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Should I remove WebTV Plugin?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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VersionDistribution 8.33% 13.89% 8.33% 5.56% 41.67% 5.56% 8.33% 8.33%

WebTV Plugin


The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software installer includes 40 files and is usually about 15.32 MB (16,060,416 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 8 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 47% of users of WebTV Plugin come from Greece, it is also popular in Turkey and the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\web_tv\webtvplugin
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{CA81378B-6493-42AA-91C7-C934E2A33284}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 15.32 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by WebTV Plugin

  • viewrightactivexcontrolsdk.ocx (by Verimatrix) - ViewRight PC Player ActiveX Control (ViewRight ActiveX Control)
  • ieplugin.ocx - WebTV PC Plugin ActiveX (WebTV ActiveX Plugin)
  • nphwplugin.dll - WebTV PC Plugin NPDLL (WebTV NPDLL Plugin)
  • chkhd.exe
  • libcurl.dll (by The cURL library, http://curl.haxx.se/) - The cURL library (libcurl Shared Library)
  • dmpbase.dll
  • avcodec-54.dll
  • avformat-54.dll
  • avutil-52.dll
  • libepp.dll
  • sdl.dll
  • swresample-0.dll
  • swscale-2.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Mozilla Plugin
  • nphwplugin.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'WebTV Plugin' with a plugin key of '@huawei.com/npHWPlugin' for all users of the PC.

How do I remove WebTV Plugin?

Quickly and completely remove WebTV Plugin from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall WebTV Plugin 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 WebTV Plugin, 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 WebTV Plugin.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by WebTV Plugin you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 8 50%
Win 7 6%
Plugs into Mozilla Firefox
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 50.00%
Windows 7 50.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 27.78%
Windows 10 Home 25.00%
Windows 10 Pro 13.89%
Windows 7 Home Premium 13.89%
Windows 7 Professional 8.33%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 5.56%

Distribution by countryGeography

47.37% of installs come from Greece
Which countries install it?
  Greece 47.37%
  Turkey 26.32%
  United States 10.53%
  Malaysia 7.89%
  RS 7.89%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 22.22%
Dell 14.81%
Hewlett-Packard 14.81%
Lenovo 14.81%
ASUS 11.11%
Toshiba 7.41%
Sony 7.41%
Samsung 3.70%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite L655 3.23%
TOSHIBA Satellite A660 3.23%
Sony VPCEH2E0E 3.23%
Sony VPCEC2E9E 3.23%
Sony VGN-NW21SF_T 3.23%


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