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Should I remove PhotoRescue Pro?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #26,000
United States Rank #37,951
Reach 0.0064%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 18.24 days
538.12 days >
Average installed length: 282.74 days


6.14 0.79%
6.13 1.57%
6.11 3.94%
6.10 22.83%
6.9 44.09%
6.8 3.15%
6.7 2.36%
6.6 7.09%
6.5 2.36%
6.4 1.57%
6.3 5.51%
6.2 0.79%
6.1 1.57%
6.0 2.36%

PhotoRescue Pro

What is PhotoRescue Pro?  (from Essential Data Tools)

Digital PhotoRescue Professional recovers lost data from a whole host of multimedia devices - from digital cameras to PDAs and mobile phones. PhotoRescue Pro supports CompactFlash cards (type I/II), IBM Microdrives, SmartMedia cards, MultiMedia cards (MMCs), Secure Digital (SD) cards, Memory Sticks, and any other stora...  Read more


PhotoRescue Pro is a program developed by Essential Data Tools. The most used version is 6.9, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 main program executable is PhotoRescuePro.exe. The software installer includes 11 files and is usually about 14.2 MB (14,890,981 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 28% of users of PhotoRescue Pro come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and Iran.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.essentialdatatools.com?event1=PhotoRescuePro&event2=Distributive&event3=WebSite
Help link: www.essentialdatatools.com/support/?event1=PhotoRescuePro&event2=Distributive&event3=WebSupport
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Essential Data Tools\PhotoRescue Pro\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Essential Data Tools\PhotoRescue Pro\UninsHs.exe" /u0={5260B91C-28E1-4fe9-B2EE-BE1B6C82621A}
Estimated size: 14.2 MB

Program filesFiles installed by PhotoRescue Pro

Program executable:PhotoRescuePro.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Essential Data Tools\PhotoRescue Pro\PhotoRescuePro.exe
Additional files:
  • CommonLibrary.dll - CommonLibrary
  • FileRescueLib.dll - FileRescueLib
  • PhotoRescuePro.exe - RescueWizard
  • server.exe
  • UninsHs.exe (by Han-soft) - UninsHs (Uninstall for InnoSetup by Han-soft)
  • explorer.dll
  • Launcher.exe
  • lcontrol.dll - LControl
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • w7pb.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Launcher.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{4665EEAE-CB73-463F-8A5A-438836357CE4}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove PhotoRescue Pro?

You can uninstall PhotoRescue Pro 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 PhotoRescue Pro, 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 PhotoRescue Pro.

Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win Vista (SP2) 3%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.35%
Windows 10 25.20%
Windows XP 6.30%
Windows Vista 3.15%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 27.56%
Windows 7 Home Premium 22.83%
Windows 7 Professional 11.81%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.30%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 4.72%
Windows 8.1 3.94%

Distribution by countryGeography

28.03% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 28.03%
  United States 20.45%
  Iran 6.06%
  Saudi Arabia 4.55%
  DZ 3.79%
  Netherlands 3.79%
  United Kingdom 3.03%
  Russia 2.27%
  Brazil 2.27%
  Canada 2.27%
  Spain 2.27%
  Australia 1.52%
  Italy 1.52%
  France 1.52%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 20.69%
Dell 19.54%
Acer 14.94%
ASUS 11.49%
Medion 6.90%
Toshiba 6.90%
Lenovo 4.60%
Intel 2.30%
Samsung 2.30%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.04%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.04%
Sony SVE1511MFXS 1.02%
PACKARD BELL BV EasyNote ... 1.02%
Packard Bell ENNS11HR 1.02%


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