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United States Rank #47,512
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1.29 75.76%
1.28 9.09%
1.24 3.03%
1.18 10.61%
1.0.9 1.52%

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Transcode Server

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Transcode Server is a software program developed by Realtek Semiconductor. The most common release is 1.29, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. 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 setup package generally installs about 5 files and is usually about 42.74 MB (44,813,447 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 22% of users of Transcode Server come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.realtek.com.tw
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Realtek\Transcode Server\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{40D6C4D4-D39B-481E-85D7-DECEEB57B31D}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 42.74 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Transcode Server

  • TestClient.exe - WinsockClientServer Application (WinsockClientServer MFC Application)
  • BitTorrentAgent.exe - BitTorrentAgent Application (BitTorrentAgent MFC Application)
  • TranscodeServer.exe - TranscodeServer Application (TranscodeServer MFC Application)
  • get-logon-user.vbs
  • msvcp60.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft (R) Visual C++ (Microsoft (R) C++ Runtime Library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • TranscodeServer.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'TranscodeServer' and executes as C:\Program Files\Realtek\Transcode Server\TranscodeServer.exe.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • TranscodeServer.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Realtek\Transcode Server\TranscodeServer.exe'.

How do I remove Transcode Server?

Quickly and completely remove Transcode Server from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Transcode Server 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Transcode Server, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 Transcode Server.

Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win Vista (SP2) 6%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.72%
Windows XP 19.40%
Windows 10 17.91%
Windows Vista 5.97%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 27.69%
Microsoft Windows XP 20.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.38%
Windows 7 Professional 12.31%
Windows 10 Home 9.23%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.15%

Distribution by countryGeography

22.22% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 22.22%
  France 15.28%
  Canada 15.28%
  Italy 15.28%
  Germany 9.72%
  Spain 5.56%
  Hong Kong 2.78%
  Australia 2.78%
  South Africa 1.39%
  Brazil 1.39%
  Belgium 1.39%
  Switzerland 1.39%
  Czech Republic 1.39%
  Poland 1.39%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 23.33%
Hewlett-Packard 20.00%
Sony 13.33%
Dell 10.00%
American Megatrends 10.00%
ASUS 6.67%
Lenovo 3.33%
Common models
Sony VPCF115FM 2.17%
Sony VGN-FW320J 2.17%
MSI MS-7642 2.17%
Micro-Star MS-7360 2.17%
MEDIONPC WIM 2070 2.17%

About Realtek Semiconductor

Realtek manufactures a wide variety of products that can be broadly categorized into two subdivisions: Communications Network ICs, and Computer Peripheral and Multimedia ICs.
Publisher URL: www.realtek.com


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