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VersionsAdditional versions 13.89% 25.00% 58.33% 2.78%



Picasa by Google Inc (Signed)

Remove picasa3.exe
MD5:   a8a05dc60af1285fa7da52932e5c59fa
SHA1:   cf000f0d42b99dfa8d39340a94923df273750e9d


picasa3.exe configures an autoplay handler withing explorer.exe named Picasa2ImportPicturesOnArrival that will launch the program automatically. This is typically installed with the program Picasa 3 published by Google Inc. The file is digitally signed by Google Inc which was issued by the VeriSign certificate authority (CA).


File name:picasa3.exe
Publisher:Google Inc.
Product name:Picasa
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\google\picasa3\picasa3.exe
Original name:Picasa.exe
File version:
Product version:3.9.137
Size:9.65 MB (10,119,496 bytes)
Build date:3/11/2014 1:53 PM
Issued to:Google Inc
Authority (CA):VeriSign
Digital DNA
File packed:No
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Picasa is an image organizer and image viewer for organizing and editing digital photos, plus an integrated photo-sharing website. Picasa is 3 supports Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7, and has Google+ integration for users of that service. Version 3.9 also removed integration with Picasa Web Albums for users of Google+. For organizing photos, Picasa has file importing and tracking features, as well as tags, facial recognition, ...


Autoplay handler
Runs under the registry key 'SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\AutoplayHandlers\Handlers'
  • Handler name 'Picasa2ImportPicturesOnArrival'

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.56%
Windows 7 Ultimate 30.56%
Windows 8.1 Pro 16.67%
Windows 8.1 11.11%
Windows 7 Home Basic 5.56%
Windows 8 Enterprise N 5.56%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 38.89% of Picasa.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
ASUS 34.15%
Acer 17.07%
Hewlett-Packard 14.63%
Sony 9.76%
Toshiba 9.76%
Intel 9.76%
Dell 4.88%
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