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Galeria de Fotografias

What is Galeria de Fotografias?  (from Microsoft)

Photo Gallery tools help you organize and edit your photos, then share them online. Here's what you can do. Capture an entire mountain range in a single photo—select the photos you want to use and Photo Gallery stitches them into a panorama for you. Did someone blink when the flash went off? Choose everyone’s best pose...  Read more


Galeria de Fotografias is a program developed by Microsoft. 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 software installer includes 38 files. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 83% of users of Galeria de Fotografias come from the United States, it is also popular in Portugal.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-live/photo-gallery
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\windows live\photo gallery
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{F5E338CE-E1C6-4F7D-8300-44DBD05B9F14}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)

Program filesFiles installed by Galeria de Fotografias

  • photoviewershimx64.dll - Windows Live™ Photo Gallery (Windows Live Photo Gallery)
  • wlxalbumdownloadwizardresources.dll - Galeria de Fotografias (Assistente de Transferência da Galeria de Fotografias)
  • wlxphotoacq.dll - Obtenção de Fotografias do WLX
  • wlxphotolibraryduiresourceslocalized.dll - Recursos Localizados da Galeria de Fotografias
  • wlxsendmail.dll - Envio de Correio do WLX
  • wlxslideshow.dll - Apresentação de Diapositivos da Galeria de Fotografias
  • wlxvideoacquirewizardresources.dll - Recursos de Vídeo de Importação WLX
  • albumdownloadprotocolhandler.dll - Photo Gallery (Photo Gallery Album Download Protocol Handler)
  • imaging.dll - Expression Imaging
  • npwlpg.dll - NPWLPG
  • photoviewershim.dll
  • wlxalbumdownloadwizard.exe - Photo Gallery Download Wizard
  • wlxclip.dll - Photo Gallery Video Clip Support
  • wlxcodechost.exe - Photo Gallery Codec Host
  • wlxcodechostps.dll - Photo Gallery Codec Host Proxy
  • wlxdspa.dll - Photo Gallery Video DSP Components - Advanced
  • wlxfacerecognition.dll - Photo Gallery Face Recognition
  • wlxgrinderscheduler.dll - WLX Grinder Scheduler
  • wlxmp4parser.dll - WLX MP4 Parser Filter
  • wlxphotoacquirewizard.exe - Photo Gallery Acquisition Wizard
  • wlxphotocinematic.dll - Slideshow Theme - Cinematic
  • wlxphotoclassic.dll - Slideshow Theme - Classic
  • wlxphotogallery.exe
  • wlxphotogalleryrepair.exe - Photo Gallery Repair
  • wlxphotolibrarydatabase.dll
  • wlxphotolibraryduiresources.dll - Photo Gallery Non-Localized Resources
  • wlxphotolibrarymain.dll
  • wlxphotoviewer.dll
  • wlxphotovoyager.dll - Slideshow Theme - Voyager
  • wlxpipeline.dll - Photo Gallery Video Pipeline
  • wlxpipetran.dll - Photo Gallery Video Pipeline Transitions
  • wlxquicktimecontrolhost.exe - Photo Gallery QuickTime Control Host
  • wlxquicktimecontrolhostps.dll - Photo Gallery QuickTime Control Host Proxy
  • wlxquicktimeshellext.dll - Photo Gallery QuickTime Shell Extension
  • wlxvafilt.dll - Photo Gallery Video Acquisition Filters
  • wlxvideoacquirewizard.exe - WLX Import Video
  • wlxvideocameraautoplaymanager.exe - Photo Gallery Video Camera Auto Play Manager
  • wlxvideotrim.dll - Photo Gallery Video Trim Processor

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • photoviewershim.dll is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'MSLiveShowPicturesOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'Microsoft.Photos.LiveAutoplayShim.1' and the action verb 'open.
Mozilla Plugin
  • npwlpg.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'Windows Live Photo Gallery' with a plugin key of '@microsoft.com/WLPG,version=15.4.3502.0922' for all users of the PC.
Scheduled Task
  • wlxphotogallery.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{402273AB-3DB5-4F40-A273-04F9DA1C084F}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Galeria de Fotografias?

You can uninstall Galeria de Fotografias 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 Galeria de Fotografias, 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 Galeria de Fotografias.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Galeria de Fotografias you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win 10 50%
Plugs into Mozilla Firefox
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.00%
Windows 10 50.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

83.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 83.33%
  Portugal 16.67%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 50.00%
Hewlett-Packard 50.00%

About Microsoft

Microsoft Corporation develops, manufactures, licenses and supports a variety of products and services related to computing.
Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com


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