Picture Control Utility Picture Control Utility

A way to uninstall Picture Control Utility from your PC

You can find on this page detailed information on how to remove Picture Control Utility for Windows. It was developed for Windows by Nikon. Check out here where you can find out more on Nikon. Picture Control Utility is usually set up in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Nikon\Picture Control Utility directory, but this location can differ a lot depending on the user's decision when installing the program. The full uninstall command line for Picture Control Utility is MsiExec.exe /X{87441A59-5E64-4096-A170-14EFE67200C3}. The program's main executable file has a size of 784.00 KB (802816 bytes) on disk and is named PictureControlUtil.exe.

Picture Control Utility contains of the executables below. They occupy 784.00 KB (802816 bytes) on disk.

  • PictureControlUtil.exe (784.00 KB)

The information on this page is only about version 1.0.2 of Picture Control Utility. For more Picture Control Utility versions please click below:

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Quite a few files, folders and Windows registry data can not be uninstalled when you are trying to remove Picture Control Utility from your computer.

Folders left behind when you uninstall Picture Control Utility:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Nikon\Picture Control Utility

The files below are left behind on your disk by Picture Control Utility when you uninstall it:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Nikon\Picture Control Utility\Asteroid9.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Nikon\Picture Control Utility\CML8.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Nikon\Picture Control Utility\Colorado.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Nikon\Picture Control Utility\NkPTPLib3.dll

Registry that is not uninstalled:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Nikon\Picture Control Utility
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{87441A59-5E64-4096-A170-14EFE67200C3}
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Nikon\MCA\Picture Control Utility
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Nikon\Picture Control Utility

Additional registry values that you should remove:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Installer\Products\95A1447846E569041A0741FE6E27003C\ProductIcon
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Installer\Products\95A1447846E569041A0741FE6E27003C\Transforms
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{87441A59-5E64-4096-A170-14EFE67200C3}\InstallLocation

A way to erase Picture Control Utility with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Picture Control Utility is a program marketed by Nikon. Frequently, computer users choose to erase this program. Sometimes this is efortful because removing this by hand takes some knowledge regarding Windows internal functioning. The best SIMPLE procedure to erase Picture Control Utility is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here are some detailed instructions about how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your PC, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is the best uninstaller and general utility to maximize the performance of your PC.


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to admire the program's interface and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful system utility.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the programs installed on your PC will be shown to you

6. Scroll the list of programs until you locate Picture Control Utility or simply activate the Search field and type in "Picture Control Utility". If it is installed on your PC the Picture Control Utility program will be found very quickly. Notice that after you click Picture Control Utility in the list of applications, the following data about the program is shown to you:

  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). This tells you the opinion other users have about Picture Control Utility, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the program you are about to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will come up. Confirm the uninstall by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will remove Picture Control Utility.
Uninstall Picture Control Utility

8. After uninstalling Picture Control Utility, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Press Next to perform the cleanup. All the items that belong Picture Control Utility that have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling Picture Control Utility using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry items, files or directories are left behind on your system.

Your Windows computer will remain clean, speedy and ready to serve you properly.


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
Software Application


The text above is not a piece of advice to remove Picture Control Utility by Nikon from your computer, nor are we saying that Picture Control Utility by Nikon is not a good application for your computer. This text simply contains detailed instructions on how to remove Picture Control Utility supposing you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-22 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-22 00:26:52.083