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Should I remove Microsoft Picture It! Express?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #13,487
United States Rank #8,184
Reach 0.0228%


VersionDistribution 100.00%

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Microsoft Picture It! Express 7.0

Remove Microsoft Picture It! Express 7.0
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Microsoft Picture It! Express 7.0 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The programs's main executable is ShouldIRemoveIt.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 57.17 MB of memory. The setup package generally installs about 44 files and is usually about 24.75 MB (25,956,293 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 78% of users of Microsoft Picture It! Express come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?prd=10964&pver=7.0&plcid=0x409&ar=AddRemove&sar=Microsoft
Help link: go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?prd=10964&pver=7.0&plcid=0x409&ar=AddRemove&sar=PictureIt
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Picture It! 7\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{369B36BE-3D64-4641-9AEA-808D436FE130}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 24.75 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft Picture It! Express 7.0

Program executable:ShouldIRemoveIt.exe
Name:Should I Remove It?
Signed by:Reason Software Company Inc.
Additional files:
  • dw15.exe - Microsoft Application Error Reporting
  • Pip.exe - Microsoft Picture It! 7.0 (Picture It! 7.0)
  • mhpwa7.dll - Microsoft Picture It!
  • pidocob7.dll - Picture It! Module
  • pipcore7.dll - Core CD Engine Module
  • DigWebX.dll
  • PipPPush.dll - PicturePusher Module
  • WkWinUni.dll - Microsoft® Works 7.0 (Microsoft® Works Unicode Layer)
  • workssvc.dll - Microsoft® Works 6.0 (Microsoft® Works Task Launcher Services)
  • piorg7.dll - PIOrganize Module
  • cpiqrtf5.dll - Microsoft® Quill (Microsoft® Quill 98)
  • ppedit7.dll - PrintEdit Module
  • gdiplus.dll - Microsoft GDI+
  • mhputil7.dll - MHPUtil Module

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • Pip.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'MSPictureItViewOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'Microsoft.Picture.It.7.AutoPlay' and the action verb 'AutoPlay.
2 Scheduled Tasks
  • Pip.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{5D85341B-446D-47B1-8BD3-BD0D20C55957}' (runs on registration).
  • dw15.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{1E271C45-5421-4312-B533-000AEA6C245F}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Pip.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Microsoft Picture It! 7\Pip.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:57.17 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0011797081%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00059246%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00058725%
0.015104% average
70 average

How do I remove Microsoft Picture It! Express?

Quickly and completely remove Microsoft Picture It! Express 7.0 from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Microsoft Picture It! Express 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 Picture It! Express 7.0, 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 Picture It! Express.

Win 7 (SP1) 47%
Win 8.1 0%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 47.51%
Windows 10 27.38%
Windows XP 13.80%
Windows Vista 11.31%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.94%
Microsoft Windows XP 13.30%
Windows 10 Home 13.07%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 10.09%
Windows 8.1 6.88%
Windows 7 Professional 6.65%

Distribution by countryGeography

78.46% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 78.46%
  Canada 5.82%
  Germany 5.35%
  United Kingdom 2.52%
  France 1.10%
  Netherlands 0.94%
  Italy 0.94%
  Austria 0.63%
  DK 0.63%
  Belgium 0.47%
  Australia 0.47%
  Israel 0.47%
  South Africa 0.31%
  Sweden 0.31%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 31.43%
Dell 27.14%
Acer 11.43%
ASUS 8.93%
Toshiba 5.71%
Intel 3.93%
American Megatrends 2.50%
Lenovo 2.50%
Sony 1.79%
Sahara 1.07%
Common models
HP ENVY 15 Notebook PC 3.01%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.01%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.01%
Dell Inspiron 530 2.41%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.41%
Dell Inspiron 1545 1.81%

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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