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What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
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BUFFALO PCastTV4 is a 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 installer includes 54 files. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 76% of users of BUFFALO PCastTV4 come from Japan, it is also popular in the United States and China.

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 PCastTV4

  • MsgBoxA.dll
  • MsgBoxW.dll
  • PCastHD2Tray.exe - PCastTV4 Tasktray app
  • PCHDMove.exe
  • ExScrBar.dll - Custom ScrollBar (ExScrBar)
  • PCastHDEdit.exe
  • PCastHD2.exe - PCastTV4 (PCastHD2)
  • PCastSubTV.exe
  • PCHDMultiREC.exe - PCastTV HD Multi Recording
  • BufGGuide.dll - PCastTV (PCastTV3 G-Guide DB DynamicLinkLibrary)
  • BufGGuideAbc.dll
  • GGNet.dll - GGuideNet DLL
  • GGTimeUtil.dll - GGTimeUtil DLL
  • MGgnet.dll
  • RecomendPopup.exe
  • CobaltFullSegCapMgr.dll (by Cobalt Technologies Co) - Cobalt Technologies ISDB-T Program (Cobalt Technologies Full-Seg Capture Library)
  • PCastHD2Com.dll - PCastTV Common Function library
  • GGuideMain.dll - G-Guide Browser Module
  • GGuideDownLoad.exe
  • PCastWizard.exe
  • G-GuideMenuSub.dll - G-GuideMenuSub
  • iComCtrl.dll - iComCtrl
  • OmakaseCheck.dll
  • CobaltFullSegTuneMgr.dll (by Cobalt Technologies Co) - Cobalt Technologies Full-Seg Channel Tunning Manager
  • MakeThumbnail.exe
  • ModInput.dll
  • PCastCreateIM.dll
  • PCastHDDB.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • PCastHD2.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{8ACB824C-C36D-4DA2-AB25-F887EC7B644A}' (runs on registration).
  • GGuideDownLoad.exe is scheduled as a task named 'PCGGuideEpgUpdate0' (runs daily at 23:59).

How do I remove BUFFALO PCastTV4?

You can uninstall BUFFALO PCastTV4 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 PCastTV4, 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 PCastTV4.

Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win Vista (SP2) 14%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.14%
Windows 10 28.57%
Windows Vista 14.29%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 28.57%
Windows 7 Professional 23.81%
Windows 10 Home 4.76%
Windows 10 Pro 4.76%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.76%
Windows 8 4.76%

Distribution by countryGeography

76.00% of installs come from Japan
Which countries install it?
  Japan 76.00%
  United States 20.00%
  China 4.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 21.43%
Dell 14.29%
NEC 14.29%
Toshiba 14.29%
Sony 14.29%
Hewlett-Packard 7.14%
American Megatrends 7.14%
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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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