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6% remove it94% keep it
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1.00.0095 94.44%
1.00.0093 5.56%

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Pinnacle DistanTV Client


Pinnacle DistanTV Client is a program developed by Pinnacle Systems. The most used version is 1.00.0095, 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 main program executable is RemoteTVApp.exe. The software installer includes 24 files and is usually about 7.64 MB (8,011,078 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 38% of users of Pinnacle DistanTV Client come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and Netherlands.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.pinnaclesys.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Pinnacle\DistanTV Client\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{AF7970DA-48C1-4E52-86D5-1C18BFD5BAEF}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 7.64 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Pinnacle DistanTV Client

Program executable:RemoteTVApp.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Pinnacle\DistanTV Client\RemoteTVApp.exe
Additional files:
  • SaFireU.dll - SaFire Unicode Video Processing DLL (SaFireU)
  • LibTvEpgDataProvider.dll - LibTvEpgDataProvider
  • BaseControls.dll - BaseControls
  • EpgControls.dll - EpgControls
  • MediaPlay.dll - MediaPlay
  • RemoteTv.dll - DistanTV
  • RemoteTVApp.exe
  • Pixie.NET.dll - Pixie (Pixie.NET)
  • Misc.IO.dll - Misc (Misc.IO)
  • Misc.Windows.dll - Misc.Windows
  • Misc.DirectShow.dll - Misc.DirectShow
  • Misc.Windows.Forms.dll - Misc.Windows.Forms
  • QUASL.dll - QUASL
  • Tv.Interop.dll - Assembly imported from type library TvLib
  • ICSharpCode.SharpZipLib.dll - #ZipLibrary (ICSharpCode.SharpZipLibrary)
  • CSCSaFX.dll (by Avid Development GmbH) - CSCnvrt (CSCnvrt - Color Space Converter)
  • Misc.Util.dll (by Avid Development GmbH) - Misc.Util
  • Tv.AxInterop.dll
  • UPnP.dll (by Intel) - Intel UPnP Stack

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • RemoteTVApp.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{0EC9C3CE-B7F9-4497-86F9-345449D97C83}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Pinnacle DistanTV Client?

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Or, you can uninstall Pinnacle DistanTV Client 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 Pinnacle DistanTV Client, 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 Pinnacle DistanTV Client.

Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win 8 6%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.11%
Windows Vista 22.22%
Windows XP 11.11%
Windows 8 5.56%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 44.44%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 16.67%
Windows 7 Professional 11.11%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.11%
Windows Vista Business 5.56%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.56%

Distribution by countryGeography

38.10% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 38.10%
  United States 19.05%
  Netherlands 14.29%
  Spain 9.52%
  Switzerland 4.76%
  Australia 4.76%
  Austria 4.76%
  Slovakia 4.76%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Medion 25.00%
Acer 18.75%
Hewlett-Packard 18.75%
American Megatrends 6.25%
Sahara 6.25%
Packard Bell 6.25%
Lenovo 6.25%
Dell 6.25%
Common models
Sony VGN-FW51ZF_H 6.25%
MEDIONPC MS-7708 6.25%
MEDIONPC MS-7707 6.25%
MEDIONPC MS-7522 6.25%
Medion P7610 6.25%

About Pinnacle Systems

Pinnacle (acquired by American company Avid Technology) is a manufacturer of digital video hardware and software for the broadcast market as well as consumers.
Publisher URL: www.pinnaclesys.com


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