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Should I remove CHUSEI PVR Japan 1-SEG?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #36,147
Reach 0.0034%


8.34.01 6.25%
8.32.01 33.33%
8.32.00 60.42%



CHUSEI PVR Japan 1-SEG is a program developed by Chusei Digital Technology. The most used version is 8.32.00, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 main program executable is hpvr.exe. The software installer includes 24 files. LiveUpdate.dll is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 90% of users of CHUSEI PVR Japan 1-SEG come from Japan, it is also popular in the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\CHUSEI\CHUSEI PVR (Japan 1-SEG)
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files2\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\0701\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{BA

Program filesFiles installed by CHUSEI PVR Japan 1-SEG

Program executable:hpvr.exe
Name:PVR Application
Path:C:\Program Files\chusei\chusei pvr (japan 1-seg)\hpvr.exe
Additional files:
  • StxBmlController.dll - StxBmlController Dynamic Link Library (StxBmlController DLL)
  • LiveUpdate.dll - LiveUpdate Dynamic Link Library (LiveUpdate DLL)
  • ImagePlus.dll (by NewSoft) - ImagePlus Dynamic Link Library (ImagePlus DLL)
  • PvrDdrAPI.dll (by NewSoft) - PvrDdrAPI Dynamic Link Library (PvrDdrAPI DLL)
  • NSImage.dll (by NewSoft Technology) - NsImage Dynamic Link Library
  • NsMixer.dll (by NewSoft Technology) - NsMixer Dynamic Link Library (NsMixer DLL)
  • NsDev2.dll (by NEWSOFT) - NsDev2 Dynamic Link Library (NsDevBDA DLL)
  • NsDTV2.dll - NsDTV2 Dynamic Link Library (NsDTV2 DLL)
  • NsPlay.dll - NsPlay Dynamic Link Library (NsPlay DLL)
  • NsADB.dll (by Newsoft Tech. Co) - NsADB Dynamic Link Library (NsADB DLL)
  • NsDDB.dll (by Newsoft Tech. Co) - NsDDB Dynamic Link Library (NsDDB DLL)
  • NsPVR.dll - NsPVR Dynamic Link Library (NsPVR DLL)
  • Skin_NsImage.dll - Skin Dynamic Link Library (Skin module)
  • ChangeFilterMerit.exe - Presto! PVR Application (ChangeFilterMerit)
  • hpvrRC.dll - CHUSEI PVR Application
  • NsRecordFileHeaderLib.dll - NsRecordFileHeaderLib
  • Monitor.exe - Monitor Application (Monitor Application)
  • MonitorRc.dll
  • TVCap.dll - NewSoft Corp. TVCap (TVCap)
  • Eraser.exe - Eraser Application (Eraser MFC Application)
  • SmsIsdbtAESLib.dll (by Siano Mobile Silicon)
  • MpegEdit.dll (by Newsoft) - Newsoft MpegEdit (MpegEdit)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • HPVR.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{D7C73BA1-4D49-4FFB-AC1B-6D6BF7CB1522}' (runs on registration).
2 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • Monitor.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'CHUSEI PVR Monitor' which loads as "C:\Program Files\CHUSEI\CHUSEI PVR (Japan 1-SEG)\Monitor.exe".
  • ChangeFilterMerit.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'ChangeFilterMerit' which loads as C:\Program Files\NewSoft\Presto! PVR (1Seg)\ChangeFilterMerit.exe.

How do I remove CHUSEI PVR Japan 1-SEG?

Quickly and completely remove CHUSEI PVR (Japan 1-SEG) from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall CHUSEI PVR Japan 1-SEG 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program CHUSEI PVR (Japan 1-SEG), click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 CHUSEI PVR Japan 1-SEG.

Win 7 (SP1) 54%
Win 7 2%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.25%
Windows Vista 18.75%
Windows 8 14.58%
Windows XP 10.42%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 38.30%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 14.89%
Windows 7 Professional 12.77%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.64%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.38%
Windows 10 Pro 2.13%

Distribution by countryGeography

89.80% of installs come from Japan
Which countries install it?
  Japan 89.80%
  United States 10.20%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 26.92%
Lenovo 15.38%
Toshiba 15.38%
ASUS 11.54%
Hewlett-Packard 11.54%
NEC 7.69%
American Megatrends 3.85%
Common models
ThirdWave Corporation Pri... 4.65%
Dell Studio XPS 8100 4.65%
UNITCOM Z87-S01 2.33%
TOSHIBA dynabook T451/57D... 2.33%
TOSHIBA dynabook Satellit... 2.33%


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