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Should I remove HD Streamer?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
81% remove it19% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #16,159
United States Rank #37,063
Reach 0.0166%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 5.94 days
175.30 days >
Average installed length: 92.11 days


VersionDistribution 14.02% 2.80% 28.35% 0.62% 0.93% 6.54% 46.73%

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HD Streamer

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What is HD Streamer?

This adware program injects advertisements with its affiliate ad providers in order to serve a number of ad types including banner, inline text links and popups. These ads are aimed to promote the installation of additional questionable content including web browser toolbars, optimization utilities and other products, all so the publisher can generate pay-per-click revenue.

About  (from IMedia Holding)

Across the world broadband access is becoming ultra-high speed, affordable and close to ubiquitous. Users and content providers are uploading their videos in higher quality as the price for acquiring the data, storing it and streaming it continues to go down. Saving you time and effort, HD•Streamer will recognize the h...  Read more


The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The primary executable is named BackgroundHost.exe. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 19 files and is usually about 2.95 MB (3,090,806 bytes).
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Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: HD Streamer
URL: imedia-h.com/hd-streamer
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\hd streamer
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\HD Streamer\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 2.95 MB

Program filesFiles installed by HD Streamer

Program executable:BackgroundHost.exe
Name:Add-ons Framework
Path:C:\Program Files\hd streamer\BackgroundHost.exe
Additional files:
  • ScriptHost.dll - Add-ons Framework (ScriptHost)
  • ScriptHost64.dll
  • uninstall.exe - HD Streamer (HD Streamer Install)
  • BackgroundHost.exe - BackgroundHost
  • bg.js
  • content.js

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • ScriptHost.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'HD Streamer' with the class of {E6062A33-016E-4BDA-A6F1-890D989F8656}.

How do I remove HD Streamer?

Quickly and completely remove HD Streamer from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Download Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’Remove HD Streamer from your computer.
Or, you can uninstall HD Streamer 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 HD Streamer, 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 HD Streamer.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by HD Streamer you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 81%
Keep it 19%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.98%
Windows 10 28.35%
Windows XP 3.74%
Windows Vista 0.93%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 28.75%
Windows 7 Home Premium 15.63%
Windows 7 Professional 14.38%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 6.56%
Windows 8.1 5.31%
Windows 8 Pro 4.69%

Distribution by countryGeography

24.50% of installs come from Saudi Arabia
Which countries install it?
  Saudi Arabia 24.50%
  Egypt 10.74%
  United States 9.73%
  TN 7.05%
  Germany 6.71%
  United Arab Emirates 4.36%
  Brazil 3.69%
  India 3.69%
  Kuwait 3.36%
  Sweden 3.36%
  Jordan 3.36%
  France 2.35%
  Finland 2.35%
  SY 1.68%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.43%
Acer 17.62%
Dell 17.18%
Toshiba 13.66%
Lenovo 5.29%
Samsung 5.29%
ASUS 5.29%
MSI 0.88%
Intel 0.88%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite C660 5.77%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.49%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 3.21%
Dell Inspiron 3521 3.21%
Dell Inspiron N5110 3.21%
Dell Inspiron 1564 2.56%

comments2 comments

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Mariaover a year ago
I also used Add/Remove Program feature AND removed the Add-on in Firefox and HD Streamer keeps reinstalling. I do this every day and every time I reboot my PC. THERE MUST BE A WAY of removing this!! Please HELP
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Tonyover a year ago
Used Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel but HD Streamer keeps reinstalling