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What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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United States Rank #7,219
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VersionDistribution 12.89% 5.04% 82.07%

W Photo Studio


W Photo Studio is a software program developed by Walgreens. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The setup package generally installs about 42 files and is usually about 39.76 MB (41,690,330 bytes). The installed file Updater.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 Vista (SP2) and Windows XP. While about 99% of users of W Photo Studio come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Walgreens\W Photo Studio\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{CBF3C503-946E-45EA-B347-EACC41781989}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 39.76 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by W Photo Studio

  • Updater.exe - W Photo Studio Updater
  • WalgreensProductsPlugin.dll - Walgreens Order Gifts (WalgreensProductsPlugin)
  • WalgreensProductsPluginRes.dll - WalgreensProductsPluginRes
  • BrandingRes.dll - W Photo Studio
  • CommonRes.dll
  • CreatPlg.dll
  • CreatRes.dll
  • FixPlg.dll
  • FixRes.dll
  • PartnerServer.dll
  • PartnerServerRes.dll
  • PhotoApp.exe
  • PhotoRes.dll
  • PrintPlg.dll
  • PrintSharePlg.dll
  • SharePlg.dll
  • ShareRes.dll
  • StringsRes.dll
  • UpdaterRes.dll
  • ViewPlg.dll
  • ViewRes.dll
  • PerfectlyClearComprehensive.dll (by Athentech Technologies) - PerfectlyClearComprehensive (PerfectlyClearComprehensive DLL)
  • KioskApp.exe - W Photo Studio Application
  • AcquireAutoPlay.dll - acquireAutoPlay Module
  • MSLURT.dll (by Sample) - Sample Application DLL (User-Generated Microsoft (R) C/C++ Runtime Library)
  • PrintRes.dll (by Costco Wholesale) - Costco Photo Organizer
  • pcmsghook.dll - Post-it® Photo Design (pcmsghook dynamic link library)
  • wgprod.exe
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • AdvertisedPlugins.dll - AdvertisedPlugins
  • fermataU.dll (by Preclick) - Fermata Library
  • QtCore4.dll (by Trolltech ASA) - Qt4 (C++ application development framework.)
  • QtGui4.dll (by Trolltech ASA)
  • QtNetwork4.dll
  • QtSql4.dll
  • QtXml4.dll
  • EmailCom.dll
  • EmailRes.dll
  • PrintShareRes.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • AcquireAutoPlay.dll is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'WalgreensPhotoEventHandler' with the ProgID of 'Walgreens.acquireautoplay' and the action verb 'open.

How do I remove W Photo Studio?

You can uninstall W Photo Studio 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 W Photo Studio, 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 W Photo Studio.

Win Vista (SP2) 50%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 53.50%
Windows XP 22.13%
Windows 7 20.17%
Windows 10 4.20%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 44.51%
Microsoft Windows XP 21.97%
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.62%
Windows Vista Home Basic 6.48%
Windows 7 Professional 1.97%
Windows 7 Ultimate 1.69%

Distribution by countryGeography

98.71% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 98.71%
  United Kingdom 0.48%
  Canada 0.32%
  PR 0.16%
  Germany 0.16%
  DK 0.16%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 37.83%
Hewlett-Packard 34.08%
Toshiba 11.99%
Gateway 4.87%
Intel 4.49%
Acer 3.37%
American Megatrends 2.25%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 530 8.90%
TOSHIBA Satellite A205 3.66%
Dell Inspiron 1525 3.14%
Dell Inspiron 531 2.09%
HP G60 Notebook PC 2.09%
HP Pavilion dv5 Notebook ... 2.09%


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