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9% remove it91% keep it
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Media Center Cast

What is Media Center Cast?  (from 1geek1tool)

Media Center Cast allows you to watch online content on your HTPC without sacrificing your Windows Media Center experience. When running Media Center Cast, your TV is transformed into a handled-device-controlled-display. As soon as Media Center Cast is launched, you can start “casting” online content from any ChromeCas...  Read more


Media Center Cast is a software program developed by 1geek1tool. 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 mediacentercast.exe. The setup package generally installs about 16 files and is usually about 53.68 MB (56,288,381 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 8 and Windows 7. While about 60% of users of Media Center Cast come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: 1geek1tool.com/media-center-cast
Help link: 1geek1tool.com/mediacentercast
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\media center cast
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Media Center Cast\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 53.68 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Media Center Cast

Program executable:mediacentercast.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\media center cast\mediacentercast.exe
Additional files:
  • WinCast.exe - WinCast
  • libcef.dll - Chromium Embedded Framework (CEF) Dynamic Link Library
  • icudt.dll (by The ICU Project) - International Components for Unicode (ICU Data DLL)
  • libGLESv2.dll - ANGLE libGLESv2 Dynamic Link Library
  • libEGL.dll - ANGLE libEGL Dynamic Link Library
  • MediaCenterCastBackgoundAddin.dll - MediaCenterCastBackgoundAddin
  • Xilium.CefGlue.WindowsForms.dll - CefGlue.WindowsForms
  • websocket-sharp.dll - websocket-sharp
  • Xilium.CefGlue.dll (by Xilium Project) - Xilium CefGlue
  • ChromeCast.dll - ChromeCast
  • ffmpegsumo.dll
  • uninstall.exe
  • d3dcompiler_43.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows® (Direct3D HLSL Compiler)
  • d3dcompiler_46.dll (by Microsoft)
  • gacutil.exe - Microsoft® .NET Framework (Microsoft (R) .NET Framework Global Assembly Cache Utility)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • WinCast.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Media Center Cast' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Media Center Cast\WinCast.exe" /autorun /mce /system-tray.

How do I remove Media Center Cast?

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

Win 8 60%
Win 7 (SP1) 20%
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 60.00%
Windows 7 40.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 20.00%
Windows 7 Professional 20.00%
Windows 8.1 20.00%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 20.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 10.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

60.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 60.00%
  Germany 20.00%
  United Kingdom 13.33%
  Canada 6.67%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 42.86%
Dell 28.57%
Acer 28.57%
Common models
MSI MS-7623 14.29%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 14.29%
HP ENVY 17 Leap Motion SE... 14.29%
Hewlett-Packard CQ2907EG 14.29%
Dell Precision WorkStatio... 14.29%
Dell Computer Dimension 8... 14.29%


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