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What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #9,203
United States Rank #4,591
Reach 0.0410%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 43.56 days
840.78 days >
Average installed length: 441.77 days


3.07.0000 27.10%
3.05.0001 7.55%
3.04.0226 64.60%
3.03.0226 0.62%
3.01.0011 0.12%

Image Plugin

What is Image Plugin?  (from Snap-on Business Solutions)

Snap-on Business Solutions has designed and published electronic parts catalogs (EPCs) for top brands in a variety of industries for over twenty years. Our experience teaches us something critical: to keep your business connected with profits, you need to keep your dealership network connected with current, accurate in...  Read more


Image Plugin is a program developed by Snap-on Business Solutions. The most used version is 3.04.0226, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is viewer.exe. The software installer includes 85 files and is usually about 1.06 MB (1,110,575 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 91% of users of Image Plugin come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.snaponbusinesssolutions.com/support
Help link: www.snaponbusinesssolutions.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Snap-on Business Solutions\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{FDC8065B-80DE-4466-B90B-2581F6D77DFF}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.06 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Image Plugin

Program executable:viewer.exe
Name:PQImageViewer Application
Path:C:\Program Files\Snap-on Business Solutions\Global EPC\Image Plugin\viewer\viewer.exe
Additional files:
  • PQPIAConfig.dll - ProQuest PIA Configuration Tool
  • ImagePluginControl.dll - ImagePluginControl Module
  • piadwnld.exe - Integration Assistant 3 (Setup Launcher)
  • PQIntegrationAssistant.exe - PQIntegrationAssistant
  • PQKESKbdSimComponent.dll - PQKESKbdSimComponent
  • migdwnld.exe - Migration Utility
  • PQResourceManager.dll - PQResourceManager
  • ProxyGUILauncher.exe - ProxyGUILauncher
  • PQPIAFormatter.dll - PQPIAFormatter
  • imgrdwnld.exe - Image Plugin
  • SbsDelegateInterface.dll - Launch Epc (SbsDelegateInterface)
  • sbs-globalepc.exe - Launch Epc Global Epc Launch Handler
  • sbs-launch.exe - sbs-launch Application
  • SbsLaunchRegistry.dll - SbsLaunchRegistry
  • SbsLaunchRegistryPS.dll - SbsLaunchRegistryPS
  • SbsLaunchUtility.dll - SbsLaunchUtility
  • launchepcdwnld.exe - LaunchEpc
  • ppassdwnld.exe - Part Pass
  • PQPIAGrid.ocx - PQPIAGrid
  • stardwnld.exe - StarPL
  • epcidwnld.exe - EPCI

How do I remove Image Plugin?

You can uninstall Image Plugin 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 Image Plugin, 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 Image Plugin.

Win 7 (SP1) 59%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.27%
Windows 10 16.71%
Windows Vista 13.12%
Windows XP 9.78%
Windows Server 2003 0.12%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 41.29%
Windows 7 Professional 13.43%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 10.82%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.58%
Windows 10 Home 8.71%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.48%

Distribution by countryGeography

91.11% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 91.11%
  Germany 1.51%
  Canada 1.51%
  Romania 0.68%
  Italy 0.45%
  Mexico 0.38%
  France 0.30%
  Poland 0.30%
  Belgium 0.23%
  Switzerland 0.23%
  Australia 0.23%
  PR 0.23%
  Hungary 0.23%
  United Kingdom 0.23%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 35.78%
Dell 31.26%
Acer 8.85%
Toshiba 7.91%
Intel 3.20%
ASUS 3.20%
American Megatrends 1.13%
Sahara 1.13%
Gateway 0.94%
Lenovo 0.94%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.64%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 4.29%
Dell Inspiron 530 2.50%
Dell Dell DXP061 2.50%
Dell Inspiron 620 2.14%


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