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Should I remove FUTURE TV?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
20% remove it80% keep it
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0003%


2.4.1 25.00%
1.0.0 75.00%


What is FUTURE TV?  (from the publisher)

FUTURE TV is software you install on your computer that turns your computer into a TV. With the use of the internet, FUTURE TV gives you access to virtually every movie and TV show ever made on demand and commercial free. Simply plug your computer into your TV to watch FUTURE TV on your big screen TV.


The most used version is 1.0.0, 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 11 files and is usually about 1.17 MB (1,228,113 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP1). While about 56% of users of FUTURE TV come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: getfuturetv.com
Help link: futuretv.ca
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\FUTURE TV\FUTURE TV\
Uninstaller: C:\ProgramData\Caphyon\Advanced Installer\{542EC84C-0321-48C0-ACAC-EBA16A6213E1}\FUTURE TV setup.exe /x {542EC84C-0321-48C0-ACAC-EBA16A6213E1}
Estimated size: 1.17 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by FUTURE TV

  • XBMC.exe (by Team XBMC) - XBMC for Windows (XBMC)
  • python27.dll (by Python Software Foundation) - Python (Python Core)
  • libcdio-13.dll
  • Uninstall.exe
  • libiconv-2.dll (by Free Software Foundation) - libiconv: character set conversion library (LGPLed libiconv for Windows NT/2000/XP/Vista and Windows 95/98/ME)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • XBMC.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{9C2B85AE-BBAF-416B-A2F0-951349FC61B2}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • XBMC.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'XBMC' and executes as C:\PROGRAM FILES (X86)\XBMC\XBMC.exe.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • XBMC.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Programmer\XBMC\XBMC.exe'.

How do I remove FUTURE TV?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win 8 25%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 20%
Keep it 80%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.00%
Windows Vista 25.00%
Windows 8 25.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 25.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 25.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.00%
Windows 8.1 25.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

55.56% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 55.56%
  Canada 44.44%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 25.00%
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%
Dell 25.00%
Acer 25.00%
Common models
LENOVO 80E3 25.00%
HP-Pavilion KJ376AA-A2L m... 25.00%
Dell Inspiron 1525 25.00%
Acer Aspire M3970 25.00%


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