Picture Control Utility Picture Control Utility

A guide to uninstall Picture Control Utility from your system

You can find below detailed information on how to remove Picture Control Utility for Windows. The Windows version was created by Nikon. More information on Nikon can be seen here. Picture Control Utility is typically set up in the C:\Program Files\Common Files\Nikon\Picture Control Utility directory, however this location may vary a lot depending on the user's option while installing the program. The full command line for uninstalling Picture Control Utility is MsiExec.exe /X{87441A59-5E64-4096-A170-14EFE67200C3}. Keep in mind that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you might be prompted for administrator rights. The program's main executable file has a size of 1.32 MB (1388544 bytes) on disk and is labeled PictureControlUtil.exe.

Picture Control Utility is composed of the following executables which occupy 1.32 MB (1388544 bytes) on disk:

  • PictureControlUtil.exe (1.32 MB)

This page is about Picture Control Utility version 1.1.3 alone. Click on the links below for other Picture Control Utility versions:

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Following the uninstall process, the application leaves leftovers on the PC. Some of these are shown below.

Folders remaining:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Nikon\Picture Control Utility

Check for and delete the following files from your disk when you uninstall Picture Control Utility:
  • 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
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Nikon\Picture Control Utility\NkvXView2.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Nikon\Picture Control Utility\PCU.chm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Nikon\Picture Control Utility\PicCon.bin
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Nikon\Picture Control Utility\picn1020.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Nikon\Picture Control Utility\picn1120.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Nikon\Picture Control Utility\picn20.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Nikon\Picture Control Utility\PictureControlUtil.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Nikon\Picture Control Utility\PictureControlUtilLang.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Nikon\Picture Control Utility\RedEye.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Nikon\Picture Control Utility\Strato7.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Nikon\Picture Control Utility\WorkQueue2.dll

Registry keys:
  • 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

How to erase Picture Control Utility from your computer with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Picture Control Utility is a program marketed by the software company Nikon. Some computer users want to erase it. This can be troublesome because doing this by hand takes some knowledge related to Windows internal functioning. The best SIMPLE practice to erase Picture Control Utility is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your Windows system, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and all around utility to optimize your Windows system.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful package of tools.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Press the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the applications existing on the computer will be made available to you

6. Scroll the list of applications until you locate Picture Control Utility or simply click the Search field and type in "Picture Control Utility". If it exists on your system the Picture Control Utility app will be found automatically. Notice that after you select Picture Control Utility in the list of applications, the following information regarding the application is made available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). This explains the opinion other users have regarding Picture Control Utility, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the program you want to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will show up. accept the removal by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will remove Picture Control Utility.
Uninstall Picture Control Utility

8. After removing Picture Control Utility, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to start the cleanup. All the items of Picture Control Utility which have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By removing Picture Control Utility with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry items, files or directories are left behind on your system.

Your computer will remain clean, speedy and ready to take on new tasks.


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
Software Application


This page is not a recommendation to remove Picture Control Utility by Nikon from your PC, we are not saying that Picture Control Utility by Nikon is not a good software application. This text simply contains detailed info 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 other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-19 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-19 16:31:17.847