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What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
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8.0.5 6.06%
8.0.3 9.09%
8.0.1 30.30%
8.0 9.09%
7.11 9.09%
7.02 6.06%
7 30.30%

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InstantCopy is a software program developed by Pinnacle Systems. The most common release is 8.0.1, 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 icopy.exe. The setup package generally installs about 9 files and is usually about 8.89 MB (9,318,314 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows XP and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 51% of users of InstantCopy come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.pinnaclesys.com
Help link: www.pinnaclesys.com/wwwsupport/Forums/US/frameset.htm
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\pinnacle\instantcddvd\instantcopy
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{9ACEBC7B-4D46-462A-929C-99177EC5BEA6}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 8.89 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by InstantCopy

Program executable:icopy.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\pinnacle\instantcddvd\instantcopy\icopy.exe
Additional files:
  • IDiscSDK.dll - Disc Content API
  • avi2svcd.dll (by VOB Computersysteme GmbH) - avi2svcd Dynamic Link Library (avi2svcd DLL)
  • avi2vcd.dll (by VOB Computersysteme GmbH) - avi2vcd Dynamic Link Library (avi2vcd DLL)
  • audioresampler.dll - InstantCopy (Audio resampler)
  • CDWizard.exe
  • MultiCopy.exe - MultiCopy

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • ICopy.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{D15126EC-57E0-4C68-8318-3D1607DB75C2}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove InstantCopy?

You can uninstall InstantCopy 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 InstantCopy, 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 InstantCopy.

Win XP 64%
Win Vista (SP2) 3%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 63.64%
Windows 7 24.24%
Windows 10 9.09%
Windows Vista 3.03%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 62.50%
Windows 7 Home Premium 18.75%
Windows 7 Professional 6.25%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.13%
Windows 10 Pro 3.13%
Windows 8.1 3.13%

Distribution by countryGeography

51.35% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 51.35%
  United States 18.92%
  France 8.11%
  Belgium 2.70%
  Sweden 2.70%
  Greece 2.70%
  Austria 2.70%
  Israel 2.70%
  Canada 2.70%
  Czech Republic 2.70%
  Italy 2.70%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Intel 30.43%
ASUS 17.39%
Sahara 8.70%
Acer 8.70%
Hewlett-Packard 8.70%
American Megatrends 4.35%
Medion 4.35%
Toshiba 4.35%
Dell 4.35%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7012 11.54%
MEDIONPC MS-6747 7.69%
TOSHIBA Satellite L670 3.85%
MEDIONPC MS-7042 3.85%
MEDIONNB WID2000 3.85%

About Pinnacle Systems

Pinnacle (acquired by American company Avid Technology) is a manufacturer of digital video hardware and software for the broadcast market as well as consumers.
Publisher URL: www.pinnaclesys.com


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