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Should I remove HP TouchSmart Live TV?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #11,357
United States Rank #6,823
Reach 0.0297%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 53.98 days
454.42 days >
Average installed length: 238.76 days


3.3.3017 25.13%
3.2.2709 7.86%
3.1.3003 0.85%
3.1.2206 28.55%
3.0.1924 37.61%

Other programs by Hewlett-Packard

HP TouchSmart Live TV


HP TouchSmart Live TV is a software program developed by Hewlett-Packard. The most common release is 3.0.1924, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up. 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 HPTV.exe. The setup package generally installs about 13 files and is usually about 7.06 MB (7,408,090 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 78% of users of HP TouchSmart Live TV come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.shopping.hp.com/touchsmart
Help link: support.gocyberlink.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Media\Live TV\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{67626E09-5366-4480-8F1E-93FADF50CA15}\setup.exe" /z-uninstall
Estimated size: 7.06 MB

Program filesFiles installed by HP TouchSmart Live TV

Program executable:HPTV.exe
Name:HP MediaSmart TV
HP MediaSmart TV
Path:C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Media\Live TV\HPTV.exe
Additional files:
  • fwnet.dll (by CyberLink) - CyberLink Windows Firewall Utility
  • CLVistaAudioMixer.dll - CyberLink Vista Audio Mixer
  • REGX.dll (by CyberLink) - CyberLink Registry Utility
  • HPTV.exe - HP TouchSmart Live TV
  • CLAuMixer.dll - CyberLink CLAuMixer (CLAuMixer)
  • fxrtEnu.dll (by cyberlink) - cyberlink fxrtEnu (fxrtEnu)
  • TVUninst.exe - HP MediaSmart TV (HP MediaSmart TV)
  • Helper.dll - CyberLink Helper
  • TVAgent.exe - HP MediaSmart TV (HP MediaSmart TV Resident Program)
  • TaskSchedulerEX.exe - TaskSchedulerEX
  • TVInst.exe - TVInstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • HPTV.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{82DB195D-A499-4787-982B-9BA234A2A620}' (runs on registration).
  • TVAgent.exe is scheduled as a task named 'TVAgent'.
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • TVAgent.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named TVAgent.
Startup File (User Run Once)
  • TVAgent.exe is loaded once in the current user (HKCU) registry as a startup file name 'Application Restart #0' which loads as C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Media\Live TV\TVAgent.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:10 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0018590840%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00137553%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00048356%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:199,818
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:601 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:0 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove HP TouchSmart Live TV?

You can uninstall HP TouchSmart Live TV 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 TouchSmart Live TV, 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 TouchSmart Live TV.

Win 7 (SP1) 81%
Win XP 0%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 86.50%
Windows 10 12.48%
Windows Vista 0.68%
Windows XP 0.34%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 79.48%
Windows 10 Home 7.93%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.31%
Windows 7 Professional 2.59%
Windows 10 Pro 1.38%
Windows 8.1 Pro 1.21%

Distribution by countryGeography

78.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 78.00%
  Australia 3.14%
  Canada 2.91%
  Spain 1.86%
  Italy 1.86%
  France 1.28%
  Germany 1.16%
  United Kingdom 1.16%
  Mexico 0.93%
  Netherlands 0.93%
  Israel 0.70%
  DK 0.58%
  Brazil 0.47%
  Belgium 0.47%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 99.13%
Toshiba 0.35%
Dell 0.35%
Gateway 0.17%
Common models
Hewlett-Packard 600-1350 13.06%
HP-Pavilion BK139AA-ABA 6... 11.63%
HP-Pavilion NY537AA-ABA 3... 6.44%
HP-Pavilion NY538AA-ABA 6... 5.90%
Hewlett-Packard TouchSmar... 5.37%
HP-Pavilion NY604AA-ABA 3... 4.65%

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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