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Should I remove ProShow Gold?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,646
United States Rank #5,125
Reach 0.1126%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.69 days
462.87 days >
Average installed length: 243.21 days

Typically installed together

ProShow Gold

What is ProShow Gold?  (from Photodex)

Create instant shows on your desktop with unlimited photos, videos & music, plus easy customization. Share online or on TV. It's easy to drag and drop your content to create a new slideshow. Use as many photos, videos or songs as you want to tell your story. Create slideshows with as many photos, videos and songs as yo...  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 88 files and is usually about 33.7 MB (35,335,626 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 40% of users of ProShow Gold come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.photodex.com/proshow/gold
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Photodex\ProShowGold\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Photodex\ProShowGold\remove.exe
Estimated size: 33.7 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
  • remove.exe - ProShow
  • device.dll
  • devicec.dll
  • deviceco.dll
  • deviced.dll
  • device-enc.dll
  • devicef.dll
  • devicefi.dll
  • devices.dll
  • deviceu.dll
  • dshow.exe
  • fvideo.exe
  • fvideoi.exe
  • pdexf.dll
  • pxsetup.exe
  • qtime.exe
  • runmenot.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • proshow.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{467D1094-01E4-4B61-A615-F103C14A44C3}' (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.

Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.07%
Windows 10 29.39%
Windows XP 6.53%
Windows Vista 2.97%
Windows Server 2003 0.05%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 24.19%
Windows 7 Ultimate 21.38%
Windows 7 Professional 12.07%
Windows 10 Home 7.73%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.60%
Windows 8.1 4.57%

Distribution by countryGeography

40.27% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 40.27%
  Italy 5.89%
  United Kingdom 3.84%
  Canada 3.33%
  Iran 3.22%
  Thailand 2.95%
  Brazil 2.33%
  Australia 2.25%
  Belgium 2.17%
  Turkey 2.05%
  France 1.90%
  India 1.90%
  Netherlands 1.86%
  Israel 1.67%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 25.47%
Hewlett-Packard 23.89%
Acer 15.78%
ASUS 10.82%
Toshiba 5.33%
Lenovo 3.38%
Intel 3.31%
Samsung 3.16%
American Megatrends 1.20%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.53%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.63%
ASUS All Series 4.42%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.79%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.95%
Dell Inspiron 3521 2.32%

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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