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Should I remove Blockbuster On Demand?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #20,445
United States Rank #10,656
Reach 0.0105%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 40.84 days
587.39 days >
Average installed length: 308.63 days


2.7.162 25.24%
2.4.139 40.29%
1.29.98 34.47%

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Blockbuster On Demand


Blockbuster On Demand is a software program developed by Echostar. The most common release is 2.4.139, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 15 files and is usually about 17.63 MB (18,481,152 bytes). 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 97% of users of Blockbuster On Demand come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\blockbuster on demand\locales
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{B1DEE15C-7C4C-40C0-9CE8-156B2FCC7DE7}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 17.63 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Blockbuster On Demand

  • blockbusterondemand.exe
  • glew32.dll - The OpenGL Extension Wrangler Library
  • icudt.dll (by The ICU Project) - International Components for Unicode (ICU Data DLL)
  • libcef.dll - Chromium Embedded Framework (CEF) Dynamic Link Library
  • npmovemediaplayer.dll (by Move Networks) - Move Networks Media Player (NOTFOUND)
  • swscale-2.dll
  • winsparkle.dll (by winsparkle.org) - WinSparkle (WinSparkle updater)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • blockbusterondemand.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{883B4C64-90C0-4596-8205-0493ED8AF0A5}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • blockbusterondemand.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\Blockbuster On Demand\BlockbusterOnDemand.exe'.

How do I remove Blockbuster On Demand?

You can uninstall Blockbuster On Demand 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 Blockbuster On Demand, 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 Blockbuster On Demand.

Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.28%
Windows 10 36.89%
Windows Vista 4.37%
Windows XP 1.46%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 42.72%
Windows 8.1 18.45%
Windows 7 Professional 9.22%
Windows 10 Home 5.34%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.37%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.37%

Distribution by countryGeography

96.74% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 96.74%
  Canada 1.19%
  United Kingdom 0.59%
  BO 0.30%
  India 0.30%
  Mexico 0.30%
  Argentina 0.30%
  PR 0.30%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 32.21%
Dell 26.17%
Acer 11.41%
Toshiba 10.74%
ASUS 5.37%
Samsung 4.70%
Lenovo 4.03%
Alienware 1.34%
Intel 1.34%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.38%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.62%
Dell Inspiron 3521 3.08%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.31%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.31%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 2.31%


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