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1.01.01 83.33%
1.01.00 16.67%

Lecteur CANAL


Lecteur CANAL is a software program developed by CANAL. The most common release is 1.01.01, 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. 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 setup package generally installs about 4 files and is usually about 3.91 MB (4,096,193 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 8 and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 50% of users of Lecteur CANAL come from France, it is also popular in the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.canalplus.fr
Help link: espaceclient.canalplus.canal-plus.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Canal\Canal Widget\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{04DA096D-6236-4A5D-8FB6-3081E67009BA}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 3.91 MB
Language: French (France)

Program filesFiles installed by Lecteur CANAL

  • Launcher.exe - CanalPlus.VOD.V1 (Lancer CANAL+ CANALSAT A LA DEMANDE)
  • Canal Widget.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Launcher.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F8776C43-C3DA-4382-AC73-C15AB31AAE70}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • Launcher.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'CANAL+ CANALSAT A LA DEMANDE' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Canal+\CANAL+ CANALSAT A LA DEMANDE\Launcher.exe".
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Launcher.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Canal+\CANAL+ CANALSAT A LA DEMANDE\Launcher.exe'.

How do I remove Lecteur CANAL?

Quickly and completely remove Lecteur CANAL from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Lecteur CANAL 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 Lecteur CANAL, 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 Lecteur CANAL.

Win 8 50%
Win Vista (SP1) 17%
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 8 50.00%
Windows Vista 50.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 33.33%
Windows 8 Pro with Media ... 33.33%
Windows Vista Ultimate 16.67%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 16.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.00% of installs come from France
Which countries install it?
  France 50.00%
  United States 50.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 83.33%
Hewlett-Packard 16.67%
Common models
Dell XPS 8500 50.00%
HP-Pavilion RR800AA-ABF m... 16.67%
Dell Inspiron 530 16.67%
Dell Inspiron 1720 16.67%


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