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Should I remove AMD Steady Video Plug-In?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #22,310
United States Rank #22,205
Reach 0.0088%


2.08.0000 8.05%
2.07.0000 10.34%
2.06.0000 42.53%
2.04.0000 0.57%
2.03.0000 1.72%
2.02.0000 35.63%
2.01.0000 0.57%
1.00.0000 0.57%

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AMD Steady Video Plug-In

What is AMD Steady Video Plug-In?

AMD Steady Video is a technology designed to eliminate or reduce shakes and jitters during the playback of home video. Users may turn on this technology via the AMD Catalyst Control Center or the AMD VISION Engine Control Center application. AMD Steady Video is designed to work with content that can run on Adobe Flash or on any player which has been programmed to use AMD’s decode acceleration (DXVA) engine.


The most used version is 2.06.0000, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The main program executable is SteadyVideo.dll. The software installer includes 2 files.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.AMD.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\AMD\SteadyVideo\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{DA2737A4-B639-96F4-1CC2-30D2919EE1FB}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by AMD Steady Video Plug-In

Program module:SteadyVideo.dll
Name:Steady Video
This plugin allows the user to turn AMD SteadyVideo on or off when video is detected on the web.
Signed by:Advanced Micro Devices
Path:C:\Program Files\AMD\SteadyVideo\SteadyVideo.dll
This plugin allows the user to turn AMD SteadyVideo on or off when video is detected on the web.
Additional files:
  • VideoMIMEFilter.dll - MIME Video Detector for IE
  • SteadyVideo.dll - Steady Video (This plugin allows the user to turn AMD SteadyVideo on or off when video is detected on the web.)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • SteadyVideo.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'SteadyVideoBHO Class' with the class of {6C680BAE-655C-4E3D-8FC4-E6A520C3D928} (AMD SteadyVideo BHO).

How do I remove AMD Steady Video Plug-In?

You can uninstall AMD Steady Video Plug-In 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program AMD Steady Video Plug-In, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 AMD Steady Video Plug-In.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by AMD Steady Video Plug-In you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
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Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 72%
Win XP 1%
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 76.30%
Windows 10 22.54%
Windows Vista 0.58%
Windows XP 0.58%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 39.05%
Windows 7 Ultimate 26.04%
Windows 7 Professional 6.51%
Windows 10 Home 6.51%
Windows 10 Pro 5.33%
Windows 8.1 Pro 2.96%

Distribution by countryGeography

42.93% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 42.93%
  Germany 6.06%
  Australia 5.56%
  India 4.55%
  Italy 2.53%
  Russia 2.02%
  Indonesia 2.02%
  Austria 2.02%
  France 2.02%
  Israel 2.02%
  Netherlands 2.02%
  United Arab Emirates 1.52%
  Brazil 1.52%
  United Kingdom 1.52%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 65.15%
Acer 9.09%
Dell 6.82%
ASUS 5.30%
Lenovo 2.27%
Sony 1.52%
MSI 1.52%
Samsung 1.52%
Alienware 0.76%
Intel 0.76%
NEC 0.76%
Common models
Hewlett-Packard 520-1171a 4.72%
Hewlett-Packard 27-1010eg 4.72%
Hewlett-Packard 620-1170 3.15%
HP Pavilion g4 Notebook P... 3.15%
Hewlett-Packard 620-1110 2.36%
Hewlett-Packard 27-1001es 2.36%

About Advanced Micro Devices

Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) develops computer processors and related technologies for commercial and consumer markets.
Publisher URL: www.amd.com


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