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Global Rank #6,843
United States Rank #8,965
Reach 0.0631%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 18.41 days
543.14 days >
Average installed length: 285.38 days


2.00.088 74.42%
1.70.127 4.83%
1.60.110 9.57%
1.60.106 0.88%
1.60.071 3.78%
1.60.066 5.07%
1.50.046 1.29%
1.00.029 0.16%

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Pinnacle Instant DVD Recorder

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

Stop filling up your cupboards with mountains of video cassettes of your holidays. Instead, turn them into great-looking, convenient DVDs. 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 cap...  Read more


Pinnacle Instant DVD Recorder is a software program developed by Pinnacle Systems. The most common release is 2.00.088, 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 primary executable is named D2dWizard.exe. The setup package generally installs about 113 files and is usually about 86.97 MB (91,193,722 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 31% 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
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Pinnacle\Instant DVD Recorder
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\09\01\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{E
Estimated size: 86.97 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)
  • 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)
  • CSCSaFX.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • D2dWizard.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{327833DE-5689-4DC7-AA6E-8553E786C9C8}' (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) 47%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 49.28%
Windows XP 20.05%
Windows 10 17.79%
Windows Vista 12.88%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.57%
Microsoft Windows XP 19.74%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 10.97%
Windows 7 Professional 9.83%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.02%
Windows 10 Home 5.61%

Distribution by countryGeography

31.28% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 31.28%
  Germany 18.61%
  Italy 8.95%
  France 6.44%
  United Kingdom 4.51%
  Netherlands 4.08%
  Spain 3.08%
  Belgium 2.22%
  Canada 2.15%
  Austria 1.93%
  Sweden 1.36%
  Poland 1.22%
  Czech Republic 1.15%
  Brazil 1.07%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.19%
Dell 19.42%
Acer 13.33%
Medion 7.39%
Intel 7.10%
American Megatrends 6.38%
ASUS 5.36%
Toshiba 2.90%
Lenovo 1.88%
Sahara 1.45%
Samsung 1.45%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.55%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 6.21%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 3.10%
ASUS All Series 3.10%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 2.41%
MEDIONPC MS-7318 2.07%

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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