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Should I remove Photolightning?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #41,767
United States Rank #31,669
Reach 0.0024%


5.51 66.67%
5.21 3.03%
5.5 9.09%
5.1 6.06%
4.51 3.03%
4.8 3.03%
4.2 3.03%
3.95 6.06%


What is Photolightning?

Software to print, email, and enhance digital photos.

About  (from Photolightning)

Photolightning is the ultimate photo software for both home and business digital camera users. It's the easiest and fastest way to print, email, and enhance your digital photos. Photolightning is so simple that even beginners can make great photo prints, send emails without attachments, create slide shows, and make enh...  Read more


Photolightning is a program developed by Photolightning. The most used version is 5.51, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software installer includes 35 files and is usually about 56.51 MB (59,259,262 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 58% of users of Photolightning come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.photolightning.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\photolightning
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files2\Photolightning\UNWISE.EXE C:\Program Files2\Photolightning\INSTALL.LOG
(Wise Installer is used for installing and uninstalling this software.)
Estimated size: 56.51 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Photolightning

  • PhotoLightning.exe - Photolightning (Photolightning MFC Application)
  • ThumbDlg.dll - ThumbDlg DLL
  • PhotoUploader.dll - PhotoUploader Dynamic Link Library (PhotoUploader DLL)
  • FlipAlbum.dll - FlipAlbum Dynamic Link Library (FlipAlbum DLL)
  • Slideshow.dll - Slideshow Dynamic Link Library (Slideshow DLL)
  • plcommon.dll - PLcommon Dynamic Link Library (PLcommon DLL)
  • Backup.dll - backup Dynamic Link Library (backup DLL)
  • memory.dll - Memory Dynamic Link Library (Memory DLL)
  • Uninstall_Photolightning.exe - UninstallSurvey Application (UninstallSurvey MFC Application)
  • Album.dll - Album Dynamic Link Library (Album DLL)
  • Batch.dll - Batch Dynamic Link Library (Batch DLL)
  • email.dll - Email Dynamic Link Library (Email DLL)
  • lfbmp13n.dll (by LEAD Technologies) - LEADTOOLS(r) DLL for Win32
  • LFCMP13n.DLL (by LEAD Technologies)
  • lffax13n.dll
  • Lfpng13n.dll
  • lftif13n.dll
  • LTDIS13n.dll
  • ltefx13n.dll
  • ltfil13n.DLL
  • ltimg13n.dll
  • ltkrn13n.dll
  • ltlst13n.dll
  • lttmb13n.dll
  • lttw213n.dll
  • Ltwvc13n.dll
  • autodetect.exe - autodetect Application (autodetect MFC Application)
  • WiseUpdt.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • PhotoLightning.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'AutoPlayCustomHandler_20120325122847' with the ProgID of 'APR_MediaHandlers' and the action verb 'AutoPlayCustomHandler_20120325122847.

How do I remove Photolightning?

Quickly and completely remove Photolightning from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Photolightning 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Photolightning, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 Photolightning.

Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win Vista 3%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.61%
Windows 8 21.21%
Windows XP 15.15%
Windows Vista 3.03%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 39.39%
Microsoft Windows XP 15.15%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.15%
Windows 8.1 Pro 12.12%
Windows 7 Professional 6.06%
Windows 8.1 6.06%

Distribution by countryGeography

58.14% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 58.14%
  United Kingdom 9.30%
  Australia 4.65%
  Italy 4.65%
  BB 4.65%
  Canada 4.65%
  Israel 2.33%
  IQ 2.33%
  Saudi Arabia 2.33%
  SR 2.33%
  Spain 2.33%
  Croatia 2.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 31.03%
Acer 27.59%
ASUS 10.34%
Dell 6.90%
Packard Bell 3.45%
Sony 3.45%
Lenovo 3.45%
Sahara 3.45%
Gateway 3.45%
Common models
ASUSTeK M11BB 6.67%
Hewlett-Packard h8-1020 6.67%
Gigabyte G41M-ES2L 6.67%
Packard Bell EasyNote TM8... 3.33%
Gateway GT5477E 3.33%


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