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What percent of users and experts removed it?
42% remove it58% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,348
United States Rank #464
Reach 0.5095%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 11.57 days
341.44 days >
Average installed length: 179.40 days


2.1.091 0.01%
2.0.2 40.58%
2.0 59.38%
1.0.047 0.01%
1.0.027 0.02%

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HP MovieStore

What is HP MovieStore?  (from Hewlett-Packard)

HP Movie Store (powered by RoxioNow) allows you to buy and rent the latest movies and television shows in high definition. Shows are downloaded directly to your device, and, once downloaded, can be enjoyed without an Internet connection. For example, download movies or TV shows and watch them on a flight or keep the ch...  Read more


HP MovieStore is a software program developed by Hewlett-Packard. It is typically pre-installed with most new Hewlett-Packard computers. The most common release is 2.0, 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 primary executable is named HPMediaSmartVideo.exe. The setup package generally installs about 175 files and is usually about 5.17 MB (5,424,473 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 97% of users of HP MovieStore come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Brazil.

This program is pre-installed on some PCs

Pre-installed software such as this is usually included by default on the manufacturer's PC. Many OEM (original equipment manufacture) software that is included with a new PC is useful and in many cases required for the PC to function properly as in the case of various software drivers. However, some pre-installed software is optional and can be safely removed.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: hp.roxionow.com
Help link: www.roxio.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\MediaSmart\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{120262A6-7A4B-4889-AE85-F5E5688D3683}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 5.17 MB

Program filesFiles installed by HP MovieStore

Program executable:HPMediaSmartVideo.exe
Name:HP MediaSmart Video
Signed by:CyberLink
Path:C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\MediaSmart\Video\HPMediaSmartVideo.exe
The HP MediaSmart Video Software enables users with non-touch technology notebooks to play videos and movies in supported file formats (for example, mpg, mpeg, wmb, avi, and so forth).
Additional files:
  • HPPhotoViewer.exe - HP Photo Viewer
  • RNow.exe (by Sonic Solutions) - RoxioNow
  • AuthenticationService.dll (by Sonic Solutions) - AuthenticationService
  • AxInterop.SHDocVw.dll
  • AxInterop.WMPLib.dll
  • hp.PSG.UI.Controls.dll (by sonic.com) - hp.PSG.UI.Controls
  • Interop.RNowControlLib.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'CinemaNowControlLib'.
  • Interop.SHDocVw.dll - Assembly imported from type library SHDocVw
  • Interop.WMPLib.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'WMPLib'.
  • RNowStore.dll - RoxioNowStore
  • SettingsAndPrefs.dll - SettingsAndPrefs
  • VenueHelper.dll - Venue Helper
  • VenuePlugin.dll - Venue
  • VenuePluginFramework.dll - VenuePluginFramework
  • activate.dll (by CyberLink) - HP MediaSmart Video (CyberLink Kernel Module for HP MediaSmart Video)
  • CpuChecker.exe - CpuCheck Application
  • HPMediaSmartPhoto.exe (by CyberLink) - HP MediaSmart Photo
  • HPMediaSmartVideo.exe
  • vthum.exe
  • CLAuMixer.dll - CyberLink CLAuMixer (CLAuMixer)
  • CLDCRawWrapper.dll - DCRawWra Dynamic Link Library
  • CLMLInst.exe - CLMLInst Application
  • CLMLUninst.exe - CLMLUnin Application
  • CLVistaAudioMixer.dll - CyberLink Vista Audio Mixer
  • d3dx9_28.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows®
  • d3dx9_34.dll (by Microsoft)
  • eBayClasslibrary.dll - eBayClasslibrary
  • fwnet.dll - CyberLink Windows Firewall Utility
  • fxrtEnu.dll (by cyberlink) - cyberlink fxrtEnu (fxrtEnu)
  • genkey.exe
  • HPLaunchFirewall.exe - HP Launch Firewall
  • HPTouchSmarteBay.exe - HPTouchSmarteBay
  • HPTouchSmartPhoto.exe - HP TouchSmart Photo (HP TouchSmart Photo Main Program)
  • HPTouchSmartPhotoLite.exe
  • HPTouchSmartVideo.exe - HP TouchSmart Video (HP TouchSmart Video Main Program)
  • HPTwitter.exe - HPTouchSmartTwitter
  • HPVideoViewer.exe - HP Video Viewer
  • Lfabc15u.dll (by LEAD Technologies) - LEADTOOLS® for Win32 (ABC filter (Win32))
  • Lfabi15u.dll (by LEAD Technologies) - ABI filter (Win32)
  • LibVantageProxy.dll - HP TouchSmart (VantageProxy)
  • MediaElementDetect.exe - MediaElementDetect
  • MenuTemplateIO.dll - MenuTemplateIO (MenuTemplate XML IO module)
  • RegisterSmartCenterApp.exe - RegisterSmartCenterApp
  • SmartCenter.exe - SmartCenter
  • TaskScheduler.exe - TaskScheduler Application
  • TaskSchedulerEX.exe - TaskSchedulerEX
  • TSHostedAppLauncher.exe - SmartCenter Launcher
  • VideoAgent.exe - CyberLink PowerCinema (CyberLink PowerCinema Resident Program)
  • VideoCLMLSvc.exe - CyberLink MediaLibray Service
  • vthumb.exe - vthumb Application
  • WebBrowser.exe - WebBrows Application
  • aticalrt.dll (by Advanced Micro Devices) - AMD CAL runtime
  • atl71.dll - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET (ATL Module for Windows (Unicode))
  • CLDrvChk.exe - CyberLink CLDrvChk (CLDrvChk)
  • CLHNService.exe - CLHNService Module
  • cudart.dll
  • d3dx9_30.dll
  • D3DX9_40.dll - Direct3D 9 Extensions
  • FiltHookInstaller.exe - CyberLink FiltHookInstaller (FiltHookInstaller)
  • FiltHookUnInstaller.exe - FiltHookUnInstaller

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Autoplay Handlers
  • HPMediaSmartVideo.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'MediaSmartVideoFilesArrival' with the ProgID of 'VideoFiles' and the action verb 'PlayWithMediaSmartVideo.
  • HPMediaSmartPhoto.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'MediaSmartPhotoPictureFilesArrival' with the ProgID of 'Picture' and the action verb 'PlayWithMediaSmartPhoto.
6 Scheduled Tasks
  • TSHostedAppLauncher.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{D69A8C11-16CB-4B94-B47D-FE1F06DAB2E4}' (runs on registration).
  • HPMediaSmartPhoto.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{40653982-E000-4CD5-A9CB-F6748A09E823}' (runs on registration).
  • HPMediaSmartVideo.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{9BB8224C-A867-4A11-982F-0A33C4A3F83E}' (runs on registration).
  • SmartCenter.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E8447697-0351-437E-8915-1B4690529F61}' (runs on registration).
  • TSWeather.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{411643C8-1F96-457D-BE93-32162DD08F2B}' (runs on registration).
  • RecipeBox.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F6C4A50B-4B0E-4B7B-A669-4F4C86D4A760}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove HP MovieStore?

You can uninstall HP MovieStore 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 HP MovieStore, 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 HP MovieStore.

Win 7 (SP1) 87%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 42%
Keep it 58%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 90.63%
Windows 10 9.13%
Windows XP 0.24%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 86.52%
Windows 10 Home 7.78%
Windows 7 Professional 2.49%
Windows 7 Ultimate 1.03%
Windows 7 Starter 0.55%
Windows 10 Pro 0.40%

Distribution by countryGeography

97.02% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 97.02%
  Canada 0.55%
  Brazil 0.24%
  India 0.15%
  PR 0.14%
  Mexico 0.12%
  Germany 0.10%
  Argentina 0.09%
  United Kingdom 0.07%
  Iran 0.06%
  United Arab Emirates 0.06%
  Ecuador 0.05%
  Egypt 0.05%
  Venezuela 0.05%

About Hewlett-Packard

HP provides products, software solutions and services to consumers, from enterprises to consumers including customers in the government, health and education sectors.
Publisher URL: www.hp.com


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