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Should I remove HP MediaStream?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #20,932
United States Rank #17,194
Reach 0.0113%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 28.41 days
838.07 days >
Average installed length: 440.34 days


2.5.1810 0.63%
2.5.1467 3.80%
2.5.1466 95.57%

Other programs by Simplify Media

HP MediaStream


HP MediaStream is a program developed by Simplify Media. The most used version is 2.5.1466, 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. The main program executable is HPMediaStream.exe. The software installer includes 9 files and is usually about 41.04 MB (43,029,583 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 7. While about 48% of users of HP MediaStream come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Brazil.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.simplifymedia.com/hp
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\HP\HP MediaStream\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{4414C431-245A-4AF7-8FE0-3ED2333FD8D2}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 41.04 MB

Program filesFiles installed by HP MediaStream

Program executable:HPMediaStream.exe
Name:HP MediaStream powered by Simplify Media, Inc.
HP MediaStream
Path:C:\Program Files\HP\HP MediaStream\HPMediaStream.exe
Additional files:
  • HPMediaStream.exe - HP MediaStream powered by Simplify Media, Inc. (HP MediaStream)
  • libvistapcm.dll - Simplify Media (Simplify Media Decoder for Vista and Windows 7)
  • VistaPcm.dll - Simplify Media Decoder for Vista
  • log4cxx.dll (by Apache Software Foundation) - Apache log4cxx
  • pthread.dll (by Open Source Software community project) - POSIX Threads for Windows32 Library

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • HPMediaStream.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Simplify Media' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Hp\HP MediaStream\HPMediaStream.exe" -splash.

How do I remove HP MediaStream?

Quickly and completely remove HP MediaStream 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 MediaStream 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 MediaStream, 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 MediaStream.

Win 7 (SP1) 80%
Win XP 1%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 94.94%
Windows 8 3.80%
Windows XP 1.27%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Starter 89.24%
Windows 7 Home Premium 3.80%
Windows 10 Home 3.16%
Windows 7 Professional 1.27%
Microsoft Windows XP 1.27%
Windows 10 Pro 0.63%

Distribution by countryGeography

48.26% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 48.26%
  United Kingdom 10.45%
  Brazil 4.98%
  Germany 3.98%
  Spain 3.48%
  Canada 3.48%
  France 2.99%
  Colombia 2.49%
  Italy 2.49%
  Croatia 1.99%
  Australia 1.49%
  Indonesia 1.49%
  Malaysia 1.49%
  DZ 1.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 99.34%
American Megatrends 0.66%
Common models
HP Mini 210-1000 92.31%
HP Mini 311-1100 2.56%
HP Mini 210 VT 2.56%
Hewlett-Packard Compaq Mi... 1.28%
HP Mini 2102 0.64%
ASUSTeK 1005HA 0.64%


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