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What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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How common is it?
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United States Rank #11,983
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
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Average installed length: 289.72 days

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PrtScr 1.5


PrtScr 1.5 is a software program developed by FireStarter. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 setup package generally installs about 4 files and is usually about 13.3 MB (13,946,446 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 31% of users of PrtScr come from France, it is also popular in the United States and Brazil.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.fiastarta.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\PrtScr\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\PrtScr\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 13.3 MB

Program filesFiles installed by PrtScr 1.5

  • PrtScr.exe - PrtScr
  • PrtScrSetup.exe - PrtScr Setup
  • dsp_ipp.dll
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • PrtScr.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{A6CA8395-C44A-4B9A-B568-4F2DEE7FA194}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • PrtScr.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'PrtScr by FireStarter' and executes as C:\Program Files\PrtScr\PrtScr.exe /Tray.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • PrtScr.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'PrtScr by FireStarter' which loads as C:\Program Files\PrtScr\PrtScr.exe /Tray.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:3.52 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0145244478%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.01211665%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00240780%
0.015104% average

How do I remove PrtScr?

You can uninstall PrtScr 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 PrtScr 1.5, 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 PrtScr.

Win 7 (SP1) 55%
Win Vista 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.24%
Windows 10 24.48%
Windows XP 10.55%
Windows Vista 5.73%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.05%
Windows 7 Professional 16.88%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.04%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.21%
Windows 10 Home 6.28%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.71%

Distribution by countryGeography

31.27% of installs come from France
Which countries install it?
  France 31.27%
  United States 31.27%
  Brazil 4.40%
  Canada 4.40%
  Belgium 3.09%
  United Kingdom 2.50%
  MA 2.02%
  Netherlands 2.02%
  Italy 1.78%
  Spain 1.43%
  Germany 1.31%
  India 1.19%
  Argentina 0.95%
  Switzerland 0.95%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 28.36%
Hewlett-Packard 23.96%
Acer 13.94%
ASUS 11.49%
Samsung 3.67%
Toshiba 3.67%
Lenovo 1.96%
American Megatrends 1.47%
Intel 1.47%
Sahara 1.22%
Alienware 0.98%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.47%
ASUS All Series 2.48%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.48%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.48%
Dell Inspiron 530 1.98%
Dell MM061 1.98%


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