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Should I remove PhotoSync?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #8,562
United States Rank #7,276
Reach 0.0457%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 25.31 days
746.78 days >
Average installed length: 392.38 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
4.0.1 0.22%
3.2.2 1.55%
3.2.1 1.89%
3.2.0 0.11%
3.1.3 3.11%
3.1.2 0.44%
3.1.1 0.78%
3.0.8 0.22%
3.0.7 10.32%
3.0.6 5.88%
3.0.5 1.55%
3.0.4 0.89%
3.0.3 0.11%
3.0.2 2.11%
3.0.1 0.33%
3.0.0 0.33%
2.3.1 8.10%
2.3.0 4.11%
2.2.6 2.66%
2.2.4 4.11%
2.2.3 0.11%
2.2.1 7.44%
2.1.2 6.33%
2.1.1 1.22%
2.1.0 0.89%
2.0.1 5.66%
2.0.0 0.11%
1.6.4 16.76%
1.6.3 0.44%
1.6.2 1.89%
1.6.1 0.78%
1.6.0 2.00%
1.5.4 0.67%
1.5.3 2.66%
1.5.2 0.33%
1.5.1 0.78%
1.4.0 2.11%
1.3.3 0.55%
1.3.2 0.11%
1.3.0 0.11%
1.2.1 0.11%
1.0.15 0.11%

PhotoSync

Overview

PhotoSync is a program developed by touchbyte GmbH. The most used version is 1.6.4, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The main program executable is _853F67D554F05449430E7E.exe. The software installer includes 26 files and is usually about 3.69 MB (3,865,600 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 53% of users of PhotoSync come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.photosync-app.com
Help link: www.photosync-app.com/photosync/en/support.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\adblock plus for ie\html\static\img\social
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{4DADB204-4A80-4C6C-9578-40E8CA4F29AA}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 3.69 MB

Program filesFiles installed by PhotoSync

Program executable:_853F67D554F05449430E7E.exe
Path:C:\WINDOWS\Installer\{CECDB976-FC3E-49E1-8A47-DF447D8B4DBC}\_853F67D554F05449430E7E.exe
MD5:1d5e3abaf15aa1c9ea9b66531dfc2be3
Additional files:
  • _593307F15923C980C9E298.exe
  • _853F67D554F05449430E7E.exe
  • adblockplus32.dll (by Adblock Plus) - Adblock Plus (Adblock Plus Module)
  • adblockplus64.dll (by Adblock Plus)
  • adblockplusengine.exe (by Eyeo GmbH) - Adblock Plus Engine
  • AppLimit.NetSparkle.Net40.dll (by Dirk Eisenberg) - NetSparkle
  • Bugsnag.dll (by snmaynard kattrali martin308) - Bugsnag
  • dd_belatedpng.js
  • ExifLibrary.dll - ExifLibrary
  • firstrun.js
  • html5shiv.js
  • ieeventlistenerpolyfill.js
  • iefirstrun.js
  • iesettings.js
  • Interop.NETWORKLIST.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'NETWORKLIST'.
  • log4net.dll (by The Apache Software Foundation) - log4net (log4net for .NET Framework 1.0)
  • ManagedWifi.dll (by Monfort Software Engineering) - Managed Wifi API
  • Newtonsoft.Json.dll (by Newtonsoft) - Json.NET (Json.NET .NET 4.0)
  • PhotoSync.exe - PhotoSync
  • PhotoSyncShellExtension.dll - PhotoSync Shell Extension
  • ServerRegistrationManager.exe (by Dave Kerr) - SharpShell (ServerRegistrationManager)
  • settings.js
  • SharpShell.dll (by Dave Kerr)
  • shortcut.vbs
  • uninstall.exe
  • ZeroconfService.dll (by David Hammerton, Deusty Designs and the .NET Community) - ZeroconfService

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • adblockplus64.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Adblock Plus for IE Browser Helper Object' with the class of {FFCB3198-32F3-4E8B-9539-4324694ED664}.
  • adblockplus32.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Adblock Plus for IE Browser Helper Object' with the class of {FFCB3198-32F3-4E8B-9539-4324694ED664}.

How do I remove PhotoSync?

You can uninstall PhotoSync 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 PhotoSync, 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 PhotoSync.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by PhotoSync you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 52%
Win Vista 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#8,562

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 53.27%
Windows 10 39.53%
Windows Vista 4.21%
Windows XP 2.99%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.63%
Windows 10 Home 13.92%
Windows 7 Professional 13.47%
Windows 8.1 7.68%
Windows 10 Pro 6.90%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.24%

Distribution by countryGeography

53.07% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 53.07%
  Germany 18.33%
  United Kingdom 5.35%
  Italy 2.98%
  Canada 2.37%
  Australia 2.19%
  Netherlands 1.93%
  Switzerland 1.67%
  France 1.40%
  Austria 0.96%
  Israel 0.53%
  Spain 0.44%
  Ireland 0.44%
  DK 0.44%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 23.69%
Hewlett-Packard 23.32%
Acer 16.23%
ASUS 9.89%
Lenovo 6.16%
GIGABYTE 5.78%
Medion 5.60%
Samsung 3.17%
Toshiba 2.61%
MSI 1.31%
American Megatrends 1.12%
Intel 1.12%
Common models
ASUS All Series 5.31%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.08%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.86%
Dell XPS 8300 2.45%
Dell XPS 8500 2.04%
Dell Studio XPS 8100 1.63%

comments1 comment

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jrleadover a year ago
I use this program to send my photos from my phone to my PC. Works great!