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Should I remove SafeCast Shared Components?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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United States Rank #12,374
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Average installed length: 137.72 days

SafeCast Shared Components

What is SafeCast Shared Components?

SafeCast is part of Macrovision's software protection system and features product activation (via telephone, or through internet), and executable wrapping technology.


SafeCast Shared Components is a software program developed by Macrovision. The setup package generally installs about 2 files. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows XP and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 14% of users of SafeCast Shared Components come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and Iran.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Common Files\Macrovision Shared\SafeCast\Install\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Common Files\Macrovision Shared\SafeCast\Install\CDAC13BA.EXE /uninstall

Program filesFiles installed by SafeCast Shared Components

  • CDAC14BA.DLL - SafeCast2

How do I remove SafeCast Shared Components?

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

Win XP 41%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 45.11%
Windows 7 43.22%
Windows Vista 9.78%
Windows 8 1.89%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 44.76%
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.41%
Windows 7 Professional 10.16%
Windows 7 Home Premium 9.21%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.30%
Windows 7 Home Basic 3.17%

Distribution by countryGeography

14.20% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 14.20%
  Italy 7.85%
  Iran 6.65%
  Germany 5.44%
  France 4.83%
  Taiwan 4.53%
  MA 3.93%
  Spain 3.02%
  India 3.02%
  Hungary 2.72%
  Israel 2.42%
  Poland 2.42%
  Brazil 2.11%
  Croatia 2.11%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 19.01%
Acer 16.35%
Dell 11.41%
American Megatrends 9.51%
Toshiba 8.75%
ASUS 6.84%
Intel 4.56%
Lenovo 3.42%
Sahara 3.04%
Medion 1.90%
Sony 1.90%
Common models
Gigabyte G41MT-S2PT 1.22%
TOSHIBA Satellite A200 1.22%
Dell OptiPlex 755 1.22%
Acer Aspire 5735 0.81%
Gigabyte GA-780T-USB3 0.81%
HP Pavilion dv5 Notebook ... 0.81%


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