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Should I remove Jamcast?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #34,570
United States Rank #29,728
Reach 0.0038%


VersionDistribution 3.77% 1.89% 11.32% 1.89% 3.77% 7.55% 1.89% 1.89% 1.89% 3.77% 1.89% 3.77% 1.89% 1.89% 39.62% 5.66% 1.89% 1.89% 1.89%



Jamcast is a software program developed by Software Development Solutions. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 primary executable is named jamcastsvc.exe. The setup package generally installs about 21 files and is usually about 31.28 MB (32,798,513 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 45% of users of Jamcast come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Netherlands.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.sdstechnologies.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\jamcast
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Jamcast\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 31.28 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Jamcast

Program executable:jamcastsvc.exe
Jamcast Service
Path:C:\Program Files\jamcast\jamcastsvc.exe
Additional files:
  • jamcast.dll - Jamcast
  • Jamcast.Extensibility.dll - Jamcast Extensibility Library
  • jcsvrmgr.exe - Jamcast Server Manager
  • jctray.exe - Jamcast System Tray Utility
  • uninst.exe - Jamcast Setup
  • icudt30.dll (by IBM and others) - International Components for Unicode (ICU Data DLL)
  • icuin30.dll (by IBM and others) - IBM ICU I18N DLL
  • icuuc30.dll - IBM ICU Common DLL
  • fbembed.dll (by Firebird Project) - Firebird SQL Server
  • FirebirdSql.Data.FirebirdClient.dll (by FirebirdSQL) - FirebirdClient (FirebirdClient - ADO.NET 2.0 Data Provider)
  • ffmpeg.exe
  • jcsvclib32.dll
  • pthreadGC2.dll (by Open Source Software community project) - POSIX Threads for Windows32 Library

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • jamcastsvc.exe runs as a service named 'Jamcast' (Jamcast) "Plays streaming audio to connected entertainment devices.".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • jctray.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Jamcast System Tray Utility' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Jamcast\jctray.exe".

How do I remove Jamcast?

Quickly and completely remove Jamcast from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Jamcast 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Jamcast, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 Jamcast.

Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win 7 2%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.15%
Windows 8 33.96%
Windows Vista 1.89%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.96%
Windows 7 Professional 16.98%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.21%
Windows 8.1 Pro 13.21%
Windows 8.1 11.32%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 5.66%

Distribution by countryGeography

45.31% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 45.31%
  Germany 7.81%
  Netherlands 4.69%
  Canada 4.69%
  Finland 4.69%
  United Kingdom 4.69%
  France 3.13%
  Australia 3.13%
  Norway 3.13%
  Sweden 3.13%
  FO 1.56%
  MA 1.56%
  Malaysia 1.56%
  Greece 1.56%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.68%
Dell 15.79%
Samsung 7.89%
Acer 7.89%
Toshiba 7.89%
Sony 5.26%
Medion 5.26%
American Megatrends 5.26%
MSI 2.63%
Apple 2.63%
Common models
ASUS All Series 7.32%
Gigabyte P55A-UD3 4.88%
Hewlett-Packard p7-1120 2.44%
Acer Aspire 5741G 2.44%
Medion P7621 2.44%
Sony VPCEJ290X 2.44%


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