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Should I remove SafeCast Shared Components?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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How common is it?
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United States Rank #15,324
Reach 0.0447%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.54 days
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Average installed length: 240.80 days

SafeCast Shared Components

What is SafeCast Shared Components?

SafeCast is part of Macrovision's software protection system and features product activation (via telephone, or through internet), and executable wrapping technology.


The setup package generally installs about 2 files and is usually about 1.42 MB (1,492,128 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Common Files\Macrovision Shared\SafeCast\Install\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Common Files\Macrovision Shared\SafeCast\Install\CDAC13BA.EXE /uninstall
Estimated size: 1.42 MB

Program filesFiles installed by SafeCast Shared Components

  • CDAC14BA.DLL - SafeCast2

How do I remove SafeCast Shared Components?

You can uninstall SafeCast Shared Components 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 SafeCast Shared Components, 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 SafeCast Shared Components.

Win 7 (SP1) 36%
Win Server 2003 0%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 46.26%
Windows XP 35.26%
Windows Vista 9.98%
Windows 10 8.39%
Windows Server 2003 0.11%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 35.02%
Windows 7 Ultimate 19.52%
Windows 7 Professional 12.40%
Windows 7 Home Premium 9.64%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.35%
Windows 7 Home Basic 2.64%

Distribution by countryGeography

18.25% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 18.25%
  Italy 10.58%
  Germany 5.40%
  France 5.08%
  India 4.97%
  Iran 3.35%
  DZ 2.92%
  MA 2.81%
  Taiwan 2.70%
  Spain 2.48%
  Brazil 2.05%
  Hungary 1.94%
  United Kingdom 1.84%
  Indonesia 1.62%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.84%
Dell 20.17%
Acer 13.87%
American Megatrends 6.09%
ASUS 6.09%
Toshiba 6.09%
Intel 5.88%
Sahara 2.52%
Lenovo 2.31%
Common models
Gigabyte G41M-ES2L 2.94%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.94%
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 2.45%
Acer Aspire 5735 1.96%
Dell Inspiron 1545 1.96%
Dell Inspiron N5010 1.96%


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