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Should I remove TV Wizard?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
88% remove it12% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,562
United States Rank #8,359
Reach 0.0784%
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Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 14.88 days
407.54 days >
Average installed length: 214.13 days


2.7.65 2.82%
2.7.63 4.63%
2.7.61 7.27%
2.7.59 3.09%
2.7.57 0.91%
2.7.55 2.82%
2.7.50 20.89%
2.7.47 14.26%
2.7.46 1.73%
2.7.45 8.36%
2.7.44 0.82%
2.7.43 8.63%
2.7.42 0.27%
2.7.40 1.36%
2.7.39 2.72%
2.7.38 7.72%
2.7.35 8.63%
2.7.31 3.09%

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TV Wizard

What is TV Wizard?

TV Wizard (by Injekt) is an Internet toolbar/plugin (for Internet Explorer it runs as a BHO, in Chrome and Firefox it will run as an extension) that plugs into the user's default web browser and will modify a number of settings such as taking control of the browser's search and home pages, new tab functionality as well as DNS 'not found' redirection. Additionally TV Wizard will change some security settings of the browser that might also lower the overall security of the user's PC. This is done in order to allow the program to run uninterrupted.

Should the user attempt to uninstall TV Wizard using the standard methods in Add/Remove Programs, only parts of this PUP will be uninstalled and some items such as the modified search and home pages may still point to an unwanted web page. Also to note as disclosed in the privacy policy, the program will track and report behaviors or the user while the plugin is installed including but not limited to the URLs and web pages the user visits as well as search terms and search results the user queries.

About  (from Small Island Development)

TV Wizard is a free application that allows you to turn off the lights when watching videos on your favorite websites. TV Wizard is entirely free to use. In order to keep TV Wizard free, we've partnered with high-quality ad providers and you may see additional ads when TV Wizard is installed. In some cases, we may dis...  Read more
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Installs a Windows Service
  • Known to reinstall itself
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • Known to include offers within the setup
  • Hijacks the web browser's home page
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in TV Wizard.
tkzvohig.exe (fd2af0dd0ef286df33b85be4ab15c29e) has been flagged by the following 10 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Antiy-AVL Trojan/Win32.TSGeneric
Baidu-International Adware.MSIL.PullUpdate.BE
Comodo Security 19657 ApplicUnwnt
Dr.Web Adware.Downware.8565
ESET-NOD32 8.10483 a variant of MSIL/Adware.PullUpdate.E
Malwarebytes v2014.11.20.01 PUP.Optional.TVWizard.A
McAfee 5600.6941 Artemis!FD2AF0DD0EF2
McAfee-GW-Edition 7.6941 Artemis
Panda Antivirus Adware/TVWizard
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.324 Suspicious_GEN.F47V0827
TVWizardService.exe (3bd82326f406e2dc20c75d107a591938) has been flagged by the following 31 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware Adware.TVWizard.A
AhnLab-V3 2015.03.31.00 PUP/Win32.PullUpdate
ALYac Adware.TVWizard.A
Antiy-AVL Trojan/Win32.TSGeneric
AVG Downloader.CBD
AVware MSIL.Adware.PullUpdate
Baidu-International Adware.MSIL.PullUpdate.G
Bitdefender 7.2 Adware.TVWizard.A
Bkav FE W32.HfsAdware.46B4
CAT-QuickHeal 14.00 Adware.TVWizard.A3
Comodo Security 21595 ApplicUnwnt
Dr.Web Adware.Yontoo.68
Emsisoft Anti-Malware Adware.TVWizard.A (B)
ESET-NOD32 11401 a variant of MSIL/Adware.PullUpdate.G.gen
Fortinet FortiGate 5.0.999.0 Adware/PullUpdate
F-Secure 11.0.19100.45 Adware.TVWizard.A
G Data 25 Adware.TVWizard.A
Jiangmin 16.0.100 AdWare/SaMon.av
Kaspersky not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.SaMon.e
Malwarebytes PUP.Optional.TVWizard.A
McAfee Artemis!3BD82326F406
MicroWorld-eScan Adware.TVWizard.A
nProtect 2015-03-30.01 Adware.TVWizard.A
Sophos 4.98.0 Generic PUA PJ
SUPERAntiSpyware Adware.TVWizard/Variant
Symantec 20141.2.0.56 Trojan.Gen.2
Tencent Msil.Adware.Pullupdate.Lnym
Trend Micro 9.740.0.1012 TROJ_GEN.R0C1C0OLR14
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.R0C1C0OLR14
VIPRE Antivirus 38916 MSIL.Adware.PullUpdate
Zillya Adware.SaMon.Win32.79
       View all 41 all detections
TV Wizard has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.
Find out how to remove TV Wizard.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: www.gettvwizard.com/about.html
Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\tvwizard
Uninstaller: C:\ProgramData\TVWizard\uninstall.exe /kb=y /ic=1
Warning, the included uninstaller may not work, it is highly recommended to use Reason Core Security.
Estimated size: 1.39 MB

Program filesFiles installed by TV Wizard

Program executable:tkzvohig.exe (Malware detected)
Additional files:
  • TVWizard.exe - TV Wizard (TVWizard)
  • TVWizard64.exe
  • (Malware detected) TVWizardService.exe - TVWizard Service
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • TVWizardService.exe runs as a service named 'TVWizard' (TVWizard).

How do I remove TV Wizard?

Quickly and completely remove TV Wizard from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
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Or, you can uninstall TV Wizard 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 TV Wizard, 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 TV Wizard.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.
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Win 8 46%
Win 7 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 88%
Keep it 12%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 47.14%
Windows 8 45.51%
Windows Vista 4.81%
Windows XP 2.36%
Windows 8.1 0.18%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 28.71%
Windows 7 Home Premium 27.99%
Windows 7 Professional 8.57%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.02%
Windows 8 5.29%
Windows 8.1 Connected 3.92%

Distribution by countryGeography

29.71% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 29.71%
  United Kingdom 18.37%
  France 14.20%
  Australia 6.69%
  Canada 6.37%
  Brazil 6.04%
  Germany 5.88%
  Italy 5.31%
  Spain 3.59%
  India 2.20%
  Portugal 0.24%
  Netherlands 0.24%
  Argentina 0.24%
  Belgium 0.16%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.18%
Acer 20.47%
Dell 15.54%
ASUS 10.88%
Toshiba 9.97%
Lenovo 5.57%
Samsung 4.40%
Medion 1.42%
Common models
HP 15 Notebook PC 5.92%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 5.63%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.79%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.38%
HP Pavilion 17 Notebook P... 2.82%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.54%


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