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Should I remove Wi-Fi MediaConnect?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #8,196
United States Rank #9,214
Reach 0.0491%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 21.47 days
633.22 days >
Average installed length: 332.71 days


1.6.427 1.65%
1.6.425 4.65%
1.6.44 14.77%
1.6.43 59.71%
1.6.42 18.80%
1.6.39 0.41%

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Wi-Fi MediaConnect

What is Wi-Fi MediaConnect?

Wi-Fi MediaConnect is a Windows-based software application that projects video and audio, wirelessly from your PC to your TV. You can project movies, music, photos, presentations or other content that is playing on your laptop or desktop PC. You can use Wi-Fi MediaConnect with compatible Philips TVs.

About  (from Philips)

Get ready for the freedom of wireless connectivity on your Philips TV. Experience online movies from Net TV and all your video's and photo's from your PC. Enjoy your laptop's videos and photos on your TV - wirelessly. Project any media from your laptop to your TV in HD quality, without file format restrictions. The sof...  Read more


The most common release is 1.6.43, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up. 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 primary executable is named wi-fi mediaconnect.exe. The setup package generally installs about 15 files and is usually about 11.1 MB (11,642,009 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.wifimediaconnect.philips.com
Help link: www.Philips.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Philips\Wi-Fi MediaConnect
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{AA58346A-A5D7-4659-91D6-38D07345BDCF}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x040c -removeonly
Estimated size: 11.1 MB
Language: French (France)

Program filesFiles installed by Wi-Fi MediaConnect

Program executable:wi-fi mediaconnect.exe
Name:Wi-Fi MediaConnect
Path:C:\Program Files\philips\wi-fi mediaconnect\wi-fi mediaconnect.exe
Additional files:
  • WiFiMCRes.dll (by Honest Technology) - Wi-Fi MediaConnect
  • htinst.exe (by Honest Technology) - HT Install (HT_Install)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Wi-Fi MediaConnect.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{560AE6FE-EF07-4C43-9D93-758FF43E0D80}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • Wi-Fi MediaConnect.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Wi-Fi MediaConnect.lnk_FolderCommonAppdata.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Wi-Fi MediaConnect.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Philips\Wi-Fi MediaConnect\Wi-Fi MediaConnect.exe'.

How do I remove Wi-Fi MediaConnect?

You can uninstall Wi-Fi MediaConnect 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 Wi-Fi MediaConnect, 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 Wi-Fi MediaConnect.

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win XP 0%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.78%
Windows 10 27.69%
Windows Vista 6.61%
Windows XP 3.93%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 44.53%
Windows 10 Home 8.65%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.13%
Windows 7 Professional 7.30%
Windows 8.1 6.36%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.11%

Distribution by countryGeography

37.46% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 37.46%
  Germany 24.91%
  Netherlands 7.44%
  Canada 4.66%
  Italy 2.69%
  France 2.51%
  Belgium 2.42%
  Brazil 2.33%
  Sweden 1.97%
  Spain 1.61%
  Mexico 1.52%
  Finland 1.25%
  Norway 0.81%
  Israel 0.81%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.14%
Acer 19.93%
Dell 19.09%
ASUS 10.81%
Medion 9.63%
Toshiba 7.26%
Samsung 3.55%
Lenovo 1.86%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.87%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.52%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 2.46%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 2.46%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.46%
Acer Aspire 5742G 2.11%

About Philips

Philips is organized into three main divisions: Philips Consumer Lifestyle, Philips Healthcare and Philips Lighting.
Publisher URL: www.philips.com


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