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HiNet Digital Home


HiNet Digital Home is a software program developed by HiNet. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The setup package generally installs about 9 files and is usually about 2.88 MB (3,022,980 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of those who have this installed, most are running it on Windows XP. While about 56% of users of HiNet Digital Home come from the United States, it is also popular in Taiwan.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.dhs.hinet.net
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\HiNet Digital Home\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{112A603D-F97D-4614-A274-9F98DAC8FDCF}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 2.88 MB

Program filesFiles installed by HiNet Digital Home

  • HNPwdCtrlXP.ocx - HiNet Digital Home Service HNPwdCtrlXP ActiveX Control
  • DHInfo.dll - HiNet Digital Home Service DHInfo ActiveX Control
  • downloader.exe - HiNet Digital Home Service Downloader
  • DownloaderService.exe
  • atl71.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET (ATL Module for Windows (Unicode))
  • mfc71.dll (by Microsoft) - MFCDLL Shared Library - Retail Version
  • mfc71u.dll
  • msvcr71.dll - Microsoft® C Runtime Library
  • TriDES.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • DownloaderService.exe runs as a service named 'HinetDigitalHomeDownloaderService' (HinetDigitalHomeDownloaderService).

How do I remove HiNet Digital Home?

You can uninstall HiNet Digital Home 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 HiNet Digital Home, 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 HiNet Digital Home.

Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%
Windows XP

Distribution by countryGeography

55.56% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 55.56%
  Taiwan 44.44%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 33.33%
Acer 33.33%
ASUS 33.33%
Common models
Unknow Unknow 33.33%
Dell OptiPlex 980 33.33%
Acer Aspire L310 33.33%


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