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What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #14,747
United States Rank #28,588
Reach 0.0192%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 52.48 days
459.61 days >
Average installed length: 241.49 days


VersionDistribution 6.35% 1.85% 0.79% 8.20% 18.52% 9.52% 1.32% 0.53% 14.02% 1.06% 22.75% 0.79% 12.43% 1.85%

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PCTV Package - Windows Media Center


PCTV Package - Windows Media Center is a program developed by PCTV Systems. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software installer includes 24 files and is usually about 12.75 MB (13,368,832 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 37% of users of PCTV Package - Windows Media Center come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.pctvsystems.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\pctv systems\mce\pctvempvideo
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{B28F4C9C-8348-4B52-BB95-F8FAC95A8325}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 12.75 MB

Program filesFiles installed by PCTV Package - Windows Media Center

  • libhdhomerun.dll
  • virtualtunerinstall.exe - Broadway (Virtual Tuner Install)
  • msvcm90.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2008 (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • msvcp90.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library
  • msvcr90.dll
  • hcw85cir.dll - USB Consumer IR Driver coinstaller for eHome
  • hcw85wdf_01005.dll - WDF Coinstaller
  • nxpmv64.dll (by NXP Semiconductors Germany GmbH) - MCE MacroVision Plugin (Macrovision Plugin)
  • simcoinstdev.dll (by YUAN High-Tech Development Co) - OmniTV Coinstaller (Coinstaller for OmniTV)
  • simcoinstdev2.dll (by YUAN High-Tech Development Co)
  • af15bdaex.dll (by afa) - afa AF15BDAEX (AF15BDAEX)
  • emmon.exe (by eMPIA Technology) - BDA Monitor Application
  • modrccoinstall.dll (by DiBcom) - ModrcCoInstall Dynamic Link Library
  • dvb7700all.sys (by DiBcom) - dvb7700 (MOD7700 AVSTREAM/BDA driver)

How do I remove PCTV Package - Windows Media Center?

You can uninstall PCTV Package - Windows Media Center 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 PCTV Package - Windows Media Center, 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 PCTV Package - Windows Media Center.

Win 7 (SP1) 75%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 78.84%
Windows 10 16.67%
Windows Vista 4.23%
Windows XP 0.26%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 47.07%
Windows 7 Professional 15.43%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.89%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 7.45%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.46%
Windows 10 Home 3.46%

Distribution by countryGeography

37.05% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 37.05%
  United States 12.95%
  France 12.18%
  United Kingdom 6.74%
  Italy 5.70%
  Netherlands 3.89%
  Austria 2.59%
  Belgium 2.33%
  Czech Republic 1.81%
  Sweden 1.55%
  Poland 1.30%
  Australia 1.30%
  Switzerland 1.04%
  Spain 1.04%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 19.90%
Dell 17.41%
Hewlett-Packard 15.92%
Medion 14.43%
ASUS 10.95%
Samsung 6.97%
Sony 3.98%
Toshiba 1.99%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.44%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 4.76%
ASUS All Series 3.40%
ASUSTeK N61Jv 2.72%
ASUSTeK N61Jq 2.04%
MEDIONPC MS-7708 2.04%


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