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6% remove it94% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,949
United States Rank #5,367
Reach 0.0784%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 11.63 days
343.10 days >
Average installed length: 180.28 days


VersionDistribution 21.93% 19.53% 8.99% 40.04%
2.00.127 1.55%
2.00.122 0.65%
2.00.103 7.24%
1.60.110 0.06%

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Pinnacle Instant DVD Recorder

What is Pinnacle Instant DVD Recorder?  (from Pinnacle Systems)

With Instant DVD Recorder from Pinnacle Systems, it is incredibly fast and easy to transfer video footage from your camcorder to DVDs. All you need is a PC equipped with a video capture device* and a DVD burner.


Pinnacle Instant DVD Recorder is a program developed by Pinnacle Systems. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 main program executable is D2dWizard.exe. The software installer includes 143 files and is usually about 63.05 MB (66,107,527 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 50% of users of Pinnacle Instant DVD Recorder come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.pinnaclesys.com
Help link: www.pinnaclesys.com/Support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Pinnacle\Instant DVD Recorder\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{C1212AE3-DBB9-4365-8473-F8ABC7B06BBB}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 63.05 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Pinnacle Instant DVD Recorder

Program executable:D2dWizard.exe
Name:Instant DVD Recorder
Path:C:\Program Files\Pinnacle\Instant DVD Recorder\D2dWizard.exe
Additional files:
  • mpegdecoder2.dll - Pinnacle MPEG 1/2 Video Decoder Library (Pinnacle MPEG 1/2 Video Decoder Library -)
  • DemuxManager.dll - Pinnacle Systems, Inc. DemuxManager (DemuxManager)
  • DescriptorLibs.dll - DescriptorLibs Dynamic Link Library
  • DSSupportLibs.dll - DSSupportLibs Dynamic Link Library (DSSuppor Dynamic Link Library)
  • DVDVZoneLibs.dll - DVDVZoneLibs Dynamic Link Library
  • DiscBurner.dll - DiscBurner Dynamic Link Library (DiscBurner DLL)
  • DVDMuxLibs.dll - DVDMuxLibs Dynamic Link Library
  • InstBurner.dll - InstBurner Dynamic Link Library (InstBurner DLL)
  • DiscMaker.dll - DiscMaker Dynamic Link Library (DiscMaker DLL)
  • DiscBase.dll - DiscBase Dynamic Link Library (DiscBase DLL)
  • DvdMaker.dll - DvdMaker Dynamic Link Library (DvdMaker DLL)
  • PcleCaptureAmoeba.dll - Pinnacle Video Capture Engine (Capture support library for Dazzle DVC90 and DVC100)
  • PcleCaptureAvDv2.dll - Capture support library for Pinnacle AV/DV2 capture devices
  • PcleCaptureCirrus2.dll - Capture support library for Pinnacle Cirrus based capture devices
  • PcleCaptureDC10.dll - Capture support library for Pinnacle DC10 capture devices
  • PcleCaptureDominoBigEye.dll - Capture support library for Pinnacle Domino based capture devices
  • PcleCaptureDV.dll - Capture support library for Pinnacle capture devices
  • PcleCaptureDvxcel.dll - Capture support library for Pinnacle Dvxcel based capture devices
  • PcleCaptureEmuzed.dll - Capture support library for Bali and Dune
  • PcleCaptureFile.dll - Capture support library for Pinnacle PVR
  • PcleCaptureGenericMPEG.dll - Capture support library for MPEG Capture Devices
  • PcleCaptureGenericYUV.dll
  • PcleCaptureHAL.dll - Capture support library for Pinnacle HAL Capture devices
  • PcleCaptureMarvin.dll - Capture support library for Pinnacle MovieBox Deluxe
  • PcleCapturePVR.dll
  • GenLibs.dll - GenLibs Dynamic Link Library
  • IFOLibs.dll - IFOLibs Dynamic Link Library
  • PsdRes.dll - PsdRes Dynamic Link Library (PsdRes DLL)
  • RALMain.dll - Register Abstraction Layer (Register Abstraction Layer - main interface to RAL)
  • autorun.exe - Pinnacle Systems autorun (autorun)
  • PcleCapture2.dll - Pinnacle Media Products (Pinnacle Capture Engine)
  • AVIWAVIm.dll - File Provider System (File Provider System - implementation for AVI, WAV & Images)
  • D2dWizard.exe - Instant DVD Recorder
  • DiskIO.dll - Media File Sequencer (Media File Sequencer - Interface for disk access)
  • MP2Prov.dll - File Provider System - implementation for MPEG-2
  • MPAProv.dll - File Provider System - implementation for MPA (Audio Level II files)
  • MPGTSPr.dll - File Provider System - implementation for MPG 2 Transport Stream
  • MPrProv.dll - File Provider System - MPEG Program Stream
  • pcleADV.dll - Pinnacle Audio DV (Pinnacle Audio DV - DV Audio Utilities)
  • ACnvrtX.dll - Audio Converter (Audio Converter - Mixer and Resampler)
  • mpegencoderlib.dll - MPEGEncoderLib (MPEGEncoderLib - MPEG Encoder)
  • AVIPrAx.dll - miroVIDEO AFP (miroVIDEO AFP - AVI File Provider DLL)
  • MMAviAx.dll - miroVIDEO MFP (miroVIDEO MFP - Multi File AVI Driver)
  • AudLII.dll - Audio LII (Audio LII - RAL Codec for Audio LII)
  • CacheX.dll - Cache DLL (Cache DLL - File Cache for miroVIDEO)
  • MLPagAx.dll - MLPag DLL (MLPag DLL - Memory Page Allocator)
  • TDResCN.dll - TitleDeko (Resources DLL)
  • TDResDE.dll
  • TDResES.dll
  • TDResFR.dll
  • TDResIT.dll
  • TDResJP.dll
  • TDResKR.dll
  • TDResNL.dll
  • TDResNO.dll
  • TDResPG.dll
  • TDResTW.dll
  • TDResUs.dll
  • TitleDeko.exe
  • CSCnvrtX.dll - CSCnvrt (CSCnvrt - Color Space Converter)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • D2dWizard.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{40EAB123-AD54-4EC0-92AD-DD4D828998C1}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Pinnacle Instant DVD Recorder?

You can uninstall Pinnacle Instant DVD Recorder 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 Instant DVD Recorder, 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 Instant DVD Recorder.

Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 58.16%
Windows 10 16.83%
Windows Vista 16.18%
Windows XP 8.83%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 38.03%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 14.22%
Windows 7 Professional 9.46%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.46%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.74%
Windows 10 Home 6.65%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.13% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.13%
  Germany 10.23%
  Italy 7.75%
  France 7.18%
  United Kingdom 4.03%
  Netherlands 3.72%
  Canada 2.22%
  Belgium 1.86%
  Austria 1.55%
  Spain 1.34%
  Australia 0.88%
  Russia 0.83%
  DK 0.72%
  Sweden 0.62%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.57%
Dell 22.29%
Acer 17.98%
ASUS 7.88%
Toshiba 5.54%
Intel 3.20%
Medion 2.96%
American Megatrends 2.09%
Lenovo 1.35%
Samsung 0.74%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 6.72%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.65%
ASUS All Series 5.11%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 3.76%
Dell Inspiron 530 3.49%
Dell Dell XPS420 2.15%

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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