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What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #22,197
United States Rank #27,473
Reach 0.0089%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 26.77 days
789.70 days >
Average installed length: 414.93 days


1.10.166 78.41%
1.10.158 2.27%
1.10.151 5.68%
1.10.135 5.11%
1.10.120 1.70%
1.01.100 0.57%
1.01.086 3.41%
1.00.050 0.57%
1.00.037 2.27%

Other programs by Pinnacle Systems

Pinnacle MediaServer


Pinnacle MediaServer is a software program developed by Pinnacle Systems. The most common release is 1.10.166, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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. The setup package generally installs about 40 files and is usually about 65.14 MB (68,303,874 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows XP and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 28% of users of Pinnacle MediaServer 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\MediaServer
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\09\01\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{4
Estimated size: 65.14 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Pinnacle MediaServer

  • sqlservr.exe (by Microsoft) - Microsoft SQL Server (SQL Server Windows NT)
  • cmdwrap.exe (by Microsoft) - SQL Login Integration Procedures DLL
  • comnevnt.dll - Common Event Model DLL
  • DBGHELP.DLL - Debugging Tools for Windows(R) (Windows Image Helper)
  • MSDBI.DLL - Microsoft (R) Visual Studio (Microsoft (R) VC Program Database)
  • ODSOLE70.dll - OleAut driver DLL containing SQL Server sp_OA extended stored procedures
  • opends60.dll - SQL Open Data Services DLL
  • semmap.DLL - SEMMAP Resource DLL
  • SEMNT.dll - Window NT Specific DLL for SQL Enterprise Manager
  • SQLAGENT.dll - SQL Server Agent event strings DLL
  • sqlagent.EXE - Microsoft SQL Server Agent
  • sqlatxss.DLL - SQLServerAgent Active Scripting subsystem DLL.
  • sqlcmdss.DLL - SQLServerAgent Command Execution subsystem DLL.
  • sqlctr80.dll - SQL Server Performance Acquisition DLL
  • sqldata.dll - SQL Sorting Data DLL
  • sqlimage.dll - Microsoft(R) Windows (R) 2000 Operating System (Windows NT Image Helper)
  • sqlmaint.exe - SQL Server Database Maintenance Plan Wizard Executor.
  • sqlrepss.DLL - SQLServer Agent Replication Subsystem Library.
  • sqlresld.dll - SQL Enterprise Manager Reesource DLL Loader
  • sqlsort.dll - SQL Sorting DLL
  • sqlsvc.dll - Service Layer DLL for SQL Enterprise Workbench
  • ssmsad70.dll - ADSP Net DLL for SQL Server
  • SSmsLPCn.dll - Client-Side Local Inter-Process Communication (LPC) Net Library
  • SSmsRP70.dll - ListenOn RPC Net Library
  • SSmsSH70.dll
  • SSmsVI70.dll - ListenOn VINES Net Library
  • SSnetlib.dll - Winsock Oriented Net DLL for SQL Server
  • ssnmpn70.dll - Named Pipes Net DLL for SQL Server
  • ums.dll - SQL User Mode Scheduler DLL
  • w95scm.DLL - SQL Server Windows 95 Lite SCM
  • wmfdist95.exe - Windows Media Component Setup Application
  • xplog70.dll
  • xpqueue.dll - SQL Server Replication Extended Procs for Queued Updating Subscribers
  • xprepl.dll - SQL Server Replication Extended Stored Procedures Library
  • xpsqlbot.dll
  • xpstar.DLL - Extended Stored Procedure DLL for SQL Enterprise Manager

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • sqlservr.exe runs as a service named 'MSSQL$VAIO_VEDB' (MSSQL$VAIO_VEDB).
  • sqlagent.EXE runs as a service named 'SQLAgent$VAIO_VEDB' (SQLAgent$VAIO_VEDB).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:28.77 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0022031694%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00182623%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00037694%
0.015104% average
70 average
I/O reads/min:6.86 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:4.08 KB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Pinnacle MediaServer?

You can uninstall Pinnacle MediaServer 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 MediaServer, 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 MediaServer.

Win XP 51%
Win Vista 1%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 52.00%
Windows 7 28.57%
Windows 10 12.00%
Windows Vista 7.43%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 52.05%
Windows 7 Home Premium 15.79%
Windows 7 Professional 8.19%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.85%
Windows 10 Home 5.26%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.09%

Distribution by countryGeography

28.13% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 28.13%
  Germany 25.00%
  Italy 8.33%
  France 7.29%
  Spain 4.69%
  Czech Republic 3.65%
  Belgium 3.13%
  Netherlands 2.08%
  United Kingdom 2.08%
  Australia 1.56%
  Argentina 1.56%
  TN 1.04%
  Finland 1.04%
  Russia 1.04%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
American Megatrends 22.02%
Hewlett-Packard 18.35%
Intel 11.01%
Dell 9.17%
Acer 6.42%
Sahara 5.50%
Lenovo 4.59%
Medion 3.67%
Toshiba 3.67%
ASUS 2.75%
Samsung 1.83%
Common models
Fujitsu Siemens MS-7058 2.94%
LENOVO 20217 2.94%
Fujitsu Siemens P5GD1-FM 1.96%
Hewlett-Packard p6-2016de 1.96%

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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