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Should I remove Kcast for Windows?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #24,908
United States Rank #17,192
Reach 0.0078%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 366.85 days
1076.49 days >
Average installed length: 565.61 days


VersionDistribution 10.91% 10.91% 64.55% 10.00% 1.82% 1.82%

Kcast for Windows


Kcast for Windows is a software program developed by Kitco. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. 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 KcastWin7.exe. The setup package generally installs about 4 files and is usually about 3.52 MB (3,691,520 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 66% of users of Kcast for Windows come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Kitco.com
Help link: applications.kitco.com/supportcenter/windows/windows-support.html
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Programs\Kitco\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{FC00D5C6-356F-47B8-B0B7-19ABC493440E}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 3.52 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Kcast for Windows

Program executable:KcastWin7.exe
Name:Kcast for Windows
Additional files:
  • Microsoft.WindowsAPICodePack.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft Windows API Code Pack for .NET Framework (Microsoft.WindowsAPICodePack)
  • Microsoft.WindowsAPICodePack.Shell.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft.WindowsAPICodePack.Shell

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • KcastWin7.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{6EC108A2-A463-48EE-B0B3-7732F16A0B3D}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • KcastWin7.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'KcastWin7' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Kitco\KcastWin7.exe".

How do I remove Kcast for Windows?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 75%
Win 7 5%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 80.00%
Windows 8 20.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 46.79%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.43%
Windows 7 Professional 14.68%
Windows 8.1 6.42%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.59%
Windows 10 Home 3.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

65.54% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 65.54%
  Canada 4.73%
  France 3.38%
  Australia 3.38%
  India 2.70%
  United Kingdom 2.70%
  Ecuador 1.35%
  Mexico 1.35%
  Austria 1.35%
  Iran 1.35%
  United Arab Emirates 1.35%
  Egypt 1.35%
  Norway 0.68%
  Costa Rica 0.68%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 37.97%
Dell 26.58%
Acer 15.19%
ASUS 7.59%
Lenovo 3.80%
Sony 1.27%
Toshiba 1.27%
Alienware 1.27%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.08%
Dell Latitude E6500 2.04%
HP G62 Notebook PC 2.04%
Dell Inspiron 620 2.04%
Dell XPS 8300 2.04%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.04%


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