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7% remove it93% keep it
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VersionDistribution 100.00%

PC Remote Receiver


PC Remote Receiver is a software program developed by monect.com. 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 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 8 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 38% of users of PC Remote Receiver come from the United States, it is also popular in BD and Canada.

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).

How do I remove PC Remote Receiver?

Quickly and completely remove PC Remote Receiver from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, 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: 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: 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 8 68%
Win 7 (SP1) 32%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 68.00%
Windows 7 32.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 28.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 24.00%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 12.00%
Windows 10 Education 8.00%
Windows 10 Pro 8.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 4.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

38.24% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 38.24%
  BD 5.88%
  Canada 5.88%
  Colombia 5.88%
  United Kingdom 5.88%
  Philippines 5.88%
  Argentina 2.94%
  Australia 2.94%
  Germany 2.94%
  DZ 2.94%
  Egypt 2.94%
  India 2.94%
  Italy 2.94%
  Malaysia 2.94%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 23.81%
Hewlett-Packard 23.81%
Acer 14.29%
Lenovo 14.29%
Toshiba 9.52%
Sahara 4.76%
Dell 4.76%
Alienware 4.76%
Common models
HP ProBook 450 G2 9.09%
TOSHIBA Satellite L455 4.55%
TOSHIBA Satellite C55D-A 4.55%
MSI MS-7680 4.55%
LENOVO 20E2000CFR 4.55%


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