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Should I remove Olympus ib?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,625
United States Rank #4,934
Reach 0.1133%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 34.93 days
1030.40 days >
Average installed length: 541.40 days


1.6.3731 18.40%
1.6.3529 6.62%
1.5.3218 7.74%
1.5.2920 5.10%
1.4.2711 0.49%
1.3.2207 31.51%
1.2.1802ea 1.34%
1.10.0000 0.22%
1.1.1404 20.50%
1.1.1210c 3.22%
1.0.1101 4.83%

Typically installed together

Olympus ib


Olympus ib is a software program developed by Olympus. The most common release is 1.3.2207, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 ib.exe. The setup package generally installs about 15 files and is usually about 274.45 KB (281,040 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 41% of users of Olympus ib come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Olympus\ib\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{89A43E80-AC6C-4DA8-9800-F4B30ED577C0}\setup.exe" /z-uninstall
Estimated size: 274.45 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Olympus ib

Program executable:ib.exe
OLYMPUS ib Main Program
Path:C:\Program Files\Olympus\ib\ib.exe
Additional files:
  • activate.dll - OLYMPUS ib (Kernel Module for OLYMPUS ib)
  • MDS_Environment.dll
  • olycamdetect.exe - OLYMPUS ib Resident Program
  • vthum.exe
  • OlyGin.dll - OLYMPUS Digital Camera Communication Library
  • OlyBar.dll - OLYMPUS Bar Library
  • CpuChecker.exe - CpuCheck Application

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • ib.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'OLYibAutoplay' with the ProgID of 'Picture' and the action verb 'PlayWithPALLBO.
Scheduled Task
  • ib.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{C8BB450C-C2E6-468C-B6C7-ECE21AAA92A6}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • olycamdetect.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Olympus ib_Reg_HKLMWow6432Run.
Startup File (User Run)
  • olycamdetect.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Olympus ib' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Olympus\ib\olycamdetect.exe" /Startup.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • olycamdetect.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Olympus ib' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Olympus\ib\olycamdetect.exe" /Startup.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:2.07 MB
21.09 MB average
Kernel CPU:0.00000788%
0.016088% average

How do I remove Olympus ib?

You can uninstall Olympus ib 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 Olympus ib, 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 Olympus ib.

Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.48%
Windows 10 16.14%
Windows Vista 12.52%
Windows XP 7.87%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 45.72%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 9.87%
Windows 7 Professional 8.43%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.66%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.26%
Windows 10 Home 5.59%

Distribution by countryGeography

41.35% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 41.35%
  Germany 8.55%
  United Kingdom 6.28%
  Italy 4.46%
  Australia 4.20%
  Canada 4.12%
  France 3.90%
  Netherlands 2.95%
  Austria 2.04%
  Spain 1.78%
  Japan 1.59%
  Belgium 1.40%
  Finland 1.21%
  Greece 1.06%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.29%
Dell 22.71%
Acer 17.81%
Toshiba 7.42%
ASUS 6.04%
Samsung 3.06%
Medion 2.75%
Intel 2.45%
Lenovo 1.76%
American Megatrends 0.92%
Sahara 0.92%
Common models
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HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.02%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.23%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.87%
Dell Inspiron 530 2.33%
HP G62 Notebook PC 2.33%


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