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What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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United States Rank #17,256
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VersionDistribution 100.00%

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Microsoft Picture It! Photo Premium 7.0

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

With Picture It! Photo 7.0, you can use photos from just about anywhere--digital cameras, picture CDs, scanners, hard drives, the Web, or MSN Photos. Helpful wizards and guided templates makes using Picture It! Photo a snap. Multiple undo and redo options provide the flexibility to try multiple edits and effects. This ...  Read more


Microsoft Picture It! Photo Premium 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 primary executable is named Pip.exe. The setup package generally installs about 22 files and is usually about 740.2 KB (757,964 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 85% of users of Microsoft Picture It! Photo Premium come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and France.

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-808D436FE133}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 740.2 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft Picture It! Photo Premium 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
  • 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 '{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'.

How do I remove Microsoft Picture It! Photo Premium?

You can uninstall Microsoft Picture It! Photo Premium 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 Premium 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 Premium.

Win 7 (SP1) 52%
Win 7 1%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 53.47%
Windows 10 24.75%
Windows Vista 11.88%
Windows XP 9.90%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 39.60%
Windows 10 Home 11.88%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.90%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.92%
Windows 7 Professional 7.92%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.95%

Distribution by countryGeography

85.09% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 85.09%
  Canada 4.97%
  France 3.11%
  United Kingdom 1.86%
  Netherlands 1.24%
  Italy 1.24%
  Sweden 0.62%
  Philippines 0.62%
  Israel 0.62%
  DK 0.62%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 36.76%
Dell 22.06%
Acer 10.29%
ASUS 5.88%
Lenovo 5.88%
Samsung 4.41%
Toshiba 4.41%
American Megatrends 2.94%
Intel 2.94%
Compaq 1.47%
Common models
Samsung 550P5C/550P7C 3.45%
Dell Inspiron 620s 3.45%
HP G60 Notebook PC 2.30%
Acer Aspire 7750 2.30%
HP G71 Notebook PC 2.30%
LENOVO 10130 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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