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Should I remove Charter TV Player?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
26% remove it74% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #23,772
United States Rank #11,241
Reach 0.0087%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 7.62 days
130.21 days >
Average installed length: 68.42 days


5.13 17.21%
5.11 22.95%
5.1 17.21%
4.12 42.62%

Charter TV Player


Charter TV Player is a program developed by Charter Communications. The most used version is 4.12, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. The main program executable is NDSPCShowServer.exe. The software installer includes 45 files and is usually about 43.13 MB (45,227,712 bytes). The program uses the GLib GNOME library. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 8 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). The distribution of this has mostly been seen in the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.myaccount.charter.com
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Charter\Charter TV Player\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{c9ca25aa-aa3a-4b61-ad9f-070a2ed1a082}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 43.13 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Charter TV Player

Program executable:NDSPCShowServer.exe
Name:Charter TV Player
Path:C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Charter\Charter TV Player\NDSPCShowServer.exe
Additional files:
  • StatusListenerRepository.dll - StatusListenerRepository Dynamic Link Library
  • DrmSingleton.dll - DrmSingleton Dynamic Link Library
  • PCShowServerPMWrapper.exe (by NDS Technologies) - PC Show power management wrapper
  • ndsLogStore.dll - ndsLogSt Dynamic Link Library
  • NDSPCShowServer.exe - Charter TV Player
  • libglib-2.0-0.dll (by The GLib developer community) - GLib
  • libgmodule-2.0-0.dll (by The GLib developer community) - GModule
  • libgobject-2.0-0.dll - GObject
  • libgthread-2.0-0.dll - GThread
  • z.dll - zlib (zlib data compression library)
  • DiscoveryManager.dll
  • gstccplugin.dll
  • GstSrcPlugin.dll
  • gsttspplugin.dll
  • libgstapp.dll
  • libgstapp-0.10.dll
  • libgstaudio-0.10.dll
  • libgstaudioconvert.dll
  • libgstaudioresample.dll
  • libgstbase-0.10.dll
  • libgstcontroller-0.10.dll
  • libgstcoreelements.dll
  • libgstdirectsound.dll
  • libgstdshowvideosink.dll
  • libgstinterfaces-0.10.dll
  • libgstreamer-0.10.dll
  • libgstvideo-0.10.dll
  • libgstvolume.dll
  • liborc-0.4-0.dll
  • libxml2-2.dll
  • PCShowServer.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • PCShowServerPMWrapper.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'PCShowServerCHARTER' and executes as "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Charter\Charter TV Player\PCShowServerPMWrapper.exe".

How do I remove Charter TV Player?

Quickly and completely remove Charter TV Player from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Charter TV Player 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 Charter TV Player, 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 Charter TV Player.

Win 8 58%
Win XP 2%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 26%
Keep it 74%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 58.20%
Windows 7 34.43%
Windows Vista 5.74%
Windows XP 1.64%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 29.51%
Windows 7 Home Premium 27.05%
Windows 8.1 19.67%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.92%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.10%
Windows 10 Pro 3.28%

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 43.18%
Dell 21.59%
Toshiba 14.77%
Lenovo 7.95%
ASUS 6.82%
Acer 3.41%
Intel 1.14%
Gateway 1.14%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.60%
TOSHIBA Satellite C655D 2.70%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 1.80%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 1.80%
TOSHIBA Satellite L645D 1.80%
TOSHIBA Satellite C55-B 1.80%


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