Should I block it?

No, this file is 100% safe to run.

VersionsAdditional versions

2.6.36.21 50.00%
2.1.0 50.00%

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advapi32.dll
RegOpenKeyExA, RegCloseKey, RegEnumValueA, RegEnumKeyExA, RegSetValueExA, RegQueryValueExA, RegCreateKeyExA, RegEnumValueW, RegEnumKeyExW, RegSetValueExW, RegQueryValueExW, RegOpenKeyExW, RegCreateKeyExW, CryptReleaseContext
comctl32.dll
InitCommonControlsEx, PropertySheetW, CreatePropertySheetPageW, PropertySheetA, CreatePropertySheetPageA
comdlg32.dll
GetSaveFileNameA, GetSaveFileNameW, GetOpenFileNameW, GetOpenFileNameA
gdi32.dll
CreateDIBSection, DeleteObject, TextOutA, TextOutW, CreateFontIndirectA, GetStockObject, SelectObject, GetTextExtentPoint32A, ExtTextOutA, GetTextExtentPoint32W, ExtTextOutW
kernel32.dll
FreeEnvironmentStringsA, FreeEnvironmentStringsW, GetEnvironmentStrings, GetEnvironmentStringsW, GetCurrentThreadId, TlsSetValue, TlsAlloc, SetLastError, TlsGetValue, GetEnvironmentVariableA, HeapDestroy, HeapCreate, VirtualFree, VirtualAlloc, HeapReAlloc, GetCPInfo, GetLocaleInfoA, SetFilePointer, GetStringTypeA, GetStringTypeW, ReadFile, SetUnhandledExceptionFilter, GetACP, GetOEMCP, IsBadCodePtr, CompareStringA, CompareStringW, CloseHandle, GetModuleHandleA, GetVersionExA, GetLastError, CreateMutexA, PulseEvent, SetEvent, Sleep, WaitForSingleObject, CreateEventA, OpenEventA, GetProcAddress, LoadLibraryA, GetLogicalDrives, GetVolumeInformationA, GetDriveTypeA, ExitProcess, GetModuleFileNameA, UnhandledExceptionFilter, RaiseException, RtlUnwind, WriteFile, GetStdHandle, SetHandleCount, GetFileType, TerminateProcess, GetCurrentProcess, SetStdHandle, HeapAlloc, LCMapStringW, LCMapStringA, MultiByteToWideChar, WideCharToMultiByte, HeapFree, LeaveCriticalSection, InterlockedDecrement, InterlockedIncrement, FlushFileBuffers, EnterCriticalSection, DeleteCriticalSection, InitializeCriticalSection, GetVersion, GetCommandLineA, GetStartupInfoA, lstrcpynA, LocalFree, FormatMessageA, GetModuleFileNameW, TerminateThread, SetThreadPriority, FileTimeToSystemTime, FileTimeToLocalFileTime, GetFileAttributesW, GetFileAttributesA, DeleteFileW, DeleteFileA, FindFirstFileW, FindFirstFileA, FindFirstFileExW, FindFirstFileExA, FindNextFileW, FindNextFileA, CopyFileW, MoveFileW, MoveFileExW, CopyFileA, MoveFileA, MoveFileExA, GetShortPathNameW, CreateFileW, SetFileAttributesW, GetFileAttributesExW, CreateDirectoryW, GetDateFormatW, GetTimeFormatW, RemoveDirectoryW, FindFirstChangeNotificationW, FindFirstChangeNotificationA, SetFileAttributesA, GetFileAttributesExA, GetShortPathNameA, CreateFileA, CreateDirectoryA, GetDateFormatA, GetTimeFormatA, RemoveDirectoryA, QueryPerformanceCounter, QueryPerformanceFrequency, FindClose, HeapSize, LockResource, LoadResource, SizeofResource, FindResourceA, GetFileSize, SetEndOfFile, UnmapViewOfFile, ResumeThread, CreateThread, ExitThread, GetLongPathNameW, GetLongPathNameA, CopyFileExW, MoveFileWithProgressW, CopyFileExA, MoveFileWithProgressA, CreateProcessW, LoadLibraryW, LoadLibraryExW, LoadLibraryExA, CreateProcessA
ole32.dll
FreePropVariantArray, CoCreateInstance, CoInitialize
shell32.dll
SHBrowseForFolderA, ShellExecuteExA, SHBrowseForFolderW, SHGetPathFromIDListA, SHFileOperationW, SHGetFileInfoW, SHGetSpecialFolderPathW, ShellExecuteW, ShellExecuteExW, SHFileOperationA, SHGetFileInfoA, SHGetSpecialFolderPathA, Shell_NotifyIconA, ShellExecuteA, SHGetPathFromIDListW, DragQueryFileW, DragQueryFileA
sti.dll
StiCreateInstanceW
user32.dll
GetAsyncKeyState, SetCursor, LoadCursorA, MessageBoxA, LoadStringA, CreateWindowExW, SetWindowLongW, GetWindowLongW, CallWindowProcW, RegisterClassW, UnregisterClassW, SetClassLongW, SetWindowTextW, GetWindowTextW, DialogBoxParamW, SendMessageW, SetDlgItemTextW, DefWindowProcW, CreateDialogParamW, SetMenuItemInfoW, GetMenuItemInfoW, InsertMenuItemW, AppendMenuW, SetWindowLongA, CallWindowProcA, RegisterClassA, UnregisterClassA, SetClassLongA, GetWindowTextA, DialogBoxParamA, SetDlgItemTextA, DefWindowProcA, CreateDialogParamA, SetMenuItemInfoA, GetMenuItemInfoA, InsertMenuItemA, AppendMenuA, CreateWindowExA, ReleaseDC, GetDC, EndDialog, GetActiveWindow, SetActiveWindow, FlashWindowEx, PostQuitMessage, SystemParametersInfoA, GetSystemMetrics, MoveWindow, GetWindowLongA, SetWindowPos, IsWindowVisible, GetWindowRect, DestroyIcon, SetWindowTextA, GetClassInfoA, IsWindow, DestroyWindow, GetWindow, GetClassNameA, EnumThreadWindows, LoadIconA, SendMessageA, FindWindowExA, ShowWindow, InvalidateRect, EndPaint, DrawTextA, GetClientRect, BeginPaint, MessageBeep, MessageBoxW, GetMessageA, TranslateMessage, DispatchMessageA, IsIconic, GetDlgItem, SetForegroundWindow, ShowOwnedPopups, GetCursorPos, LoadMenuA, GetSubMenu, SetMenuDefaultItem, TrackPopupMenu, PostMessageA, DestroyMenu, GetKeyState, EnumWindows

picasamediadetector.exe

Picasa by Google Inc. (Signed)

Remove picasamediadetector.exe
Version:   2.6.36.21
MD5:   0a44c06a0bb2ebc8b08df7039a2248d1
SHA1:   04c3f5962435fb3141d79d42300c54f3b674abe1
SHA256:   52ad283ad7f7ddea6c521db4408155a30ade6e329e62be47a837c17ba4966f9a

What is picasamediadetector.exe?

Picasa is an image organizer and image viewer for organizing and editing digital photos, plus an integrated photo-sharing website. Native applications for Windows are available through Google Labs. For organizing photos, Picasa has file importing and tracking features, as well as tags, facial recognition, and collections for further sorting.

About picasamediadetector.exe (from Google Inc.)

Picasa can transfer, find, organize, edit, print, and share images, all with this easy-to-use product. Watch Picasa automatically organize all your pictures into elegant albums by date. Having all y

DetailsDetails

File name:picasamediadetector.exe
Publisher:Google Inc.
Product name:Picasa
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\picasa2\picasamediadetector.exe
Original name:Picasa2.exe
File version:2.6.36.21
Product version:2.6.0
Size:357.81 KB (366,400 bytes)
Build date:2/20/2007 6:17 PM
Certificate
Issued to:Google Inc.
Authority (CA):VeriSign
Expiration date:Tuesday, July 10, 2007
Digital DNA
PE subsystem:Windows GUI
File packed:No
.NET CLR:No
More details

ResourcesPrograms

The following program will install this file
Google Inc
6% remove
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, ...

BehaviorsBehaviors

Startup files (all users) run
Runs under the registry key 'HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run'
  • 'Picasa Media Detector' → C:\Program Files\Picasa2\PicasaMediaDetector.exe

ResourcesResource utilization

(Note: statistics below are averages based on a minimum sample size of 200 unique participants)
Averages
 
CPU
Total CPU:0.00003582%
0.028634%
Kernel CPU:0.00001948%
0.013761%
User CPU:0.00001634%
0.014873%
Kernel CPU time:94 ms/min
100,923,805ms/min
CPU cycles:224,771/sec
17,470,203/sec
Memory
Private memory:2.27 MB
21.59 MB
Private (maximum):5.3 MB
Private (minimum):4.66 MB
Non-paged memory:2.27 MB
21.59 MB
Virtual memory:61.52 MB
140.96 MB
Virtual memory (peak):65.52 MB
169.69 MB
Working set:4.67 MB
18.61 MB
Working set (peak):6.58 MB
37.95 MB
Page faults:1,852/min
2,039/min
I/O
I/O other transfer:0 Bytes/sec
448.09 KB/min
I/O other operations:1/sec
1,671/min
Resource allocations
Threads:4
12
Handles:104
600
GUI GDI count:15
103
GUI GDI peak:17
142
GUI USER count:7
49
GUI USER peak:8
71

BehaviorsProcess properties

Integrety level:Medium
Platform:32-bit
Command line:"C:\Program Files\picasa2\picasamediadetector.exe"
Owner:User

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Home Premium 50.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 50.00%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 50.00% of Picasa.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Acer 100.00%
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