-BC76-496E-B233-D044D4B0FB10}.
  • DSShellExt64.dll added as a content menu within Windows Explorer with the class {A46D4D31-BC76-496E-B233-D044D4B0FB10}.
  • DropShotsShellExt64.dll added as a content menu within Windows Explorer with the class {A46D4D31-BC76-496E-B233-D044D4B0FB10}.
Startup File (User Run)
  • DropShots.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'DropShotsUtility' and executes as "C:\Program Files\DropShots\DropShots.exe" /s.

How do I remove DropShots?

Quickly and completely remove DropShots from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall DropShots 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program DropShots, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 DropShots.

Win 10 67%
Win 7 (SP1) 33%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 66.67%
Windows 7 33.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 41.67%
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.67%
Windows 10 Home 16.67%
Windows 10 Pro 8.33%
Windows 7 Professional 8.33%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

86.21% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 86.21%
  Canada 6.90%
  Japan 3.45%
  United Kingdom 3.45%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 40.00%
Hewlett-Packard 30.00%
ASUS 10.00%
Alienware 10.00%
Acer 10.00%
Common models
Seneca pro199234 8.33%
Dell Inspiron 5559 8.33%
Dell Inspiron 13-7353 8.33%
ASUSTeK K55A 8.33%
Alienware Alienware X51 R... 8.33%
Acer Aspire 4738 8.33%


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