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Should I remove Picture Control Utility 2?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,634
United States Rank #4,846
Reach 0.1150%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 13.89 days
409.68 days >
Average installed length: 215.25 days


2.1.0 6.48%
2.0.2 44.85%
2.0.1 29.55%
2.0.0 19.12%

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Picture Control Utility 2

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Picture Control Utility 2 is a program developed by Nikon. The most used version is 2.0.2, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is PictureControlUtil2.exe. The software installer includes 45 files and is usually about 32.25 MB (33,812,095 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 42% of users of Picture Control Utility 2 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: support.nikonusa.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Nikon\Picture Control Utility 2\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{D4893C47-704F-4B84-8486-9DE4974ACA6F}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 32.25 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Picture Control Utility 2

Program executable:PictureControlUtil2.exe
Name:Picture Control Utility 2
Path:C:\Program Files\Nikon\Picture Control Utility 2\PictureControlUtil2.exe
Additional files:
  • mercury.dll - Mercury Event Management Library
  • tbr.dll - Threaded Image Rendering Library
  • picturecontrolutil2lang.dll - Picture Control Utility Lang 2 (Picture Control Utility 2 Lang dll)
  • nkvxview2.dll - NkvXView Dynamic Link Library (XView Library)
  • picturecontrolutil2.exe - Picture Control Utility 2
  • mcareclib3.dll - MCA Register Library 3
  • workqueue3.dll - WorkQueue Library
  • zlib1.dll - zlib1 Library
  • redeye2.dll - RedEye2
  • cml10.dll - CML10

How do I remove Picture Control Utility 2?

Quickly and completely remove Picture Control Utility 2 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Picture Control Utility 2 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 Picture Control Utility 2, 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 Picture Control Utility 2.

Win 10 54%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 54.15%
Windows 7 43.02%
Windows Vista 2.74%
Windows XP 0.09%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 23.55%
Windows 10 Home 21.52%
Windows 8.1 13.89%
Windows 7 Professional 11.14%
Windows 10 Pro 7.98%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.90%

Distribution by countryGeography

41.92% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 41.92%
  Germany 11.80%
  Italy 8.60%
  United Kingdom 6.31%
  France 4.24%
  Canada 3.42%
  Netherlands 2.85%
  Australia 1.80%
  Austria 1.65%
  Sweden 1.58%
  Spain 1.39%
  Belgium 1.28%
  Switzerland 1.13%
  Norway 0.75%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.20%
Dell 19.03%
Acer 16.10%
ASUS 11.97%
Toshiba 6.90%
Lenovo 6.03%
Samsung 3.65%
Medion 3.41%
Intel 1.27%
Common models
ASUS All Series 10.06%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.74%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.36%
Dell XPS 8700 3.80%
HP 15 Notebook PC 2.09%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.09%

About Nikon

Nikon specializes in optics and imaging and its products include cameras, camera lenses, binoculars, microscopes, ophthalmic lenses, measurement instruments, and the steppers used in the photolithography steps of semiconductor fabrication, of which it is the world's second largest manufacturer.
Publisher URL: www.nikon.com


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