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inPhoto/IDPhoto Activation Service


inPhoto/IDPhoto Activation Service is a software program developed by inPhoto/IDPhoto Products. The most common release is 1.7, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The primary executable is named activationservice.exe. The setup package generally installs about 3 files. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 88% of users of inPhoto/IDPhoto Activation Service come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: idphotocapture.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\common files\inphoto idphoto shared\activation service
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Common Files\inPhoto IDPhoto Shared\Activation Service\uninst.exe

Program filesFiles installed by inPhoto/IDPhoto Activation Service

Program executable:activationservice.exe
Name:inPhoto/IDPhoto Activation Service
Path:C:\Program Files\common files\inphoto idphoto shared\activation service\activationservice.exe
Additional files:
  • ActivationShared.dll - ActivationShared
  • uninst.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • ActivationService.exe runs as a service named 'inPhoto/IDPhoto Activation Service' (IDPhotoCaptureActivationService) "This service performs activation and licensing for inPhoto/IDPhoto products.".

How do I remove inPhoto/IDPhoto Activation Service?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win 8 33%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.67%
Windows 8 33.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 33.33%
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.33%
Windows 10 Home 33.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

87.50% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 87.50%
  United Kingdom 12.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 66.67%
Lenovo 33.33%
Common models
Dell OptiPlex 790 33.33%
LENOVO 20266 33.33%
Dell Inspiron 5520 33.33%


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