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Should I remove Hauppauge WinTV 7?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,049
United States Rank #3,331
Reach 0.1919%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 19.94 days
588.19 days >
Average installed length: 309.05 days


Version 7.0.28257 0.16%
v7.2.33049 (CD 3.9g) 0.42%
v7.2.33014 (CD 3.9f) 0.03%
v7.2.32345 (CD 3.9e) 0.03%
v7.2.32311 (CD 3.9c) 0.21%
v7.2.32310 (CD 3.9c) 0.05%
v7.2.32287 (CD 3.9b) 0.08%
v7.2.32268 (CD 3.9) 0.08%
v7.2.32230 (CD 3.8) 0.03%
v7.2.32226 (CD 3.7a) 0.05%
v7.2.32211 (CD 3.7) 0.26%
v7.2.32175 (CD 3.6) 0.11%
v7.2.32168 (CD 3.5) 0.19%
v7.2.32164 (CD 3.5) 0.11%
v7.2.32139 (CD 3.5) 0.03%
v7.2.32035 (CD 3.3) 0.13%
v7.2.31347 (CD 3.2) 0.79%
v7.2.31311 (CD 3.1a) 0.19%
v7.2.31245 (CD 3.0) 0.05%
v7.2.31161 (CD 2.8a) 0.77%
v7.2.31135 (CD 2.8) 0.71%
v7.2.31120 (CD 2.8) 0.03%
v7.2.31050 (CD 2.7) 0.40%
v7.2.30347 (CD 2.6d) 0.24%
v7.2.30342 (CD 2.6d) 0.03%
v7.2.30335 (CD 2.6d) 0.58%
v7.2.30312 (CD 2.6c) 0.26%
v7.2.30303 (CD 2.6b) 0.03%
v7.2.30237 (CD 2.6) 0.42%
v7.2.30151 (CD 2.5d) 0.21%
v7.2.30108 (CD 2.5c) 0.45%
v7.2.30094 (CD 2.5a) 0.03%
v7.2.30038 (CD 2.5) 0.03%
v7.2.29304 (CD 2.4d) 0.05%
v7.2.29302 (CD 2.4d) 1.16%
v7.2.29209 (CD 2.4) 0.05%
v7.2.29125 (CD 2.3f) 0.11%
v7.2.29124 (CD 2.3f) 0.03%
v7.2.29032 0.08%
v7.2.29025 0.50%
v7.2.28315 0.08%
v7.0.33049 (CD 3.9g) 3.97%
v7.0.33044 (CD 3.9g) 0.32%
v7.0.32350 (CD 3.9e) 0.21%
v7.0.32345 (CD 3.9e) 0.13%
v7.0.32311 (CD 3.9c) 1.90%
v7.0.32310 (CD 3.9c) 0.05%
v7.0.32287 (CD 3.9b) 0.74%
v7.0.32268 (CD 3.9) 1.85%
v7.0.32230 (CD 3.8) 0.34%
v7.0.32211 (CD 3.7) 0.90%
112 versions

Typically installed together

Hauppauge WinTV 7

What is Hauppauge WinTV 7?  (from Hauppauge Computer Works)

WinTV v7 lets you control more than one WinTV device in your system. With the new "multi" feature, if you have dual tuners in your PC, you can have live TV from both on the screen at the same time. WinTV v7 lets you display subtitles from your digital TV program on top of the TV window. WinTV v7allows you to enable Par...  Read more


Hauppauge WinTV 7 is a program developed by Hauppauge Computer Works. The most used version is v7.0.33049 (cd 3.9g), with over 53% 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is wintv7.exe. The software installer includes 17 files and is usually about 24.27 MB (25,453,110 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 43% of users of Hauppauge WinTV 7 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.hauppauge.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\wintv\wintv7
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files2\INSTAL~1\UNWISE32.EXE /U C:\Program Files2\WinTV\WinTV7\WinTV7.LOG
Estimated size: 24.27 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Hauppauge WinTV 7

Program executable:wintv7.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\wintv\wintv7\wintv7.exe
Additional files:
  • hcwTSTeletext.dll - hcwTSTel Dynamic Link Library
  • NativeMMS.dll - NativeMM Dynamic Link Library
  • MultiMediaServices.dll - MultiMediaServices
  • DataModel.dll - DataModel
  • WinTV7Rec.exe - WinTV7Rec
  • WinTVTray.exe - WinTVTray
  • WinTVTVPI.exe - WinTVTVPI
  • EraseDatabase.exe - Hauppauge Erase Channel Database Tool
  • pcleIScl.dll (by PCTV Systems S.à r.l) - Pinnacle Image Scaler (Pinnacle Image Scaler - for Convert Object)
  • pcleUtil.dll (by PCTV Systems S.à r.l) - Pinnacle Utilities (Pinnacle Utilities - for pclePrograms)
  • OvTool.dll (by GDCL http://www.gdcl.co.uk) - Overlay Manager
  • CSCnvrtX.dll - CSCnvrt (CSCnvrt - Color Space Converter)
  • libhdhomerun.dll
  • TS2PS.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Scheduled Tasks
  • WinTV7.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E225BAB2-8A91-47D7-849C-A729BDAF5AC2}' (runs on registration).
  • WinTV7Rec.exe is scheduled as a task named '20160628_Geheimes_Kuba_7u8' (Next runs on 28.06.2016 at 22:25).
  • WinTVTray.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{FD50CB04-EFDA-4927-834A-1C1472728EAA}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • WinTVTray.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named WinTV Recording Status..
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • WinTV7.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\WinTV\WinTV7\WinTV7.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:16.28 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0008038239%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00053209%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00027173%
0.015104% average
70 average

How do I remove Hauppauge WinTV 7?

You can uninstall Hauppauge WinTV 7 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 Hauppauge WinTV 7, 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 Hauppauge WinTV 7.

Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win 8.1 0%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.80%
Windows 10 28.59%
Windows Vista 3.41%
Windows XP 3.17%
Windows Server 2003 0.03%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 38.10%
Windows 7 Professional 14.11%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.05%
Windows 8.1 7.75%
Windows 10 Home 4.63%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.47%

Distribution by countryGeography

43.34% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 43.34%
  Germany 33.81%
  Italy 3.92%
  Canada 3.76%
  United Kingdom 3.49%
  France 2.82%
  Austria 2.37%
  Netherlands 1.03%
  Spain 0.85%
  Sweden 0.74%
  Belgium 0.45%
  Switzerland 0.43%
  DK 0.43%
  Australia 0.31%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 20.59%
Hewlett-Packard 19.83%
Acer 15.63%
Medion 9.86%
ASUS 8.06%
Toshiba 4.14%
Intel 3.65%
Samsung 2.40%
Lenovo 2.12%
American Megatrends 1.36%
Common models
ASUS All Series 5.89%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.38%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 3.42%
Dell XPS 8500 2.74%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.60%
MEDIONPC MS-7616 2.60%

About Hauppauge Computer Works

Hauppauge is US manufacturer of electronic video hardware for personal computers and is widely known for its WinTV line of TV tuner cards for PCs, Hauppauge also produces personal video recorders, digital video editors, digital media players, hybrid video recorders and digital television products.
Publisher URL: www.hauppauge.com


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