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Should I remove VLC Streamer?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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1.12.0000 10.53%
1.09.0200 68.42%
1.08.0000 10.53%
1.05.0000 10.53%

VLC Streamer


VLC Streamer is a software program developed by Hobbyist Software. The most common release is 1.09.0200, 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 setup package generally installs about 16 files. 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 48% of users of VLC Streamer come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.HobbyistSoftware.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Hobbyist Software\VLC Streamer\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{AF873C23-5527-4F7C-B060-6D6D2D84F5B3}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by VLC Streamer

  • VLC Streamer Configuration.exe - VLC Streamer Configuration
  • VLC Streamer Core.dll - VLC Streamer Core
  • Interop.NetFwTypeLib.dll
  • ZeroconfService.dll - ZeroconfService
  • HttpServer.dll (by Gauffin Telecom AB) - HttpServer
  • dnssd-hobbyist.dll (by Apple) - Bonjour (Bonjour Client Library)
  • mdnsresponder.exe (by Apple) - Bonjour Service

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • VLC Streamer Configuration.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Hobbyist Software VLC Streamer' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Hobbyist Software\VLC Streamer\VLC Streamer Configuration.exe" /startup.

How do I remove VLC Streamer?

You can uninstall VLC Streamer 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 VLC Streamer, 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 VLC Streamer.

Win 7 (SP1) 68%
Win XP 5%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 73.68%
Windows 10 15.79%
Windows Vista 5.26%
Windows XP 5.26%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 26.32%
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.32%
Windows 8.1 Pro 15.79%
Windows 7 Professional 10.53%
Windows 7 Ultimate N 5.26%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.26%

Distribution by countryGeography

48.15% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 48.15%
  France 11.11%
  Australia 11.11%
  United Kingdom 11.11%
  Belgium 3.70%
  Mexico 3.70%
  Spain 3.70%
  Israel 3.70%
  Canada 3.70%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 23.53%
Intel 11.76%
Acer 11.76%
ASUS 11.76%
Toshiba 11.76%
Hewlett-Packard 5.88%
Sony 5.88%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite A500 7.14%
HP-Pavilion NC046AA-ABU I... 7.14%
Gigabyte M720-US3 7.14%
Gigabyte EP45-UD3R 7.14%
Sony VGN-NW26M 7.14%
Dell Studio XPS 435MT 7.14%


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