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What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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Global Rank #35,471
United States Rank #31,868
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VersionDistribution 6.00% 32.00% 24.00%
3.00.0088 6.00%
3.00.0077 2.00%
3.00.0066 10.00%
3.00.0061 4.00%
2.00.0035 10.00%
1.00.0002 4.00%
1.00.0000 2.00%

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Pinnacle PCTV MCE

What is Pinnacle PCTV MCE?  (from Pinnacle Systems)

Take complete control of Windows Media Center with this remote control kit. Play music, videos and digital pictures from the comfort of your couch.


Pinnacle PCTV MCE is a program developed by Pinnacle Systems. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. The software installer includes 55 files and is usually about 1.49 MB (1,557,752 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows Vista (SP2) as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 43% of users of Pinnacle PCTV MCE come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Netherlands.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.pinnaclesys.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Pinnacle\MCE\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{FD54066C-59C6-475B-B8A0-A0D26969D8E2}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.49 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Pinnacle PCTV MCE

  • PCLECoInst.dll - Pinnacle Systems CoInstaller
  • ModrcCoinstall.dll (by DiBcom) - ModrcCoInstall Dynamic Link Library
  • cscnvrtx.dll - CSCnvrt (CSCnvrt - Color Space Converter)
  • emmon.exe (by eMPIA Technology) - BDA Monitor Application
  • licensetool.exe - Pixie Licensing and Registration (LicenseTool Application)
  • ma32.dll
  • mase32.dll
  • mpegdecoder2.dll - Pinnacle MPEG 1/2 Video Decoder Library (Pinnacle MPEG 1/2 Video Decoder Library -)
  • mpegencoderlib.dll - MPEGEncoderLib (MPEGEncoderLib - MPEG Encoder)
  • pclesplice.dll - Pinnacle Splice Module (Pinnacle Splice Module - sequence exporter)
  • pcleutil.dll - Pinnacle Utilities (Pinnacle Utilities - for pclePrograms)
  • pctv 300i antenna power.exe - PCTV 300i Antenna Power
  • pctv 310i antenna power.exe - PCTV 310i Antenna Power

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • PCTV 310i Antenna Power.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'PCTV 310i Antenna Power' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Pinnacle\Shared Files\Drivers\Tools\PCTV 310i Antenna Power.exe" /silent.

How do I remove Pinnacle PCTV MCE?

Quickly and completely remove Pinnacle PCTV MCE from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Pinnacle PCTV MCE 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Pinnacle PCTV MCE, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 PCTV MCE.

Win Vista (SP2) 38%
Win 8 2%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 46.00%
Windows Vista 42.00%
Windows XP 10.00%
Windows 8 2.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 40.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 30.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.00%
Windows Vista Ultimate 8.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.00%
Windows 8 Pro with Media ... 2.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

43.10% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 43.10%
  Germany 20.69%
  Netherlands 6.90%
  Italy 6.90%
  Czech Republic 5.17%
  Belgium 3.45%
  Finland 3.45%
  Poland 1.72%
  India 1.72%
  Costa Rica 1.72%
  Brazil 1.72%
  Hungary 1.72%
  France 1.72%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 35.71%
Acer 21.43%
American Megatrends 7.14%
Intel 7.14%
Medion 7.14%
Dell 4.76%
Gateway 4.76%
Toshiba 4.76%
ASUS 2.38%
Sony 2.38%
Samsung 2.38%
Common models
Acer Aspire 7741 7.32%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.88%
ATComputers TRILINE HOBBY 4.88%
ASUSTeK P5SD1-FM 2.44%
Acer Aspire X3200 2.44%

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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