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Should I remove eSnips?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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VersionDistribution 66.67% 33.33%



eSnips is a program developed by eSnips. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The main program executable is clientgw.exe. The software installer includes 2 files and is usually about 2.76 MB (2,895,246 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 eSnips come from the United States, it is also popular in Malaysia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.esnips.com
Installation folder: C:\Utilitiess-WIN7\esnips\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{3D4504EF-5B46-483E-BE1E-CC17C4A0BFFA}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 2.76 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by eSnips

Program executable:clientgw.exe
Name:eSnips Client Gateway
Additional files:
  • SnipContextMenu.dll - SnipContextMenu

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • SnipContextMenu.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'SnipBar' with a class of {B15EA062-7B33-4622-A0EF-C8B66916A5BB}.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • ClientGW.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'eSnips' which loads as "C:\Program Files\eSnips\ClientGW.exe".

How do I remove eSnips?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win XP 33%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

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 Ultimate 66.67%
Microsoft Windows XP 33.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

80.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 80.00%
  Malaysia 20.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Toshiba 50.00%
Lenovo 50.00%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite U300 33.33%
LENOVO 8705AN8 33.33%
BIOSTAR Group A780L 33.33%


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