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What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
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United States Rank #8,753
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VersionDistribution 100.00%

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Microsoft Picture It! Photo 7.0

What is Microsoft Picture It! Photo?  (from Microsoft)

Picture It! Photo 7.0 guides you through the process of photo capturing, correcting, and creating from start to finish. Built-in wizards and how-to videos make it easy to get started quickly, while automated photo editing tools help make photos look their best. Show off photo projects through e-mail, the Web, and in pr...  Read more


Microsoft Picture It! Photo 7.0 is a 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 main program executable is Pip.exe. The software installer includes 23 files and is usually about 3.83 MB (4,016,128 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 66% of users of Microsoft Picture It! Photo come from the United States, it is also popular in France and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?prd=10964&pver=7.0&plcid=0x809&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-808D436FE132}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 3.83 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft Picture It! Photo 7.0

Program executable:Pip.exe
Name:Microsoft Picture It! 7.0
Picture It! 7.0
Path:C:\Program Files\Microsoft Picture It! 7\Pip.exe
Additional files:
  • GWIG.EXE - Microsoft Graphics Studio Home Publishing & Greetings
  • dw15.exe - Microsoft Application Error Reporting
  • mfc70.dll - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET (MFCDLL Shared Library - Retail Version)
  • Pip.exe - Microsoft Picture It! 7.0 (Picture It! 7.0)
  • mhpwa7.dll - Microsoft Picture It!
  • miximp7.dll - MixConvert Module
  • phpimp7.dll - PHPImport Module
  • pidocob7.dll - Picture It! Module
  • pipcore7.dll - Core CD Engine Module
  • DigWebX.dll
  • openscn7.dll - OpeningScreen Module
  • 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)
  • MiniQD6.dll
  • ppedit7.dll - PrintEdit Module
  • gdiplus.dll - Microsoft GDI+
  • mhputil7.dll - MHPUtil Module
  • sctv7.dll - SCTV Module
  • piservr5.dll - CPI (CPI 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 '{FA35ADC8-353C-44E5-8F27-715AAD89CC28}' (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'.

How do I remove Microsoft Picture It! Photo?

You can uninstall Microsoft Picture It! Photo 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 Picture It! Photo 7.0, 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 Picture It! Photo.

Win 7 (SP1) 46%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 46.92%
Windows XP 22.47%
Windows 10 19.68%
Windows Vista 10.93%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.54%
Microsoft Windows XP 22.29%
Windows 10 Home 9.44%
Windows 7 Professional 8.43%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.23%
Windows 8.1 6.02%

Distribution by countryGeography

65.70% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 65.70%
  France 9.01%
  United Kingdom 7.85%
  Canada 4.80%
  Italy 2.62%
  Netherlands 2.33%
  Australia 1.45%
  New Zealand 1.16%
  DK 0.87%
  Belgium 0.73%
  Spain 0.58%
  Sweden 0.44%
  Switzerland 0.29%
  Croatia 0.29%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 32.37%
Hewlett-Packard 23.72%
Acer 14.42%
ASUS 6.41%
Toshiba 6.41%
Intel 6.09%
American Megatrends 3.21%
Sahara 1.28%
Gateway 1.28%
Samsung 0.96%
Common models
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 4.02%
Dell Inspiron 530 3.45%
Dell Computer Dimension 2... 2.87%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.87%
ASUSTeK G20CB 2.30%
Dell Computer Dimension 4... 2.30%

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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