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Microsoft Photo Editor


Microsoft Photo Editor is a software program developed by Microsoft. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The setup package generally installs about 10 files and is usually about 2.36 MB (2,479,356 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 57% of users of Microsoft Photo Editor come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.microsoft.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Photo Editor\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Photo Editor\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 2.36 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft Photo Editor

  • CHALKCHA.DLL - Microsoft Photo Editor (Chalk & Charcoal Effect)
  • EMBOSS.DLL - Emboss Effect
  • GRAPHICP.DLL - Graphic Pen Effect
  • NOTEPAPE.DLL - Note Paper Effect
  • STAINEDG.DLL - Stained Glass Effect
  • STAMP.DLL - Stamp Effect
  • TEXTURIZ.DLL - Texturizer Effect
  • WATERCOL.DLL - Watercolor Effect

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • PHOTOED.EXE is scheduled as a task with the class '{C677ED64-1288-40E5-9397-12B6BF741046}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Microsoft Photo Editor?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win 7 2%
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.62%
Windows 8 23.08%
Windows XP 9.23%
Windows Vista 3.08%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.81%
Windows 7 Professional 21.88%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.38%
Windows 10 Pro 6.25%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.25%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.25%

Distribution by countryGeography

57.32% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 57.32%
  United Kingdom 9.76%
  France 3.66%
  Israel 3.66%
  Sweden 3.66%
  Germany 2.44%
  Italy 2.44%
  Philippines 2.44%
  Argentina 1.22%
  Austria 1.22%
  Australia 1.22%
  Canada 1.22%
  Switzerland 1.22%
  DK 1.22%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 28.85%
Hewlett-Packard 19.23%
Acer 13.46%
ASUS 9.62%
Medion 5.77%
American Megatrends 3.85%
Toshiba 3.85%
Samsung 3.85%
Lenovo 3.85%
Sony 1.92%
Sahara 1.92%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 1545 3.17%
Dell Inspiron N5110 3.17%
Dell Inspiron 530s 1.59%
Dell Dell System Inspir... 1.59%
Dell Dell System Inspir... 1.59%
Dell Computer OptiPlex GX... 1.59%

About Microsoft

Microsoft Corporation develops, manufactures, licenses and supports a variety of products and services related to computing.
Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com


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