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Should I remove GB-PVR?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0009%


1.4.7 83.33%
1.3.11 8.33%
1.2.9 8.33%



GB-PVR is a program developed by Menten Holdings Ltd. The most used version is 1.4.7, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 software installer includes 32 files and is usually about 34.45 KB (35,278 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 47% of users of GB-PVR come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Costa Rica.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Devnz\GBPVR\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{04584A06-E3DA-4A8F-A1A9-E91EFF5B6829}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 34.45 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by GB-PVR

  • GBPVRRecordingService.exe (by WelltonWay) - GB-PVR Recording Service
  • MuxChecker.exe
  • TuningAssistant.exe
  • BDARemoteDevice.exe - BDARemoteDevice
  • OvTool.dll (by GDCL http://www.gdcl.co.uk) - Overlay Manager
  • ChangeDatabase.exe - ChangeDatabase
  • Config.exe (by WelltonWay) - GB-PVR Config (GB-PVR Configuration)
  • DelayedStart.exe - DelayedStart
  • ICSharpCode.SharpZipLib.dll - #ZipLibrary (ICSharpCode.SharpZipLibrary)
  • PVRUiPublic.dll - PVRUiPublic
  • MceIr.dll - MCE2005IR
  • Schedule.exe - Schedule
  • RedRat.dll (by RedRat Ltd) - RedRat
  • PVRX2.exe - PVRX2
  • as_ir200l.dll
  • AxInterop.WMPLib.dll
  • DriverWrapper.dll
  • FilterCheck.exe
  • GBPVRBackendCommon.dll
  • GBPVRConvert.exe
  • GBPVRPublic.dll
  • GBPVRTray.exe
  • HaupBlast.exe
  • IR200L.exe
  • NativeUtilities.dll
  • Trans2MVP.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • GBPVRRecordingService.exe runs as a service named 'GB-PVR Recording Service' (GB-PVR Recording Service).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • PVRX2.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Devnz\GBPVR\PVRX2.exe'.

How do I remove GB-PVR?

Quickly and completely remove GB-PVR from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall GB-PVR 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program GB-PVR, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 GB-PVR.

Win 7 (SP1) 33%
Win XP 8%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 41.67%
Windows XP 25.00%
Windows Vista 16.67%
Windows 8 16.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.36%
Microsoft Windows XP 27.27%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 18.18%
Windows 8 9.09%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 9.09%

Distribution by countryGeography

46.67% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 46.67%
  United Kingdom 13.33%
  Costa Rica 6.67%
  Finland 6.67%
  Mexico 6.67%
  Israel 6.67%
  Germany 6.67%
  Czech Republic 6.67%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 27.27%
Acer 18.18%
Toshiba 9.09%
Sony 9.09%
Hewlett-Packard 9.09%
Compaq 9.09%
American Megatrends 9.09%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite L305 12.50%
Sony VGN-AW21M_H 12.50%
Gigabyte G31M-ES2L 12.50%
Dell Studio 1555 12.50%
Dell Inspiron 580 12.50%
Dell Inspiron 530 12.50%


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