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Should I remove MotoCast?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,907
United States Rank #2,081
Reach 0.1388%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 24.75 days
730.11 days >
Average installed length: 383.61 days


2.0.31 89.80%
2.0.23 2.89%
2.0.19 1.35%
2.0.17 0.04%
1.2.9 1.64%
1.2.8 0.26%
1.2.7 1.54%
1.1.70 0.84%
1.1.58 0.15%
1.1.56 0.15%
1.1.53 0.91%
1.1.51 0.18%
1.1.26 0.26%

Typically installed together

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What is MotoCast?  (from Motorola)

Take your music, photos, videos, and documents with you, wherever you go! MotoCast is a free service that provides two easy solutions to access your media and files on your Motorola device. You can use just one or both of the options, the choice is yours! Stream your entire collection of music, playlists, photos, vide...  Read more


MotoCast is a software program developed by Motorola. The most common release is 2.0.31, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 programs's main executable is MotoCast.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 133.87 MB of memory. It also includes a system tray icon that is displayed in the notifications area while the program is running. The setup package generally installs about 21 files and is usually about 47.34 MB (49,637,770 bytes). 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 85% of users of MotoCast come from the United States, it is also popular in Brazil and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.motorola.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Motorola Mobility\MotoCast
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{5401CEE8-3C2D-4835-A802-213306537FF4}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
Estimated size: 47.34 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by MotoCast

Program executable:MotoCast.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Motorola Mobility\MotoCast\MotoCast.exe
Taskbar:Displays an icon in the notification area
Additional files:
  • MotoCast.exe - MotoCast
  • IeEmbed.exe (by JDesktop Integration Components (JDIC) Project) - JDesktop Integration Components (JDIC) (JDesktop Integration Components binary)
  • jdic.dll (by JDesktop Integration Components (JDIC) Project)
  • swt-gdip-win32-3448.dll (by Eclipse Foundation) - Standard Widget Toolkit (SWT for Windows native library)
  • MediaInfo.dll (by MediaArea.net) - MediaInfo (All about your audio and video files)
  • firewall.exe
  • jshortcut.dll
  • MotoLauncher.exe
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • MotoLauncher.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{4301CFE7-2353-4520-90B8-D9AD23BFADD4}' (runs on registration).
  • MotoCast.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{ECA38BDD-9612-4344-9084-A25B20E66923}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • MotoCast.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Motorola Mobility\MotoCast\motocast.exe'.
Network connections
  • MotoCast.exe connects to ec2-107-20-71-108.compute-1.amazonaws.com ( port 443).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:133.87 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0012666374%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00066319%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00060345%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:5,294,913
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:202.18 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:27.14 KB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove MotoCast?

You can uninstall MotoCast 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 MotoCast, 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 MotoCast.

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 69.93%
Windows 10 18.14%
Windows Vista 7.55%
Windows XP 4.34%
Windows Server 2003 0.04%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 46.24%
Windows 7 Professional 11.24%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.99%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.32%
Windows 8.1 4.92%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.26%

Distribution by countryGeography

85.21% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 85.21%
  Brazil 3.51%
  Germany 1.99%
  Canada 1.11%
  Israel 1.04%
  Mexico 0.83%
  Argentina 0.66%
  United Kingdom 0.62%
  France 0.57%
  Spain 0.43%
  Italy 0.43%
  Australia 0.38%
  India 0.21%
  Saudi Arabia 0.19%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 32.76%
Dell 28.74%
Acer 9.14%
Toshiba 9.09%
ASUS 7.76%
Samsung 3.58%
Lenovo 2.20%
Intel 1.82%
Gateway 0.61%
Alienware 0.61%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 8.73%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.14%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 4.65%
Dell Dell System Inspir... 2.27%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.27%
HP G60 Notebook PC 2.04%

About Motorola

Motorola is a telecommunications company divided into two companies, Motorola Mobility and Motorola Solutions.
Publisher URL: www.motorola.com


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