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Should I remove NVIDIA 3DTV Play Activation Utility?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
21% remove it79% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #23,197
United States Rank #25,471
Reach 0.0091%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 7.54 days
222.32 days >
Average installed length: 116.81 days


358.40 3.13%
347.58 4.69%
266.7 92.19%

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NVIDIA 3DTV Play Activation Utility

What is NVIDIA 3DTV Play Activation Utility?  (from NVIDIA)

NVIDIA 3DTV Play software gives you the freedom to leverage the 3D processing power of your GeForce GPU to create an immersive 3D experience in your own home. Game night? Convert more than 650 of the most popular PC games into immersive 3D environments. Turn your 3D TV into the ultimate, high-definition, 3D entertainme...  Read more


NVIDIA 3DTV Play Activation Utility is a software program developed by NVIDIA. The most common release is 266.7, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The primary executable is named 3DVSerialize.EXE. The setup package generally installs about 4 files and is usually about 2.35 MB (2,463,440 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 32% of users of NVIDIA 3DTV Play Activation Utility come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.nvidia.com/object/3dtv-play-14day-trial.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\3DTV
Uninstaller: "C:\Windows\SysWOW64\RunDll32.EXE" "C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\Installer2\installer.2\NVI2.DLL",UninstallPackage Display.3DTV
Estimated size: 2.35 MB

Program filesFiles installed by NVIDIA 3DTV Play Activation Utility

Program executable:3DVSerialize.EXE
Name:3DVSerialize Application
Path:C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\3DTV\3DVSerialize.EXE
Additional files:
  • 3DVSerializeR.DLL - 3DVSerialize Application Resource
  • 3DVSerialize.exe - 3DVSerialize Application

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • 3DVSerialize.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name '3DVSerialize' which loads as C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\3DTV\3DVSerialize.exe.

How do I remove NVIDIA 3DTV Play Activation Utility?

Quickly and completely remove NVIDIA 3DTV Play Activation Utility from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall NVIDIA 3DTV Play Activation Utility 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 NVIDIA 3DTV Play Activation Utility, 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 NVIDIA 3DTV Play Activation Utility.

Win 7 (SP1) 52%
Win Vista (SP2) 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 21%
Keep it 79%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 53.91%
Windows 8 45.31%
Windows Vista 0.78%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 22.05%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.54%
Windows 7 Professional 12.60%
Windows 8.1 Pro 11.81%
Windows 8 Pro 7.87%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 7.09%

Distribution by countryGeography

31.54% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 31.54%
  France 10.77%
  Germany 6.15%
  Canada 6.15%
  United Kingdom 5.38%
  Russia 4.62%
  Belgium 3.08%
  Switzerland 2.31%
  Australia 2.31%
  Spain 2.31%
  Netherlands 2.31%
  Vietnam 1.54%
  Sweden 1.54%
  New Zealand 1.54%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 23.53%
Acer 17.65%
Dell 10.29%
Hewlett-Packard 10.29%
MSI 7.35%
Alienware 7.35%
Toshiba 4.41%
Intel 2.94%
American Megatrends 1.47%
Common models
ASUS All Series 7.32%
MSI MS-7751 3.66%
ASUSTeK G75VW 3.66%
Alienware Alienware X51 2.44%
Dell Dell System XPS L5... 2.44%
Gigabyte P35-DS4 2.44%


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Publisher URL: www.nvidia.com


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