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Should I remove Greenshot?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #47,754
United States Rank #39,770
Reach 0.0016%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 143.16 days
834.59 days >
Average installed length: 438.52 days

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What is Greenshot?  (from GreenShot)

Screenshot tool optimized for productivity. Save a screenshot or a part of the screen to a file within a second. Apply text and shapes to the screenshot. Offers capture of window, region or full screenshot. Supports several image formats. Quickly create screenshots of a selected region, window or fullscreen; you can e...  Read more


Greenshot is a software program developed by GreenShot. 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 setup package generally installs about 4 files and is usually about 2.14 MB (2,248,494 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 56% of users of Greenshot come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.getgreenshot.org
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\Greenshot\
Uninstaller: "C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\Greenshot\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 2.14 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Greenshot

  • GreenshotPlugin.dll - GreenshotPlugin
  • Greenshot.exe - Greenshot
  • log4net.dll (by The Apache Software Foundation) - log4net (log4net for .NET Framework 2.0)
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Greenshot.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{BF832D3A-4235-400D-827D-E498C708C736}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • Greenshot.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Greenshot' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Greenshot\Greenshot.exe".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • Greenshot.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Greenshot' which loads as C:\Program Files\Greenshot\Greenshot.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:27.44 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0271394706%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.01547505%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.01166442%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:210,000
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:457 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:37 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Greenshot?

You can uninstall Greenshot 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 Greenshot, 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 Greenshot.

Win 7 (SP1) 78%
Win XP 3%
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 84.38%
Windows Vista 6.25%
Windows 10 6.25%
Windows XP 3.13%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 62.50%
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.75%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.25%
Microsoft Windows XP 3.13%
Windows 10 Home 3.13%
Windows 7 Professional 3.13%

Distribution by countryGeography

56.10% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 56.10%
  United Kingdom 12.20%
  Canada 9.76%
  Australia 4.88%
  Belgium 2.44%
  Egypt 2.44%
  France 2.44%
  India 2.44%
  Jamaica 2.44%
  Malaysia 2.44%
  Netherlands 2.44%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 37.04%
Toshiba 18.52%
Hewlett-Packard 11.11%
Lenovo 7.41%
Intel 7.41%
Acer 7.41%
Sony 3.70%
Samsung 3.70%
American Megatrends 3.70%
Common models
Dell Inspiron N4010 7.41%
TOSHIBA Satellite C855 7.41%
TOSHIBA Satellite T215D 3.70%
TOSHIBA Satellite C855D 3.70%
TOSHIBA Satellite C650D 3.70%
TOSHIBA Qosmio F750 3.70%


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