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23% remove it77% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #338
United States Rank #168
Reach 2.1101%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 12.96 days
382.33 days >
Average installed length: 200.88 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
4.2.5122 0.99%
4.2.5008 0.08%
4.2.4725 6.94%
4.2.4701 0.50%
4.2.4625 0.08%
4.2.4521 8.18%
4.1.5325 0.00%
4.1.5219 0.00%
4.1.4516 0.03%
4.1.4328 0.39%
4.1.4229 16.42%
4.0.4215 0.31%
4.0.3902 5.61%
4.0.3822 3.74%
4.0.3727 2.04%
3.1.3719 0.10%
3.1.3509 4.70%
3.1.3416 0.50%
3.1.3402 2.49%
3.1.3317 12.05%
3.0.3420 4.89%
3.0.3309 0.51%
3.0.3123 12.66%
2.2.3826 0.12%
2.2.3309 4.18%
2.2.2905 0.33%
2.2.2719 2.18%
2.2.2711 0.08%
2.2.2625 0.11%
2.1.2717 0.28%
2.1.2521 0.07%
2.1.2508 0.12%
2.1.2431 0.65%
2.1.2328 3.45%
2.0.2401 0.78%
2.0.2213 1.90%
2.0.2126 2.01%
1.0.2221 0.00%
1.0.2007 0.14%
1.0.2004 0.11%
1.0.1916 0.14%
1.0.1726 0.08%

Other programs by Hewlett-Packard

HP MediaSmart DVD

What is HP MediaSmart DVD?

The HP MediaSmart DVD Software enables users to watch movies in DVD or Blu-ray disc (BD) formats.

Overview

HP MediaSmart DVD is a software program developed by Hewlett-Packard. The most common release is 4.1.4229, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 primary executable is named HPDVDSmart.exe. The setup package generally installs about 40 files and is usually about 64.9 MB (68,049,317 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 73% of users of HP MediaSmart DVD come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.cyberlink.com
Help link: support.gocyberlink.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Media\DVD\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{DCCAD079-F92C-44DA-B258-624FC6517A5A}\setup.exe" /z-uninstall
Estimated size: 64.9 MB

Program filesFiles installed by HP MediaSmart DVD

Program executable:HPDVDSmart.exe
Name:HP DVDSmart
HP DVDSmart Main Program
Signed by:CyberLink
Path:C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Media\DVD\HPDVDSmart.exe
MD5:41eb1754b3387b1c648c9e715c29c29c
HP DVDSmart Resident Program enables the playback of DVD and Blu-Ray media.
Additional files:
  • fwnet.dll (by CyberLink) - CyberLink Windows Firewall Utility
  • CLVistaAudioMixer.dll - CyberLink Vista Audio Mixer
  • REGX.dll (by CyberLink) - CyberLink Registry Utility
  • TaskScheduler.exe - TaskScheduler Application
  • DKA.dll - DKA Dynamic Link Library
  • DVDAgent.exe - CyberLink PowerCinema (CyberLink PowerCinema Resident Program)
  • CLAuMixer.dll - CyberLink CLAuMixer (CLAuMixer)
  • CLDrvChk.exe - CyberLink CLDrvChk (CLDrvChk)
  • genkey.exe - genkey Application
  • fxrtEnu.dll (by cyberlink) - cyberlink fxrtEnu (fxrtEnu)
  • Helper.dll - CyberLink Helper
  • HPDVDSmart.exe - HP DVDSmart (HP DVDSmart Main Program)
  • zlib1.dll - zlib (zlib data compression library)
  • fcl_dll.dll - KMI
  • pthreadVC2.dll (by Open Source Software community project) - POSIX Threads for Windows32 Library

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • HPDVDSmart.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'HPMSDVDVideoFilesArrival' with the ProgID of 'BD' and the action verb 'PlayWithHPMediaSmartDVD.
2 Scheduled Tasks
  • HPDVDSmart.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{5DA6F398-05A7-4D51-8AFE-898F1BE3D2FB}' (runs on registration).
  • DVDAgent.exe is scheduled as a task named 'DVDAgent'.
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • DVDAgent.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named DVDAgent.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • DVDAgent.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'DVDAgent' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Media\DVD\DVDAgent.exe".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

DVDAgent.exe
Memory:3.9 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0004605932%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00033883%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00012177%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:2,556
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:11 Bytes
435.61 KB average

How do I remove HP MediaSmart DVD?

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

PC BRAND OF CHOICE
100%
Hewlett-Packard
 
OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 75%
Win 8.1 0%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 80.85%
Windows Vista 14.15%
Windows 8 4.69%
Windows XP 0.30%
Windows 8.1 0.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 74.80%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 13.81%
Windows 10 Home 3.10%
Windows 7 Professional 3.04%
Windows 7 Ultimate 1.95%
Windows 7 Home Basic 0.95%

Distribution by countryGeography

72.95% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 72.95%
  France 3.67%
  Canada 3.57%
  United Kingdom 2.42%
  Italy 2.10%
  Germany 1.89%
  Australia 1.41%
  Brazil 0.96%
  Belgium 0.93%
  Spain 0.91%
  Netherlands 0.86%
  Sweden 0.72%
  Mexico 0.58%
  DK 0.46%

About Hewlett-Packard

HP provides products, software solutions and services to consumers, from enterprises to consumers including customers in the government, health and education sectors.
Publisher URL: www.hp.com

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