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Gateway Screen Grasp


Gateway Screen Grasp is a software program developed by Gateway. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up. 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 primary executable is named snippingtool.exe. The setup package generally installs about 29 files and is usually about 40.42 MB (42,382,629 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of those who have this installed, most are running it on Windows 10. While about 88% of users of Gateway Screen Grasp come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Japan.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.gateway.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Gateway\Screen Grasp\
Uninstaller: Msiexec.exe /i {84443E5D-0767-438B-B1C8-6A52FAB2101B} GATEWAY=1 PRODUCTNAME="Gateway Screen Grasp" REMOVEUSEC=1 BOOTSTRATOR=1
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 40.42 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Gateway Screen Grasp

Program executable:snippingtool.exe
Name:Screen Grasp
Path:C:\Program Files\gateway\screen grasp\snippingtool.exe
Additional files:
  • FacebookGraphAPI.dll - FacebookGraphAPI
  • Facebook.dll (by The Outercurve Foundation) - Facebook C# SDK (Facebook)
  • Editing.exe (by Acer) - Screen Grasp
  • Facebook.exe (by Acer)
  • GestureDetection.exe - Gesture Detection
  • InputTask.exe - InputTask
  • Launch Screen Grasp.exe - Launch Screen Grasp
  • LMA.exe - Launch_Metro_App
  • RotateImage.exe - RotateImage
  • ShowToast.exe - ScreenGrasp
  • TutorialWizard.exe
  • TutorialWizard_Capture.exe
  • active_excel.vbs
  • active_ppt.vbs
  • active_word.vbs
  • Facebook.Winforms.dll - Facebook.Winforms
  • openexcel.vbs
  • openexcel_exist.vbs
  • openoutlook.vbs
  • openppt.vbs
  • openppt_exist.vbs
  • openword.vbs
  • openword_exist.vbs

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Scheduled Tasks
  • GestureDetection.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Screen Grasp GestureDetection' (runs on registration).
  • Launch Screen Grasp.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Launch Screen Grasp_First' (runs on registration).
  • InputTask.exe is scheduled as a task named 'prelauncher_First' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • InputTask.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Prelauncher.

How do I remove Gateway Screen Grasp?

You can uninstall Gateway Screen Grasp 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 Gateway Screen Grasp, 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 Gateway Screen Grasp.

Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 23%
Keep it 77%

Distribution by countryGeography

88.31% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 88.31%
  Canada 5.19%
  Japan 1.30%
  KY 1.30%
  Mexico 1.30%
  New Zealand 1.30%
  Uruguay 1.30%

About Gateway

Gateway (acquired by Acer Inc.
Publisher URL: www.gateway.com


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