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8% remove it92% keep it
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United States Rank #21,954
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 18.14 days
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Average installed length: 281.23 days


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Pinnacle Winter Pack

What is Pinnacle Winter Pack?  (from Pinnacle Systems)

The Pinnacle Themes Winter Pack includes an additional 38 titles and 15 DVD menu sets, plus five new Pinnacle Montage themes with 28 individual templates. Professionally designed, the templates, titles and DVD menus provide inspiration with creative themes such as Autumn, Back to School, Halloween, Winter, Christmas, N...  Read more


Pinnacle Winter Pack is a program developed by Pinnacle Systems. 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 SonicfirePro5.exe. The software installer includes 50 files and is usually about 1.03 MB (1,079,012 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 29% of users of Pinnacle Winter Pack come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.pinnaclesys.com
Installation folder: C:\users\user\documents\Pinnacle\Content\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{67330878-0617-41A9-A3B0-B5298E89E7BC}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.03 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Pinnacle Winter Pack

Program executable:SonicfirePro5.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\PinnacleStudio\SonicfirePro5.exe
Additional files:
  • HfxGUI60.dll - Hollywood FX 5 (Hollywood FX UI)
  • HfxGUI-CHS.dll
  • HfxGUI-DEU.dll
  • HfxGUI-ESP.dll
  • HfxGUI-FRA.dll
  • HfxGUI-ITA.dll
  • HfxGUI-JPN.dll
  • HfxGUI-KOR.dll
  • HfxGUI-NLD.dll
  • Easy_FX.exe - Hollywood FX (Easy FX Standalone Editor)
  • HfxClasses60.dll - Hollywood FX Shared Class Library
  • HfxSerial.exe - cdserial
  • HfxSerial-CHS.dll
  • HfxSerial-DEU.dll
  • HfxSerial-ESP.dll
  • HfxSerial-FRA.dll
  • HfxSerial-ITA.dll
  • HfxSerial-JPN.dll
  • HfxSerial-KOR.dll
  • HfxSerial-NLD.dll
  • impbmp.dll - HFX Bitmap Importer
  • impdshow.dll - Hollywood FX DirectShow Importer
  • impmp2.dll - Hollywood FX MPEG Importer
  • imppng.dll - imppng
  • impQTvideo.dll - HFX Quicktime Importer
  • imptga.dll - HFX TGA Importer
  • InstallHFZ.exe - InstallHFZ
  • InstallHFZ-CHS.dll
  • InstallHFZ-DEU.dll
  • InstallHFZ-ESP.dll
  • InstallHFZ-FRA.dll
  • InstallHFZ-ITA.dll
  • InstallHFZ-JPN.dll
  • InstallHFZ-KOR.dll
  • InstallHFZ-NLD.dll
  • OpenGL.dll - HFX OpenGL Rendering Engine
  • Portable.dll - Portable Rendering Engine (Mesa)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Easy_FX.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{353A36EE-BC0C-4A78-B93B-5B1D04D047EC}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Pinnacle Winter Pack?

You can uninstall Pinnacle Winter Pack 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 Winter Pack, 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 Winter Pack.

Win 7 (SP1) 49%
Win Vista (SP2) 2%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 52.17%
Windows 10 41.30%
Windows XP 4.35%
Windows Vista 2.17%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 21.01%
Windows 7 Ultimate 21.01%
Windows 10 Pro 9.42%
Windows 7 Professional 9.06%
Windows 8.1 8.33%
Windows 10 Home 7.97%

Distribution by countryGeography

28.76% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 28.76%
  Italy 17.39%
  Germany 10.37%
  France 10.03%
  Spain 4.01%
  Netherlands 3.01%
  Belgium 2.34%
  United Kingdom 2.34%
  Australia 2.01%
  Russia 2.01%
  Czech Republic 1.34%
  Austria 1.00%
  Brazil 1.00%
  Canada 1.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.82%
ASUS 18.44%
Dell 17.73%
Acer 14.89%
Medion 5.67%
Toshiba 3.55%
American Megatrends 2.84%
Intel 2.13%
Lenovo 1.42%
Sony 1.42%
Common models
ASUS All Series 6.78%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.39%
HP ProBook 440 G1 2.54%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 2.54%
Dell Inspiron 530 1.69%
HP Pavilion 17 Notebook P... 1.69%

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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