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Should I remove Seagate FreeAgent Theater PC Software?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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2.00.0103 65.38%
2.00.0013 34.62%

Seagate FreeAgent Theater PC Software

What is Seagate FreeAgent Theater PC Software?  (from Seagate Technology)

The FreeAgent Theater+ HD media player provides an easy way to store and move your photos, movies, and music from your PC or Mac computer to your TV, allowing you to share and enjoy your digital media in a comfortable, social environment such as your living room. The FreeAgent Theater+ supports the most common codecs, ...  Read more


Seagate FreeAgent Theater PC Software is a software program developed by Seagate Technology. The most common release is 2.00.0103, 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. 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 40 files and is usually about 17.22 MB (18,061,152 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 74% of users of Seagate FreeAgent Theater PC Software come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.seagate.com/support/downloads/item/freeagent-theater-master
Help link: www.seagate.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Seagate\FreeAgent_Theater\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{3538A04C-DECC-406A-B306-14E07A2F3A74}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
Estimated size: 17.22 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Seagate FreeAgent Theater PC Software

  • STXMEDIADEVIF.dll - Seagate External Drive Interface (DRVIFXX DLL)
  • stxmediamenumgr.exe
  • mfcBP.dll - Seagate AutoUpdate
  • mfcDE.dll
  • mfcES.dll
  • mfcFR.dll
  • mfcIT.dll
  • mfcJP.dll
  • mfcKO.dll
  • mfcRU.dll
  • mfcSCH.dll
  • mfcTCH.dll
  • UpdateCheck.exe - Seagate Toaster Application
  • smbpo.dll - FreeAgent Theater (Brazilian Portuguese dll)
  • smfra.dll - French dll
  • smger.dll - German dll
  • smita.dll - Italian dll
  • smjpn.dll - Japanes dll
  • smkrn.dll - Korean DLL
  • smrus.dll - Russian dll
  • smsch.dll - Simplified Chinese DLL
  • smspa.dll - Spanish dll
  • smtch.dll - Traditional Chinese DLL
  • stxmediamanager.exe
  • MediaAggreStxMenu.dll - TrayIcon (System Tray Application)
  • MediaAggreService.exe - Sync (Sync Windows Services)
  • MediaSync.exe - Sync Application Software
  • synconf.dll - Sync API DLL
  • synconv.dll - Sync Version Converter DLL

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • MediaAggreService.exe runs as a service named 'Seagate FreeAgent Theater' (FreeAgentTheater Service) "Seagate FreeAgent Theater".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • stxmediamenumgr.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'FreeAgentTheaterTrayIcon' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Seagate\FreeAgent_Theater\AgrregationStatus\StxMediaMenuMgr.exe".

How do I remove Seagate FreeAgent Theater PC Software?

You can uninstall Seagate FreeAgent Theater PC Software 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 Seagate FreeAgent Theater PC Software, 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 Seagate FreeAgent Theater PC Software.

Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win 7 4%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.54%
Windows XP 19.23%
Windows 10 11.54%
Windows Vista 7.69%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 30.77%
Windows 7 Home Premium 19.23%
Microsoft Windows XP 19.23%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.69%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.69%
Windows 10 Home 7.69%

Distribution by countryGeography

74.36% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 74.36%
  Germany 7.69%
  Canada 5.13%
  France 2.56%
  Romania 2.56%
  Netherlands 2.56%
  Italy 2.56%
  United Kingdom 2.56%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.00%
Toshiba 12.00%
Sahara 8.00%
Dell 8.00%
Sony 8.00%
Acer 8.00%
Medion 8.00%
Lenovo 8.00%
American Megatrends 4.00%
ASUS 4.00%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 8.70%
TOSHIBA Satellite P300D 4.35%
TOSHIBA Satellite L650 4.35%
TOSHIBA Satellite L305D 4.35%
Sony VGN-NS160E 4.35%
Sony VGN-FZ298CE 4.35%

About Seagate Technology

Seagate is a manufacturer of hard disk drives and has been a leader in the development of the hard disk drives since releasing the first 5.25-inch hard drive.
Publisher URL: www.seagate.com


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