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What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #29,877
United States Rank #22,841
Reach 0.0048%


V6.01L12 M00 1.05%
V6.01L11 M00 1.05%
V5.02L14 M00 1.05%
V5.02L11 M00 1.05%
V5.00L13 M00 8.42%
V4.01L10 M00 1.05%
V4.00L13 M00 3.16%
8.9.1100.0 1.05%
8.5.1000.0 2.11%
8.3.1000.0 7.37%
8.2.1100.0 2.11%
8.15.1000.0 1.05%
8.14.1000.0 2.11%
8.12.1000.0 1.05%
8.1.1000.0 2.11%
7.7.1200.0 2.11%
7.7.1000.0 9.47%
7.6.1000.0 1.05%
7.3.1000.0 6.32%
7.1.1400.0 4.21%
7.1.1200.0 2.11%
7.1.1000.0 2.11%
7.0.1000.0 1.05%
6.7.1000.0 7.37%
6.6.1100.0 6.32%
6.5.1000.100 8.42%
6.4.1100.100 1.05%
6.4.1000.0 10.53%
6.2.1000.0 2.11%

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PC Information Viewer


PC Information Viewer is a program developed by Panasonic. The most used version is 6.4.1000.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The main program executable is setdiag.exe. The software installer includes 20 files and is usually about 1.49 MB (1,558,831 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 65% of users of PC Information Viewer come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.panasonic.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Panasonic\pcinfo
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{128E898B-69B7-4E0F-8F89-A95678725DA1}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 1.49 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by PC Information Viewer

Program executable:setdiag.exe
Name:PC Information Viewer
Path:C:\Program Files\panasonic\pcinfo\setdiag.exe
Additional files:
  • SetTab01.dll - Tab Module for PC Information Viewer
  • SetTab02.dll
  • SetTab03.dll
  • SetTab04.dll
  • SetTab05.dll
  • SetTab06.dll
  • SetTab07.dll
  • SetTab08.dll
  • PCInfoBM.exe - PC Information Viewer (Screen Copy)
  • PcInfoCo.dll - COM for PC Information Viewer
  • PcInfoPi.exe - PC Information Viewer Service 2
  • PCInfoSV.exe - PC Information Viewer Service
  • PcInfoUt.exe - Utility for PC Information Viewer
  • SetTab09.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • PCInfoSV.exe runs as a service named 'Panasonic PC Information Viewer' (PcInfoSV).
  • PcInfoPi.exe runs as a service named 'Panasonic PC Information Viewer Service 2' (PcInfoPi).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • PcInfoUt.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'PCinfo' which loads as C:\Program Files\Panasonic\pcinfo\PcInfoUt.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:660 KB
21.09 MB average
CPU cycles/sec:479
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:0 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:0 Bytes
105.02 KB average
Memory:824 KB
Kernel CPU:0.00000929%
CPU cycles/sec:8,340
I/O writes/min:2 Bytes

How do I remove PC Information Viewer?

You can uninstall PC Information Viewer 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 PC Information Viewer, 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 PC Information Viewer.

Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win Vista 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.21%
Windows 10 20.00%
Windows XP 14.74%
Windows Vista 1.05%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 56.18%
Windows 10 Pro 14.61%
Microsoft Windows XP 13.48%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.49%
Windows 7 Home Premium 3.37%
Windows 7 Enterprise 3.37%

Distribution by countryGeography

64.75% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 64.75%
  Germany 5.74%
  Canada 3.28%
  Italy 3.28%
  Australia 2.46%
  United Kingdom 2.46%
  France 2.46%
  Japan 1.64%
  Singapore 1.64%
  Austria 1.64%
  Israel 1.64%
  Costa Rica 0.82%
  Russia 0.82%
  Slovakia 0.82%

Publisher URL: www.panasonic.com


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