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Should I remove Hauppauge TV Player?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #20,479
United States Rank #21,941
Reach 0.0118%


1.0.31099 45.78%
1.0.31065 4.22%
1.0.31046 0.60%
1.0.30283 10.84%
1.0.30251 18.67%
1.0.30236 6.02%
1.0.30221 13.86%

Typically installed together

Hauppauge TV Player


Hauppauge TV Player is a program developed by Hauppauge Computer Works. The most used version is 1.0.31099, 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is wintv7.exe. The software installer includes 16 files and is usually about 21.88 MB (22,943,740 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 8 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 34% of users of Hauppauge TV Player come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\wintv\wintv7
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files2\INSTAL~1\UNWISE32.EXE /U C:\Program Files2\WinTV\WinTV7\WinTV7.LOG
Estimated size: 21.88 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Hauppauge TV Player

Program executable:wintv7.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\wintv\wintv7\wintv7.exe
Additional files:
  • hcwTSTeletext.dll - hcwTSTel Dynamic Link Library
  • NativeMMS.dll - NativeMM Dynamic Link Library
  • MultiMediaServices.dll - MultiMediaServices
  • DataModel.dll - DataModel
  • WinTV7Rec.exe - WinTV7Rec
  • WinTVTray.exe - WinTVTray
  • WinTVTVPI.exe - WinTVTVPI
  • EraseDatabase.exe - Hauppauge Erase Channel Database Tool
  • TS2PS.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • WinTV7.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{BC5FA691-A9B7-48BF-B170-0C0CF89A5374}' (runs on registration).
  • WinTVTray.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{6B9522A6-1FFB-4E44-A6EB-037A779BCBA1}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • WinTV7.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\WinTV\WinTV7\WinTV7.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:16.28 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0008038239%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00053209%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00027173%
0.015104% average
70 average

How do I remove Hauppauge TV Player?

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

Win 8 99%
Win 7 (SP1) 1%
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 99.40%
Windows 7 0.60%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 48.80%
Windows 8 32.53%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 6.02%
Windows 10 Home 3.61%
Windows 8 Pro 2.41%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 2.41%

Distribution by countryGeography

33.92% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 33.92%
  United Kingdom 18.71%
  Australia 11.11%
  Spain 8.19%
  New Zealand 6.43%
  Belgium 4.68%
  Italy 4.09%
  France 2.34%
  Netherlands 1.17%
  Mexico 1.17%
  Sweden 1.17%
  Indonesia 1.17%
  Chile 0.58%
  DK 0.58%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 99.40%
MSI 0.60%
Common models
Hewlett-Packard h8-1485ea 7.88%
Hewlett-Packard p6-2388ea 7.27%
Hewlett-Packard h8-1455 6.67%
Hewlett-Packard 23-d005a 6.06%
Hewlett-Packard 23-d010a 4.24%
Hewlett-Packard 27-1201a 3.64%

About Hauppauge Computer Works

Hauppauge is US manufacturer of electronic video hardware for personal computers and is widely known for its WinTV line of TV tuner cards for PCs, Hauppauge also produces personal video recorders, digital video editors, digital media players, hybrid video recorders and digital television products.
Publisher URL: www.hauppauge.com


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