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Should I remove DVBViewer Recording Service?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #23,257
Reach 0.0091%


VersionDistribution 3.91%
1.30.1 18.75%
1.30.0 0.78%
1.29.0 3.13%
1.28.0 9.38%
1.27.0 4.69%
1.26.0 7.03%
1.25.0 7.03%
1.24.0 3.91%
1.23.1 1.56%
1.23 0.78%
1.22 1.56%
1.21.2 2.34%
1.10 0.78%
1.9.7 1.56% 0.78% 2.34% 3.91%
1.6.9 0.78% 23.44% 0.78% 0.78%

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DVBViewer Recording Service

What is DVBViewer Recording Service?  (from CM&V)

The DVBViewer Recording Service is a native Windows service. It can start the machine from Hibernate/Standby for recordings without needing DVB Task Scheduler or other programs and works even if no user is logged on to Windows. It executes programmed recordings with a very low system load in the background without DVBV...  Read more


DVBViewer Recording Service is a program developed by CM&V. The most used version is, 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. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 dvbvservice.exe. The software installer includes 82 files and is usually about 22.72 MB (23,823,063 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 54% of users of DVBViewer Recording Service come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and Spain.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.cmuv.de
Help link: www.dvbviewer.tv/forum
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\DVBViewer\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\DVBViewer\unins001.exe"
Estimated size: 22.72 MB

Program filesFiles installed by DVBViewer Recording Service

Program executable:dvbvservice.exe
Name:DVBViewer Pro Recording service
Path:C:\Program Files\dvbviewer\dvbvservice.exe
Additional files:
  • DVBVDownloader.exe - DVBViewer Pro Component Downloader (DVBViewer Pro Component Downloader Setup)
  • DVBVPropertyHandler.dll - DVBViewer Recording Properties (DVBViewer Pro Recording Properties)
  • KeyTool.exe - KeyTool (Username & Password Tool for DVBViewer)
  • DVBVCtrl.exe (by CM&V Hackbart) - DVBViewer Recording Service Tray Application
  • svcoptions.exe (by CM & V) - DVBViewer Pro Recording Service Configuratio
  • DVBServer.exe (by CM&V Hackbart) - DVBViewer NetworkServer (DVBViewer Pro NetworkServer)
  • ttBdaDrvApi_Dll.dll (by TechnoTrend AG) - TechnoTrend ttBdaDrvApi (ttBdaDrvApi)
  • HTTPServer.exe - DVBViewer WebInterface (DVBViewer Pro Web Interface)
  • supporttool.exe (by CM & V) - DVBViewer Supporttool
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • dvbviewer.exe - DVBViewer Pro
  • unins000.exe - Inno Setup (Setup/Uninstall)
  • MediaInfo.dll (by MediaArea.net) - MediaInfo (All about your audio and video files)
  • TransEdit.exe (by Griga) - TransEdit (DVB Scanner & Analyzer)
  • dbconvert.exe
  • dbconvertsvc.exe
  • ffmpeg.exe
  • Huffman.dll
  • regfilter.exe
  • Scheduler.exe - DVB Task Scheduler
  • Tweaker.exe (by Griga) - DVBViewer Tweaker Tool
  • unins001.exe
  • unins002.exe
  • vthumbs.exe - Thumbnail generator for DVBV Rec.Service

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • dvbviewer.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'DVBViewerMedia' with the ProgID of 'DVBViewer.Autorun' and the action verb 'playmedia.
2 Scheduled Tasks
  • Scheduler.exe is scheduled as a task named 'zdf_neo (450) 21-04-2015 00-10-00 Silent Witness' (Next runs on 21.04.2015 at 00:07).
  • dvbviewer.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{308544C9-C1E5-4FD9-AC65-0C25FC0F0814}' (runs on registration).
  • DVBVservice.exe runs as a service named 'DVBViewer Recording Service' (DVBVRecorder) "Allows you to use the DVBViewer recording engine.".
Startup File (User Run)
  • DVBVCtrl.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'DVBV Service Ctrl' and executes as C:\Program Files\DVBViewer\DVBVCtrl.exe.
4 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • dvbviewer.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\DVBViewer\dvbviewer.exe'.
  • DVBVservice.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\DVBViewer\DVBVservice.exe'.
  • DVBServer.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\DVBViewer\DVBServer.exe'.
  • HTTPServer.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Video\DVBViewer\HTTPServer.exe'.

How do I remove DVBViewer Recording Service?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 66%
Win 7 3%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 69.53%
Windows 8 25.78%
Windows XP 4.69%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 25.78%
Windows 7 Home Premium 23.44%
Windows 7 Professional 16.41%
Windows 8.1 Pro 12.50%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.69%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 4.69%

Distribution by countryGeography

53.60% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 53.60%
  United States 5.60%
  Spain 3.20%
  United Kingdom 3.20%
  Hong Kong 3.20%
  Finland 3.20%
  Iran 3.20%
  Croatia 2.40%
  France 2.40%
  Egypt 2.40%
  Norway 1.60%
  Austria 1.60%
  Brazil 1.60%
  Hungary 1.60%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 17.54%
ASUS 12.28%
Dell 8.77%
Hewlett-Packard 7.02%
Samsung 3.51%
Lenovo 1.75%
Medion 1.75%
MSI 1.75%
Toshiba 1.75%
Common models
MSI MS-7593 2.67%
Gigabyte EP45-DS3 2.67%
Gigabyte EP45-UD3LR 2.67%
Dell Inspiron 7720 2.67%
Gigabyte P55-UD3R 2.67%
Gigabyte H55M-USB3 2.67%


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