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What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
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United States Rank #43,366
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VersionDistribution 100.00%


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 setup package generally installs about 3 files and is usually about 2.63 MB (2,758,175 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 38% of users of lightshot- come from the United States, it is also popular in BD and France.

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: 2.63 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-.

Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win 7 6%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.57%
Windows 10 27.66%
Windows XP 12.77%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 19.57%
Windows 7 Home Premium 19.57%
Windows 7 Professional 17.39%
Microsoft Windows XP 13.04%
Windows 8.1 6.52%
Windows 10 Pro 4.35%

Distribution by countryGeography

38.46% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 38.46%
  BD 7.69%
  France 5.77%
  Germany 5.77%
  United Kingdom 5.77%
  MK 3.85%
  RS 3.85%
  BG 3.85%
  Singapore 1.92%
  Brazil 1.92%
  Switzerland 1.92%
  Sweden 1.92%
  Republic Of Moldova 1.92%
  IQ 1.92%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 26.32%
Hewlett-Packard 26.32%
Acer 15.79%
ASUS 13.16%
American Megatrends 7.89%
Toshiba 2.63%
Samsung 2.63%
Sahara 2.63%
Compaq 2.63%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite C850-B7... 3.03%
Samsung R720 3.03%
MSI MS-7309 3.03%
Micro-Star MS-7519 3.03%
HP HP Pavilion x360 Conve... 3.03%
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 3.03%


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