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Should I remove PhotoJoy?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
28% remove it72% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #15,120
United States Rank #9,000
Reach 0.0183%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 29.17 days
860.43 days >
Average installed length: 452.09 days


VersionDistribution 57.89% 1.94% 3.05% 0.55% 2.22% 10.25% 0.28% 0.83% 2.77% 2.49% 0.28% 1.66% 4.16% 1.94% 0.28% 1.39% 0.83% 1.66% 0.83% 3.05% 1.39% 0.28%

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What is PhotoJoy?

The Software allows Users to manage their desktop wallpapers, collages (personalized wallpapers), screensavers and PhotoToys (3D photo objects for your desktop). It bundles the PhotoJoy Toolbar as part of the installation process. From the EULA: "During the installation process IncrediMail will offer you to accept IncrediMail’s search service as your default search service, to set IncrediMail’s search service web page as your home page and to install a browser toolbar. Each search service is powered by Google® or by any other search service provider (the “Search Service Providers”). You can choose not to accept these changes. If you choose to accept such offer, PhotoJoy installation program will change your browser home page to IncrediMail’s search service web page, change your default search service to IncrediMail’s search service and install a browser toolbar. By accepting such offer, you also accept the Search Service Providers’ end user license agreement and privacy policy, located on the Search Service Providers’ web site."

About  (from Perion Network)

Turn your Photos into professional 3D Screensavers, Desktop Wallpaper Collages and PhotoToy Widgets! Display your photos inside beautiful
scenery and illustrations with PhotoJoy's
Desktop Wallpaper Collages. Enjoy your photos in fresh and fun ways
with Photo Widgets that appear right on
your desktop. Relive...  Read more
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Connects to a server over the Internet
  • Known to include offers within the setup
PhotoJoy has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.photojoy.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\PhotoJoy\
Uninstaller: Msiexec.exe /x{15482D1C-117B-4201-8D39-985A91ED8433} /qf /L*V "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Temp\PjUninstallLog.log"
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 22.31 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by PhotoJoy

Program executable:photojoy.exe
PhotoJoy Application
Signed by:IncrediMail Ltd.
Path:C:\Program Files\photojoy\bin\photojoy.exe
PhotoJoy is a free downloadable application that uses your photos to produce desktop widgets, 3D photo screensavers and wallpaper collages. PhotoJoy installs the PhotoJoy Bar Community Toolbar which is a toolbar by Conduit (OurToolbar)...
Additional files:
  • ImDbend.dll (by Red Bend) - Red Bend (d)Bender SDK (Cab Expander DLL part of SDK)
  • Im3DEngine.dll (by Incredimail) - Im3DEngi Dynamic Link Library (Im3DEngine Dynamic Link Library)
  • PjApp.exe (by IncrediMail) - PhotoJoy (PhotoJoy Application)
  • PjImp.exe (by IncrediMail) - PhotoJoy Content Importer
  • PjLowInt.exe
  • PjSetup.exe - PjSetup MFC Application
  • filev080.ocx (by LogicNP Software (http://www.ssware.com)) - FileView ActiveX Control
  • fldrv080.ocx (by LogicNP Software (http://www.ssware.com)) - FolderView ActiveX Control
  • IMHttpComm.dll - IMHttpCo Dynamic Link Library
  • NeoComm.dll - NeoComm Module
  • NeoCommR.dll - NeoCommRes Dynamic Link Library (NeoCommRes DLL)
  • NeoContactsImporter.dll - NeoContactsImporter Module
  • NeoImpR.dll - ImpContentRes Dynamic Link Library (ImpContentRes DLL)
  • NeoLook.dll - IncrediLook Dynamic Link Library (IncrediLook DLL)
  • NeoMangrR.dll - NeoManagerRes Dynamic Link Library (NeoManagerRes DLL)
  • NeoNtUtil.dll - IncrediNetUtils Dynamic Link Library (IncrediNetUtils DLL)
  • NeoPicSp.dll - PictureSpooler Module
  • NeoTrayR.dll - NeoTrayRes Dynamic Link Library (NeoTrayRes DLL)
  • NeoUtils.dll - IncrediUtils Dynamic Link Library (IncrediUtils DLL)
  • NeoWrap.dll - IncrediWrapper Dynamic Link Library (IncrediWrapper DLL)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • PhotoJoy.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{9B0A8C91-E9C1-4E65-BD6D-9458D4ED5BCC}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • PhotoJoy.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'PhotoJoy' and executes as C:\Program Files\PhotoJoy\bin\PhotoJoy.exe /c.
3 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • PjImp.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\PhotoJoy\Bin\PjImp.exe'.
  • PjApp.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\PhotoJoy\Bin\PjApp.exe'.
  • PhotoJoy.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\PhotoJoy\Bin\PhotoJoy.exe'.
Network connections
  • PjApp.exe connects to s.photojoy.com ( port 80).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:20.41 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:4.5870452851%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:3.38294590%
0.016088% average
User CPU:1.20409939%
0.015104% average
70 average
Memory:18.46 MB
Total CPU:0.0859100099%
Kernel CPU:0.05220469%
User CPU:0.03370532%
CPU cycles/sec:347,307
I/O reads/min:3.01 KB
I/O writes/min:3.2 KB

How do I remove PhotoJoy?

You can uninstall PhotoJoy 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 PhotoJoy, 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 PhotoJoy.

Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win XP 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 28%
Keep it 72%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.31%
Windows Vista 15.24%
Windows XP 10.25%
Windows 10 7.20%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 49.16%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 12.29%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.78%
Windows 7 Professional 8.94%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.82%
Windows 10 Home 1.96%

Distribution by countryGeography

80.07% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 80.07%
  Canada 5.72%
  Italy 2.58%
  France 1.48%
  Germany 1.29%
  Israel 1.11%
  Brazil 1.11%
  India 0.74%
  Belgium 0.55%
  Netherlands 0.55%
  Saudi Arabia 0.55%
  Australia 0.55%
  Spain 0.37%
  United Kingdom 0.37%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 34.65%
Dell 31.14%
Toshiba 10.96%
Acer 10.96%
Intel 2.19%
Sony 2.19%
Samsung 1.75%
ASUS 1.32%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.79%
Dell Inspiron 530s 2.74%
TOSHIBA Satellite A505 2.74%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.74%
Dell Inspiron 530 2.74%
TOSHIBA Satellite A665 2.05%

About Perion Network

Perion Network, formerly IncrediMail, is a consumer software company that develops programs to "make people's online experience simple, safe and enjoyable".
Publisher URL: www.perion.com


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