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Should I remove PermissionTV Download Manager?

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15% remove it85% keep it
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PermissionTV Download Manager


PermissionTV Download Manager is a program developed by PermissionTV. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 software installer includes 15 files. AutoUpdate.dll is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows Vista (SP2) as well as Windows XP. While about 97% of users of PermissionTV Download Manager come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\PermissionTV\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\PermissionTV\unins001.exe"

Program filesFiles installed by PermissionTV Download Manager

  • DM.dll - PermissionTV Download Manager Plugin (Download Manager Plugin)
  • dmuninst.exe - Download Manager Service Uninstaller
  • dminstall.exe - Download Manager Service Installer
  • dmstart.exe - Start Download Manager Service
  • dm.exe - PermissionTV Download Manager (Download Manager Service)
  • dmstop.exe - Stop Download Manager Service
  • PermissionTV_Handler.exe - PermissionTV Protocol Handler
  • AutoUpdate.dll - PermisionTV AutoUpdate (AutoUpdate)
  • drm_exec.exe - drm_exec Application
  • dmtray.exe - Tray Launcher
  • PermissionTV Player.exe - PermissionTV (PermissionTV Channel Viewer)
  • autoupdate.exe - AutoUpdate
  • updateutil.dll - UpdateUtil
  • unins000.exe - Inno Setup (Setup/Uninstall)
  • PermissionTV_Detector.dll - PermissionTV_Detector Module

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • dm.exe runs as a service named 'PermissionTV Download Manager Service' (PermissionTVDownloadManager).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • unins000.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\CDRipper\unins000.exe'.

How do I remove PermissionTV Download Manager?

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

Win Vista (SP2) 41%
Win 8 6%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 15%
Keep it 85%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 41.18%
Windows XP 29.41%
Windows 7 23.53%
Windows 8 5.88%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 29.41%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 29.41%
Windows 7 Home Premium 11.76%
Windows 7 Professional 5.88%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.88%
Windows 8.1 5.88%

Distribution by countryGeography

96.67% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 96.67%
  Canada 3.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 50.00%
Dell 25.00%
Sony 6.25%
American Megatrends 6.25%
ASUS 6.25%
Gateway 6.25%
Common models
Sony VGN-NS230E 6.25%
IBM 1836Q4U 6.25%
HP-Pavilion RP824AV-ABA a... 6.25%
HP-Pavilion NY429AA-ABA p... 6.25%
HP Pavilion dv9700 Notebo... 6.25%
HP Pavilion dv2500 Notebo... 6.25%


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