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Should I remove Photosynth?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #13,810
United States Rank #11,592
Reach 0.0215%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 283.60 days
975.06 days >
Average installed length: 512.32 days


VersionDistribution 76.89%
2.0110.0317.1042 23.11%

Typically installed together

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Photosynth 2.0110.0317.1042


Photosynth 2.0110.0317.1042 is a program developed by Microsoft. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software installer includes 6 files and is usually about 11.79 MB (12,359,680 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 54% of users of Photosynth come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and France.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\photosynth
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{B08AC850-5B07-41F1-9DB1-56CF72003BDA}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 11.79 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Photosynth 2.0110.0317.1042

  • microsoft.photosynth.photosynthversion.dll - Microsoft.Photosynth.PhotosynthVersion
  • npphotosynthmozilla.dll - Photosynth (Photosynth 2.110.317.1042)
  • photosynthactivex.dll - Photosynth ActiveX
  • pswebclient.exe
  • seadragon.dll - Seadragon (Seadragon Client Engine)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Google Chrome Plugin
  • npphotosynthmozilla.dll is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'npPhotosynthMozilla.dll'.
Mozilla Plugin
  • npphotosynthmozilla.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name '@microsoft.com/Photosynth,version=2.0' with a plugin key of '@microsoft.com/Photosynth,version=2.0' for all users of the PC.

How do I remove Photosynth?

You can uninstall Photosynth 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 Photosynth 2.0110.0317.1042, 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 Photosynth.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Photosynth 2.0110.0317.1042 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 65%
Win 7 2%
Plugs into Mozilla Firefox
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.51%
Windows 10 24.29%
Windows Vista 6.84%
Windows XP 2.36%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 38.30%
Windows 7 Professional 17.97%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.57%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.44%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.20%
Windows 8.1 5.20%

Distribution by countryGeography

53.86% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 53.86%
  United Kingdom 5.60%
  France 4.63%
  Canada 4.44%
  Germany 3.47%
  Australia 2.90%
  Greece 1.93%
  Netherlands 1.93%
  Italy 1.54%
  India 1.35%
  Colombia 1.16%
  Belgium 1.16%
  Finland 1.16%
  Czech Republic 1.16%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 31.50%
Dell 24.02%
Acer 14.17%
ASUS 7.09%
Toshiba 6.30%
Lenovo 2.76%
Intel 2.36%
Sony 1.57%
Gateway 1.18%
Medion 1.18%
Samsung 1.18%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.59%
HP Compaq dc7800p Small F... 2.99%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.99%
Dell Inspiron 580 2.40%
HP G60 Notebook PC 2.40%
Intel Corporation Intel p... 2.40%

About Microsoft

Microsoft Corporation develops, manufactures, licenses and supports a variety of products and services related to computing.
Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com


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