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Should I remove Pinnacle AV/DV2, Pinnacle DV/AV?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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Pinnacle AV/DV2, Pinnacle DV/AV

What is Pinnacle AV/DV2, Pinnacle DV/AV?  (from Pinnacle Systems)

Studio AV/DV Deluxe is the ultimate internal video editing solution. Capture and edit home movies on your PC using any consumer videotape format. The package includes a professional breakout box for easily attaching analog or digital video sources, Pinnacle Studio PLUS v.9--the advanced version of Studio v.9 that offer...  Read more


Pinnacle AV/DV2, Pinnacle DV/AV is a software program developed by Pinnacle Systems. 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. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. Relative to the overall usage of those who have this installed, most are running it on Windows 7 (SP1). While about 57% of users of Pinnacle AV/DV2, Pinnacle DV/AV come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Pinnaclesys.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Pinnacle\Studio AVDV2
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files2\Pinnacle\STUDIO~1\UNWISE.EXE C:\Program Files2\Pinnacle\STUDIO~1\INSTALL.LOG
(Wise Installer is used for installing and uninstalling this software.)

Program filesFiles installed by Pinnacle AV/DV2, Pinnacle DV/AV

  • MyUnWise.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • UNWISE.EXE is scheduled as a task with the class '{F71A9918-1861-4EFE-AE94-530BDDE46DD4}' (runs on registration).
  • UNWISE.EXE runs as a service named 'Browser System Enahncer' (671c50b0).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • UNWISE.EXE is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files1\Yahoo!\MESSEN~1\UNWISE.EXE'.

How do I remove Pinnacle AV/DV2, Pinnacle DV/AV?

You can uninstall Pinnacle AV/DV2, Pinnacle DV/AV 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 Pinnacle AV/DV2, Pinnacle DV/AV, 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 Pinnacle AV/DV2, Pinnacle DV/AV.

Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Distribution by countryGeography

57.14% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 57.14%
  France 14.29%
  Germany 14.29%
  Malaysia 14.29%

About Pinnacle Systems

Pinnacle (acquired by American company Avid Technology) is a manufacturer of digital video hardware and software for the broadcast market as well as consumers.
Publisher URL: www.pinnaclesys.com


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