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Should I remove Shutter?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #20,712
United States Rank #26,683
Reach 0.0102%


2.90 96.02%
2.85 1.00%
2.80 1.00%
2.56 1.00%
2.00 0.50%
1.01 0.50%

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Shutter is a software program developed by Denis Kozlov. The most common release is 2.90, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 primary executable is named Shutter.exe. The setup package generally installs about 3 files and is usually about 1.61 MB (1,683,909 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 26% of users of Shutter come from the United States, it is also popular in Belgium and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.redbrick.dcu.ie/~den4b
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Shutter\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Shutter\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 1.61 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Shutter

Program executable:Shutter.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Shutter\Shutter.exe
Additional files:
  • unins000.exe - Inno Setup (Setup/Uninstall)
  • Shutter.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Shutter.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Shutter.exe' (runs on boot).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • Shutter.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Shutter.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • Shutter.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Shutter' which loads as C:\Program Files\Shutter\Shutter.exe.

How do I remove Shutter?

You can uninstall Shutter 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 Shutter, 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 Shutter.

Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 73.63%
Windows 10 13.43%
Windows XP 9.45%
Windows Vista 3.48%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 31.34%
Windows 7 Ultimate 25.87%
Windows 7 Professional 14.93%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.45%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.98%
Windows 10 Pro 2.99%

Distribution by countryGeography

26.01% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 26.01%
  Belgium 9.42%
  Germany 6.73%
  Italy 6.73%
  United Kingdom 5.83%
  BD 4.04%
  India 3.14%
  Hungary 3.14%
  Taiwan 2.69%
  France 2.24%
  Australia 2.24%
  Netherlands 2.24%
  RS 1.79%
  Philippines 1.79%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 30.33%
Acer 17.21%
Hewlett-Packard 12.30%
ASUS 9.02%
American Megatrends 3.28%
Toshiba 3.28%
Lenovo 3.28%
Samsung 1.64%
Medion 1.64%
Sahara 1.64%
Sony 0.82%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.88%
MSI MS-7971 2.88%
Dell Latitude D620 1.92%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 1.92%
TOSHIBA Satellite C660 1.92%
Acer Veriton M661 1.92%


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