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Should I remove PHOTOfunSTUDIO?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #10,844
United States Rank #10,153
Reach 0.0320%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 28.22 days
832.49 days >
Average installed length: 437.41 days


5.00.217 2.69%
5.00.209 42.95%
5.00.012 54.36%

Typically installed together

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What is PHOTOfunSTUDIO?  (from Panasonic)

The PHOTOfunSTUDIO smartly sorts your photos and videos into practical folders that are created automatically as you upload them from your camera to a computer. The folders and their icons interface are linked with your LUMIX. The PHOTOfunSTUDIO organizes 3D photos in MPO (Multi-Picture Object) format. Images on the le...  Read more


PHOTOfunSTUDIO 5.0 is a program developed by Panasonic. The most used version is 5.00.012, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 photofunstudio.exe. The software installer includes 28 files and is usually about 75.97 MB (79,663,986 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 46% of users of PHOTOfunSTUDIO come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: panasonic.net/avc/lumix/photofunstudio/index.html
Installation folder: C:\Photographie\Fun
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{959282E3-55A9-49D8-B885-D27CF8A2FD82}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -z"Uninstall"
Estimated size: 75.97 MB
Language: French (France)

Program filesFiles installed by PHOTOfunSTUDIO 5.0

Program executable:photofunstudio.exe
Additional files:
  • PFAC.exe - FileAccessControl
  • Lfbmp15u.dll (by LEAD Technologies) - LEADTOOLS® for Win32 (BMP filter (Win32))
  • Lfcmp15u.dll (by LEAD Technologies) - CMP filter (Win32)
  • Lffax15u.dll - FAX filter (Win32)
  • Lfgif15u.dll - GIF filter (Win32)
  • Lflmb15u.dll - LMB filter (Win32)
  • Lfpng15u.dll - PNG filter (Win32)
  • Lftif15u.dll - TIF filter (Win32)
  • Ltdis15u.dll - Display kernel (Win32)
  • Ltefx15u.dll - Special effects (Win32)
  • Ltfil15u.dll - Filter kernel (Win32)
  • Ltimgclr15u.dll - Image processing (Color) (Win32)
  • Ltimgcor15u.dll - Image processing (Core) (Win32)
  • Ltimgefx15u.dll - Image processing (Effects) (Win32)
  • Ltimgsfx15u.dll - Image processing (Special Effects) (Win32)
  • Ltimgutl15u.dll - Image processing (Utilites) (Win32)
  • Ltkrn15u.dll - Kernel (Win32)
  • msvcp71.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET (Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library)
  • msvcr71.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® C Runtime Library
  • sqlceca35.dll - Microsoft SQL Server Compact (Client Agent (32-bit))
  • sqlcecompact35.dll - Database Repair Tool (32-bit)
  • sqlceer35EN.dll - Native Error Strings and Resources
  • sqlceme35.dll - Managed Extensions (32-bit)
  • sqlceoledb35.dll - OLEDB Provider (32-bit)
  • sqlceqp35.dll - Query Processor (32-bit)
  • sqlcese35.dll - Storage Engine (32-bit)
  • System.Data.SqlServerCe.dll - System.Data.SqlServerCe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • PHOTOfunSTUDIO.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'PanasonicPfS5PhotoArrival' with the ProgID of 'Shell.AutoplayForPfS5' and the action verb 'open.
Scheduled Task
  • PHOTOfunSTUDIO.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{45397F8C-83CB-4B23-BC57-0B7122FD7408}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • PHOTOfunSTUDIO.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Panasonic\PHOTOfunSTUDIO 5.0\PHOTOfunSTUDIO.exe'.

How do I remove PHOTOfunSTUDIO?

You can uninstall PHOTOfunSTUDIO 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 PHOTOfunSTUDIO 5.0, 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 PHOTOfunSTUDIO.

Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 58.57%
Windows Vista 18.41%
Windows 10 13.65%
Windows XP 9.37%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 43.24%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 15.26%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.22%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.31%
Windows 7 Professional 6.04%
Windows 10 Home 6.04%

Distribution by countryGeography

45.57% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 45.57%
  United Kingdom 11.42%
  Germany 9.63%
  France 6.80%
  Australia 6.16%
  Canada 3.47%
  Belgium 1.93%
  Italy 1.67%
  Netherlands 1.41%
  Austria 1.03%
  Spain 0.90%
  Japan 0.64%
  Greece 0.51%
  New Zealand 0.51%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 26.56%
Hewlett-Packard 24.66%
Acer 16.53%
Toshiba 11.92%
ASUS 3.52%
Medion 3.25%
American Megatrends 2.71%
Lenovo 2.17%
Intel 2.17%
Samsung 1.63%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.91%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.64%
Dell Inspiron 530 3.18%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.27%
Gigabyte G31M-ES2L 2.27%
Acer Aspire 5738 2.27%

Publisher URL: www.panasonic.com


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