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Should I remove SlimImage?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
19% remove it81% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #41,921
United States Rank #39,238
Reach 0.0022%


1.1.27331 88.64%
1.1.26063 2.27%
1.1.25863 9.09%


What is SlimImage?  (from SlimWare Utilities)

SlimImage is the first software to offer incremental file and document backup as well as operating system and application imaging - all in one free, easy-to-use and touch-friendly platform. Automatically save your document files to an external drive, PC or networked device. With full integration into Windows 8, SlimIma...  Read more


SlimImage is a software program developed by SlimWare Utilities. The most common release is 1.1.27331, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 7 files and is usually about 3.71 MB (3,895,296 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 54% of users of SlimImage come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.slimimage.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\slimimage
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{CB8389FB-F5D8-43E0-B0D8-C750E256F016}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 3.71 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by SlimImage

  • slimimage.exe - SlimImage
  • splashscreen.exe - SplashScreen
  • microsoft.win32.taskscheduler.dll (by CodePlex Community) - TaskService (Task Scheduler Wrapper)
  • filehistorylib.dll
  • filehistorylib32.dll
  • microsoft.windowsapicodepack.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft Windows API Code Pack for .NET Framework (Microsoft.WindowsAPICodePack)
  • microsoft.windowsapicodepack.shell.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft.WindowsAPICodePack.Shell

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • slimimage.exe is scheduled as a task named 'SlimImage Create Snapshot' (runs weekly on Sundays at 19:00).

How do I remove SlimImage?

You can uninstall SlimImage 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 SlimImage, 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 SlimImage.

Win 10 98%
Win 7 (SP1) 2%
Uninstall it 19%
Keep it 81%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 97.73%
Windows 7 2.27%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 Pro 22.73%
Windows 8 Pro with Media ... 20.45%
Windows 8 11.36%
Windows 8 Pro 11.36%
Windows 8.1 11.36%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 4.55%

Distribution by countryGeography

54.35% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 54.35%
  Germany 15.22%
  Canada 10.87%
  United Kingdom 6.52%
  Taiwan 2.17%
  Australia 2.17%
  Argentina 2.17%
  DK 2.17%
  Egypt 2.17%
  Guatemala 2.17%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.58%
ASUS 16.13%
Acer 12.90%
Sony 9.68%
Toshiba 9.68%
Dell 6.45%
Samsung 3.23%
MSI 3.23%
Lenovo 3.23%
Common models
Gigabyte X58A-UD3R 8.82%
Sony VPCEB1J1E 5.88%
ASUSTeK G75VW 5.88%
TOSHIBA Satellite L855D 2.94%
TOSHIBA Satellite L455 2.94%
TOSHIBA Satellite C875D 2.94%

About SlimWare Utilities

SlimWare Utilities produces cleaning and optimization programs whose products center on using crowd-sourced feedback to generate reviews and evaluations of other programs.
Publisher URL: www.slimwareutilities.com


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