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Should I remove Hauppauge WinTV 8?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #15,115
United States Rank #16,136
Reach 0.0211%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 0.14 days
0.63 days >
Average installed length: 0.33 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
v8.0.34047 (CD 4.5 HD) 0.34%
v8.0.33348 (CD 4.4) 2.03%
v8.0.33348 (CD 4.4 with Extend) 0.34%
v8.0.33348 (CD 4.4 HD) 1.01%
v8.0.33348 (CD 4.4 H.264) 0.34%
v8.0.33314 (CD 4.3) 0.34%
v8.0.33314 (CD 4.3 with Extend) 0.34%
v8.0.33314 (CD 4.3 SD) 1.35%
v8.0.33314 (CD 4.3 HD) 0.68%
v8.0.33313 (CD 4.3 with Extend) 0.34%
v8.0.33313 (CD 4.3 SD) 0.34%
v8.0.33313 (CD 4.3 HD) 0.34%
v8.0.33313 (CD 4.3 H.264) 0.34%
v8.0.33307 (CD 4.3 with Extend) 0.34%
v8.0.33296 (CD 4.3 HD) 0.34%
v8.0.33267 (CD 4.2 SD) 0.34%
v8.0.33267 (CD 4.2 HD) 1.69%
v8.0.33261 (CD 4.2) 2.03%
v8.0.33261 (CD 4.2 with Extend) 2.70%
v8.0.33261 (CD 4.2 SD) 1.01%
v8.0.33261 (CD 4.2 HD) 1.01%
v8.0.33254 (CD 4.2 with Extend) 1.01%
v8.0.33231 (CD 4.2 with Extend) 0.34%
v8.0.33231 (CD 4.2 SD) 1.01%
v8.0.33231 (CD 4.2 HD) 0.34%
v8.0.33195 (CD 4.1) 5.07%
v8.0.33195 (CD 4.1 with Extend) 3.04%
v8.0.33195 (CD 4.1 SD) 2.36%
v8.0.33195 (CD 4.1 HD) 3.72%
v8.0.33195 (CD 4.1 H.264) 0.34%
v8.0.33195 (CD 4.1 AAC) 0.34%
v8.0.33189 (CD 4.1) 0.34%
v8.0.33189 (CD 4.1 with Extend) 2.36%
v8.0.33189 (CD 4.1 AAC) 0.68%
v8.0.33135 (CD 4.0 with Extend) 1.01%
v8.0.33135 (CD 4.0 SD) 0.34%
v8.0.33135 (CD 4.0 HD) 0.68%
v8.0.33135 (CD 4.0 H.264) 0.34%
v8.0.33106 (CD 4.0) 2.36%
v8.0.33106 (CD 4.0 with Extend) 0.68%
v8.0.33106 (CD 4.0 SD) 2.70%
v8.0.33106 (CD 4.0 HD) 4.05%
v8.0.33106 (CD 4.0 AAC) 0.34%
v8.0.33100 (CD 4.0) 0.34%
v8.0.33100 (CD 4.0 with Extend) 1.35%
v8.0.33100 (CD 4.0 SD) 4.39%
v8.0.33100 (CD 4.0 HD) 7.09%
v8.0.33091 (CD 4.0) 0.34%
v8.0.33091 (CD 4.0 SD) 0.68%
v8.0.33090 (CD 4.0) 0.34%
v8.0.33090 (CD 4.0 SD) 0.34%
64 versions

Hauppauge WinTV 8

Overview

Hauppauge WinTV 8 is a program developed by Hauppauge Computer Works. The most used version is v8.0.33100 (cd 4.0 hd), with over 71% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 wintv8.exe. The software installer includes 26 files and is usually about 40.63 MB (42,598,514 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 43% of users of Hauppauge WinTV 8 come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\wintv\wintv8
Uninstaller: C:\ProgramData\Hauppauge\UNWISE32WINTV7.EXE /U C:\Program Files3\HAUPPA~1\WinTV8.LOG
Estimated size: 40.63 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Hauppauge WinTV 8

Program executable:wintv8.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\wintv\wintv8\wintv8.exe
MD5:bcbe8a9a6295ff1490243c932e191213
Additional files:
  • NativeMMS.dll - NativeMM Dynamic Link Library
  • EraseDatabase.exe - Hauppauge Erase Channel Database Tool
  • hcwTSTeletext.dll - hcwTSTel Dynamic Link Library
  • pcleIScl.dll (by PCTV Systems S.à r.l) - Pinnacle Image Scaler (Pinnacle Image Scaler - for Convert Object)
  • MultiMediaServices.dll - MultiMediaServices
  • pcleUtil.dll (by PCTV Systems S.à r.l) - Pinnacle Utilities (Pinnacle Utilities - for pclePrograms)
  • OvTool.dll (by GDCL http://www.gdcl.co.uk) - Overlay Manager
  • WinTVEPGLoader.exe - WinTVEPGLoader
  • ManagedUPnP.dll (by Aaron Lee Murgatroyd) - ManagedUPnP
  • DataModel.dll - DataModel
  • WinTVRec.exe - WinTV7Rec
  • WinTVTray.exe - WinTVTray
  • WinTVTVPI.exe - WinTVTVPI
  • CSCnvrtX.dll - CSCnvrt (CSCnvrt - Color Space Converter)
  • libhdhomerun.dll
  • TS2PS.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • WinTV8.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{D4A903C5-8ADD-4069-A222-EC8446F0AD61}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • WinTVTray.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named WinTV Recording Status.lnk_FolderCommonAppdata.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • WinTVTray.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'WinTV Recording Status' which loads as C:\Program Files\WinTV\WinTV8\WinTVTray.exe.

How do I remove Hauppauge WinTV 8?

Quickly and completely remove Hauppauge WinTV 8 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 WinTV 8 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 WinTV 8, 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 WinTV 8.

OS VERSIONS
Win 8 67%
Win 7 0%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 66.89%
Windows 7 32.77%
Windows Vista 0.34%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Pro 19.59%
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.89%
Windows 10 Home 15.88%
Windows 8.1 11.15%
Windows 8.1 Pro 10.14%
Windows 7 Professional 7.77%

Distribution by countryGeography

42.56% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 42.56%
  United States 32.74%
  Canada 6.25%
  Austria 5.06%
  United Kingdom 4.46%
  Italy 2.68%
  France 2.68%
  Switzerland 1.19%
  Netherlands 0.89%
  Spain 0.60%
  NC 0.30%
  Belgium 0.30%
  Australia 0.30%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 20.90%
Medion 18.66%
Acer 14.93%
Dell 14.18%
GIGABYTE 11.94%
ASUS 7.46%
Toshiba 4.48%
Intel 3.73%
Lenovo 2.24%
Sony 1.49%
Common models
ASUS All Series 11.49%
Dell XPS 8700 4.05%
MEDION MS-7800 3.38%
Dell XPS 8300 2.70%
MEDION H77H2-EM 2.70%
MEDION MS-7797 2.03%

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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