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Should I remove FRANZIS onlineTV 8?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #11,086
Reach 0.0309%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 21.43 days
555.68 days >
Average installed length: 291.97 days


FRANZIS onlineTV 8 15.93% 0.16% 1.97% 0.66% 2.96% 0.49% 10.18% 1.48% 0.33% 24.63% 4.93% 25.12% 0.49% 0.33% 4.60% 4.43% 1.31%

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FRANZIS onlineTV 8


FRANZIS onlineTV 8 is a program developed by Franzis Verlag Gmbh. 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 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 onlinetvstarter.exe. The software installer includes 13 files and is usually about 11.5 MB (12,058,597 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 81% of users of FRANZIS onlineTV 8 come from Germany, it is also popular in Austria and the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.franzis.de
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\FRANZIS\onlineTV 8\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\FRANZIS\onlineTV 8\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 11.5 MB

Program filesFiles installed by FRANZIS onlineTV 8

Program executable:onlinetvstarter.exe
Audio Master
Path:C:\Program Files\franzis\onlinetv 8\onlinetvstarter.exe
Additional files:
  • 30567-9_OnlineTV8-worldwide.exe - Online TV8 worldwide (Online TV8 worldwide Setup)
  • onlineTV.exe (by concept/design GmbH) - onlineTV 8
  • lame.exe (by http://lame.sf.net) - L.A.M.E. (MP3 Encoder.)
  • bass.dll (by Un4seen Developments) - BASS
  • basscd.dll (by Un4seen Developments) - BASSCD
  • bassenc.dll - BASSenc
  • basswma.dll - BASSWMA
  • flac.exe
  • oggenc.exe
  • Restart.exe
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • onlineTVStarter.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{C2C63989-5B71-4EBD-B61A-ADE3654D2FD8}' (runs on registration).
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • onlineTVStarter.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\onlineTV 8\onlineTVStarter.exe'.
  • onlineTV.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\onlineTV 8\onlineTV.exe'.

How do I remove FRANZIS onlineTV 8?

You can uninstall FRANZIS onlineTV 8 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 FRANZIS onlineTV 8, 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 FRANZIS onlineTV 8.

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.47%
Windows 10 23.65%
Windows XP 4.43%
Windows Vista 3.45%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 40.13%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.09%
Windows 7 Professional 11.77%
Windows 8.1 7.13%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.48%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.98%

Distribution by countryGeography

81.23% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 81.23%
  Austria 7.00%
  United States 3.41%
  United Kingdom 1.19%
  Switzerland 1.19%
  Luxembourg 0.68%
  Netherlands 0.51%
  Spain 0.51%
  Finland 0.34%
  IQ 0.34%
  Belgium 0.34%
  Philippines 0.34%
  Romania 0.34%
  Egypt 0.17%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Medion 26.62%
Acer 21.75%
Hewlett-Packard 17.86%
Dell 8.12%
ASUS 6.17%
Lenovo 2.92%
Samsung 2.60%
Sahara 2.27%
American Megatrends 1.62%
Intel 1.62%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.83%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 4.83%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 4.35%
MEDION MS-7797 3.86%
MEDIONPC MS-7366 2.90%
MEDIONPC MS-7616 2.90%

Publisher URL: www.franzis.de


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