74,139,804 programs installed

Should I remove ADS Tech MediaTV 3?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #48,891
Reach 0.0016%

Other programs by ArcSoft

ADS Tech MediaTV 3


ADS Tech MediaTV 3 is a program developed by ArcSoft. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is mediatv.exe. The software installer includes 42 files. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 43% of users of ADS Tech MediaTV 3 come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.arcsoft.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ADS Tech\MediaTV 3
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\engine\6\INTEL3~1\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{CACE3FCE-4906-

Program filesFiles installed by ADS Tech MediaTV 3

Program executable:mediatv.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\ads tech\mediatv 3\mediatv.exe
Additional files:
  • GetSystemInfo.dll - ArcSoft GetSystemInfo (GetSystemInfo)
  • CheckDVDFileFormat.dll - CheckDVDFileFormat
  • dvrms2data.dll - arcsoft dvrms2data (dvrms2data)
  • EncryptLib.dll - ArcSoft EncryptLib (EncryptLib)
  • MagicFrame.dll - ArcSoft MagicFrame (MagicFrame)
  • MagUIImage.dll - ArcSoft MagUIImage (MagUIImage)
  • magPltfm.dll - ArcSoft magPltfm (magPltfm)
  • magFpxio.dll - user magFpxio (magFpxio)
  • magFileIO.dll - file i/o
  • magTools.dll - Tools
  • ArcRegister.exe - ArcSoft Product Registeration
  • DVDContentRes.dll - DVDContentRes
  • AF05BDAEX.dll (by AfaTech) - AfaTech AF05BDAEX (AF05BDAEX)
  • AF15BDAEX.dll (by afa) - afa AF15BDAEX (AF15BDAEX)
  • afsl.dll - AFSL (afsl)
  • AlbumBase.dll - ArcSoft AlbumBase (AlbumBase)
  • ArcMod7000.dll
  • arcRmaImpDll.dll - arcRmaImpDll
  • arcRmaPrvDll.dll - arcRmaPrvDll
  • arcSamiDll.dll - arcSamiDll
  • BDADLL.dll
  • ComOSD.dll - ComOSD Module
  • dlcllib.dll
  • dmcrypto.dll
  • DVCII.dll - DVCII Dynamic Link Library (DVCII DLL)
  • Filefpx.dll - FILEFPX Dynamic Link Library (FILEFPX DLL)
  • FPXLIB.DLL - Reference Implementation
  • gdiplus.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft GDI+
  • iEPGClub.dll - iEPGClub Dynamic Link Library (iEPGClub DLL)
  • ImgCtrl.dll - Image control
  • ImgPro.dll
  • kgl.dll
  • MagCore.dll - ArcSoft MagCore (MagCore)
  • magengin.dll - magengin (magengin Dynamic Link Library)
  • MagPCMac.dll - ArcSoft MagPCMac (MagPCMac)
  • MagUIEngine.dll - ArcSoft MagUIEngine (MagUIEngine)
  • MagUIInter.dll - ArcSoft MagUIInter (MagUIInter)
  • MediaTVMonitor.exe (by ADS) - MediaTVMonitor
  • MFC42LU.DLL (by Microsoft) - Microsoft (R) Visual C++ (MFCDLL Shared Library - Retail Version)
  • MMShellHook.dll
  • MobileCompFmtParser.dll - ArcSoft Inc. (MobileCompFmtParser)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • MediaTV.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'ArcSoftMediaTVVideoArrival' with the ProgID of 'MediaTVOpenVideo' and the action verb 'open.
Scheduled Task
  • ArcRegister.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{4A9681BF-06A8-40BD-BF0D-57EA91484254}'.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • MediaTV.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\ADS Tech\MediaTV 3\MediaTV.exe'.

How do I remove ADS Tech MediaTV 3?

Quickly and completely remove ADS Tech MediaTV 3 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall ADS Tech MediaTV 3 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program ADS Tech MediaTV 3, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 ADS Tech MediaTV 3.

Win 7 (SP1) 55%
Win 8 5%
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.09%
Windows XP 18.18%
Windows Vista 18.18%
Windows 8 4.55%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 27.27%
Windows 7 Ultimate 22.73%
Microsoft Windows XP 18.18%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 13.64%
Windows 10 Pro 4.55%
Windows 7 Enterprise 4.55%

Distribution by countryGeography

43.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 43.33%
  Canada 23.33%
  Germany 13.33%
  Brazil 6.67%
  Argentina 3.33%
  Costa Rica 3.33%
  United Kingdom 3.33%
  MA 3.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 31.58%
Toshiba 21.05%
Dell 10.53%
Acer 10.53%
Sony 5.26%
Sahara 5.26%
ASUS 5.26%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite P205 5.00%
TOSHIBA Satellite L305 5.00%
TOSHIBA Satellite C655D 5.00%
TOSHIBA Satellite A205 5.00%
Packard Bell NEC IMEDIA 2... 5.00%
Micro-Star MS-6758 5.00%

About ArcSoft

ArcSoft is a application development company that makes multimedia technologies & applications across desktop & embedded platforms.
Publisher URL: www.arcsoft.com


user comment
No one has commented yet. Help others learn more about this software, share your comments.