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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 29% 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?

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/7/8/10: 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/7/8/10: 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 Gadget.

Win 7 (SP1) 55%
Win XP 1%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.97%
Windows XP 21.74%
Windows Vista 14.49%
Windows 10 5.80%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.43%
Microsoft Windows XP 21.74%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 14.49%
Windows 7 Professional 11.59%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.59%
Windows 8.1 4.35%

Distribution by countryGeography

28.57% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 28.57%
  United States 25.97%
  Austria 6.49%
  Belgium 6.49%
  Australia 3.90%
  Canada 2.60%
  Switzerland 2.60%
  Egypt 2.60%
  Argentina 1.30%
  Czech Republic 1.30%
  DK 1.30%
  DZ 1.30%
  Spain 1.30%
  United Kingdom 1.30%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 22.92%
Medion 16.67%
Acer 14.58%
Hewlett-Packard 14.58%
ASUS 6.25%
Intel 6.25%
Lenovo 4.17%
American Megatrends 2.08%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.39%
VIA KT333-8235 1.69%
TOSHIBA Satellite L850-B1... 1.69%
TOSHIBA Satellite L500 1.69%
TOSHIBA Satellite L300 1.69%
TOSHIBA Satellite A300 1.69%


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