84,488,480 programs installed

Should I remove Roxio PhotoShow?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
23% remove it77% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #4,618
United States Rank #2,427
Reach 0.1135%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 25.09 days
740.13 days >
Average installed length: 388.88 days


6.0 100.00%

Other programs by Roxio

Roxio PhotoShow

What is Roxio PhotoShow?  (from Roxio)

Now the whole family can create and share their special moments in a fun, secure setting. They'll feel like they were there! Roxio PhotoShow makes it simple to combine your favorite photos and video clips from birthdays, vacations, or any other occasion with fun stickers, animations, effects, and music to create one-of...  Read more


Roxio PhotoShow is a software program developed by Roxio. 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 roxio photoshow.exe. The setup package generally installs about 10 files and is usually about 78.36 MB (82,171,096 bytes). The installed file auto_updater_shim_as_admin.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. 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 86% of users of Roxio PhotoShow come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.photoshow.com
Help link: www.roxio.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Roxio\PhotoShow\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Roxio\PhotoShow\Uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 78.36 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Roxio PhotoShow

Program executable:roxio photoshow.exe
Name:Roxio PhotoShow
Path:C:\Program Files\roxio\photoshow\roxio photoshow.exe
Additional files:
  • vista_uac_premium_service.exe - Roxio PhotoShow Premium Service
  • vista_uac_video_payload_runner.exe - Roxio PhotoShow Video Engine
  • auto_updater_shim_as_admin.exe - Roxio PhotoShow Updater
  • auto_updater_shim.exe - PhotoShow Auto Updater
  • photoshow_uploader.exe - PhotoShow Uploader
  • photoshow_render_burn.exe - PhotoShow Video
  • Uninstall.exe - Roxio PhotoShow (Roxio PhotoShow Setup)
  • UninstallRpsC12.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • auto_updater_shim.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Roxio PhotoShow Updater' (runs weekly on Fridays at 11:46 AM).
  • Roxio PhotoShow.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E351D972-D3D1-4422-9882-EBE444373051}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Roxio PhotoShow?

You can uninstall Roxio PhotoShow 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 Roxio PhotoShow, 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 Roxio PhotoShow.

Win 7 (SP1) 66%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 23%
Keep it 77%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.20%
Windows 10 23.76%
Windows Vista 5.32%
Windows XP 3.67%
Windows Server 2003 0.04%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 42.83%
Windows 7 Professional 13.80%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.84%
Windows 10 Home 6.47%
Windows 8.1 5.39%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.13%

Distribution by countryGeography

86.06% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 86.06%
  United Kingdom 4.43%
  Canada 3.88%
  Australia 1.09%
  Netherlands 0.46%
  Sweden 0.32%
  Belgium 0.20%
  France 0.20%
  Germany 0.20%
  Italy 0.17%
  Mexico 0.14%
  Norway 0.14%
  Philippines 0.14%
  Greece 0.14%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 47.07%
Hewlett-Packard 30.54%
Acer 6.07%
Toshiba 4.53%
ASUS 3.14%
Intel 2.72%
Lenovo 0.98%
Common models
Dell XPS 8300 9.78%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.50%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.25%
Dell Dell System XPS L7... 3.99%
Dell Dell System Inspir... 3.73%
Dell Inspiron 620 2.96%

About Roxio

Roxio, now Sonic Solutions, is a software developer specializing in consumer digital media products whose product line includes programs for the creation of digital media projects, media conversion software, and content distribution systems.
Publisher URL: www.roxio.com


user comment
No one has commented yet. Help others learn more about this software, share your comments.