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Should I remove lightshot-?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #21,386
United States Rank #24,410
Reach 0.0096%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 29.24 days
56.29 days >
Average installed length: 29.58 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%


What is lightshot-?  (from Skillbrains)

App allows you to select any area on a desktop and to do its screenshot by 2 clicks. Simple interface, nothing useless and light weight makes your work with the app easier. Upload your screenshots to server to get a fast web-link on it. Find visual similar images. Select any image on your screen and find dozens simi...  Read more


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 2.78 MB (2,916,396 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 35% of users of lightshot- come from the United States, it is also popular in MK and Brazil.

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: 2.78 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) 59%
Win XP 1%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 71.96%
Windows 10 16.40%
Windows XP 10.05%
Windows Vista 1.59%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 34.92%
Windows 7 Home Premium 24.34%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.05%
Windows 7 Professional 8.99%
Windows 8 6.35%
Windows 8 Pro 6.35%

Distribution by countryGeography

35.18% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 35.18%
  MK 24.12%
  Brazil 5.03%
  Australia 3.52%
  RS 3.02%
  Croatia 2.51%
  Canada 2.51%
  Poland 2.51%
  United Kingdom 1.51%
  Russia 1.01%
  India 1.01%
  Greece 1.01%
  Japan 1.01%
  Romania 1.01%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 24.00%
Acer 20.00%
Hewlett-Packard 20.00%
ASUS 15.20%
American Megatrends 4.00%
Toshiba 3.20%
Samsung 2.40%
Alienware 2.40%
Lenovo 1.60%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite L875D 2.75%
Acer Aspire V3-571 1.83%
ASUSTeK K50IJ 1.83%
Dell Inspiron N5110 1.83%
Alienware Aurora 1.83%
ASUSTeK K54HR 1.83%


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