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What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
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VersionDistribution 58.33% 16.67% 8.33% 8.33% 8.33%

Recorded TV HD


Recorded TV HD is a software program developed by MJT Software and Services. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The setup package generally installs about 16 files and is usually about 4 MB (4,194,304 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 7. While about 90% of users of Recorded TV HD come from the United States, it is also popular in Thailand and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.recordedtvhd.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\recordedtvhd
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{D7A6E2A7-754B-4607-A044-75D2BD8BDD9C}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 4 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Recorded TV HD

  • recordedtvhdregistration.exe - Recorded TV HD Registration
  • recordedtvhdsettings.exe - Recorded TV HD Settings
  • secureapp.dll - SecureApp
  • gotosearch.exe
  • gototvlibraries.exe
  • recordedtvhdservice.exe - Recorded TV HD
  • interop.wmplib.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'WMPLib'.
  • ionic.zip.reduced.dll (by Dino Chiesa) - DotNetZip Library (Ionic's Zip Library (Reduced))
  • directshowlib-2005.dll - Release Version (DirectShow Net Library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • recordedtvhdservice.exe runs as a service named 'Recorded TV HD Service' (RecordedTVHDService) "Monitors for changes in the recorded tv library, keeps a database of them, and downloads artwork for Recorded TV HD.".

How do I remove Recorded TV HD?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 83%
Win 8 8%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 91.67%
Windows 8 8.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 41.67%
Windows 7 Professional 25.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 25.00%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 8.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

90.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 90.00%
  Thailand 5.00%
  Canada 5.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Alienware 28.57%
NEC 14.29%
Hewlett-Packard 14.29%
Dell 14.29%
American Megatrends 14.29%
Common models
MSI MS-7599 28.57%
Hewlett-Packard h8-1410 14.29%
Alienware Alienware X51 R... 14.29%
Dell Dell XPS420 14.29%
Gigabyte P55A-UD4P 14.29%
Alienware Alienware X51 14.29%


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