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What percent of users and experts removed it?
25% remove it75% keep it
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United States Rank #41,721
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VersionDistribution 97.78%


What is lightshot-?  (from Skillbrains)

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lightshot- is a software program developed by Skillbrains. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. The primary executable is named LightShot.exe. The setup package generally installs about 5 files and is usually about 2.54 MB (2,664,869 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 42% of users of lightshot- come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

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Installation folder: C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\Skillbrains\lightshot\
Uninstaller: "C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\Skillbrains\lightshot\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 2.54 MB

Program filesFiles installed by lightshot-

Program executable:LightShot.exe
Name:Starter Module
Path:C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\Skillbrains\lightshot\LightShot.exe
Additional files:
  • LightShot.exe - Starter Module
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • LightShot.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'LightShot' and executes as C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Skillbrains\lightshot\LightShot.exe FlagC: uninsdeletevalue.

How do I remove lightshot-?

You can uninstall lightshot- 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 lightshot-, 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 lightshot-.

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win 10 2%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 25%
Keep it 75%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.67%
Windows XP 17.78%
Windows Vista 13.33%
Windows 10 2.22%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 37.21%
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.93%
Microsoft Windows XP 16.28%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 11.63%
Windows 7 Professional 6.98%
Windows 7 Starter 2.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

42.31% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 42.31%
  United Kingdom 9.62%
  Germany 7.69%
  UA 3.85%
  RS 3.85%
  Croatia 3.85%
  BA 3.85%
  Poland 3.85%
  Italy 3.85%
  Brazil 1.92%
  Thailand 1.92%
  France 1.92%
  Russia 1.92%
  Mexico 1.92%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.00%
Dell 25.00%
Acer 10.00%
ASUS 7.50%
Sahara 5.00%
Lenovo 5.00%
American Megatrends 5.00%
Toshiba 2.50%
Sony 2.50%
Medion 2.50%
Intel 2.50%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite C655 2.94%
Sony VPCEA37FL 2.94%
Positivo Positivo MO... 2.94%
MEDIONPC MS-7255 2.94%
LENOVO 9164A86 2.94%


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