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Should I remove DIRECTV GenieGO?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #18,169
United States Rank #9,087
Reach 0.0131%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 8.85 days
223.22 days >
Average installed length: 117.29 days


VersionDistribution 3.88% 5.04% 25.19% 1.94% 23.64% 21.32% 18.99%



DIRECTV GenieGO is a program developed by DIRECTV. The most used version is, 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 main program executable is DIRECTVGenieGOManager.exe. The software installer includes 15 files and is usually about 21.2 MB (22,229,651 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 100% of users of DIRECTV GenieGO come from the United States, it is also popular in Mexico and Japan.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.DIRECTV.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\GenieGO\
Uninstaller: "C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\InstallShield Installation Information\{A40B24ED-F466-4A55-885F-C647C90E2734}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -remove
Estimated size: 21.2 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by DIRECTV GenieGO

Program executable:DIRECTVGenieGOManager.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\GenieGO\DIRECTVGenieGOManager.exe
Additional files:
  • DataProtectionManager.dll - QewPlayer Data Protection Manager
  • QewEngine.dll - Qew Engine Dynamic Link Library
  • D201005Resources.dll - D201005Resources
  • CommonResources.dll - CommonResources
  • DIRECTVGenieGO.exe - DIRECTV GenieGO
  • DongleAgent.dll - DongleAgent
  • QewCore.dll - QewCore
  • DIRECTVGenieGOManager.exe - DIRECTVGenieGOManager
  • DongleInterfaceDll.dll - RenderInterfaceDll
  • Ionic.Zip.dll (by Dino Chiesa) - DotNetZip Library (Ionic's Zip Library)
  • QewRouterManager.dll (by Morega Systems) - QewRouterManager

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • DIRECTVGenieGOManager.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{D5AD7049-D07C-4788-95D6-A7DBC0085A6D}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove DIRECTV GenieGO?

You can uninstall DIRECTV GenieGO 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 DIRECTV GenieGO, 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 DIRECTV GenieGO.

Win 10 54%
Win XP 1%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 53.88%
Windows 7 43.41%
Windows Vista 1.55%
Windows XP 1.16%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 27.91%
Windows 10 Home 18.60%
Windows 8.1 16.28%
Windows 7 Professional 10.47%
Windows 10 Pro 4.65%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.65%

Distribution by countryGeography

99.53% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 99.53%
  Mexico 0.23%
  Japan 0.23%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 37.14%
Dell 33.71%
Toshiba 8.00%
Acer 6.29%
ASUS 5.71%
Lenovo 4.00%
Samsung 1.71%
Sony 1.14%
Alienware 1.14%
Common models
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 4.38%
Dell XPS 8700 2.92%
Dell XPS 8500 2.92%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.19%
Hewlett-Packard p6720f 2.19%
HP HP ENVY x360 m6 Conver... 2.19%


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