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Should I remove Livestream Procaster?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,960
United States Rank #4,837
Reach 0.0617%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 26.45 days
780.41 days >
Average installed length: 410.04 days


20.3.25 58.14%
20.3.4 0.08%
20.3.0 17.68%
20.2.69 5.18%
20.2.43 0.08%
20.2.0 12.25%
20.0.151 3.70%
20.0.95 0.74%
20.0.75 0.82%
20.0.65 0.41%
10.0.124 0.33%
10.0.103 0.58%

Livestream Procaster


Livestream Procaster is a software program developed by Procaster. The most common release is 20.3.25, 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 primary executable is named procaster256.exe. The setup package generally installs about 34 files and is usually about 60.22 MB (63,146,550 bytes). The software utilizes the Nokia Qt cross-platforms C++ framework. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 68% of users of Livestream Procaster come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Livestream Procaster\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{DEAD48E5-E36C-431E-B83C-E61CE71AA13F}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 60.22 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Livestream Procaster

Program executable:procaster256.exe
Additional files:
  • procaster_hotkey.dll - Procaster hotkey library
  • CrashRpt.dll - Crash Report Module
  • CrashSender.exe - CrashSender Module
  • Procaster.exe (by Livestream) - Procaster (Broadcasting video to Livestream.com)
  • QtCore4.dll (by Digia Plc and/or its subsidiary(-ies)) - Qt4 (C++ application development framework.)
  • QtGui4.dll (by Digia Plc and/or its subsidiary(-ies))
  • QtNetwork4.dll
  • QtSvg4.dll
  • QtWebKit4.dll
  • QtXmlPatterns4.dll
  • aacipp.dll
  • GameCaptureDll.dll
  • GCConnectDll.dll
  • h264ipp.dll
  • mp3ipp.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Procaster.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{DF65FEC9-EB34-44AC-8587-BCB98C3AF41D}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • Procaster.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Livestream Procaster' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Livestream Procaster\Procaster.exe" -autorun.

How do I remove Livestream Procaster?

You can uninstall Livestream Procaster 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 Livestream Procaster, 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 Livestream Procaster.

Win 7 (SP1) 69%
Win 7 0%
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 74.06%
Windows 10 20.28%
Windows Vista 4.02%
Windows XP 1.64%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 47.94%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.98%
Windows 7 Professional 8.73%
Windows 8.1 8.57%
Windows 8 3.29%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.21%

Distribution by countryGeography

67.89% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 67.89%
  Canada 5.37%
  United Kingdom 4.71%
  France 2.96%
  Germany 1.75%
  Australia 1.69%
  Netherlands 1.57%
  Brazil 1.21%
  Italy 0.97%
  Sweden 0.84%
  Mexico 0.84%
  DK 0.66%
  Greece 0.60%
  Spain 0.54%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.97%
Dell 17.76%
ASUS 15.75%
Acer 12.95%
Toshiba 8.54%
Lenovo 3.34%
Alienware 2.54%
Samsung 1.87%
Intel 1.47%
MSI 1.20%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.04%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.40%
ASUS All Series 3.52%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.93%
HP G62 Notebook PC 2.64%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.64%


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