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Should I remove Gadwin PrintScreen?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,561
United States Rank #2,448
Reach 0.2408%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 18.75 days
553.13 days >
Average installed length: 290.63 days


4.7 46.45%
4.6 23.39%
4.5 8.49%
4.4 12.92%
4.3 4.62%
4.2 0.70%
4.1 0.23%
4.0 0.19%
3.5 0.99%
3.1 0.72%
3.0 0.15%
2.6 1.07%
2.1 0.06%
2.0 0.02%

Gadwin PrintScreen

What is Gadwin PrintScreen?  (from Gadwin Systems)

There are several hotkey combos to choose from (PrintScreen is the default). Once you've chosen your favorite combo, head to the Destination tab and have the screen print out instantly, copy the capture to the clipboard, save it to a specific folder, or even send it through e-mail. You can perform full screen captures,...  Read more


Gadwin PrintScreen is a software program developed by Gadwin Systems. The most common release is 4.7, 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. 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 programs's main executable is printscreen.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 7.71 MB of memory. It also includes a system tray icon that is displayed in the notifications area while the program is running. The setup package generally installs about 13 files and is usually about 3.48 MB (3,646,916 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 51% of users of Gadwin PrintScreen come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Netherlands.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.gadwin.com/printscreen/index.htm
Help link: www.gadwin.com/support/index.htm
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Gadwin Systems\PrintScreen
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Gadwin Systems\PrintScreen\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 3.48 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Gadwin PrintScreen

Program executable:printscreen.exe
Name:Gadwin PrintScreen
Signed by:Gadwin
Path:C:\Program Files\gadwin systems\printscreen\printscreen.exe
Taskbar:Displays an icon in the notification area
Additional files:
  • DiagramStudio.exe - Gadwin DiagramStudio (DiagramStudio executable)
  • DSRegWizard.exe - Gadwin DiagramStudioRegister Application
  • PrintScreen.dll - Gadwin PrintScreen (Gadwin PrintScreen UI)
  • UIBlue.dll
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • PrintScreen.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{762D6A78-6025-4E9A-8359-2ADFF122F490}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • PrintScreen.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Gadwin PrintScreen_Reg_HKCURun_S-1-5-21-4214333164-1297256472-326291216-1001.
Startup File (User Run)
  • PrintScreen.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Gadwin PrintScreen' and executes as C:\Program Files\Gadwin Systems\PrintScreen\PrintScreen.exe /nosplash.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:7.71 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0146888813%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.01131588%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00337300%
0.015104% average
70 average

How do I remove Gadwin PrintScreen?

You can uninstall Gadwin PrintScreen 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 Gadwin PrintScreen, 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 Gadwin PrintScreen.

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win 7 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.88%
Windows 10 16.72%
Windows XP 12.57%
Windows Vista 7.71%
Windows Server 2003 0.13%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.79%
Windows 7 Professional 15.30%
Microsoft Windows XP 12.38%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.16%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.01%
Windows 8.1 3.92%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.65% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.65%
  France 6.50%
  Netherlands 4.82%
  United Kingdom 4.56%
  Canada 3.80%
  Belgium 3.54%
  Germany 3.06%
  Brazil 2.37%
  Italy 2.22%
  Australia 1.51%
  Switzerland 1.27%
  Croatia 1.08%
  Spain 1.07%
  Finland 0.89%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 27.89%
Hewlett-Packard 26.17%
Acer 13.18%
ASUS 7.33%
Intel 3.83%
Toshiba 3.83%
Samsung 2.98%
American Megatrends 2.08%
Lenovo 1.97%
Medion 1.82%
Sahara 1.01%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.42%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.30%
ASUS All Series 3.42%
Dell Inspiron 530 2.59%
Dell XPS 8500 2.36%
Dell Studio XPS 8100 2.24%


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