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What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #20,359
United States Rank #21,352
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VersionDistribution 100.00%

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PhotoDVD is a software program developed by VSO Software. 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 PhotoDVD.exe. The setup package generally installs about 20 files and is usually about 48.05 MB (50,384,006 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 38% of users of PhotoDVD come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.vso-software.fr
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\vso\PhotoDVD 4\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\vso\PhotoDVD 4\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 48.05 MB

Program filesFiles installed by PhotoDVD

Program executable:PhotoDVD.exe
Render animated slideshow of your photos on DVD
Path:C:\Program Files\vso\PhotoDVD 4\PhotoDVD.exe
Additional files:
  • vso_hwe.dll - Vso Headless Writing Engine (CD/DVD writing engine)
  • avcodec.dll - ConvertXtoDVD (A/V encoders and decoders)
  • avformat.dll - A/V mux/demux
  • avtools.dll - Video decoding/encoding primitives
  • avutil.dll - A/V utilities library
  • PcSetup.exe - Patin-couffin drivers installation and configuration tool
  • PhotoDVD.exe (by VSO-Software SARL) - Render animated slideshow of your photos on DVD
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • PhotoDVD.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'PhotoDVDAutoplay_741406' with the ProgID of 'PhotoDVDAutoplay' and the action verb 'PhotoDVDAutoplay_741406.
Scheduled Task
  • PhotoDVD.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{928B8282-A461-42A1-B0F7-DFFEF6705DEA}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove PhotoDVD?

You can uninstall PhotoDVD 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 PhotoDVD, 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 PhotoDVD.

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 54.81%
Windows 10 32.69%
Windows XP 10.10%
Windows Vista 2.40%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.57%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.94%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.14%
Windows 7 Professional 9.66%
Windows 10 Home 8.70%
Windows 8.1 6.28%

Distribution by countryGeography

37.86% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 37.86%
  France 8.23%
  Italy 6.58%
  United Kingdom 5.35%
  Germany 4.94%
  Canada 4.53%
  Australia 2.88%
  Belgium 2.47%
  Greece 2.06%
  Portugal 2.06%
  Netherlands 2.06%
  MA 1.65%
  Thailand 1.65%
  Iran 1.65%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.04%
Dell 19.79%
Acer 18.75%
ASUS 8.33%
Toshiba 6.25%
American Megatrends 3.13%
Lenovo 3.13%
Intel 2.08%
Samsung 2.08%
Sony 2.08%
Common models
ASUS All Series 3.67%
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 2.75%
Gigabyte B85M-D3H 1.83%
Acer Veriton M430 1.83%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 1.83%
Gigabyte X58A-UD3R 1.83%

About VSO Software

Video du Sud Ouest is a software company known as VSO Software which specializes in video conversion, burning and photo applications.
Publisher URL: www.vso-software.fr


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