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John's Background Switcher 4.3

What is John's Background Switcher?  (from johnsadventures.com)

JBS sits in your system tray (down by the clock) and changes your background at the time interval of your choosing. You tell it where to get pictures from and how to show them – maybe you just want to see one photo at a time or maybe you’d like to see a ‘Snapshot Scrapbook‘ of photos thrown across your desktop. It’s up...  Read more


John's Background Switcher 4.3 is a software program developed by johnsadventures.com. The primary executable is named backgroundswitcher.exe. The setup package generally installs about 3 files and is usually about 2.21 MB (2,319,121 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 53% of users of John's Background Switcher come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: johnsadventures.com
Help link: www.backgroundswitcher.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\johnsadventures.com\John's Background Switcher
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\johnsadventures.com\John's Background Switcher\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 2.21 MB

Program filesFiles installed by John's Background Switcher 4.3

Program executable:backgroundswitcher.exe
Name:Background Switcher
John's Background Switcher
Path:C:\Program Files\johnsadventures.com\john's background switcher\backgroundswitcher.exe
Additional files:
  • uninst.exe - John's Background Switcher
  • JBSCore.dll - Background Switcher

How do I remove John's Background Switcher?

Quickly and completely remove John's Background Switcher 4.3 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall John's Background Switcher 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program John's Background Switcher 4.3, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 John's Background Switcher.

Win 7 (SP1) 42%
Win XP 3%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 42.11%
Windows XP 26.32%
Windows Vista 21.05%
Windows 10 10.53%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 27.03%
Windows 7 Home Premium 27.03%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 18.92%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.81%
Windows 7 Professional 5.41%
Windows 10 Home 2.70%

Distribution by countryGeography

53.19% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 53.19%
  Germany 14.89%
  Canada 8.51%
  France 8.51%
  Belgium 2.13%
  BS 2.13%
  Spain 2.13%
  Japan 2.13%
  Korea 2.13%
  Netherlands 2.13%
  Sweden 2.13%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.30%
Dell 18.18%
Acer 15.15%
American Megatrends 12.12%
Intel 6.06%
ASUS 6.06%
Samsung 3.03%
NEC 3.03%
Lenovo 3.03%
Common models
Hewlett-Packard p6620f 6.67%
Micro-Star Co., Ltd. GT60... 6.67%
Samsung 300E4A/300E5A/300... 3.33%
MSI MS-7522 3.33%
MSI MS-7390 3.33%


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