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VersionDistribution 66.67% 33.33%

DogTV Player

What is DogTV Player?

DogTV Player is a RayV branded and licensed cloud-based Over-The-Top video streamer.


DogTV Player is a program developed by RayV. 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. 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 software installer includes 7 files and is usually about 16.4 MB (17,200,733 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows XP as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 88% of users of DogTV Player come from the United States, it is also popular in Israel.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.rayv.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\rayv\rayv
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\RayV\RayV\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 16.4 MB

Program filesFiles installed by DogTV Player

  • RayV.dll - RayV Viewer SDK
  • nprayvplugin.dll - RayV Plugin
  • RayV.exe - RayV
  • uninstall.exe - RayV Setup
  • avcodec-tiny8-53.dll
  • avutil-tiny8-51.dll
  • swscale-tiny8-2.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • RayV.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{40FFA6BC-E95C-4A79-A58B-DACB2CDAC752}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • RayV.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'RayV' and executes as C:\Program Files\RayV\RayV\RayV.exe /background.
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • RayV.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\RayV\RayV\RayV.exe'.
  • RayV.dll is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\RayV\RayV\RayV.dll'.

How do I remove DogTV Player?

Quickly and completely remove DogTV 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 DogTV 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 DogTV 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 DogTV Player.

Win XP 33%
Win 8 33%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 33.33%
Windows 7 33.33%
Windows 8 33.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8 Pro with Media ... 33.33%
Windows 7 Professional 33.33%
Microsoft Windows XP 33.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

87.50% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 87.50%
  Israel 12.50%


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