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Should I remove PlayClaw 5 fast codec?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #22,272
United States Rank #19,871
Reach 0.0088%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 70.03 days
297.80 days >
Average installed length: 156.47 days


5.5 29.89%
5 70.11%

PlayClaw 5 fast codec

What is PlayClaw 5 fast codec?  (from Eduard Kozadaev)

For showing off slick new tricks or proving you really can take down The Boss with one shot, nothing shows it better than video. PlayClaw is greatly optimized to use multi-core CPUs effectively. Ultra HD videos at a high frame rate is not a problem. PlayClaw shows various overlays in-game - FPS, CPU and GPU load and te...  Read more


PlayClaw 5 fast codec is a software program developed by Eduard Kozadaev. The most common release is 5, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The primary executable is named PlayClawRenderSample.exe. The setup package generally installs about 20 files and is usually about 1.14 MB (1,196,564 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 48% of users of PlayClaw 5 fast codec come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Russia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.playclaw.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\PlayClaw 5\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\PlayClaw 5\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 1.14 MB

Program filesFiles installed by PlayClaw 5 fast codec

Program executable:PlayClawRenderSample.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\PlayClaw 5\PlayClawRenderSample.exe
Additional files:
  • PaintPackInterface.dll
  • PlayClaw5.exe
  • playclawcapture32.exe
  • PlayClawHook32.dll
  • PlayClawHook32.exe
  • PlayClawHook64.dll
  • PlayClawHook64.exe
  • PlayClawLauncher.exe
  • PlayClawRenderSample.exe
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • unins001.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • PlayClawLauncher.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'PlayClaw' which loads as "C:\Program Files\PlayClaw 5\PlayClawLauncher.exe".

How do I remove PlayClaw 5 fast codec?

You can uninstall PlayClaw 5 fast codec 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 PlayClaw 5 fast codec, 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 PlayClaw 5 fast codec.

Win 10 60%
Win 7 3%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 60.34%
Windows 7 39.66%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 16.67%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.52%
Windows 10 Pro 14.94%
Windows 7 Home Premium 13.22%
Windows 8.1 13.22%
Windows 7 Professional 7.47%

Distribution by countryGeography

48.37% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 48.37%
  Germany 6.98%
  Russia 5.58%
  Canada 5.58%
  United Kingdom 5.58%
  France 3.72%
  Brazil 2.79%
  UA 1.86%
  Australia 1.86%
  Austria 1.86%
  Norway 1.40%
  Sweden 1.40%
  BG 1.40%
  Portugal 0.93%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 22.35%
Hewlett-Packard 22.35%
Dell 11.76%
Acer 11.76%
Alienware 5.88%
Lenovo 3.53%
MSI 3.53%
Toshiba 3.53%
Samsung 2.35%
Common models
ASUS All Series 8.70%
MSI MS-7916 2.61%
Dell Inspiron 3531 1.74%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 1.74%
Micro-Star Co., Ltd. GT70... 1.74%
ASUSTeK G75VW 1.74%


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