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Should I remove Broadcom CrystalHD Decoder?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #22,786
United States Rank #19,918
Reach 0.0085%


VersionDistribution 5.39% 19.16% 43.71% 1.80% 2.40% 11.98% 1.80% 1.20% 2.99% 4.19% 4.19%
2.7.4650.32 1.20%

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Broadcom CrystalHD Decoder

What is Broadcom CrystalHD Decoder?  (from Broadcom)

These drivers support both Broadcom-branded modules supplied with various OEM systems and AzureWave-branded modules (AW-VD904 & AW-VD920). These drivers do not support Blu-ray Disc® playback. Applications currently supported include Windows Media Player 12, Adobe Flash Player 10.1, ArcSoft TotalMediaâ„¢ Theatre (OEM e...  Read more


Broadcom CrystalHD Decoder is a program developed by Broadcom. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is DTS_Info.exe. The software installer includes 4 files and is usually about 4.51 MB (4,732,701 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 50% of users of Broadcom CrystalHD Decoder come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.broadcom.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Broadcom\Broadcom CrystalHD Decoder\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{507F2E22-60FC-41AE-936A-0D158162A24F}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 4.51 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Broadcom CrystalHD Decoder

Program executable:DTS_Info.exe
Name:Broadcom CrystalHD Decoder
Broadcom CrystalHD Status Info
Path:C:\Program Files\Broadcom\Broadcom CrystalHD Decoder\DTS_Info.exe
Additional files:
  • DTS_Info.exe - Broadcom Corp. MediaPC HD Video Decoder (Broadcom 970010/970012 Status Info)
  • bcmDFilter.dll - Broadcom CrystalHD Decoder (bcmDFilter Dynamic Link Library)
  • bcmMFT.dll - MFT Decoder
  • bcmDIL.dll - Decoder Interface Library

How do I remove Broadcom CrystalHD Decoder?

You can uninstall Broadcom CrystalHD Decoder 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 Broadcom CrystalHD Decoder, 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 Broadcom CrystalHD Decoder.

Win 7 (SP1) 72%
Win XP 2%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 83.23%
Windows 10 14.37%
Windows XP 2.40%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 43.11%
Windows 7 Starter 23.95%
Windows 7 Professional 7.78%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.59%
Windows 10 Home 6.59%
Windows 10 Pro 4.19%

Distribution by countryGeography

49.76% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 49.76%
  United Kingdom 9.57%
  Germany 4.78%
  Canada 3.35%
  France 3.35%
  Netherlands 2.39%
  Italy 1.91%
  Brazil 1.44%
  Colombia 0.96%
  PR 0.96%
  Romania 0.96%
  Belgium 0.96%
  Chile 0.96%
  Argentina 0.96%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 72.15%
Hewlett-Packard 12.03%
Samsung 8.23%
Acer 5.06%
Lenovo 1.27%
NEC 0.63%
ASUS 0.63%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 1090 54.38%
Dell Inspiron 1012 13.75%
Samsung N220 4.38%
HP Mini 5102 3.75%
Samsung NS310 3.13%
HP Mini 210-2100 2.50%

About Broadcom

Broadcom Corporation is a fabless semiconductor company in the wireless and broadband communication business.
Publisher URL: www.broadcom.com


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