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Should I remove EZCast?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #12,930
United States Rank #20,462
Reach 0.0286%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 13.94 days
346.15 days >
Average installed length: 181.88 days


VersionDistribution 3.23% 6.16% 16.42% 9.09% 11.44% 7.04% 1.76% 3.23% 19.94% 12.32% 0.59% 2.35% 1.47% 2.05% 1.47% 1.17% 0.29%


What is EZCast?  (from Actions-Micro)

EZCast App supports casting local multimedia, camera, web surfing, cloud video, cloud storage, multi-screen games to your Apple TV. EZCast APP switches wireless display standards (DLNA, Miracast…) and control the setting through remoting the EZCast devices.


EZCast is a program developed by Actions-Micro. The most used version is, 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 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 48 files and is usually about 32.45 MB (34,029,734 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 18% of users of EZCast come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.actions-micro.com/product.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\EZCast
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\EZCast\Uninstall.exe" "C:\Program Files\EZCast\install.log" -u
Estimated size: 32.45 MB

Program filesFiles installed by EZCast

  • DesktopDuplication.dll - DesktopDuplication
  • ImgEnc.dll - ImEnc.dll (ImgEnc)
  • usbezdisplay.sys (by Windows (R) Codename Longhorn DDK provider) - Windows (R) Codename Longhorn DDK driver (BulkUsb Driver)
  • usbezdisplay64.sys (by Windows (R) Codename Longhorn DDK provider)
  • libsasl.dll (by Carnegie Mellon University) - Carnegie Mellon University SASL (CMU SASL API v2)
  • libiomp5md.dll (by Intel) - Intel(R) OMP Runtime Library
  • subvga.sys (by Windows (R) Win 7 DDK provider) - Windows (R) Win 7 DDK driver (subvga Miniport Driver)
  • subvga64.sys (by Windows (R) Win 7 DDK provider)
  • subvgadisp.dll - subvga Driver
  • subvgadisp64.dll
  • 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/)
  • RemoteControlDLL.dll - Remote Control SDK
  • WinSparkle.dll (by winsparkle.org) - WinSparkle (WinSparkle updater)
  • EZCast.exe - EZCast
  • Uninstall.exe
  • avcodec-54.dll
  • avutil-51.dll
  • curllib.dll
  • openldap.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • EZCast.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{FF1E4328-F8CA-44C9-9116-5F66E3BEC1F4}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • EZCast.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\EZCast\EZCast.exe'.

How do I remove EZCast?

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

Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 50.44%
Windows 7 45.45%
Windows Vista 2.64%
Windows XP 1.47%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.37%
Windows 8.1 21.24%
Windows 8.1 Pro 12.09%
Windows 7 Professional 9.44%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.85%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 4.42%

Distribution by countryGeography

18.21% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 18.21%
  United States 16.25%
  United Kingdom 10.92%
  France 5.04%
  Italy 5.04%
  Netherlands 5.04%
  Australia 3.64%
  Saudi Arabia 2.52%
  Belgium 2.24%
  Canada 2.24%
  Brazil 1.96%
  Austria 1.68%
  Turkey 1.68%
  Spain 1.68%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 22.91%
Hewlett-Packard 21.59%
Dell 15.42%
ASUS 12.33%
Toshiba 8.81%
Medion 5.29%
Lenovo 4.85%
Samsung 4.41%
Sony 0.88%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.34%
Microsoft Corporation Sur... 2.34%
TOSHIBA Satellite P55t-A 2.34%
TOSHIBA Satellite P850 2.34%
MEDION MS-7797 2.34%
Dell Latitude D620 1.56%


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