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3% remove it97% keep it
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Pinnacle Systems USB-2 Device Drivers


Pinnacle Systems USB-2 Device Drivers is a software program developed by Pinnacle Systems. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. 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 DVC.EXE. The setup package generally installs about 18 files and is usually about 3.01 MB (3,158,019 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 57% of users of Pinnacle Systems USB-2 Device Drivers 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\Shared Files\Drivers\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{9870C7AE-7C6A-478D-9A75-35827382220F}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 3.01 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Pinnacle Systems USB-2 Device Drivers

Program executable:DVC.EXE
Path:C:\Program Files\Pinnacle\Shared Files\Drivers\DVC.EXE
Additional files:
  • PCLEUSB2x32.exe - Pinnacle Syst (Device Driver)
  • Marvin.EXE - Marvin Device Co-Installer
  • UsbCoInstaller.dll - Pinnacle UsbCoInstaller (UsbCoInstaller)
  • PCLECoInst.dll - Pinnacle Systems CoInstaller
  • DVC90.EXE
  • 34CoInstaller.dll
  • emmon.exe (by eMPIA Technology) - BDA Monitor Application
  • emUSD.dll (by eMPIA Technology) - USB 28xx Video (USB 28xx WDM User Mode Driver)
  • emVFW.dll - WDM Streaming Video Capture
  • emYUV.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft(R) Windows NT(TM) Operating System (Empia YUV Codec)
  • MarvinPro.EXE
  • Misc.Util.dll (by Avid Development GmbH) - Misc (Misc.Util)
  • Misc.Windows.dll (by Avid Development GmbH) - Misc.Windows
  • Misc.Windows.Forms.dll - Misc.Windows.Forms
  • PCTV 300i Antenna Power.exe - PCTV 300i Antenna Power
  • PCTV 310i Antenna Power.exe - PCTV 310i Antenna Power
  • SimCoInstDev.dll (by YUAN High-Tech Development Co) - OmniTV Coinstaller (Coinstaller for OmniTV)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • DVC.EXE is scheduled as a task with the class '{34214436-04AC-4FA4-8837-1C8C23BBB538}' (runs on registration).
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 Systems USB-2 Device Drivers?

You can uninstall Pinnacle Systems USB-2 Device Drivers 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 Systems USB-2 Device Drivers, 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 Systems USB-2 Device Drivers.

Win 7 (SP1) 42%
Win Vista 1%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 44.51%
Windows Vista 31.45%
Windows XP 15.73%
Windows 10 8.31%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 25.75%
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.77%
Microsoft Windows XP 15.27%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.97%
Windows 7 Professional 11.08%
Windows Vista Home Basic 3.29%

Distribution by countryGeography

56.52% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 56.52%
  Germany 8.70%
  Italy 5.49%
  France 4.58%
  United Kingdom 4.12%
  Netherlands 3.20%
  Canada 2.75%
  Mexico 1.37%
  Russia 1.37%
  Brazil 0.92%
  Spain 0.92%
  Israel 0.92%
  Portugal 0.92%
  UA 0.92%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.23%
Dell 27.27%
Acer 16.27%
American Megatrends 4.78%
Intel 3.83%
Medion 3.83%
Toshiba 3.35%
ASUS 2.87%
Samsung 2.39%
Gateway 0.96%
Lenovo 0.96%
Common models
Dell Dell XPS420 4.44%
Dell Dell DXP061 3.70%
Dell Inspiron 530 2.96%
Hewlett-Packard Compaq Pr... 2.96%
HP Pavilion dv6700 Notebo... 2.96%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 2.96%

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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