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Should I remove Driver Pinnacle Video?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,838
United States Rank #18,121
Reach 0.0806%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 17.15 days
505.94 days >
Average installed length: 265.83 days


VersionDistribution 80.37% 7.43%
12.00.0017 12.21%

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Driver Pinnacle Video

What is Driver Pinnacle Video?

Pinnacle contains several programs for editing music and video. In order for the programs to function properly, they require drivers the included or downloadable Pinnacle Video Driver software that allows the hardware devices to communicate with your the PC.


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 software installer includes 5 files and is usually about 1.39 MB (1,461,434 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.pinnaclesys.com
Help link: www.pinnaclesys.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Common Files\Pinnacle\Driver\Video\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{5EB90C06-964F-4195-B83E-BD7E55C88415}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.39 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Driver Pinnacle Video

  • PCLECoInst.dll - Pinnacle Systems CoInstaller

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • DVC.EXE is scheduled as a task with the class '{34214436-04AC-4FA4-8837-1C8C23BBB538}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Driver Pinnacle Video?

You can uninstall Driver Pinnacle Video 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 Driver Pinnacle Video, 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 Driver Pinnacle Video.

Win 10 48%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 48.40%
Windows 7 43.86%
Windows XP 5.10%
Windows Vista 2.64%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 19.35%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.80%
Windows 10 Home 14.55%
Windows 10 Pro 9.04%
Windows 7 Professional 8.92%
Windows 8.1 7.91%

Distribution by countryGeography

89.68% of installs come from Italy
Which countries install it?
  Italy 89.68%
  United States 8.00%
  Switzerland 0.45%
  United Kingdom 0.39%
  Spain 0.26%
  Germany 0.26%
  France 0.13%
  Austria 0.13%
  Thailand 0.06%
  Dominican Republic 0.06%
  Colombia 0.06%
  Greece 0.06%
  AL 0.06%
  Japan 0.06%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.87%
ASUS 24.47%
Acer 21.46%
Dell 5.27%
Samsung 4.52%
Lenovo 2.89%
Toshiba 2.76%
American Megatrends 1.63%
Intel 1.13%
Sahara 0.75%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 8.37%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.35%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.42%
ASUSTeK K55VD 4.19%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 3.72%
ASUS All Series 3.26%

About Pinnacle Systems

Pinnacle (acquired by American company Avid Technology) is a manufacturer of digital video hardware and software for the broadcast market as well as consumers.
Publisher URL: www.pinnaclesys.com


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