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What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
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VersionDistribution 73.83% 14.02%
12.00.0017 12.15%

Typically installed together

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Pinnacle Video-driver

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 common release 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 setup package generally installs about 2 files and is usually about 3.23 MB (3,385,947 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{5EB90C06-964F-4195-B83E-BD7E55C88415}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 3.23 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Pinnacle Video-driver


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?

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/7/8/10: 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/7/8/10: 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 Video-driver.

Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win XP 1%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.62%
Windows 10 28.97%
Windows Vista 7.48%
Windows XP 0.93%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 42.06%
Windows 7 Professional 13.08%
Windows 8.1 Pro 8.41%
Windows 8.1 6.54%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.61%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.61%

Distribution by countryGeography

92.45% of installs come from DK
Which countries install it?
  DK 92.45%
  United States 6.60%
  Spain 0.94%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 31.51%
Acer 17.81%
Medion 16.44%
ASUS 9.59%
Dell 8.22%
American Megatrends 4.11%
Packard Bell 2.74%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.26%
ASUS All Series 3.26%
Dell Inspiron 580 2.17%
Hewlett-Packard Compaq Pr... 2.17%
Hewlett-Packard p6669sc 2.17%
MEDION MS-7800 2.17%

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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