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1% remove it99% keep it
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Poser 8

What is Poser 8?  (from Smith Micro Software)

Poser 8 is the world's most complete solution for creating art and animation with 3D characters. With Poser, it's easy to make 3D art. Poser includes over 2.5 gigabytes of ready-to-pose human and animal figures, textures, props and 3D scene elements. Generate new characters from your facial photographs. Add hair and cl...  Read more


Poser 8 is a program developed by Smith Micro Software. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is poser.exe. The software installer includes 33 files and is usually about 4.84 MB (5,074,430 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 Poser 8 come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.smithmicro.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Smith Micro\Poser 8\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Smith Micro\Poser 8\uninstall\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 4.84 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Poser 8

Program executable:poser.exe
Name:Poser Application
Poser executable file
Path:C:\Program Files\smith micro\poser 8\poser.exe
Additional files:
  • Poser8Hotfix.exe - Poser 8 Hotfix (Poser 8 Hotfix Setup)
  • FFRender.exe - FFRender Application
  • FreeImage_Win32Release.dll (by FreeImage) - FreeImage (FreeImage library)
  • wxbase28_net_vc_custom.dll (by wxWidgets development team) - wxWidgets (wxWidgets for MSW)
  • wxbase28_vc_custom.dll (by wxWidgets development team)
  • wxbase28_xml_vc_custom.dll
  • wxmsw28_adv_vc_custom.dll
  • wxmsw28_aui_vc_custom.dll
  • wxmsw28_core_vc_custom.dll
  • wxmsw28_gizmos_vc_custom.dll
  • wxmsw28_gl_vc_custom.dll
  • wxmsw28_html_vc_custom.dll
  • wxmsw28_media_vc_custom.dll
  • wxmsw28_qa_vc_custom.dll
  • wxmsw28_richtext_vc_custom.dll
  • wxmsw28_stc_vc_custom.dll
  • wxmsw28_xrc_vc_custom.dll
  • mongoose_Win32Release.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Poser.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{39412453-8391-46B3-9A06-262D6878AC71}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Poser.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Smith Micro\Poser 8\Poser.exe'.

How do I remove Poser 8?

You can uninstall Poser 8 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 Poser 8 (, 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 Poser 8.

Win 7 (SP1) 71%
Win Vista (SP1) 2%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 76.92%
Windows 10 12.31%
Windows Vista 6.15%
Windows XP 4.62%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.85%
Windows 7 Professional 21.54%
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.46%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.62%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.62%
Windows 10 Home 3.08%

Distribution by countryGeography

53.75% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 53.75%
  United Kingdom 8.75%
  France 6.25%
  Canada 3.75%
  Italy 3.75%
  Israel 2.50%
  Netherlands 2.50%
  Russia 2.50%
  Germany 1.25%
  DK 1.25%
  Egypt 1.25%
  Indonesia 1.25%
  Iran 1.25%
  Jamaica 1.25%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.09%
Acer 19.57%
Dell 17.39%
ASUS 10.87%
American Megatrends 8.70%
Toshiba 4.35%
Intel 2.17%
Gateway 2.17%
Alienware 2.17%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 6.12%
MSI MS-7522 4.08%
TOSHIBA SATELLITE L855-13... 2.04%
TOSHIBA Satellite C55-A 2.04%
TOSHIBA Qosmio X505 2.04%
TOSHIBA Equium L40 2.04%

About (from Smith Micro Software Inc.)

Smith Micro Software, Inc. provides software and services that simplify, secure, and enhance the mobile experience.
Publisher URL: www.smithmicro.com


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