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9% remove it91% keep it
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Pinnacle DistanTV Server


Pinnacle DistanTV Server is a software program developed by Pinnacle Systems. The most common release is 1.00.0091, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The setup package generally installs about 78 files and is usually about 6.12 MB (6,415,200 bytes). The installed file WebUpdater.exe 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 XP. While about 41% of users of Pinnacle DistanTV Server come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.pinnaclesys.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Pinnacle\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{7C7AC2D4-1077-45C8-826A-16445B5E0DB7}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 6.12 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Pinnacle DistanTV Server

  • LaunchList.exe - Pinnacle Systems 3rd party launcher (Helper program used to launch a list of 3rd party applications)
  • LicenseTool.exe - Pixie Licensing and Registration (LicenseTool Application)
  • DSPC.dll - DirectShow Player Comp.
  • LaunchList2.exe - Launchlist2 application
  • MediaTag.dll - Pinnacle Systems shared (Metadata tag handler)
  • StrmServer.exe - Streaming Server
  • remoterm.exe - Pinnacle Media Center (Remote Control Application)
  • Scheduler.exe - Scheduler Application
  • Settings.exe - Settings Application
  • PMC.Tvtv.Wizard.exe - MediaCenterService
  • Check3D.exe - 3D Hardware check (Check Render Engine on Platform)
  • LanguageManager.dll - Language Manager
  • Misc.Performance.dll - Misc.Performance
  • PMC.exe - PMC Application
  • PinnacleDistanTVServerSetup.exe - Pinnacle Dist (This installer)
  • BaseControls.dll - BaseControls
  • WebUpdater.exe - Web Updater
  • BaseMedia.dll - BaseMedia
  • StreamingSettings.exe - RemoteTV (Media Streaming Settings)
  • PixieTool.exe - Pixie5 (Pixie5 Registration and Licensing Tool)
  • ResDebugu.exe - Studio (ResDebug)
  • RM.exe - Render Manager
  • studio.exe - Studio program file
  • umi.exe - umi
  • Misc.IO.dll - Misc (Misc.IO)
  • Misc.Windows.dll - Misc.Windows
  • Misc.DirectShow.dll - Misc.DirectShow
  • Misc.Windows.Forms.dll - Misc.Windows.Forms
  • PMCLoader.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • LaunchList2.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'LaunchList' and executes as C:\Program Files\Pinnacle\Studio 11\LaunchList2.exe.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • LaunchList.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'LaunchList' which loads as C:\Program Files\Pinnacle\Studio 11\LaunchList.exe.

How do I remove Pinnacle DistanTV Server?

You can uninstall Pinnacle DistanTV Server 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 DistanTV Server, 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 DistanTV Server.

Win Vista (SP2) 35%
Win 7 3%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 41.94%
Windows XP 32.26%
Windows 10 16.13%
Windows 7 9.68%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 38.71%
Microsoft Windows XP 32.26%
Windows 7 Home Premium 6.45%
Windows 8 Pro with Media ... 6.45%
Windows 10 Home 3.23%
Windows 10 Pro 3.23%

Distribution by countryGeography

40.54% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 40.54%
  United States 24.32%
  Italy 8.11%
  Czech Republic 5.41%
  Spain 5.41%
  Australia 2.70%
  Finland 2.70%
  France 2.70%
  United Kingdom 2.70%
  Hungary 2.70%
  Netherlands 2.70%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.22%
Dell 14.81%
ASUS 14.81%
Acer 7.41%
Sony 7.41%
Medion 7.41%
Lenovo 7.41%
Intel 7.41%
Toshiba 3.70%
Sahara 3.70%
Packard Bell 3.70%
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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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