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What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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United States Rank #28,325
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VersionDistribution 49.15% 50.85%

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Universal Push2TV HD

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What is Universal Push2TV HD?  (from NETGEAR)

Experience your videos and pictures in HD resolution up to 1080p on your big screen TV—no more crowding around a small laptop screen. Easy-to-use adapter to wirelessly display your PC on your TV. Universal adapter works with most Desktops and Laptops.


Universal Push2TV HD is a software program developed by NETGEAR. The most common release is, 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 12 files and is usually about 10.72 MB (11,237,508 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 62% of users of Universal Push2TV HD come from the United States, it is also popular in Sweden and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.netgear.com/ptvu
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\NETGEAR\PTVU1000\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{6D45461F-F0FF-4E32-A16D-C636722FCA12}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
Estimated size: 10.72 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Universal Push2TV HD

  • Universal Push2TV HD Manager.exe - Wireless USB Suite (Universal Push2TV HD Manager)
  • ResourceDll.dll
  • WUSBResource.dll
  • CableAssociation.exe (by Wisair) - CableAssociation
  • CompInfo.dll - CompInfo Dynamic Link Library
  • FileCompInfo.exe
  • VistaLib32.dll (by WinAbility® Software) - VistaLib[TM] (VistaLib DLL)
  • WUSBService.dll (by Wisair) - WirelessUSBManager
  • WUSBStarter32.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • CableAssociation.exe runs as a service named 'CableAssociation' (CableAssociation).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • Universal Push2TV HD Manager.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Universal Push2TV HD Manager' which loads as "C:\Program Files\NETGEAR\PTVU1000\Universal Push2TV HD Manager\Universal Push2TV HD Manager.exe".

How do I remove Universal Push2TV HD?

Quickly and completely remove Universal Push2TV HD from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Universal Push2TV HD 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 Universal Push2TV HD, 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 Universal Push2TV HD.

Win 7 (SP1) 73%
Win XP 2%
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 76.27%
Windows 10 16.95%
Windows Vista 5.08%
Windows XP 1.69%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 44.07%
Windows 7 Professional 15.25%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.56%
Windows 10 Home 5.08%
Windows 8.1 5.08%
Windows 7 Enterprise 3.39%

Distribution by countryGeography

61.73% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 61.73%
  Sweden 8.64%
  Germany 4.94%
  Italy 3.70%
  Canada 2.47%
  India 2.47%
  Norway 2.47%
  United Arab Emirates 1.23%
  Austria 1.23%
  Brazil 1.23%
  DK 1.23%
  Spain 1.23%
  Finland 1.23%
  France 1.23%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.79%
Dell 21.43%
ASUS 16.07%
Acer 16.07%
Toshiba 5.36%
Lenovo 5.36%
Medion 3.57%
Gateway 1.79%
Sony 1.79%
MSI 1.79%
Common models
Dell Dell System XPS L7... 7.27%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.64%
ASUSTeK K53E 3.64%
TOSHIBA Satellite P775 1.82%
TOSHIBA Satellite L505 1.82%
TOSHIBA Satellite C665 1.82%


Netgear is amanufacturer of computer networking equipment and other computer hardware and sells products through multiple sales channels worldwide, including online retailers, wholesale distributors, direct market resellers, value-added resellers and broadband service providers.
Publisher URL: www.netgear.com


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