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Should I remove Lenovo Photo Master?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #714
United States Rank #659
Reach 0.9622%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 4.97 days
146.63 days >
Average installed length: 77.04 days


2.5.5720.01 4.31%
2.2.3318.01 0.01%
2.1.5222.01 5.20%
2.1.5117.01 2.82%
2.1.3330.01 9.35%
2.1.3303.01 0.02%
2.1.3219.01 2.27%
2.1.3128.01 2.27%
2.1.3024.01 2.72%
1.5.2624.01 7.45%
1.5.2126.02 3.01%
1.0.52953.1504 1.68%
1.0.2004.01 1.60%
1.0.1826.01 9.58%
1.0.1823.01 46.94%
1.0.1607.01 0.79%

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Lenovo Photo Master


Lenovo Photo Master is a program developed by CyberLink. The most used version is 1.0.1823.01, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. The main program executable is vthum.exe. The software installer includes 50 files and is usually about 676 KB (692,224 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 53% of users of Lenovo Photo Master come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.CyberLink.com
Help link: support.gocyberlink.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Lenovo\Lenovo Photo Master
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{BC94C56A-3649-420C-8756-2ADEBE399D33}\Setup.exe" /z-uninstall
Estimated size: 676 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Lenovo Photo Master

Program executable:vthum.exe
Name:Lenovo PhotoMaster
CyberLink Kernel Module for PhotoMaster
Path:C:\Program Files\Lenovo\Lenovo Photo Master\vthum.exe
Additional files:
  • EvoParser.dll - Cyberlink Product Evolution Parser DLL
  • fwnet.dll - CyberLink Windows Firewall Utility
  • PhotoMasterImportDevice.exe - Lenovo Photo Master Import Device
  • PhotoMasterImportAgent.exe - Lenovo Photo Master Import Agent
  • AudioRecorder.dll - AudioRec Dynamic Link Library
  • GpuUtility.dll - CudaUtil Dynamic Link Library
  • PhotoMasterGadget.exe - Lenovo Photo Master Gadget
  • PhotoMasterWorker.exe - Lenovo Photo Master Update
  • Hummingbird.dll - Hummingbird Engine Module
  • AddLogonTask.exe - AddLogon Application (Misc-tool Application for Lenovo Photo Master)
  • MotionMenuGenerator.exe - MotionMenuGenerator (MotionMenuGeneratior Application)
  • PhotoMaster.exe - Lenovo Photo Master
  • PhotoMaster_IObitDel.exe
  • PhotoMasterAgent.exe
  • activate.dll - Lenovo PhotoMaster (CyberLink Kernel Module for PhotoMaster)
  • bigDataWrapper.dll
  • MDS_Environment.dll - Lenovo PhotoMaster Module
  • MenuTemplateIO.dll - MenuTemplateIO (MenuTemplate XML IO module)
  • CESMemMgr.dll - CES Memory Manager
  • CpuChecker.exe - CpuCheck Application
  • WMI.dll
  • aticalrt.dll (by Advanced Micro Devices) - AMD CAL runtime
  • AEFFMgr.dll - AEFFMgr

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • PhotoMaster.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'PhotoPlus1.0PlayVideoFilesOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'MixedContent' and the action verb 'PlayWithPhotoPlus1.0.
2 Scheduled Tasks (Boot/Login)
  • PhotoMasterImportAgent.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named 2.
  • PhotoMasterWorker.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Photo Master Gadget startup.
Startup File (User Run)
  • PhotoMasterImportAgent.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'PhotoMasterImportAgent' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Lenovo\Lenovo Photo Master\PhotoMasterImportAgent.exe" importagent.

How do I remove Lenovo Photo Master?

You can uninstall Lenovo Photo Master 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 Lenovo Photo Master, 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 Lenovo Photo Master.

Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 99.91%
Windows 7 0.09%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 44.03%
Windows 8.1 35.96%
Windows 8.1 Connected 6.58%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 5.46%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 5.15%
Windows 8.1 Connected Sin... 1.40%

Distribution by countryGeography

53.36% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 53.36%
  United Kingdom 7.38%
  Italy 6.58%
  Germany 3.28%
  France 2.93%
  Spain 2.88%
  Netherlands 1.75%
  Canada 1.56%
  Australia 1.47%
  Poland 1.40%
  DK 1.33%
  Sweden 1.31%
  Norway 1.19%
  Brazil 1.15%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 99.98%
Samsung 0.01%
Toshiba 0.01%
Acer 0.01%
Hewlett-Packard 0.01%
Common models
LENOVO 80E3 10.67%
LENOVO 20351 5.95%
LENOVO 20354 5.50%
LENOVO 20378 5.45%
LENOVO 80G0 5.25%
LENOVO 80E5 4.38%

About CyberLink

CyberLink is a digital entertainment & multimedia products application whose products include video editing application, media middle application, a multimedia application suite, DVD authoring application, picture organizer & viewers & optical disc authoring application.
Publisher URL: www.cyberlink.com


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