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MediaShare Desktop Applications


MediaShare Desktop Applications is a program developed by Axentra. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The software installer includes 20 files and is usually about 16.14 MB (16,927,933 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 55% of users of MediaShare Desktop Applications come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.axentra.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Verbatim\MediaShare Desktop Applications\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{0711ADE3-52A6-4BA0-9403-0A633CD1F12B}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 16.14 MB

Program filesFiles installed by MediaShare Desktop Applications

  • AxentraPicturesWizard.exe - Axentra QuickConnect (HipServ Pictures Wizard)
  • AxentraSmartShortcut.exe - HipServ SmartShortcut
  • HipServAgent.exe - HipServAgent Application
  • hpwRES.dll
  • hsagentRES.dll
  • smrtshrtctRES.dll
  • ComputersBackup.exe
  • computersbackupRES.dll
  • iconv.dll (by GNU ) - LibIconv (LibIconv: convert between character encodings)
  • KillProcess.dll
  • libcurl.dll (by The cURL library, http://curl.haxx.se/) - The cURL library (libcurl Shared Library)
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • libupnp.dll
  • libxml2.dll
  • msvcm80.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2005 (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • msvcp80.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library
  • msvcr80.dll
  • pthreadVC2.dll (by Open Source Software community project) - POSIX Threads for Windows32 Library
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • zlib1.dll (by Zlib) - Zlib (Zlib: general purpose data compression / decompression library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • AxentraPicturesWizard.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'AxentraUploadPicturesOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'Axentra.UploadPictures' and the action verb 'upload.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • HipServAgent.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'HipServ Agent' which loads as C:\Program Files\Verbatim\MediaShare Desktop Applications\HipServAgent\HipServAgent.exe.
3 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • HipServAgent.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\INSTALLS\MediaShare Desktop Applications\HipServAgent\HipServAgent.exe'.
  • AxentraSmartShortcut.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\INSTALLS\MediaShare Desktop Applications\QuickConnect\AxentraSmartShortcut.exe'.
  • AxentraPicturesWizard.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\INSTALLS\MediaShare Desktop Applications\QuickConnect\AxentraPicturesWizard.exe'.

How do I remove MediaShare Desktop Applications?

Quickly and completely remove MediaShare Desktop Applications from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall MediaShare Desktop Applications 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 MediaShare Desktop Applications, 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 MediaShare Desktop Applications.

Win 7 (SP1) 64%
Win XP 4%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.29%
Windows 8 21.43%
Windows Vista 10.71%
Windows XP 3.57%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 42.86%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.29%
Windows 10 Home 10.71%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 10.71%
Windows 7 Professional 7.14%
Microsoft Windows XP 3.57%

Distribution by countryGeography

54.55% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 54.55%
  Canada 6.06%
  Germany 6.06%
  DK 6.06%
  France 6.06%
  United Kingdom 6.06%
  Switzerland 3.03%
  Czech Republic 3.03%
  New Zealand 3.03%
  Sweden 3.03%
  SN 3.03%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 36.36%
Dell 18.18%
Acer 13.64%
Lenovo 9.09%
ASUS 9.09%
Toshiba 4.55%
Sony 4.55%
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