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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 #44,843
United States Rank #31,128
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VersionDistribution 62.16% 2.70% 35.14%

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Intel Pair and Share

What is Intel Pair and Share?  (from Intel)

Now you can simply and securely share pictures from your Apple* or Android* smartphone or tablet with a tap of your finger. The Intel® Pair & Share app lets you experience your photos on the wide screen of a laptop, computer monitor, or even your TV.1 Your friends can also connect to the same computer with their device...  Read more


Intel Pair and Share is a software program developed by Intel. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up. The setup package generally installs about 16 files and is usually about 13.57 MB (14,224,384 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 76% of users of Intel Pair and Share come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and Singapore.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.intel.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\intel\intel pair & share
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{F925005F-ADB0-4BD8-9C1A-6DD70ECD41E2}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 13.57 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Intel Pair and Share

  • intel.apppairing.dll - Intel(R) Application Pairing (IAP SDK Managed Interop DLL)
  • intel.apppairingnative.dll - IAP SDK Native DLL
  • intel.apppairingnative.ui.dll - IAP SDK Native UI DLL
  • softwareupdatelib.dll - Intel(R) Software Update (SoftwareUpdateLib)
  • launcher.exe - Intel(R) Pair & Share (Launcher)
  • mediashareappcommon.dll - MediaShareAppCommon
  • mediasharecommon.dll - MediaShareCommon
  • mediasharemvvm.dll - MediaShareMVVM
  • mediashareprotocol.dll - MediaShareProtocol
  • networkaccesslayer.dll - NetworkAccessLayer
  • pairandshare.exe
  • pairandshare.resources.dll
  • newtonsoft.json.net35.dll (by Newtonsoft) - Newtonsoft Json.NET (Newtonsoft Json.NET .NET 3.5)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • pairandshare.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named PairAndShare.

How do I remove Intel Pair and Share?

You can uninstall Intel Pair and Share 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 Intel Pair and Share, 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 Intel Pair and Share.

Win 7 (SP1) 73%
Win XP 3%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.68%
Windows 10 21.62%
Windows XP 2.70%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 45.95%
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.92%
Windows 7 Professional 8.11%
Windows 10 Home 8.11%
Windows 8.1 5.41%
Windows 8 2.70%

Distribution by countryGeography

75.93% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 75.93%
  Italy 3.70%
  Singapore 1.85%
  Brazil 1.85%
  Belgium 1.85%
  India 1.85%
  MM 1.85%
  Indonesia 1.85%
  BD 1.85%
  Netherlands 1.85%
  Saudi Arabia 1.85%
  United Kingdom 1.85%
  BG 1.85%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.03%
Dell 16.22%
Lenovo 13.51%
Acer 13.51%
ASUS 8.11%
Sony 8.11%
Toshiba 5.41%
Samsung 2.70%
Alienware 2.70%
Common models
HP ProBook 4530s 5.41%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.41%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.41%
TOSHIBA Satellite C855 2.70%
Sony VGN-FW51JF_H 2.70%
LENOVO Lenovo IdeaPad U31... 2.70%

About Intel

Intel Corporation is the world's largest semiconductor chip maker and is the inventor of the x86 series of microprocessors found in most personal computers.
Publisher URL: www.intel.com


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