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Should I remove Play AVStation?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #30,244
Reach 0.0051%


VersionDistribution 1.39% 51.39% 19.44% 13.89% 1.39% 11.11% 1.39%

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Play AVStation


Play AVStation is a program developed by Samsung Electronics. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. The software installer includes 20 files. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows Vista (SP2) as well as Windows Vista (SP1). While about 53% of users of Play AVStation come from United Kingdom, it is also popular in Netherlands and Poland.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.samsung.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Samsung\Play AVStation\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\Driver\10\INTEL3~1\IDriver.exe /M{955597D8-E5E1-474D-B647-60AC44566D24} /l1033

Program filesFiles installed by Play AVStation

  • PlayAVSSvcPS.dll - PlayAVSSvcPS Dynamic Link Library (Play AVStation Service Component)
  • WM_ISP.dll
  • AVSVer.dll - Play AVStation (Play AVStation Version Dll)
  • ExtractMusicDCM.dll
  • PlayAVS.exe
  • ThumbnailMgr.dll - ThumbnailMgr (Thumbnail DB Manager)
  • TvScheduler.exe - TvScheduler (TV Recording Scheduler)
  • PlayAVSSvc.exe - PlayAVSSvc
  • DcmMgr.dll - DcmMgr (DCM DB Manager)
  • AVSLibMgr.dll - AVSLibMg Dynamic Link Library
  • DCMPhoto.dll
  • AVSProxy.dll
  • zlibwapi.dll - ZLib.DLL (zlib data compression library)
  • DCMTVDLL.dll
  • DCMVideoDLL.dll
  • libDCMMusic.dll
  • libDCMMusicCodec.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • PlayAVS.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'SAMSUNGPlayAVStationVideoFileOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'PlayAVSP.video' and the action verb 'Play.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • TvScheduler.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Play AVStation TV Scheduler' which loads as C:\Program Files\Samsung\Play AVStation\TvScheduler.exe.

How do I remove Play AVStation?

Quickly and completely remove Play AVStation from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Play AVStation 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 Play AVStation, 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 Play AVStation.

Win Vista (SP2) 69%
Win 8 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 88.89%
Windows 7 8.33%
Windows XP 1.39%
Windows 8 1.39%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 84.72%
Windows 7 Home Premium 5.56%
Windows Vista Home Basic 4.17%
Windows 7 Ultimate 2.78%
Microsoft Windows XP 1.39%
Windows 8 Pro 1.39%

Distribution by countryGeography

53.33% of installs come from United Kingdom
Which countries install it?
  United Kingdom 53.33%
  Netherlands 16.00%
  Poland 10.67%
  United States 5.33%
  South Africa 1.33%
  Ireland 1.33%
  Spain 1.33%
  JE 1.33%
  OM 1.33%
  UA 1.33%
  Germany 1.33%
  Hong Kong 1.33%
  IM 1.33%
  Korea 1.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Samsung 98.61%
Intel 1.39%
Common models
Samsung R510/P510 29.17%
Samsung R59P/R60P/R61P 26.39%
Samsung R710 8.33%
Samsung SQ45S70S 8.33%
Samsung SR700 4.17%
Samsung R510 4.17%

About Samsung Electronics

Samsung Electronics which is part of the Samsung Group produces a wide range of printers for both consumers and business use, including mono-laser printers, color laser printers, multifunction printers, and enterprise-use high-speed digital multifunction printer models.
Publisher URL: www.samsung.com


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