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Roxio Streamer Desktop Applications

What is Roxio Streamer Desktop Applications?  (from Axentra)

Roxio Streamer lets you turn one of the computers on your home network into the central storage center for everything you want to share—music, photos, video, even documents. You and your family will be able to access this library of files from computers and compatible media players anywhere on your network. You can eve...  Read more


Roxio Streamer Desktop Applications is a software program developed by Axentra. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The programs's main executable is HipServAgent.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 9.36 MB of memory. The setup package generally installs about 16 files and is usually about 11.98 MB (12,565,160 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 70% of users of Roxio Streamer Desktop Applications come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Greece.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.axentra.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Roxio Streamer Desktop Applications\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{F38406EE-EB4C-449E-B0EF-6887CA988124}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 11.98 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Roxio Streamer Desktop Applications

Program executable:HipServAgent.exe
Name:Roxio Streamer QuickConnect
Roxio Streamer Agent Application
Path:C:\Program Files\Roxio Streamer Desktop Applications\HipServAgent\HipServAgent.exe
Additional files:
  • AxentraSmartShortcut.exe - Roxio Streamer QuickConnect (Roxio Streamer SmartShortcut)
  • HipServAgent.exe - Roxio Streamer Agent Application
  • hsagentRES.dll
  • smrtshrtctRES.dll
  • iconv.dll (by GNU ) - LibIconv (LibIconv: convert between character encodings)
  • KillProcess.dll
  • libcurl.dll (by The cURL library, http://curl.haxx.se/) - The cURL library (libcurl Shared Library)
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • libupnp.dll
  • libxml2.dll
  • msvcm80.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2005 (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • msvcp80.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library
  • msvcr80.dll
  • pthreadVC2.dll (by Open Source Software community project) - POSIX Threads for Windows32 Library
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • zlib1.dll (by Zlib) - Zlib (Zlib: general purpose data compression / decompression library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • HipServAgent.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'HipServ Agent' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Roxio Streamer Desktop Applications\HipServAgent\HipServAgent.exe".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:9.36 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000199066%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00001694%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00000297%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:1,343,784
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:476 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:0 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Roxio Streamer Desktop Applications?

You can uninstall Roxio Streamer Desktop Applications 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 Roxio Streamer Desktop Applications, 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 Roxio Streamer Desktop Applications.

Win 7 (SP1) 80%
Win XP 20%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 23%
Keep it 77%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 80.00%
Windows XP 20.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 60.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 20.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

70.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 70.00%
  Canada 20.00%
  Greece 10.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 25.00%
Dell 25.00%
Acer 25.00%
Common models
Gigabyte M68MT-S2P 25.00%
Gigabyte GA-880GM-USB3 25.00%
Dell Studio XPS 8000 25.00%
BIOSTAR Group H55 HD 25.00%


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