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What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
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United States Rank #22,536
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VersionDistribution 3.45% 3.45% 65.52% 27.59%

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HD Writer LE 1.0

What is HD Writer LE?  (from Panasonic)

HD Writer software, included with the camcorder, makes it easy to play or edit videos on your PC and have more fun when the shooting's done. When the camcorder is connected to a PC, the software automatically starts up. Importing data takes only a few clicks of the mouse. This function lets you decorate images with tex...  Read more


HD Writer LE 1.0 is a program developed by Panasonic. 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 main program executable is hdwriter.exe. The software installer includes 43 files and is usually about 66.58 MB (69,814,765 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 56% of users of HD Writer LE come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.panasonic.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Panasonic\HD Writer LE 1.0
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{6BFDCF0D-5C60-4C5A-9A31-D5D7002E74E5}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
Estimated size: 66.58 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by HD Writer LE 1.0

Program executable:hdwriter.exe
Name:HD Writer
Path:C:\Program Files\panasonic\hd writer le 1.0\hdwriter.exe
Additional files:
  • DiscFormatter.exe - Panasonic.Application.DiscFormatter
  • PFAC.exe - FileAccessControl
  • NWCtrl.dll - YouTubeUploader
  • SceneCutEditor.exe - SceneCutEditor
  • StillsPlayer.exe - StillsPlayer
  • VCSPlayList.dll - VCSPlayList
  • BDAVCopyTool.exe - HDWriter
  • H264VideoDecoderX.dll - MACS SDK (H.264 Video Decoder)
  • ExpMail.exe - ExpMail
  • Lfbmp15u.dll (by LEAD Technologies) - LEADTOOLS® for Win32 (BMP filter (Win32))
  • Lfcmp15u.dll (by LEAD Technologies) - CMP filter (Win32)
  • Lffax15u.dll (by LEAD Technologies) - FAX filter (Win32)
  • Lfgif15u.dll (by LEAD Technologies) - GIF filter (Win32)
  • Lflmb15u.dll (by LEAD Technologies) - LMB filter (Win32)
  • Lfpng15u.dll (by LEAD Technologies) - PNG filter (Win32)
  • Lftif15u.dll (by LEAD Technologies) - TIF filter (Win32)
  • Ltdis15u.dll (by LEAD Technologies) - Display kernel (Win32)
  • Ltefx15u.dll (by LEAD Technologies) - Special effects (Win32)
  • Ltfil15u.dll (by LEAD Technologies) - Filter kernel (Win32)
  • Ltimgclr15u.dll (by LEAD Technologies) - Image processing (Color) (Win32)
  • Ltimgcor15u.dll (by LEAD Technologies) - Image processing (Core) (Win32)
  • Ltimgefx15u.dll (by LEAD Technologies) - Image processing (Effects) (Win32)
  • Ltimgsfx15u.dll (by LEAD Technologies) - Image processing (Special Effects) (Win32)
  • Ltimgutl15u.dll (by LEAD Technologies) - Image processing (Utilites) (Win32)
  • Ltkrn15u.dll (by LEAD Technologies) - Kernel (Win32)
  • dte2spc.dll (by Matsushita Electric Industrial Co.,Ltd) - dte2spc
  • mme2spc.dll (by Matsushita Electric Industrial Co.,Ltd) - mme2spc
  • dte2vc.dll (by Matsushita Electric Industrial Co.,Ltd) - dte2vc
  • mme2vc.dll (by Matsushita Electric Industrial Co.,Ltd) - mme2vc
  • mse2vc.dll (by Matsushita Electric Industrial Co.,Ltd) - mse2vc
  • MpegMtv.dll (by Matsushita Electric Industrial Co) - MpegMtv module
  • pxsetup.exe (by Sonic Solutions) - PX Install Application

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • HDWriter.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'PanaHDWriterLE10AvchdMovieOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'HDWriterLE10' and the action verb 'open.
Scheduled Task
  • HDWriter.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{8A5BA6E8-61C7-4A14-B4E8-92A0143793C6}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove HD Writer LE?

Quickly and completely remove HD Writer LE 1.0 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall HD Writer LE 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 HD Writer LE 1.0, 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 HD Writer LE.

Win 7 (SP1) 69%
Win 7 3%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 72.41%
Windows Vista 24.14%
Windows XP 3.45%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 58.62%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 20.69%
Microsoft Windows XP 3.45%
Windows 7 Enterprise 3.45%
Windows 7 Professional 3.45%
Windows 7 Starter 3.45%

Distribution by countryGeography

55.56% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 55.56%
  Germany 13.33%
  United Kingdom 8.89%
  Australia 2.22%
  Belgium 2.22%
  Spain 2.22%
  Israel 2.22%
  Italy 2.22%
  Japan 2.22%
  Lithuania 2.22%
  Norway 2.22%
  New Zealand 2.22%
  Peru 2.22%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 30.43%
Dell 26.09%
Hewlett-Packard 13.04%
ASUS 8.70%
Toshiba 8.70%
Intel 4.35%
Medion 4.35%
Samsung 4.35%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 530 7.41%
MSI MS-7680 7.41%
HP G72 Notebook PC 7.41%
MEDIONPC MS-7204 3.70%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 3.70%
Samsung R509 3.70%

Publisher URL: www.panasonic.com

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Clockmanover a year ago
HC-V100 Camcorder works OK in downloading videos but HD Writer LE doesn't like Windows 8. I am stuck with videos I can't download or view. Panasonic not provided a solution yet . . . . .