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Photo Explosion Deluxe 3.0

What is Photo Explosion Deluxe?  (from Nova Development)

Far more than a digital image organizer and quickie touchup tool, Photo Explosion Deluxe is a massive four-CD suite designed for the photographic artist and craftsperson. With this broad-ranging package, you can capture still images from your digital camera, DV camcorder, or scanner, alter them to the very limits of yo...  Read more


Photo Explosion Deluxe 3.0 is a software program developed by Nova Development. The most common release is, 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. The setup package generally installs about 138 files and is usually about 2.39 MB (2,504,197 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 98% of users of Photo Explosion Deluxe come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.novadevelopment.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Nova Development\Photo Explosion Deluxe 3.0\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{1034BE34-1569-4889-831D-C2C3F2CB2F73}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 2.39 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Photo Explosion Deluxe 3.0

  • BrowseUI.dll - Photo Explosion Deluxe (BrowseUI_D)
  • BwsUI.dll
  • bmp1024.dll - Ulead COOL 360 (Bmp1024 DLL)
  • bmp800.dll - Bmp800 DLL
  • npupano.dll - Ulead COOL 360 Plug-in
  • panoviewer.dll - PANOVIEWER DLL
  • pngfio.dll - PNGFIO DLL
  • qtvrexp.dll - QTVREXP
  • scanres.dll - U32SCAN DLL
  • stitch.dll - STITCHER DLL
  • u32base.dll - U32BASE DLL
  • u32cfg.dll - Configuration
  • u32clips.dll - Ulead?ImageIconObject?Utility.u32Clips.DLL
  • u32comm.dll - U32COMM DLL
  • u32cvt.dll
  • u32fido.dll - U32FIDO DLL
  • u32file.dll - U32FILE DLL
  • u32print.dll
  • u32prod.dll - Product
  • u32scan.dll
  • u32sn.dll - U32SN DLL
  • u32tx.dll - U32TX DLL
  • u32txex.dll - U32TXEX DLL
  • ufioutil.dll - UFIOUTIL DLL
  • ujpglib.dll - UJPGLIB DLL
  • upacker.exe - UPACKER EXE
  • upano.exe
  • upanorc.dll - UPanoRc DLL
  • upconst.dll - Const DLL
  • upjpeg.dll - UPJPEG DLL
  • upv.exe - Ulead COOL 360 Viewer
  • upviewer.exe
  • utiflib.dll - TIF File I/O
  • AcqCardReader.dll (by Ulead Systems) - Ulead PhotoExpress
  • AcqCardReaderRC.dll (by Ulead Systems)
  • AcqImg.dll
  • Aefilter.dll
  • aglectrl.dll - aglectrl
  • AniComRC.dll
  • AniGif.dll
  • AnimCom.dll
  • Art.dll - Bar.dll
  • ArtRC.dll
  • AutoAdj.dll
  • autoenh.dll
  • AutoLoad.exe
  • AutoRc.dll
  • AutoRen.dll
  • AutoRenRC.dll
  • Bar.dll
  • BaseDV.dll
  • BatchCmd.dll - BatchCmd DLL
  • BatchRC.dll - BatchRC DLL
  • Bkgnd.dll - Bkground.dll
  • BkgndRC.dll
  • Browse.dll - Browse DLL
  • BwsGlb.dll - BwsGlb DLL
  • BwsHand.dll - BwsHand DLL
  • BwsRC.dll - BwsRC DLL
  • Calendar.dll
  • CalRemi.dll - RemiDB.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • CalCheck.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'PhotoExplosionCalCheck' which loads as C:\Program Files\Nova Development\Photo Explosion Deluxe 3.0\calcheck.exe.

How do I remove Photo Explosion Deluxe?

You can uninstall Photo Explosion Deluxe 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 Photo Explosion Deluxe 3.0, 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 Photo Explosion Deluxe.

Win 7 (SP1) 49%
Win XP 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 51.46%
Windows Vista 26.21%
Windows 10 15.53%
Windows XP 6.80%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 46.08%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 21.57%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.86%
Windows 10 Home 5.88%
Windows 8 3.92%
Windows 7 Professional 3.92%

Distribution by countryGeography

97.65% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 97.65%
  Canada 1.18%
  Australia 0.59%
  Jordan 0.59%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 52.87%
Dell 21.84%
Acer 6.90%
Toshiba 4.60%
ASUS 2.30%
Intel 2.30%
Lenovo 2.30%
Samsung 2.30%
Gateway 2.30%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 6.25%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.17%
Dell Inspiron 530 3.13%
Dell Dell DXP061 2.08%
Hewlett-Packard 500-300z 2.08%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 2.08%

About (from Nova Development)

Founded in 1984, Nova Development is a leading developer and publisher of consumer software products for Windows and Macintosh platforms.
Publisher URL: www.novadevelopment.com


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