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What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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United States Rank #41,738
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VersionDistribution 100.00%


What is lightshot-?  (from Skillbrains)

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lightshot- is a program developed by Skillbrains. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. The software installer includes 2 files and is usually about 2.8 MB (2,931,737 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 7. While about 35% of users of lightshot- come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: app.prntscr.com
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Skillbrains\lightshot\
Uninstaller: "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Skillbrains\lightshot\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 2.8 MB

Program filesFiles installed by lightshot-

  • 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-.

Auto-starting? 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 79.63%
Windows 10 9.26%
Windows Vista 5.56%
Windows XP 5.56%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 35.19%
Windows 7 Ultimate 25.93%
Windows 7 Professional 12.96%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.56%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.56%
Windows 7 Enterprise 1.85%

Distribution by countryGeography

35.48% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 35.48%
  Australia 6.45%
  Germany 4.84%
  United Kingdom 4.84%
  Belgium 3.23%
  Brazil 3.23%
  Croatia 3.23%
  MK 3.23%
  Portugal 3.23%
  RS 3.23%
  Canada 1.61%
  Chile 1.61%
  Colombia 1.61%
  Spain 1.61%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 23.91%
Hewlett-Packard 17.39%
Dell 15.22%
Lenovo 10.87%
Toshiba 10.87%
ASUS 6.52%
Sony 2.17%
Samsung 2.17%
Medion 2.17%
Intel 2.17%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.55%
Micro-Star MS-7529 4.55%
Unknow Unknow 2.27%
Toshiba NB250 2.27%
TOSHIBA Satellite P775 2.27%
TOSHIBA Satellite L300D 2.27%


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