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Should I remove PC Remote Receiver?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #34,057
United States Rank #42,333
Reach 0.0036%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 5.72 days
168.87 days >
Average installed length: 88.73 days


VersionDistribution 98.59% 1.41%

PC Remote Receiver


PC Remote Receiver is a software program developed by monect.com. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named pcremotereceiver.exe. The setup package generally installs about 27 files and is usually about 45.16 MB (47,358,166 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 28% of users of PC Remote Receiver come from the United States, it is also popular in BD and India.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: www.monect.com/qanda
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\pc remote receiver
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\PC Remote Receiver\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 45.16 MB

Program filesFiles installed by PC Remote Receiver

Program executable:pcremotereceiver.exe
Name:PC Remote Receiver
Path:C:\Program Files\pc remote receiver\pcremotereceiver.exe
Additional files:
  • MonectServerService.exe - PC Remote Receiver Service (MonectServerService)
  • SDL2.dll - Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL)
  • SDL2_image.dll - SDL_image
  • install.dll - PCRemoteReceiver
  • avcodec-55.dll (by FFmpeg Project) - FFmpeg (FFmpeg codec library)
  • avformat-55.dll (by FFmpeg Project) - FFmpeg container format library
  • avutil-52.dll - FFmpeg utility library
  • swresample-0.dll - FFmpeg audio resampling library
  • swscale-2.dll - FFmpeg image rescaling library
  • libx264.dll (by x264 project) - x264 (H.264 (MPEG-4 AVC) encoder library)
  • zlib1.dll - zlib (zlib data compression library)
  • driververifyx64.exe
  • GLRender.exe
  • glut32.dll
  • libgcc_s_dw2-1.dll
  • libjpeg-9.dll
  • libpng16-16.dll
  • libtiff-5.dll
  • libwebp-4.dll
  • MonectMediaCenter.exe
  • mrtp.dll
  • officehook.dll
  • rtcompress.dll
  • TouchInput.dll
  • Uninstall.exe
  • x360ce_ini_generator.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • MonectServerService.exe runs as a service named 'MonectServerService' (MonectServerService).
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • PCRemoteReceiver.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\PC Remote Receiver\PCRemoteReceiver.exe'.
  • MonectMediaCenter.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\PC Remote Receiver\MonectMediaCenter.exe'.

How do I remove PC Remote Receiver?

You can uninstall PC Remote Receiver 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 Remote Receiver, 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 Remote Receiver.

Win 10 73%
Win XP 1%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 73.24%
Windows 7 23.94%
Windows Vista 1.41%
Windows XP 1.41%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Pro 25.35%
Windows 10 Home 18.31%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.49%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 8.45%
Windows 10 Enterprise 4.23%
Windows 8 Pro 4.23%

Distribution by countryGeography

27.85% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 27.85%
  BD 6.33%
  India 6.33%
  DZ 3.80%
  United Kingdom 3.80%
  Italy 3.80%
  Russia 3.80%
  UA 3.80%
  Canada 2.53%
  Colombia 2.53%
  Germany 2.53%
  Egypt 2.53%
  Philippines 2.53%
  Sweden 2.53%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.89%
ASUS 20.00%
Acer 20.00%
Lenovo 13.33%
Dell 6.67%
Medion 2.22%
Intel 2.22%
Apple 2.22%
Alienware 2.22%
Common models
MSI MS-7680 3.33%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.33%
HP ProBook 450 G2 3.33%
HP Pavilion m6 Notebook P... 1.67%


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