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Should I remove Eye Candy 4000?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #12,618
United States Rank #10,748
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 12.41 days
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Average installed length: 192.37 days

Eye Candy 4000

What is Eye Candy 4000?  (from Alien Skin)

Eye Candy renders realistic effects that are difficult or impossible to achieve in Photoshop alone, such as Fire, Chrome, and the new Lightning. Effects like Animal Fur, Smoke, and Reptile Skin are rendered in exquisite detail down to individual hairs, turbulent wisps, and shiny scales. The effects are chosen through ...  Read more


Eye Candy 4000 is a software program developed by Alien Skin. 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 setup package generally installs about 8 files and is usually about 1.44 MB (1,507,760 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 52% of users of Eye Candy 4000 come from the United States, it is also popular in IQ and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.alienskin.com/eyecandy/index.aspx
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Adobe\Adobe Photoshop CS4\Plug-ins\Filters\Alien Skin\Eye Candy 4000
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files2\Adobe\ADOBEP~2\Plug-ins\Filters\ALIENS~1\EYECAN~1\UNWISE.EXE C:\Program Files2\Adobe\ADOBEP~2\Plug-ins\Filters\ALIENS~1\EYECAN~1\INSTALL.LOG
(Wise Installer is used for installing and uninstalling this software.)
Estimated size: 1.44 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Eye Candy 4000

  • eyecandy 5 texture + key.part1.exe
  • fo-ec4.exe
  • HardcoreBass.exe (by Native Instruments GmbH) - Native Instruments GmbH Kompakt (Kompakt)
  • HardcoreBassRegistrationTool.exe (by Native Instruments GmbH) - Native Instruments Registration Tool (Registration Tool)
  • msvcr71.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • UNWISE.EXE is scheduled as a task with the class '{459AC677-F089-4F3B-9364-B86490DE6679}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Eye Candy 4000?

You can uninstall Eye Candy 4000 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 Eye Candy 4000, 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 Eye Candy 4000.

Win 7 (SP1) 51%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.16%
Windows 10 22.42%
Windows XP 14.55%
Windows Vista 6.87%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 27.76%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.76%
Microsoft Windows XP 14.29%
Windows 7 Professional 9.39%
Windows 10 Home 7.35%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.90%

Distribution by countryGeography

52.12% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 52.12%
  IQ 4.23%
  United Kingdom 4.07%
  Germany 3.91%
  Canada 3.91%
  France 3.58%
  Italy 2.77%
  Belgium 1.79%
  Russia 1.63%
  Saudi Arabia 1.63%
  Brazil 1.47%
  Australia 1.14%
  Egypt 0.98%
  India 0.81%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.53%
Dell 26.83%
Acer 12.54%
ASUS 8.36%
Intel 6.97%
American Megatrends 4.18%
Lenovo 2.79%
Toshiba 2.09%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.46%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.82%
Dell Inspiron 660 3.18%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.18%
Dell XPS 8500 2.55%
Acer Aspire E1-531 1.91%

About (from Alien Skin)

Alien Skin Software has been producing cool graphics software since 1993. In the early days we made the first drop shadow filter for Photoshop.
Publisher URL: www.alienskin.com


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