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What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
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Global Rank #12,961
United States Rank #15,907
Reach 0.0240%


10.0.0727 12.05%
10.0.0723 2.11%
10.0.0715 8.03%
10.0.0707 23.04%
10.0.0706 54.76%

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Microsoft Photo Premium 10

What is Microsoft Photo Premium 10?  (from Microsoft)

Microsoft Picture It! Premium 10 offers easy-to-use photo tools for digital camera owners who want a complete digital photo solution. Use project templates for photo cards, calendars, labels, flyers, and more to make sure your photos always look their best. Conveniently organize your photos to quickly find all your fav...  Read more


Microsoft Photo Premium 10 is a software program developed by Microsoft. The most common release is 10.0.0706, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named rmvsuite.exe. The setup package generally installs about 41 files and is usually about 8.09 MB (8,484,533 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 31% of users of Microsoft Photo Premium 10 come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=29535&clcid=0x809
Help link: support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=fh;EN-GB;pic
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Picture It! 10\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Picture It!\RmvSuite.exe" ADDREMOVE=1 SKU=PREM
Estimated size: 8.09 MB
Language: English (United Kingdom)

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft Photo Premium 10

Program executable:rmvsuite.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\common files\microsoft shared\picture it!\rmvsuite.exe
Additional files:
  • dw15.exe - Microsoft Application Error Reporting
  • Pod.exe - Microsoft Digital Image Library (Digital Image Library)
  • PodData.dll
  • PodMain.dll
  • MFC71.dll - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET (MFCDLL Shared Library - Retail Version)
  • msvcp70.dll - Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library
  • msvcr70.dll - Microsoft® C Runtime Library
  • msvcr71.dll
  • instmsiw.exe - Windows Installer - Unicode (Installer for the Windows Installer)
  • cpitv.dll - Microsoft Picture It! 10 (CPI Thumbnail View Extension)
  • msvcp60.dll - Microsoft (R) Visual C++ (Microsoft (R) C++ Runtime Library)
  • pi.exe - Picture It! 10
  • pip.exe
  • SQLDB20.dll - Microsoft (R) MSSL 2.0 (Microsoft SQLDB 2.0)
  • SQLSE20.dll - Microsoft Sqlse 2.0
  • cutout.dll - Microsoft Picture It! (Picture It! Module)
  • ImprtWiz.exe - Import Picture Wizard (Import Pictures Wizard)
  • launcher.exe
  • pibase.dll
  • pical.dll
  • piedit.dll
  • pimix.dll - MixConvert Module
  • piphp.dll - PHPImport Module
  • PIsetup.exe
  • pitask.dll
  • piview.dll
  • piwa.dll
  • piproj.dll - OpeningScreen Module
  • workssvc.dll - Microsoft® Works 7 (Microsoft® Works Task Launcher Services)
  • instmsia.exe - Windows Installer
  • picore.dll - CoreEngine Module
  • cpiqrtf5.dll - Microsoft® Quill (Microsoft® Quill 98)
  • MiniQD6.dll
  • gdiplus.dll - Microsoft GDI+
  • sbox.dll - Shoebox Module
  • piutil.dll - PIUtil Module
  • pisctv.dll - SCTV Module
  • gtv.dll - GTV Module
  • stv.dll - STV Module
  • piservr5.dll - CPI (CPI Module)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • ImprtWiz.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'MSPictureIt10ViewOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'Microsoft.Picture.It.10.AutoPlay' and the action verb 'AutoPlay.
2 Scheduled Tasks
  • Pod.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{7CB9FBCE-8638-4BFE-A9C2-F49EE77C3940}' (runs on registration).
  • pi.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E04AD732-9903-4357-9B06-DC0CACDC7142}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Pod.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Microsoft Digital Image 10\Pod.exe'.

How do I remove Microsoft Photo Premium 10?

You can uninstall Microsoft Photo Premium 10 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 Microsoft Photo Premium 10, 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 Microsoft Photo Premium 10.

Win 7 (SP1) 48%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 49.37%
Windows 10 27.43%
Windows XP 14.56%
Windows Vista 8.65%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.92%
Microsoft Windows XP 14.10%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.97%
Windows 7 Professional 9.40%
Windows 10 Home 7.26%
Windows 8.1 6.84%

Distribution by countryGeography

31.13% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 31.13%
  United Kingdom 17.90%
  France 13.04%
  Netherlands 9.14%
  Australia 4.67%
  Belgium 3.31%
  Germany 2.53%
  Canada 2.53%
  Sweden 1.95%
  DK 1.17%
  Finland 0.97%
  Russia 0.78%
  Spain 0.78%
  Norway 0.58%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.19%
Dell 15.93%
Acer 13.70%
ASUS 10.37%
Intel 7.04%
Toshiba 4.81%
American Megatrends 4.07%
Samsung 3.70%
Lenovo 3.33%
Sahara 2.22%
Medion 2.22%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7091 3.31%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.65%
LENOVO 10150 2.65%
ASUS All Series 2.65%
Gigabyte B85M-HD3 1.99%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 1.99%

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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Hartmut :-)over a year ago
I like this program because it is very easy to use and can do ALL I want it to do. Therefore I see no need for me to get PhotoShop or any other complicated (needing lessons) and expensive Graphic / designing program :-)