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Should I remove honestechTVR?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #11,831
United States Rank #13,182
Reach 0.0278%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 10.80 days
318.71 days >
Average installed length: 167.46 days


Prolink 4.56%
Newmei 5.84%
2.5.0 1.46%
2.5 88.14%



honestechTVR2.5 is a program developed by Honestech. The most used version is 2.5, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 main program executable is scheduleTV.exe. The software installer includes 18 files and is usually about 6.41 MB (6,716,583 bytes). update.dll is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 36% of users of honestechTVR come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.honestech.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\honestech\honestech TVR 2.5
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{ABADD11D-1B48-4F23-BEBA-6B22CE8F5E58}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 6.41 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by honestechTVR2.5

Program executable:scheduleTV.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\honestech\honestech TVR 2.5\scheduleTV.exe
Additional files:
  • honestechTV.exe - honestech TVR 2.5
  • update.dll - Update Dynamic Linked Library (Update DLL)
  • htFrequencyTable.dll
  • IsUninst.exe (by InstallShield Software) - InstallShield(R) unInstaller
  • convert.dll - convert dll (convert DLL)
  • htdmpeg2.dll - htdmpeg.dll (htdmpeg DLL)
  • ht_dvTN.dll
  • mplex.dll
  • scheduleTV.exe
  • VendorCmdRW.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • honestechTV.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{9B44A7BA-7842-4A84-B063-758DF00888F3}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove honestechTVR?

You can uninstall honestechTVR 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 honestechTVR2.5, 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 honestechTVR.

Win 7 (SP1) 42%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 49.64%
Windows 10 40.51%
Windows XP 7.30%
Windows Vista 2.55%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 21.77%
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.61%
Windows 10 Home 15.13%
Windows 10 Pro 9.04%
Windows 7 Professional 8.86%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.20%

Distribution by countryGeography

35.57% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 35.57%
  Germany 6.54%
  United Kingdom 6.54%
  India 6.38%
  Brazil 4.78%
  Italy 4.63%
  Canada 3.35%
  France 2.55%
  Australia 2.55%
  Iran 2.55%
  Netherlands 2.55%
  Russia 1.75%
  Spain 1.44%
  Pakistan 1.28%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.23%
Dell 19.31%
Acer 19.00%
ASUS 11.21%
Toshiba 4.98%
Lenovo 2.80%
Samsung 2.80%
Medion 2.49%
Intel 2.18%
American Megatrends 2.18%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.14%
ASUS All Series 4.00%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.86%
MSI MS-7267 1.71%
MSI MS-7592 1.71%
Hewlett-Packard 500-449 1.71%


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