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What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #11,391
United States Rank #11,034
Reach 0.0296%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 17.10 days
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Average installed length: 265.05 days

ProShow Gold

What is ProShow Gold?  (from Photodex)

ProShow Gold is an easily create photo and video slide shows on DVD, PC, and Web. It is the complete slide show software solution for sharing your best memories. Bring still photos to life by adding motion effects like pan, zoom, and rotate. Add captions to a photo or video and choose from over 280 exciting transition ...  Read more


ProShow Gold is a software program developed by Photodex. 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 primary executable is named proshow.exe. The setup package generally installs about 50 files and is usually about 15.64 MB (16,404,871 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 44% of users of ProShow Gold come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and MA.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.photodex.com/proshow/gold
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\photodex\proshowgold
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Photodex\ProShowGold\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 15.64 MB

Program filesFiles installed by ProShow Gold

Program executable:proshow.exe
Name:Photodex ProShow
Path:C:\Program Files\photodex\proshowgold\proshow.exe
Additional files:
  • burn.dll - Photodex Burning Library
  • pxplay.exe - Photodex Presenter
  • device.dll
  • directx.exe
  • dshow.exe
  • pdexf.dll
  • pdexwmv.dll
  • pxsetup.exe
  • qtime.exe
  • runmenot.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • proshow.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{915A4678-5440-491A-B6CF-30246B17E6BF}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove ProShow Gold?

You can uninstall ProShow Gold 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 ProShow Gold, 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 ProShow Gold.

Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.29%
Windows XP 19.38%
Windows 10 14.24%
Windows Vista 9.09%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 24.39%
Microsoft Windows XP 19.20%
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.69%
Windows 7 Professional 10.73%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.09%
Windows 10 Home 4.50%

Distribution by countryGeography

44.03% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 44.03%
  Italy 5.32%
  MA 4.89%
  United Kingdom 4.17%
  France 3.88%
  Canada 3.88%
  Iran 2.45%
  Brazil 2.30%
  Israel 2.01%
  Spain 1.73%
  Netherlands 1.58%
  Saudi Arabia 1.58%
  Belgium 1.44%
  DZ 1.44%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 31.86%
Dell 26.25%
Acer 10.32%
ASUS 5.60%
Intel 5.01%
Toshiba 4.13%
American Megatrends 2.36%
Lenovo 2.06%
Samsung 1.47%
Sahara 0.88%
Sony 0.59%
Common models
HP EliteBook 6930p 7.10%
HP Compaq 8000 Elite CMT ... 5.46%
Dell Inspiron 580 3.28%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.28%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.73%
HP Pavilion dv5 Notebook ... 2.73%

About Photodex

Photodex is a software developer that specializes in the digital imaging market and are primarily known for the ProShow product line, which is the ProShow product line and consists of ProShow Gold, ProShow Producer, and ProShow Web.
Publisher URL: www.photodex.com


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