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Photo Gadget

What is Photo Gadget?  (from XemiComputers)

Photo Gadget is a free tool designed to eliminate the use of complicated and expensive software in such a simple task as resizing pictures. Its purpose is to make the process of resizing many pictures at once incredibly easy. Share your photos with your family and friends by e-mail, instant messaging or online photo ...  Read more


Photo Gadget is a program developed by XemiComputers. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 1.43 MB (1,496,051 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 31% of users of Photo Gadget come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and Austria.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.xemico.com/photogadget/index.html
Help link: www.xemico.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\XemiComputers\Photo Gadget\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\XemiComputers\Photo Gadget\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 1.43 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Photo Gadget

  • ShellResize.dll - ShellResize Module
  • unins000.exe - Inno Setup (Setup/Uninstall)
  • _ISource21.dll (by Smaller Animals Software) - ImgSource v2.1

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • ShellResize.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'ResizeShellExt' with a class of {933E93E1-B249-46BA-8F1B-B1D9A12AE7C0}.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • unins000.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Lavalys\EVEREST Home Edition\unins000.exe'.

How do I remove Photo Gadget?

Quickly and completely remove Photo Gadget from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Photo Gadget 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Photo Gadget, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 Gadget.

Win 7 (SP1) 54%
Win XP 1%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.35%
Windows XP 20.59%
Windows Vista 14.71%
Windows 8 7.35%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 31.82%
Microsoft Windows XP 19.70%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 15.15%
Windows 7 Professional 12.12%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.61%
Windows 8.1 4.55%

Distribution by countryGeography

30.56% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 30.56%
  United States 22.22%
  Austria 6.94%
  Belgium 6.94%
  Australia 4.17%
  Canada 2.78%
  Switzerland 2.78%
  Egypt 2.78%
  Argentina 1.39%
  Czech Republic 1.39%
  DK 1.39%
  DZ 1.39%
  Spain 1.39%
  United Kingdom 1.39%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 20.00%
Hewlett-Packard 17.78%
Acer 15.56%
Medion 15.56%
Intel 6.67%
ASUS 4.44%
Lenovo 4.44%
American Megatrends 2.22%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.57%
VIA KT333-8235 1.79%
TOSHIBA Satellite L850-B1... 1.79%
TOSHIBA Satellite L500 1.79%
TOSHIBA Satellite A300 1.79%
TOSHIBA Satellite A205 1.79%


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