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Should I remove Pinnacle Video Driver?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,744
United States Rank #1,871
Reach 0.2243%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 19.73 days
581.97 days >
Average installed length: 305.78 days


VersionDistribution 70.82% 18.96%
12.00.0017 10.22%

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Pinnacle Video Driver

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What is Pinnacle Video Driver?

Pinnacle contains several programs for editing music and video. In order for the programs to function properly, they require drivers the included or downloadable Pinnacle Video Driver software that allows the hardware devices to communicate with your the PC.


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 DVC.EXE. The software installer includes 2 files and is usually about 3.7 MB (3,875,958 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.pinnaclesys.com
Help link: www.pinnaclesys.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Common Files\Pinnacle\Driver\Video\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{6DE721A5-5E89-4D74-994C-652BB3C0672E}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 3.7 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Pinnacle Video Driver

Program executable:DVC.EXE
Path:C:\Program Files\Common Files\Pinnacle\Driver\Video\DVC_90_100_Video\DVC.EXE

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

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

How do I remove Pinnacle Video Driver?

Quickly and completely remove Pinnacle Video Driver from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Pinnacle Video Driver 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 Video Driver, 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 Video Driver.

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.94%
Windows 10 24.38%
Windows Vista 6.62%
Windows XP 4.06%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.37%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.90%
Windows 7 Professional 11.34%
Windows 10 Home 8.60%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.59%
Windows 8.1 4.94%

Distribution by countryGeography

68.85% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 68.85%
  United Kingdom 8.67%
  Canada 3.78%
  Australia 2.77%
  Israel 1.53%
  India 1.29%
  Greece 1.03%
  Indonesia 0.84%
  Romania 0.69%
  South Africa 0.67%
  Netherlands 0.59%
  Iran 0.55%
  New Zealand 0.42%
  Hungary 0.42%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.63%
Dell 26.35%
Acer 17.74%
ASUS 6.28%
Toshiba 6.02%
Intel 2.97%
Lenovo 2.26%
Samsung 1.35%
American Megatrends 0.56%
Common models
Packard Bell EasyNote TJ6... 14.76%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.89%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.25%
Dell XPS 8300 3.80%
ASUS All Series 3.35%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.26%

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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