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Should I remove XnView?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0009%


v1.98.5 69.23%
v1.98 7.69%
v1.97.7 7.69%
v1.95 7.69%
1.98.1 7.69%



XnView is a software program developed by Pierre-E Gougelet. The most common release is v1.98.5, 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. The primary executable is named xnview.exe. The setup package generally installs about 5 files and is usually about 36.44 MB (38,211,911 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 44% of users of XnView come from Russia, it is also popular in the United States and UA.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.xnview.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\xnview
Uninstaller: rundll32.exe advpack.dll,LaunchINFSection C:\Windows\INF\XnView.inf,Uninstall
Estimated size: 36.44 MB

Program filesFiles installed by XnView

Program executable:xnview.exe
XnView for Windows
Path:C:\Program Files\xnview\xnview.exe
Additional files:
  • XnViewMediaDetector.exe - _ XnViewMediaDetector (XnViewMediaDetector)
  • nconvert.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • XnViewMediaDetector.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'ShellEx' which loads as C:\Program Files\XnView\XnViewMediaDetector.exe.

How do I remove XnView?

Quickly and completely remove XnView from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall XnView 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 XnView, 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 XnView.

Win 7 (SP1) 85%
Win XP 15%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 84.62%
Windows XP 15.38%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 76.92%
Microsoft Windows XP 15.38%
Windows 7 Home Premium 7.69%

Distribution by countryGeography

44.44% of installs come from Russia
Which countries install it?
  Russia 44.44%
  United States 27.78%
  UA 11.11%
  Kazakstan 5.56%
  BY 5.56%
  Republic Of Moldova 5.56%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 40.00%
Intel 30.00%
Lenovo 20.00%
Alienware 10.00%
Common models
Gigabyte H97M-D3H 20.00%
Acer Aspire 7739G 20.00%
Acer Aspire 5745DG 20.00%
ASUSTeK X55VD 20.00%
LENOVO HuronRiver Platfor... 20.00%


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