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Should I remove HP MediaSmart Services Gateway?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
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VersionDistribution 100.00%

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HP MediaSmart Services Gateway


HP MediaSmart Services Gateway is a program developed by Hewlett-Packard. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The software installer includes 28 files and is usually about 14.96 MB (15,687,336 bytes). MediaSmartUpdater3.0.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). The distribution of this has mostly been seen in the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.hp.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP MediaSmart\Gateway\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{36E6F4F4-180E-4BE5-983D-181E819D3BB2}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
Estimated size: 14.96 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by HP MediaSmart Services Gateway

  • DTVSDeviceAuthorization.dll - DTVSDeviceAuthorization
  • DTVSWMPMonitoredFolder.dll - DTVSWMPMonitoredFolder
  • DTVSOutTriggerSupport.exe - DTVSOutTriggerSupport
  • DTVSPartnerInterface.dll - DTVSPartnerInterface
  • DTVSOutTriggerCore.dll - DTVSOutTriggerCore
  • DTVSRequestHandler.dll - DTVSRequestHandler
  • MediaSmartUpdater3.0.exe - MediaSmartUpdater
  • DTVSCNRequestHandler.dll - CNRequestHandler
  • DTVSCNDownloadManager.dll - DTVSCNConnector
  • DTVSSvcRestart.exe - DTVSSvcRestart
  • HPMediaSmartServicesGatewayService.exe - HP MediaSmart (HP MediaSmart Services Gateway)
  • DTVSDatabase.dll - DTVSDatabase
  • DTVSUtils.dll - DTVSUtils
  • Interop.CinemaNowControlLib.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'CinemaNowControlLib'.
  • Interop.WMPNSSCI.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'WMPNSSCI'.
  • Interop.WMPLib.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'WMPLib'.
  • Interop.Shell32.dll - Assembly imported from type library Shell32
  • PartialContentHandler.dll - PartialContentSupportHandler
  • HP MediaSmart Services Gateway.exe (by HP)
  • DRMHeader.dll
  • HP.OutTrigger.dll
  • IWMPFolderMonitorService.exe
  • killproc.exe
  • UPnP.dll (by Intel) - Intel UPnP Stack

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • HP MediaSmart Services Gateway.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named HP MediaSmart Services Gateway.
  • HPMediaSmartServicesGatewayService.exe runs as a service named 'HP MediaSmart Services Gateway' (HP MediaSmart Services Gateway).

How do I remove HP MediaSmart Services Gateway?

Quickly and completely remove HP MediaSmart Services Gateway 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 Services Gateway 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 Services Gateway, 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 Services Gateway.

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win Vista (SP2) 33%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.67%
Windows Vista 33.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Ultimate 33.33%
Windows 7 Ultimate 33.33%
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 66.67%
Common models
HP TouchSmart tx2 Noteboo... 33.33%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 33.33%
Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD5 33.33%

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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