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Should I remove Cox TV Connect?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #20,451
United States Rank #10,219
Reach 0.0105%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 8.43 days
248.74 days >
Average installed length: 130.69 days


11.53.00 76.21%
11.45.03 23.30%
11.45.01 0.49%

Cox TV Connect


Cox TV Connect is a program developed by Cox Communications. The most used version is 11.53.00, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. The software installer includes 32 files. The program uses the GLib GNOME library. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 100% of users of Cox TV Connect come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.cox.com
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\Local\NDS\PCShow\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{EA86FAE4-25FE-48B1-89E6-24D51B47C2B1}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Cox TV Connect

  • StatusListenerRepository.dll - StatusListenerRepository Dynamic Link Library
  • DrmSingleton.dll - DrmSingleton Dynamic Link Library
  • PCShowServerPMWrapper.exe (by NDS Technologies) - PC Show power management wrapper
  • ndsLogStore.dll - ndsLogSt Dynamic Link Library
  • f_in_box.dll (by Softanics) - F-IN-BOX DLL Edition
  • NDSPCShowServer.exe - NDSPCSho Application
  • npPlayerPlugin.dll (by COX) - COX Player (COX Player Plugin)
  • libglib-2.0-0.dll (by The GLib developer community) - GLib
  • libgmodule-2.0-0.dll (by The GLib developer community) - GModule
  • libgobject-2.0-0.dll - GObject
  • libgthread-2.0-0.dll - GThread
  • z.dll - zlib (zlib data compression library)
  • gstccplugin.dll
  • GstSrcPlugin.dll
  • gsttspplugin.dll
  • libgstapp.dll
  • libgstapp-0.10.dll
  • libgstaudio-0.10.dll
  • libgstaudioconvert.dll
  • libgstaudioresample.dll
  • libgstbase-0.10.dll
  • libgstcontroller-0.10.dll
  • libgstcoreelements.dll
  • libgstdirectsound.dll
  • libgstdshowvideosink.dll
  • libgstinterfaces-0.10.dll
  • libgstreamer-0.10.dll
  • libgstvideo-0.10.dll
  • libgstvolume.dll
  • liborc-0.4-0.dll
  • libxml2-2.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Google Chrome Plugin
  • npPlayerPlugin.dll is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'npPlayerPlugin.dll'.
Mozilla Plugin
  • npPlayerPlugin.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'NDS.com/PlayerPlugin' with a plugin key of 'NDS.com/PlayerPlugin'.
Startup File (User Run)
  • PCShowServerPMWrapper.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'PCShowServer' and executes as C:\users\user\appdata\Local\NDS\PCShow\PCShowServerPMWrapper.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:28.85 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000964217%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00000647%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00008996%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:169,716
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:2.72 KB
435.61 KB average
Memory:11.16 MB
Total CPU:0.0001315610%
Kernel CPU:0.00003725%
User CPU:0.00009431%
CPU cycles/sec:1,660,774
I/O reads/min:3.87 KB
I/O writes/min:85 Bytes

How do I remove Cox TV Connect?

You can uninstall Cox TV Connect 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 Cox TV Connect, 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 Cox TV Connect.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Cox TV Connect you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win XP 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.49%
Windows 10 45.15%
Windows Vista 3.88%
Windows XP 0.49%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.95%
Windows 8.1 19.42%
Windows 10 Home 12.14%
Windows 7 Professional 8.25%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.28%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.37%

Distribution by countryGeography

99.72% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 99.72%
  Germany 0.28%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 40.65%
Dell 24.52%
Toshiba 9.68%
Acer 7.74%
ASUS 6.45%
Lenovo 5.16%
Gateway 1.29%
Samsung 1.29%
MSI 0.65%
Common models
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 4.48%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.99%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.24%
ASUS All Series 2.24%
Hewlett-Packard p7-1210 2.24%
TOSHIBA Satellite C855D 2.24%


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