77,019,263 programs installed

Should I remove ChromecastApp?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,029
United States Rank #624
Reach 0.7974%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 8.60 days
253.58 days >
Average installed length: 133.23 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.5.1693.0 16.11%
1.5.1383.0 44.31%
1.5.316.0 28.26%
1.1.266.0 8.14%
1.1.258.0 0.94%
1.1.255.0 2.23%

Other programs by Google Inc

ChromecastApp

What is ChromecastApp?  (from Google Inc)

Chromecast is the easiest way to enjoy online video and anything from the web on your TV. Plug it into any HDTV and control it with your existing smartphone, tablet, or laptop. No remotes required. Cast your favorites from Google Play, YouTube, Netflix, and Chrome to your TV with the press of a button. Manage your Chro...  Read more

Overview

ChromecastApp is a program developed by Google Inc. The most used version is 1.5.1383.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 main program executable is chromecastapp.exe. The software installer includes 4 files and is usually about 2.85 MB (2,990,594 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 8 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 70% of users of ChromecastApp come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.google.com/chromecast
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Google\Chromecast\
Uninstaller: "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Google\Chromecast\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 2.85 MB

Program filesFiles installed by ChromecastApp

Program executable:chromecastapp.exe
Name:ChromecastApp
Path:C:\users\user\appdata\local\google\chromecast\chromecastapp.exe
MD5:d75da4ba8cbb14079e650bef94fff316
Additional files:
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • ChromecastApp.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F6EEB9BE-D9AA-4522-B1D4-F82583D0526B}' (runs on registration).
  • unins000.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{6D0267EE-EC89-4643-ADAF-36729BD203AB}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove ChromecastApp?

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

USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#1,029
 
REACH
~0.80%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 50.42%
Windows 7 49.36%
Windows Vista 0.12%
Windows XP 0.07%
Windows 8.1 0.04%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.87%
Windows 8.1 22.99%
Windows 10 Home 9.65%
Windows 7 Professional 9.08%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.99%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.87%

Distribution by countryGeography

69.85% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 69.85%
  United Kingdom 4.34%
  Germany 3.47%
  Canada 3.32%
  Netherlands 1.89%
  France 1.89%
  Sweden 1.62%
  Australia 1.55%
  Italy 1.40%
  Norway 1.24%
  DK 1.13%
  Brazil 0.99%
  Spain 0.69%
  Belgium 0.54%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.29%
Dell 19.90%
ASUS 12.65%
Acer 12.46%
Toshiba 10.55%
Lenovo 8.39%
Samsung 4.53%
GIGABYTE 2.02%
MSI 0.99%
Medion 0.72%
Alienware 0.49%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.67%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.54%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.48%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.82%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 2.69%
ASUS All Series 2.59%

About Google Inc

Google provides Internet-based products and services such as advertising technologies, internet search, cloud computing, and software.
Publisher URL: www.google.com

comments1 comment

user comment
user comment
attemptedover a year ago
Great for watching wirelessly YouTube,reading Facebook and certain other internet sites on your big screen LCD TV...Google is also opening up to more apps for Chromecast now too. And the price is right for the hardware, +-$35