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6% remove it94% keep it
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VersionDistribution 41.67% 58.33%

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HD Writer 2.6E for HDC


HD Writer 2.6E for HDC is a program developed by Matsushita Electric Industrial Co. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is hdwriter.exe. The software installer includes 42 files and is usually about 259.86 MB (272,481,679 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 48% of users of HD Writer E for HDC come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Panasonic\HDWRITER
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{0443A856-B498-4FF9-8C15-4B7057242783}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0007 -removeonly
Estimated size: 259.86 MB
Language: German

Program filesFiles installed by HD Writer 2.6E for HDC

Program executable:hdwriter.exe
Name:HD Writer
HD Writer - Application Launcher
Path:C:\Program Files\panasonic\hdwriter\hdwriter.exe
Additional files:
  • AutoPlayCanceller.dll - AutoPlay & AutoRun Canceller
  • EventLog.dll - Event Logging DLL
  • FrameManager.dll - Frame Manager
  • DMVobEnc.dll - DVD Core SDK (DVD Menu VOB Encoder)
  • DVDCoreLibrary.dll - DVD CoreLibrary Manager
  • DVDDriveCtrl.dll - DVD Drive Controller
  • DVDVideoIFO.dll - DVD Video Information Element
  • DVDVideoParser.dll - DVD Video Disc Image Parser Element
  • EvLog.dll - Event Loging DLL
  • AC3Decoder.dll - AC3Decoder
  • AC3Encoder.dll - BDCore SDK (AC3 Audio Encoder)
  • AvchdGraphics.dll - AVCHD Interactive Graphics Decoder/Encoder
  • AvchdMuxer.dll - AVCHD Clip AV Stream Multiplexer
  • BDCoreIntegrator.dll - BD Core Integrator
  • BDCoreManager.dll - BD Core Manager
  • DataManager.dll - Data Manager
  • DriveControl.dll - Drive Controller
  • DVDBHALayer.dll - Read/Write Engine - DVD BHA Layer DLL
  • DVDMICSLayer.dll - Read/Write Engine - DVD MICS Layer DLL
  • HDAVCDatabaseManager.dll - AVCHD Database Manager
  • HDDLayer.dll - Read/Write Engine - HDD Layer DLL
  • AVCHDPlayer.exe - HD Writer (HD Writer - AVCHDPlayer)
  • HDCopy.exe - HD Writer - CopyTool
  • HDFAC.exe - HD Writer - File Access Control
  • HDForm.exe - HD Writer - FormatTool
  • HDSettingDlg.dll - HD Writer - Setting Dialog DLL
  • HDWriterRes.dll - HDWriter - Resource DLL
  • AVCHDPlugin.dll - HDEditor
  • DeviceSelect.dll
  • H264VideoDecoder.dll - MACS SDK (H.264 Video Decoder)
  • H264VideoEncoder.dll - H264 Video Encoder
  • HDEditor.exe
  • LFCMP14N.DLL (by LEAD Technologies) - LEADTOOLS(r) DLL for Win32
  • lffax14N.dll (by LEAD Technologies)
  • lflmb14N.dll
  • bgsvcctl.dll (by B.H.A) - B's Recorder GOLD9 (B's Recorder GOLD General Service Controller)
  • cdrbs2k.dll (by B.H.A Co.,Ltd) - B's Recorder GOLD (Filter command( for Windows2000 and XP ))
  • CGENERAL8.DLL (by B.H.A Co.,Ltd) - CDR(W) Driver
  • BGOLDLIB.dll
  • ExportParameter.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • AVCHDPlayer.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'PanaAvchdMovieOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'HDWriterAvchdPlayer' and the action verb 'open.

How do I remove HD Writer E for HDC?

Quickly and completely remove HD Writer 2.6E for HDC from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall HD Writer E for HDC 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 Writer 2.6E for HDC, 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 Writer E for HDC.

Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win 8 4%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 70.83%
Windows Vista 20.83%
Windows XP 4.17%
Windows 8 4.17%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 54.17%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 16.67%
Windows 7 Professional 8.33%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.33%
Windows 8.1 4.17%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.17%

Distribution by countryGeography

48.15% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 48.15%
  United States 14.81%
  Canada 7.41%
  Singapore 3.70%
  Colombia 3.70%
  Belgium 3.70%
  Finland 3.70%
  Sweden 3.70%
  Austria 3.70%
  Czech Republic 3.70%
  United Kingdom 3.70%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 47.06%
Hewlett-Packard 17.65%
Medion 11.76%
ASUS 11.76%
Sahara 5.88%
Acer 5.88%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7502 5.56%
MEDION P6613 5.56%
Hewlett-Packard s5680d 5.56%
HP Pavilion dv8 Notebook ... 5.56%
HP Compaq 6830s 5.56%


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