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Should I remove DVBLink Connect! Server?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
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4.5.1000 10.34%
4.5.0004 6.90%
4.1.0000 79.31%
4.0.1000 3.45%

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DVBLink Connect! Server


DVBLink Connect! Server is a software program developed by DVBLogic. The most common release is 4.1.0000, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 18 files and is usually about 11.48 MB (12,037,632 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 41% of users of DVBLink Connect! Server come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and France.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: www.dvblogic.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\dvblogic\dvblink\web_server\addons\connect_server\static\styles\fancybox
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{4BA5EF57-CF36-46A4-90F1-139803BF21BB}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 11.48 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by DVBLink Connect! Server

  • asf_transcoder_host.exe - DVBlink TVSource (TVSource Plugin Host)
  • dlna_server.dll - DVBLink Server Network Pack (DLNA server)
  • dlrecorder.dll - DVBLink server (DVBLink MCE Recorder Proxy sink)
  • dvblink_mc_launcher.exe - DVBLink Server (DVBLink MediaCenter Launcher)
  • ffmpeg.exe - FFmpeg (FFmpeg video converter)
  • libfaac.dll - FAAC - Freeware Advanced Audio Coder
  • mc_dec_aac.dll (by MainConcept GmbH) - MainConcept® AAC audio decoder (AAC audio decoder)
  • mc_dec_avc.dll (by MainConcept GmbH) - MainConcept® AVC/H.264 Decoder (AVC/H.264 Decoder)
  • mc_dec_mp2v.dll - MainConcept® MPEG-1/2 Video Decoder (MPEG-1/2 Video Decoder)
  • mc_dec_mp4v.dll - MainConcept® Mpeg-4 Video Decoder Engine (Mpeg-4 Video Decoder Engine)
  • mc_dec_mpa.dll - MainConcept® MPEG Audio Decoder (MPEG Audio Decoder)
  • mc_demux_mp2.dll - MainConcept® MPEG Demuxer (MPEG Demuxer)
  • mc_recorder.dll
  • mc_trans_video_imagescaler.dll - MainConcept® ImageScaler Dll (ImageScaler Dll)
  • nb_server.dll - DVBLink Network BDA Server

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • dvblink_mc_launcher.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'DVBLink MediaCenter Launcher' which loads as C:\Program Files\DVBLogic\DVBLink\addons\connect_server\dvblink_mc_launcher.exe.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • asf_transcoder_host.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\DVBLogic\DVBLink\sinks\network_streamer\asf_transcoder_host.exe'.

How do I remove DVBLink Connect! Server?

You can uninstall DVBLink Connect! Server 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 DVBLink Connect! Server, 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 DVBLink Connect! Server.

Win 7 (SP1) 83%
Win 10 3%
Automatically starts? 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 86.21%
Windows XP 6.90%
Windows Vista 3.45%
Windows 10 3.45%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 58.62%
Windows 7 Ultimate 24.14%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.90%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.45%
Windows 7 Professional 3.45%
Windows 10 Home 3.45%

Distribution by countryGeography

41.18% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 41.18%
  United States 20.59%
  France 17.65%
  Belgium 5.88%
  BY 2.94%
  Greece 2.94%
  Austria 2.94%
  Spain 2.94%
  United Kingdom 2.94%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 26.92%
Hewlett-Packard 15.38%
Medion 11.54%
ASUS 11.54%
Dell 7.69%
Sony 7.69%
Samsung 7.69%
Toshiba 3.85%
American Megatrends 3.85%
Common models
HP-Pavilion VG265AA-ABF p... 8.33%
Sony VPCEH3D0E 4.17%
MEDIONPC MS-7708 4.17%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.17%
ASUSTeK N75SF 4.17%
Acer TravelMate 5720 ... 4.17%


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