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What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
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1.8.6 58.82%
1.8.4 29.41%
1.7 5.88%
1.5 5.88%

Instant ThumbView

What is Instant ThumbView?  (from ContextMagic.com)

A tiny image viewer that displays image thumbnails in a tooltip window, when mouse pointer is hovered over an image file in Windows Explorer. It supports a lot of popular image file formats, including BMP, GIF, JPEG, PNG, WMF, EMF, TIFF and is very handy for quick image viewing. Instant ThumbView gives you a solution. ...  Read more


Instant ThumbView is a program developed by ContextMagic.com. The most used version is 1.8.6, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is ivconfig.exe. The software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 1.02 MB (1,073,741 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows XP as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 70% of users of Instant ThumbView come from the United States, it is also popular in TN and IQ.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: contextmagic.com/instant-viewer
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Instant ThumbView\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Instant ThumbView\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 1.02 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Instant ThumbView

Program executable:ivconfig.exe
Name:Instant ThumbView
Instant ThumbView Configuration Manager
Path:C:\Program Files\instant thumbview\ivconfig.exe
Additional files:
  • unins000.exe - Inno Setup (Setup/Uninstall)

How do I remove Instant ThumbView?

You can uninstall Instant ThumbView 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 Instant ThumbView, 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 Instant ThumbView.

Win XP 35%
Win 7 6%
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 41.18%
Windows XP 35.29%
Windows 10 17.65%
Windows Vista 5.88%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 35.29%
Windows 7 Ultimate 29.41%
Windows 7 Starter 5.88%
Windows Vista Ultimate 5.88%
Windows 10 Pro 5.88%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise 5.88%

Distribution by countryGeography

69.57% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 69.57%
  TN 8.70%
  IQ 8.70%
  Germany 4.35%
  Saudi Arabia 4.35%
  United Kingdom 4.35%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 28.57%
Hewlett-Packard 21.43%
Sony 7.14%
ASUS 7.14%
Samsung 7.14%
Compaq 7.14%
Acer 7.14%
Common models
HP Compaq 6720s 14.29%
Gigabyte G31M-ES2C 7.14%
Gateway DX4831 7.14%
Dell OptiPlex GX620 ... 7.14%
Sony SVE1512E6EW 7.14%
Packard Bell EasyNote TJ6... 7.14%

Publisher URL: contextmagic.com


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