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What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,690
United States Rank #4,024
Reach 0.0544%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 7.43 days
219.11 days >
Average installed length: 115.13 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%

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Gateway Photo Frame

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What is Gateway Photo Frame?  (from I/O Interconnect)

The Gateway Photo Frame Software provides an easy way for you to display the photos from your memory card or hard drive in a fullscreen slideshow. By default the Gateway Photo Frame software will display photos that are on the media inserted into the memory card reader. If there is no media inserted into the memory car...  Read more


Gateway Photo Frame is a software program developed by I/O Interconnect. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 buttonmonitor.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 24.19 MB of memory. The setup package generally installs about 6 files and is usually about 658.93 KB (674,749 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 87% of users of Gateway Photo Frame come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Mexico.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ioint.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\gateway photo frame
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Gateway Photo Frame\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 658.93 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Gateway Photo Frame

Program executable:buttonmonitor.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\gateway photo frame\buttonmonitor.exe
Additional files:
  • PhotoFrame.exe (by IOI) - Photo Frame
  • IOIHIDLib.dll - IOIHIDLib
  • IOIUSBLib.dll - IOIUSBLib
  • uninst.exe
  • IOI.LanguageEngineLib.dll (by Microsoft) - IOI.LanguageEngineLib

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • ButtonMonitor.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{7E992FC7-13A5-4424-A2D8-B48641F92132}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • ButtonMonitor.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Packard Bell Photo Frame' which loads as C:\Program Files\Packard Bell Photo Frame\ButtonMonitor.exe -A.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:24.19 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000901390%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00002850%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00006164%
0.015104% average

How do I remove Gateway Photo Frame?

Quickly and completely remove Gateway Photo Frame from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Gateway Photo Frame 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 Gateway Photo Frame, 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 Gateway Photo Frame.

Win 7 (SP1) 83%
Win Vista (SP2) 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 87.41%
Windows 10 11.74%
Windows XP 0.57%
Windows Vista 0.28%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 84.11%
Windows 10 Home 9.80%
Windows 7 Professional 2.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 1.43%
Windows 8.1 Pro 0.76%
Windows 10 Pro 0.48%

Distribution by countryGeography

87.17% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 87.17%
  Canada 9.28%
  Mexico 1.30%
  Japan 0.77%
  Germany 0.24%
  PR 0.24%
  United Kingdom 0.18%
  Australia 0.12%
  Italy 0.12%
  Philippines 0.12%
  Thailand 0.12%
  BS 0.06%
  Costa Rica 0.06%
  France 0.06%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 98.04%
Gateway 1.57%
Dell 0.39%
Common models
Gateway DX4831 22.43%
Gateway DX4300 16.55%
Gateway DX4840 14.79%
Gateway SX2801 10.09%
Gateway DX4320 8.23%
Gateway SX2802 6.76%


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