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Should I remove Nikon FotoShare?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #14,721
United States Rank #41,361
Reach 0.0192%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.64 days
461.40 days >
Average installed length: 242.43 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%

Nikon FotoShare

What is Nikon FotoShare?  (from Nikon)

Nikon FotoShare is an on-line website where you can place pictures to share with colleagues, family and friends and is not intended as somewhere to store your cherished pictures for ever. We recommend that you use FotoStation Easy to save your pictures in the convenient folders provided on your hard disk. By using the ...  Read more


Nikon FotoShare is a software program developed by Nikon. 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 primary executable is named PicShare.exe. The setup package generally installs about 4 files and is usually about 1.23 MB (1,286,569 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 20% of users of Nikon FotoShare come from Italy, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: support.nikonusa.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\nikon\fotoshare
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Nikon\FotoShare\Uninstal.exe C:\Program Files1\Nikon\FOTOSH~1\INSTALL.LOG
Estimated size: 1.23 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Nikon FotoShare

Program executable:PicShare.exe
Name:Pixology Picture Share
Picture Share
Path:C:\Program Files\nikon\fotoshare\PicShare.exe
Additional files:
  • PPSRes.dll - Pixology Picture Share (Picture Share Resources (Deu))
  • PicShare.exe - Picture Share
  • Uninstal.EXE
  • Terminator.exe (by Pixology) - Pixology Application Terminator (Application Terminator)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • PicShare.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{CC5D9618-1467-41F5-A77F-55B91C8E80AD}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Nikon FotoShare?

You can uninstall Nikon FotoShare 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 Nikon FotoShare, 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 Nikon FotoShare.

Win 7 (SP1) 43%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 44.59%
Windows XP 24.27%
Windows 10 19.53%
Windows Vista 11.61%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 35.12%
Microsoft Windows XP 23.32%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 10.46%
Windows 10 Home 8.04%
Windows 8.1 5.63%
Windows 7 Professional 4.56%

Distribution by countryGeography

20.27% of installs come from Italy
Which countries install it?
  Italy 20.27%
  Germany 18.40%
  United Kingdom 13.33%
  France 12.00%
  United States 5.87%
  Belgium 5.33%
  Netherlands 4.80%
  Austria 3.20%
  Spain 2.67%
  Sweden 2.13%
  Norway 1.60%
  Switzerland 1.60%
  Finland 1.33%
  DK 1.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 19.32%
Dell 16.91%
Hewlett-Packard 16.43%
American Megatrends 9.18%
ASUS 8.21%
Sahara 6.28%
Toshiba 4.83%
Medion 4.83%
Samsung 2.42%
Intel 1.93%
Lenovo 1.45%
Common models
Dell Computer Dimension 4... 2.90%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.90%
Acer Aspire X3950 2.17%
Acer Aspire 7740 2.17%
Acer Aspire 5810T 2.17%
HP G61 Notebook PC 2.17%

About Nikon

Nikon specializes in optics and imaging and its products include cameras, camera lenses, binoculars, microscopes, ophthalmic lenses, measurement instruments, and the steppers used in the photolithography steps of semiconductor fabrication, of which it is the world's second largest manufacturer.
Publisher URL: www.nikon.com


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