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What percent of users and experts removed it?
22% remove it78% keep it
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What is ScreenStream?  (from NCH Software)

One of the main advantages of ScreenStream is that the viewers do not need to install any special software to view your screen. They just open it directly with their normal internet browser. It is also supports optional streaming audio so others can hear what you are saying. Runs in the background and captures your scr...  Read more


ScreenStream is a program developed by NCH Software. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The software installer includes 2 files and is usually about 740.56 KB (758,332 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 65% of users of ScreenStream come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Belgium.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.nchsoftware.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\nch software\screenstream
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\NCH Software\ScreenStream\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 740.56 KB

Program filesFiles installed by ScreenStream

  • uninst.exe
  • screenstream.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • screenstream.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{33E5A947-5B41-4F57-8D7E-09D41A459DCC}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • screenstream.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'ScreenStreamRun' which loads as "C:\Program Files\NCH Software\ScreenStream\screenstream.exe" -logon.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • screenstream.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\NCH Software\ScreenStream\screenstream.exe'.

How do I remove ScreenStream?

You can uninstall ScreenStream 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 ScreenStream, 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 ScreenStream.

Win 7 (SP1) 43%
Win Vista (SP2) 13%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 22%
Keep it 78%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 43.48%
Windows 10 26.09%
Windows XP 17.39%
Windows Vista 13.04%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 21.74%
Microsoft Windows XP 17.39%
Windows 7 Home Premium 17.39%
Windows 10 Home 13.04%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 13.04%
Windows 10 Pro 4.35%

Distribution by countryGeography

64.52% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 64.52%
  France 12.90%
  Belgium 3.23%
  Switzerland 3.23%
  CY 3.23%
  Czech Republic 3.23%
  Greece 3.23%
  Romania 3.23%
  Saudi Arabia 3.23%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.00%
Dell 20.00%
Lenovo 10.00%
Gateway 5.00%
Acer 5.00%
American Megatrends 5.00%
ASUS 5.00%
Toshiba 5.00%
Sony 5.00%
Samsung 5.00%
Common models
Sony VPCZ122GX 5.26%
Samsung 300E4A/300E5A/300... 5.26%
Packard Bell EasyNote TE1... 5.26%
Microsoft Corporation Sur... 5.26%
LENOVO 30AH000SUS 5.26%

About NCH Software

NCH is a software development company tat primarily sells to individuals via their website.
Publisher URL: www.nchsoftware.com


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