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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
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Average installed length: 280.95 days

Octoshape Streaming Services

What is Octoshape Streaming Services?  (from Octoshape ApS)

Octoshape technologies are focused on actually fixing the reliability and sustainability of video quality over the Internet and not just adjusting to varying conditions. The Octoshape transport protocols are not affected by congestion and packet loss like traditional technologies, and can therefore sustain high quality...  Read more


Octoshape Streaming Services is a program developed by Octoshape ApS. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 octoshapeclient.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 7.91 MB of memory. It also adds an icon to the Windows notifications area in order to provide access to the program. The software installer includes 55 files and is usually about 1.61 MB (1,684,767 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 39% of users of Octoshape Streaming Services come from the United States, it is also popular in Turkey and Argentina.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.octoshape.com
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\roaming\octoshape\octoshape streaming services
Uninstaller: "C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\Octoshape\Octoshape Streaming Services\OctoshapeClient.exe" -uninstall -launchrunoncC:false
Estimated size: 1.61 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Octoshape Streaming Services

Program executable:octoshapeclient.exe
Name:Octoshape Streaming Services
Main program for Octoshape client
Signed by:Octoshape
Path:C:\users\user\appdata\roaming\octoshape\octoshape streaming services\octoshapeclient.exe
Taskbar:Displays an icon in the notification area
(From the publisher) “Octoshape uses a patented transport technology to overcome these challenges on the Internet. Both Live and On Demand video delivery over the Internet today is viewed on high resolution devices. HD TV’s, Tablets, PC’s...”
Additional files:
  • pmhead1211160-1211162-0-libOctoshapeClient.dll - Octoshape Streaming Services (Octoshape pmhead)
  • pmhead1303140-1303140-0-libOctoshapeClient.dll
  • pmv307a-1011010-0-libOctoshapeClient.dll - Octoshape pmv307
  • pmv308-1108220-0-libOctoshapeClient.dll - Octoshape pmv308
  • pmv308a-1104060-0-libOctoshapeClient.dll
  • pmv308a-1104150-0-libOctoshapeClient.dll
  • pmv308a-1107120-0-libOctoshapeClient.dll
  • pmv308cdna-1107210-0-libOctoshapeClient.dll
  • pmv309-1206280-0-libOctoshapeClient.dll - Octoshape pmv309
  • pmv309cdna-1109130-0-libOctoshapeClient.dll
  • pmv309test-1112070-0-libOctoshapeClient.dll
  • pmv310-1211160-0-libOctoshapeClient.dll - Octoshape pmv310
  • pmv311_pre-1308160-0-libOctoshapeClient.dll - Octoshape pmv311
  • pmv311-1301230-0-libOctoshapeClient.dll
  • pmv311-1304030-0-libOctoshapeClient.dll
  • pmv311-1304240-0-libOctoshapeClient.dll
  • pmv311-pre-1305060-0-libOctoshapeClient.dll
  • pmv311-pre-1306170-0-libOctoshapeClient.dll
  • pmv311-pre-1307010-0-libOctoshapeClient.dll
  • pmv314_digigrid-1310151-0-libOctoshapeClient.dll - Octoshape pmv314
  • pmv314_digipingris-130926B-0-libOctoshapeClient.dll
  • pmv314_digipingris-1310032-0-libOctoshapeClient.dll
  • pmv314_pre-1310081-0-libOctoshapeClient.dll
  • pmv314-1309171-0-libOctoshapeClient.dll
  • pmv316_digiturk-131022A-0-libOctoshapeClient.dll - Octoshape pmv316
  • pmv316_pre-1312180-0-libOctoshapeClient.dll
  • pmv316-1312110-0-libOctoshapeClient.dll
  • pmv318-1402031-0-libOctoshapeClient.dll - Octoshape pmv318
  • pmv320-1403030-0-libOctoshapeClient.dll - Octoshape pmv320
  • pmv320-140409A-0-libOctoshapeClient.dll
  • pmv324-1408200-0-libOctoshapeClient.dll - Octoshape pmv324
  • sua-1008042-0-libOctoshapeClient.dll - Octoshape SUA
  • sua-1010122-0-libOctoshapeClient.dll
  • sua-1101262-0-libOctoshapeClient.dll
  • sua-1103234-0-apoctoshape.dll - Octoshape embedded video control
  • sua-1103234-0-libOctoshapeClient.dll
  • sua-1103234-0-npoctoshape.dll - Octoshape embedded video plugin
  • sua-1312180-0-apoctoshape.dll
  • sua-1312180-0-libOctoshapeClient.dll
  • sua-1312180-0-npoctoshape.dll
  • sua-1401100-0-libOctoshapeClient.dll
  • toucher-1010120-0-toucher.exe - Test payload for update downloader
  • toucher-1101262-0-toucher.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Google Chrome Plugins
  • sua-1312180-0-npoctoshape.dll is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'sua-1503240-0-npoctoshape.dll'.
  • sua-1103234-0-npoctoshape.dll is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'sua-1010122-0-npoctoshape.dll'.
2 Mozilla Plugins
  • sua-1312180-0-npoctoshape.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name '@octoshape.com/Octoshape Streaming Services,version=1.0' with a plugin key of '@octoshape.com/Octoshape Streaming Services,version=1.0'.
  • sua-1103234-0-npoctoshape.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name '@octoshape.com/Octoshape Streaming Services,version=1.0' with a plugin key of '@octoshape.com/Octoshape Streaming Services,version=1.0'.
Startup File (User Run)
  • OctoshapeClient.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Octoshape Streaming Services' and executes as "C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\Octoshape\Octoshape Streaming Services\OctoshapeClient.exe" -inC:bootrun.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • OctoshapeClient.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Octoshape Streaming Services' which loads as "C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\Octoshape\Octoshape Streaming Services\OctoshapeClient.exe" -inC:bootrun.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • OctoshapeClient.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\Octoshape\Octoshape Streaming Services\OctoshapeClient.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:7.91 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0004569985%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00017575%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00028125%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:10,516
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:317 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:31 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Octoshape Streaming Services?

You can uninstall Octoshape Streaming Services 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 Octoshape Streaming Services, 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 Octoshape Streaming Services.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Octoshape Streaming Services you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win 7 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 26%
Keep it 74%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.28%
Windows 10 25.08%
Windows XP 6.21%
Windows Vista 4.41%
Windows Server 2003 0.02%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 28.61%
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.62%
Windows 7 Professional 10.31%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.09%
Windows 8.1 6.05%
Windows 7 Home Basic 4.08%

Distribution by countryGeography

38.89% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 38.89%
  Turkey 14.00%
  Argentina 6.49%
  India 4.97%
  Brazil 3.91%
  United Kingdom 2.30%
  Germany 2.20%
  Hong Kong 1.58%
  Canada 1.44%
  Italy 1.40%
  Malaysia 1.32%
  United Arab Emirates 1.18%
  Spain 1.04%
  Slovenia 0.98%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.51%
Dell 21.50%
Acer 16.38%
ASUS 10.36%
Toshiba 6.16%
Lenovo 5.90%
Samsung 5.68%
Intel 1.71%
American Megatrends 0.67%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 8.37%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.10%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.13%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.98%
HP G62 Notebook PC 2.60%
Dell Inspiron N5010 2.50%


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