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What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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Fotki Desktop

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What is Fotki Desktop?  (from Fotki)

Fotki is a media social network and a top-five photo-sharing site in the world by the number of registered users, traffic and number of stored pictures, according to Google and Alexa.


Fotki Desktop is a software program developed by Fotki. 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 5 files and is usually about 2.8 MB (2,940,452 bytes). The installed file updater.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 78% of users of Fotki Desktop come from the United States, it is also popular in Estonia and Israel.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.fotki.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Fotki Desktop\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Fotki Desktop\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 2.8 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Fotki Desktop

  • fotki.exe - Fotki Desktop
  • aphreg.exe
  • fdshell.dll
  • unins000.exe - Inno Setup (Setup/Uninstall)
  • updater.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • fotki.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'FotkiDesktopAutoPlay' with the ProgID of 'FotkiDesktop' and the action verb 'open.
Scheduled Task
  • fotki.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{FDC03135-39B8-4DB8-A39A-30B83DDA5C04}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Fotki Desktop?

Quickly and completely remove Fotki Desktop from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Fotki Desktop 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 Fotki Desktop, 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 Fotki Desktop.

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win 7 7%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.67%
Windows XP 33.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 53.33%
Microsoft Windows XP 33.33%
Windows 7 Enterprise 6.67%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

78.26% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 78.26%
  Estonia 8.70%
  Israel 8.70%
  United Kingdom 4.35%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 33.33%
Hewlett-Packard 26.67%
Acer 6.67%
American Megatrends 6.67%
Toshiba 6.67%
Samsung 6.67%
Intel 6.67%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite L555 7.14%
Samsung R530/R730 7.14%
INTEL DG31PR 7.14%
HP-Pavilion BK424AAR-ABA ... 7.14%
Hewlett-Packard p6740f 7.14%
Hewlett-Packard p6700z 7.14%


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