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PPLive Video Accelerator


PPLive Video Accelerator is a software program developed by Synacast. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. 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 ppliveva.exe. The setup package generally installs about 33 files and is usually about 20.87 MB (21,887,337 bytes). The installed file ProductUpdate.dll is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows Vista (SP2) and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 57% of users of PPLive Video Accelerator come from the United States, it is also popular in Singapore and Japan.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.PPLive.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\pplive\ppva
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\PPLive\PPVA\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 20.87 MB

Program filesFiles installed by PPLive Video Accelerator

Program executable:ppliveva.exe
Name:PPVA application
Path:C:\Program Files\pplive\ppva\ppliveva.exe
Additional files:
  • FlashWinCenter.dll
  • FloatWin.dll
  • DownloaderManager.dll
  • Send_Log_Normal_Log.dll
  • PPVADownload.exe
  • DownloadProgress.exe
  • IkanDownload.exe
  • MiniVAProxyD.dll
  • plugMng.dll - plugMng
  • PPDownLoad.dll
  • PPVADlg.dll
  • PPVA.dll
  • VABrowser.dll
  • VideoCommendModule.dll
  • crashreporter.exe
  • TipsClient.dll
  • MngModule.dll - MngModule Dynamic Link Library (MngModule DLL)
  • CommonModule.dll
  • ProductUpdate.dll (by PPLive)
  • VActiveX.dll - PPVAActiveADV Module
  • uninst.exe (by PPLive)
  • NetTools.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • DownloaderManager.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Download_Bho Class' with the class of {A986E409-30CC-4185-89BB-AB212C104524} (PPVADownloader).
Startup File (User Run)
  • PPLiveVA.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'PPLiveVA' and executes as C:\Program Files\PPLive\PPVA\PPLiveVA.exe /LoadModule PPVA.DLL /M REAL /S 0 /T 0.
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • PPLiveVA.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\PPLive\PPVA\PPLiveVA_U.exe'.
  • crashreporter.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\PPLive\PPVA\crashreporter.exe'.

How do I remove PPLive Video Accelerator?

Quickly and completely remove PPLive Video Accelerator from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall PPLive Video Accelerator 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 PPLive Video Accelerator, 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 PPLive Video Accelerator.

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If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by PPLive Video Accelerator you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win Vista (SP2) 50%
Win XP 25%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 50.00%
Windows 7 25.00%
Windows XP 25.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 50.00%
Windows 7 Professional 25.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 25.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

57.14% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 57.14%
  Singapore 14.29%
  Japan 14.29%
  Philippines 14.29%


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