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What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
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How common is it?
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United States Rank #39,562
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ShowBiz DVD

What is ShowBiz DVD?  (from ArcSoft)

ArcSoft ShowBiz® DVD is a simple yet powerful software application that has everything you need to edit home videos and create professional looking DVDs. The software features a simple storyboard view for basic video sequencing and a more advanced timeline view giving you greater control over your movie clips, audio tr...  Read more


ShowBiz DVD is a program developed by ArcSoft. 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 showbiz.exe. The software installer includes 46 files. checkupdate.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 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 36% of users of ShowBiz DVD come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Netherlands.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.arcsoft.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ArcSoft\ShowBiz DVD 2
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files2\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\engine\6\INTEL3~1\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{A9FC434F-9950-

Program filesFiles installed by ShowBiz DVD

Program executable:showbiz.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\arcsoft\showbiz dvd 2\showbiz.exe
Additional files:
  • CaptureWDM.dll - arcsoft CaptureWDM (CaptureWDM)
  • dvrms2data.dll - arcsoft dvrms2data (dvrms2data)
  • ASFWriter.dll - Arcsoft AsfWriter (WMV and WMA File Writer)
  • discapi.dll - arcsoft discapi (discapi)
  • LSLib.dll - LSLib (LightScribe Libarary.)
  • DGUI.dll - DGUI
  • ArcRegister.exe - ArcSoft Product Registeration
  • checkupdate.dll - ArcSoft Check Update Resource
  • CDPlay.dll - CDPlay Dynamic Link Library (CDPlay DLL)
  • CancelAutoPlay.exe - arcsoft CancelAutoPlay (CancelAutoPlay)
  • checkupdate.exe - ArcSoft Check Update
  • AlbumBase.dll - ArcSoft AlbumBase (AlbumBase)
  • DVDContentRes.dll - DVDContentRes
  • MediaImport.dll - MediaImport
  • AlignSplit.dll - AlignSplit (Align to VOBU)
  • DiscClub.dll - DiscClub
  • afc.dll - Afc (CD/DVD pre-mastering toolkit for Win32)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • ArcRegister.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{4A9681BF-06A8-40BD-BF0D-57EA91484254}'.

How do I remove ShowBiz DVD?

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Or, you can uninstall ShowBiz DVD 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 ShowBiz DVD, 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 ShowBiz DVD.

Win 7 (SP1) 38%
Win Vista 2%
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 38.46%
Windows Vista 30.77%
Windows XP 23.08%
Windows 8 7.69%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 28.85%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 26.92%
Microsoft Windows XP 23.08%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.77%
Windows 7 Professional 3.85%
Windows 8.1 3.85%

Distribution by countryGeography

36.23% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 36.23%
  Germany 27.54%
  Netherlands 8.70%
  Australia 7.25%
  Belgium 4.35%
  Japan 2.90%
  Canada 1.45%
  Switzerland 1.45%
  Spain 1.45%
  United Kingdom 1.45%
  Hungary 1.45%
  India 1.45%
  Italy 1.45%
  Luxembourg 1.45%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 24.32%
Medion 21.62%
Dell 10.81%
Toshiba 10.81%
Hewlett-Packard 8.11%
Sony 5.41%
Gateway 2.70%
NEC 2.70%
Intel 2.70%
American Megatrends 2.70%
Common models
Hewlett-Packard Compaq Pr... 4.17%
Acer Aspire 5738 4.17%
Unknow Unknow 2.08%
TOSHIBA Satellite C855D 2.08%

About ArcSoft

ArcSoft is a application development company that makes multimedia technologies & applications across desktop & embedded platforms.
Publisher URL: www.arcsoft.com


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