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VersionDistribution 100.00%


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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 10 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 Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (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 10 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 10 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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