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What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #26,874
United States Rank #16,129
Reach 0.0060%


3.0.6 24.37%
3.0.5 5.88%
3.0.3 3.36%
3.0 66.39%

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The Print Shop 3.0 Professional

What is The Print Shop Professional?  (from Encore Software)

The premier solution for desktop publishing, The Print Shop Professional is like having your own creative agency in house - with no training required! Create professional-quality materials including advertising, stationery, web pages and more in minutes. Professional-Quality Designs Get started quickly by choosing from...  Read more


The Print Shop 3.0 Professional is a program developed by Encore Software. The most used version is 3.0, 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 main program executable is PrintShop.exe. The software installer includes 57 files and is usually about 1.75 MB (1,836,961 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 88% of users of The Print Shop Professional come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Encore.com
Help link: support.encore.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\The Print Shop 3.0 Professional\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{4B75C418-A7DF-4C11-B854-EB5EBFB07C88}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.75 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by The Print Shop 3.0 Professional

Program executable:PrintShop.exe
Name:The Print Shop 3.0
Path:C:\Program Files\The Print Shop 3.0 Professional\PrintShop.exe
Additional files:
  • PrintShop.exe - The Print Shop 3.0
  • Tps23Exporter.dll - The Print Shop 3.0 Version 23 Exporter
  • Encore.PrintShop.ViewModels.Design.dll - Encore.PrintShop.ViewModels.Design
  • Encore.Common.FacebookInteraction.dll (by AWH) - Encore.Common.FacebookInteraction
  • Encore.Common.ContactManagement.dll (by AWH) - Encore.Common.ContactManagement
  • Encore.PrintShop.ViewModels.dll - Encore.PrintShop.ViewModels
  • Leadtools.dll (by LEAD Technologies) - LEADTOOLS® for .NET (Win32) (Kernel (Win32))
  • Leadtools.ImageProcessing.Color.dll (by LEAD Technologies) - Image processing (Color) (Win32)
  • Leadtools.ImageProcessing.Effects.dll - Image processing (Effects) (Win32)
  • Leadtools.ImageProcessing.SpecialEffects.dll - Image processing (Special Effects) (Win32)
  • Leadtools.ImageProcessing.Utilities.dll - Image processing (Utilites) (Win32)
  • Leadtools.Windows.Media.dll - LEADTOOLS For .NET 3 Support (Win32)
  • Encore.PrintShop.Resources.dll - Encore.PrintShop.Resources
  • GalaSoft.MvvmLight.Extras.WPF4.dll (by GalaSoft Laurent Bugnion @ http://www.galasoft.ch) - GalaSoft.MvvmLight.Extras
  • AsyncGenLib.dll (by Philips Medical Systems) - AsyncClientGeneratorLib
  • Encore.Common.Utilities.dll - Encore.Common.Utilities
  • Encore.PrintShop.Models.dll - Encore.PrintShop.Models
  • Encore.PrintShop.SKUs.dll - Encore.PrintShop.SKUs
  • Facebook.Interfaces.dll - Facebook.Interfaces
  • Encore.Common.Data.dll - Encore.Common.Data
  • Encore.PrintShop.Editors.dll - Print Shop Editors
  • GalaSoft.MvvmLight.WPF4.dll (by GalaSoft Laurent Bugnion @ http://www.galasoft.ch) - GalaSoft.MvvmLight
  • EQATEC.Analytics.Monitor.dll (by EQATEC A/S) - AnalyticsMonitor
  • Facebook.dll (by Facebook C# SDK) - Facebook C# SDK (Facebook)
  • Encore.Common.Data.XmlSerializers.dll
  • Encore.Controls.ColorWheel.dll - ColorWheelControl

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • PrintShop.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{26359889-3545-4C66-8B0E-11D9A14831F7}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove The Print Shop Professional?

You can uninstall The Print Shop Professional 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 The Print Shop 3.0 Professional, 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 The Print Shop Professional.

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win 7 1%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.80%
Windows 10 26.27%
Windows Vista 3.39%
Windows XP 2.54%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 52.59%
Windows 7 Professional 11.21%
Windows 8.1 6.90%
Windows 8 6.03%
Windows 10 Home 4.31%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.45%

Distribution by countryGeography

87.57% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 87.57%
  Canada 7.91%
  Australia 1.69%
  Thailand 0.56%
  New Zealand 0.56%
  Philippines 0.56%
  PR 0.56%
  Malta 0.56%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 40.74%
Dell 23.46%
Acer 11.11%
ASUS 6.17%
Toshiba 4.94%
Lenovo 4.94%
Sony 3.70%
Gateway 1.23%
American Megatrends 1.23%
Common models
ASUS All Series 3.00%
Hewlett-Packard h8-1160t 2.00%
LENOVO IdeaPad Z585 2.00%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.00%
TOSHIBA Satellite P875 2.00%
Dell Inspiron One 2330 2.00%

About (from Encore Software)

Based in Minneapolis, MN, Encore Software, Inc. a wholly-owned subsidiary of Navarre Corporation and a Top Ten interactive software publisher.
Publisher URL: www.encore.com


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