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1% remove it99% keep it
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VersionDistribution 100.00%



MDAPI_Plus is a software program developed by Alexander Plyas. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The primary executable is named mdapihost.exe. The setup package generally installs about 9 files and is usually about 1019.03 KB (1,043,489 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 57% of users of MDAPI_Plus come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Netherlands.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\mdapi_plus
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\MDAPI_Plus\Uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 1019.03 KB

Program filesFiles installed by MDAPI_Plus

Program executable:mdapihost.exe
MDAPI_Plus Host Application
Path:C:\Program Files\mdapi_plus\mdapihost.exe
Additional files:
  • ArgusTV.Recorder.DataContracts.dll (by ARGUS TV) - ArgusTV.Recorder.DataContracts
  • ffdecsa.dll - FFdecsa - fast decsa algorithm (FFdecsa Dynamic Link Library)
  • ffdecsa_MMX.dll
  • ffdecsa_SSE2.dll
  • ArgusTV.Recorder.Interop.dll (by ARGUS TV) - ArgusTV.Recorder.Interop (ARGUS TV Recorder C++ Interop)
  • ArgusTV.DataContracts.dll - ArgusTV.DataContracts
  • Uninstall.exe - MDAPI_Plus (MDAPI_Plus Installer)
  • 7z.exe (by Igor Pavlov) - 7-Zip (7-Zip Console)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • MDAPIHost.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'MDAPI_Plus' which loads as "C:\Program Files\MDAPI_Plus\MDAPIHost.exe" MDAPI_Plus_Master.

How do I remove MDAPI_Plus?

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

Win 8 75%
Win Vista (SP2) 25%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 75.00%
Windows Vista 25.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Ultimate 25.00%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 25.00%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise 25.00%
Windows 8.1 Pro 25.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

57.14% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 57.14%
  United Kingdom 28.57%
  Netherlands 14.29%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 33.33%
American Megatrends 33.33%


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