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The Panorama Factory

What is The Panorama Factory?  (from Smoky City Design)

The Panorama Factory creates high-quality panoramas from a set of overlapping digital images. You can add image hotspots, export to VR formats and create web pages that link your images into virtual tours. The software also corrects for lens-induced distortions and creates either cylindrical or spherical image projecti...  Read more


The Panorama Factory is a program developed by Smoky City Design. 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 main program executable is pfactory.exe. The software installer includes 9 files and is usually about 9.72 MB (10,196,129 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 80% of users of The Panorama Factory come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.panoramafactory.com
Help link: www.panoramafactory.com/support.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Smoky City Design\The Panorama Factory
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files2\SMOKYC~1\THEPAN~2\UNWISE.EXE C:\Program Files2\SMOKYC~1\THEPAN~2\INSTALL.LOG
(Wise Installer is used for installing and uninstalling this software.)
Estimated size: 9.72 MB

Program filesFiles installed by The Panorama Factory

Program executable:pfactory.exe
Name:The Panorama Factory
PFactory Application
Path:C:\Program Files\panorama factory\pfactory.exe
Additional files:
  • PFIvrPan.dll - PFIvrPan Dynamic Link Library (PFIvrPan DLL)
  • PFRotate.dll - PFRotate Dynamic Link Library (PFRotate DLL)
  • PFArray.dll - PFArray Dynamic Link Library (PFArray DLL)
  • PFPTPan.dll - PFPTPan Dynamic Link Library (PFPTPan DLL)
  • PFQTPan.dll - PFQTPan Dynamic Link Library (PFQTPan DLL)
  • PFCore.dll - PFCore Dynamic Link Library (PFCore DLL)
  • sp134.dll

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 The Panorama Factory?

Quickly and completely remove The Panorama Factory from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall The Panorama Factory 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program The Panorama Factory, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 The Panorama Factory.

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win XP 33%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.67%
Windows XP 33.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 55.56%
Microsoft Windows XP 33.33%
Windows 7 Professional 11.11%

Distribution by countryGeography

80.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 80.00%
  Germany 10.00%
  France 5.00%
  Czech Republic 5.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 42.86%
Acer 28.57%
Toshiba 14.29%
Hewlett-Packard 14.29%
Common models
Gateway DX4840 22.22%
TOSHIBA Satellite L755 11.11%
Hewlett-Packard p7-1167c 11.11%
Dell Studio XPS 8000 11.11%
Dell Studio XPS 435MT 11.11%
Dell OptiPlex 755 11.11%


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