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Should I remove BUFFALO PCastTV3?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
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VersionDistribution 2.70%

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BUFFALO PCastTV3 is a software program developed by Buffalo Technology. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The setup package generally installs about 55 files. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 87% of users of BUFFALO PCastTV3 come from Japan, it is also popular in the United States and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.buffalo.jp
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\BUFFALO\PCastTV3\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\BUFFALO\PCastTV3\unins000.exe"

Program filesFiles installed by BUFFALO PCastTV3

  • PCHDMultiREC.exe - PCastTV HD Multi Recording
  • MsgBoxA.dll
  • MsgBoxW.dll
  • PCastHD2Tray.exe - PCastTV3 Tasktray app
  • PCHDMove.exe
  • RsvDlg.dll
  • ExScrBar.dll - Custom ScrollBar (ExScrBar)
  • RsvShd.dll
  • PFulliEPG.exe
  • PCastHDEdit.exe
  • BufGGuide.dll - PCastTV3 (PCastTV3 G-Guide DB DynamicLinkLibrary)
  • PCastHD2.exe - PCastHD2
  • PCastSubTV.exe
  • RemoteSvr.DLL
  • BufGGuideAbc.dll - PCastTV
  • GGNet.dll - GGuideNet DLL
  • GGTimeUtil.dll - GGTimeUtil DLL
  • WaitMutexLost.dll
  • CobaltFullSegCapMgr.dll (by Cobalt Technologies Co) - Cobalt Technologies ISDB-T Program (Cobalt Technologies Full-Seg Capture Library)
  • PCastHD2Com.dll - PCastTV Common Function library
  • GGuideDownLoad.exe
  • PCastWizard.exe
  • PxMoveCore.dll - PxMoveCore
  • iComCtrl.dll - iComCtrl
  • OmakaseCheck.dll
  • CobaltFullSegTuneMgr.dll (by Cobalt Technologies Co) - Cobalt Technologies Full-Seg Channel Tunning Manager
  • DevCount.dll
  • GGuideMain.dll
  • ModInput.dll
  • PCastHDDB.dll
  • PCastTV3iCom.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • GGuideDownLoad.exe is scheduled as a task named 'PCGGuideEpgUpdate0' (runs daily at 6:00).
  • PCastTV3iCom.exe is scheduled as a task named 'PCastTV3iComTask' (Next runs on 2013/08/11 at 23:59).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • PCastHD2Tray.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\BUFFALO\PCastTV3\PCastHD2Tray.exe'.

How do I remove BUFFALO PCastTV3?

You can uninstall BUFFALO PCastTV3 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 BUFFALO PCastTV3, 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 BUFFALO PCastTV3.

Win 7 (SP1) 70%
Win 7 3%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 72.97%
Windows 10 16.22%
Windows XP 8.11%
Windows Vista 2.70%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 43.24%
Windows 7 Professional 21.62%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.11%
Windows 8 8.11%
Windows 10 Pro 5.41%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.41%

Distribution by countryGeography

86.84% of installs come from Japan
Which countries install it?
  Japan 86.84%
  United States 10.53%
  Germany 2.63%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 21.74%
Toshiba 21.74%
Hewlett-Packard 17.39%
NEC 13.04%
American Megatrends 13.04%
Lenovo 8.70%
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About Buffalo Technology

Buffalo Inc. is an audio equipment manufacturer and computer peripheral developer.
Publisher URL: www.buffalotech.com


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