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Should I remove RawShooter essentials 2005?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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United States Rank #21,917
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1.1.3 95.30%
1.1.2 4.70%

RawShooter essentials 2005


RawShooter essentials 2005 is a software program developed by Pixmantec. The most common release is 1.1.3, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 setup package generally installs about 6 files and is usually about 4.86 MB (5,095,737 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 48% of users of RawShooter essentials 2005 come from the United States, it is also popular in Brazil and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: forum.pixmantec.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Pixmantec\RawShooter essentials 2005 1.0
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files1\PIXMAN~1\RAWSHO~1.0\UNWISE.EXE C:\Program Files1\PIXMAN~1\RAWSHO~1.0\INSTALL.LOG
(Wise Installer is used for installing and uninstalling this software.)
Estimated size: 4.86 MB

Program filesFiles installed by RawShooter essentials 2005

  • RawShooter.exe - RawShooter essentials 2005
  • MFC71.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET (MFCDLL Shared Library - Retail Version)
  • msvcr71.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® C Runtime Library

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • UNWISE.EXE is scheduled as a task with the class '{F71A9918-1861-4EFE-AE94-530BDDE46DD4}' (runs on registration).
  • UNWISE.EXE runs as a service named 'Browser System Enahncer' (671c50b0).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • UNWISE.EXE is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files1\Yahoo!\MESSEN~1\UNWISE.EXE'.

How do I remove RawShooter essentials 2005?

You can uninstall RawShooter essentials 2005 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 RawShooter essentials 2005, 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 RawShooter essentials 2005.

Win 7 (SP1) 52%
Win Vista 1%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.72%
Windows 10 19.46%
Windows XP 16.78%
Windows Vista 6.04%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.73%
Microsoft Windows XP 16.89%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.86%
Windows 7 Professional 9.46%
Windows 10 Home 4.05%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.05%

Distribution by countryGeography

47.78% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 47.78%
  Brazil 6.67%
  United Kingdom 6.67%
  India 4.44%
  NG 3.89%
  Germany 3.33%
  Australia 2.22%
  Canada 2.22%
  Argentina 1.67%
  Italy 1.67%
  Netherlands 1.67%
  Poland 1.67%
  Hungary 1.11%
  Mexico 1.11%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 25.27%
Hewlett-Packard 20.88%
Acer 20.88%
Toshiba 7.69%
Intel 5.49%
American Megatrends 5.49%
ASUS 4.40%
Lenovo 2.20%
Alienware 1.10%
Common models
Dell Dell DM051 2.02%
Dell Inspiron One 2320 2.02%
Gigabyte GA-890GPA-UD3H 2.02%
MSI MS-7309 2.02%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.02%
HP Pavilion g4 Notebook P... 2.02%


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