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2% remove it98% keep it
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SnapStream Beyond TV 4.9.3


SnapStream Beyond TV 4.9.3 is a program developed by SnapStream Media. 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 main program executable is btvagent2.exe. The software installer includes 46 files. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 82% of users of SnapStream Beyond TV come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and MK.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.snapstream.com
Help link: www.snapstream.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\SnapStream Media\Beyond TV
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\SnapStream Media\Beyond TV\uninstall-btv.exe"

Program filesFiles installed by SnapStream Beyond TV 4.9.3

Program executable:btvagent2.exe
Name:BTVAgent2 Module
Path:C:\Program Files\snapstream media\beyond tv\btvagent2.exe
Additional files:
  • BTVLinkInitialization.exe - BTVLinkInitialization
  • BTVServiceTerminator.exe - BTVServiceTerminator
  • BTVNotifierManager.dll - BTVNotifierManager
  • BTVPlaybackManager.dll - BTVPlaybackManager
  • BTVRegistryCleaner.exe - BTVRegistryCleaner
  • BTVLocalizationCS.dll - BTVLocalizationCS
  • BTVNetworkManager.dll - BTVNetworkManager
  • BTVPlaybackEngine.exe - BTVPlaybackEngine
  • BTVServiceManager.dll - BTVServiceManager
  • BTVInteropBase.dll - BTVInteropBase
  • BTVDownloader.exe - BTVDownloader
  • BTVCCParser.dll - BTVCCParser
  • AddInstallDateToRegistry.dll - Beyond TV (AddInstallDateToRegistry)
  • ADSUUIRT.dll - ADSUUIRT Dynamic Link Library
  • AsyncTSSource.dll - Async sample Filter (Sample)
  • ATIRemotePlugin.dll - Beyond TV Plug-In for ATI Remote Wonder.
  • ATIRemoteWrapper.dll - Beyond TV Plug-In for ATI Remote Wonder 2
  • BTVConfig.dll - Config Singleton
  • BTVD3DShell.exe - BTVD3DShell
  • BTVDataUploader.dll - BTVDataUploader
  • BTVDVDBurn.exe - BTVDVDBurn
  • BTVDVDBurnManager.dll - BTVDVDBurnmanager
  • BTVGuideDataLoader.exe - Beyond TV EPG Data Loader Service
  • BTVGuideUpdateManager.dll - Beyond TV EPG Data Update Manager
  • BTVHDConverter.exe - BTVHDConverter Application
  • BTVLibraryService.exe - Beyond TV Library Service
  • BTVLocalization.dll - BTVLocalization Dynamic Link Library
  • BTVLog.dll - Beyond TV Log
  • BTVNetworkService.exe - Beyond TV Network Service
  • BTVRecordingEngine.exe - Beyond TV Recording Engine Service
  • BTVRegistrationService.exe - Beyond TV Registration Service
  • BTVSchedulerService.exe - Beyond TV Scheduler Service
  • BTVServiceInstaller.exe - BTVServiceInstaller Application
  • BTVSettingsService.exe - Beyond TV Settings Service
  • BTVTask.exe - Beyond TV Task Executable
  • BTVTaskListProcessor.dll - Task List Processor

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • BTVD3DShell.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{813B3300-66E7-489A-9EDA-5CD1525A11EF}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • BTVD3DShell.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Beyond TV' which loads as C:\Program Files\SnapStream Media\Beyond TV\BTVD3DShell.exe.
7 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • BTVSettingsService.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program\SnapStream Media\Beyond TV\BTVSettingsService.exe'.
  • BTVRegistrationService.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program\SnapStream Media\Beyond TV\BTVRegistrationService.exe'.
  • BTVRecordingEngine.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program\SnapStream Media\Beyond TV\BTVRecordingEngine.exe'.
  • BTVPlaybackEngine.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program\SnapStream Media\Beyond TV\BTVPlaybackEngine.exe'.
  • BTVNetworkService.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program\SnapStream Media\Beyond TV\BTVNetworkService.exe'.
  • BTVGuideDataLoader.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program\SnapStream Media\Beyond TV\BTVGuideDataLoader.exe'.
  • Plus 1 more

How do I remove SnapStream Beyond TV?

You can uninstall SnapStream Beyond TV 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 SnapStream Beyond TV 4.9.3, 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 SnapStream Beyond TV.

Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win XP 14%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 55.56%
Windows 10 30.56%
Windows XP 13.89%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.29%
Microsoft Windows XP 14.29%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.43%
Windows 8.1 11.43%
Windows 10 Pro 8.57%
Windows 7 Professional 8.57%

Distribution by countryGeography

82.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 82.00%
  Canada 10.00%
  MK 2.00%
  RS 2.00%
  Sweden 2.00%
  Israel 2.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Intel 22.22%
Dell 18.52%
Hewlett-Packard 18.52%
ASUS 3.70%
Acer 3.70%
Gateway 3.70%
Common models
MSI MS-7522 4.55%
Micro-Star MS-7577 4.55%
HP-Pavilion NY810AAR-ABA ... 4.55%
HP-Pavilion NY591AAR-ABA ... 4.55%
Hewlett-Packard p7-1414 4.55%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 4.55%

About SnapStream Media

SnapStream builds TV monitoring software for organizations in broadcast, government and education.
Publisher URL: www.snapstream.com


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