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What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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Global Rank #13,911
United States Rank #8,437
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3.1.0 15.79%
2.0.0 84.21%

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Google Photos Screensaver

What is Google Photos Screensaver?

Google Photos Screensaver is part of Google Pack, a collection of software tools offered by Google to download in a single archive. Google Photos Screensaver displays pictures from the user's computers

About  (from Google Inc)

The Google Photos screensaver, available only on Windows, displays photos using various visual effects while your computer is inactive. You have complete control over which photos are displayed. To turn on and set up the Google Photos screensaver, follow these steps:


The most used version is 2.0.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software installer includes 2 files and is usually about 4.5 MB (4,714,496 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: pack.google.com/intl/en/screensaver.html
Help link: pack.google.com/pack-support
Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\google\googlephotosscreensaver\defaultfeed
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{481E9852-DA0C-403B-ADA4-05D86C8BF9A9}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 4.5 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Google Photos Screensaver

  • install.rdf
  • options.js

How do I remove Google Photos Screensaver?

You can uninstall Google Photos Screensaver 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 Google Photos Screensaver, 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 Google Photos Screensaver.

Win Vista (SP2) 50%
Win 7 (SP1) 0%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 52.52%
Windows XP 25.90%
Windows 7 18.23%
Windows 10 3.36%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 42.03%
Microsoft Windows XP 25.36%
Windows 7 Home Premium 14.25%
Windows Vista Home Basic 7.00%
Windows Vista Ultimate 2.42%
Windows 7 Ultimate 2.42%

Distribution by countryGeography

77.24% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 77.24%
  United Kingdom 9.43%
  Canada 3.58%
  Australia 2.76%
  Iran 0.98%
  Brazil 0.65%
  Israel 0.65%
  France 0.49%
  New Zealand 0.33%
  Philippines 0.33%
  Ireland 0.33%
  Hong Kong 0.16%
  Singapore 0.16%
  Belgium 0.16%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 33.22%
Hewlett-Packard 28.37%
Toshiba 11.42%
Acer 7.27%
American Megatrends 4.15%
Intel 4.15%
Gateway 3.11%
Sahara 1.73%
Medion 1.04%
ASUS 0.69%
Lenovo 0.69%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 530 7.39%
Dell Dell DXP061 2.84%
Dell Inspiron 1501 2.84%
HP Pavilion dv9500 Notebo... 2.27%
HP Pavilion dv6700 Notebo... 2.27%
Dell Dell DM061 2.27%

About Google Inc

Google provides Internet-based products and services such as advertising technologies, internet search, cloud computing, and software.
Publisher URL: www.google.com


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