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What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
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VersionDistribution 82.93% 1.63% 11.38% 3.25% 0.81%

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DistanTV Client


DistanTV Client is a program developed by PCTV Systems. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 main program executable is RemoteTVApp.exe. The software installer includes 23 files and is usually about 7.49 MB (7,849,319 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 51% of users of DistanTV Client come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.pctvsystems.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\PCTV Systems\DistanTV\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{A94EFA5E-3595-404D-B279-75C93C141D9B}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 7.49 MB

Program filesFiles installed by DistanTV Client

Program executable:RemoteTVApp.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\PCTV Systems\DistanTV\RemoteTVApp.exe
Additional files:
  • BaseControls.dll - BaseControls
  • EpgControls.dll - EpgControls
  • MediaPlay.dll - MediaPlay
  • RemoteTv.dll - DistanTV
  • RemoteTVApp.exe
  • CSCSaFX.dll - CSCnvrt (CSCnvrt - Color Space Converter)
  • Pixie.NET.dll - Pixie (Pixie.NET)
  • Misc.DirectShow.dll - Misc (Misc.DirectShow)
  • Misc.IO.dll - Misc.IO
  • Misc.Util.dll - Misc.Util
  • Misc.Windows.dll - Misc.Windows
  • Misc.Windows.Forms.dll - Misc.Windows.Forms
  • QUASL.dll - QUASL (Trace)
  • SaFireU.dll (by Pinnacle Systems) - SaFire Unicode Video Processing DLL (SaFireU)
  • ICSharpCode.SharpZipLib.dll - #ZipLibrary (ICSharpCode.SharpZipLibrary)
  • Interop.PclePvrControlLib.dll
  • UPnP.dll (by Intel) - Intel UPnP Stack

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • RemoteTVApp.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\PCTV Systems\DistanTV\RemoteTVApp.exe'.

How do I remove DistanTV Client?

You can uninstall DistanTV Client 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 DistanTV Client, 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 DistanTV Client.

Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win 7 2%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 58.54%
Windows 10 33.33%
Windows Vista 4.88%
Windows XP 3.25%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.89%
Windows 7 Professional 10.66%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.84%
Windows 8.1 9.84%
Windows 10 Home 6.56%
Windows 8 Pro 4.92%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.77% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 50.77%
  United States 17.69%
  France 7.69%
  Italy 6.92%
  United Kingdom 3.08%
  Belgium 2.31%
  Poland 2.31%
  Netherlands 1.54%
  Slovenia 0.77%
  Russia 0.77%
  Sweden 0.77%
  Greece 0.77%
  Austria 0.77%
  CF 0.77%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.64%
ASUS 16.67%
Acer 16.67%
Medion 11.54%
Samsung 6.41%
Intel 5.13%
Lenovo 2.56%
Sony 2.56%
American Megatrends 2.56%
Dell 1.28%
Common models
ASUSTeK X55A 3.03%
HP G62 Notebook PC 2.02%
Hewlett-Packard CQ2940EA 2.02%
Gigabyte GA-890GPA-UD3H 2.02%
Samsung QX310/QX410/QX510... 2.02%
TOSHIBA Satellite Pro L55... 1.01%


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