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Should I remove xVideoServiceThief?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #10,479
United States Rank #9,847
Reach 0.0338%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 22.77 days
671.69 days >
Average installed length: 352.92 days


2.5.2 9.01%
2.5.1 25.38%
2.5 15.62%
2.4.1 41.44%
2.4 4.05%
2.3.5 1.05%
2.3.3 0.45%
2.3.1 0.15%
2.3 1.50%
2.2 0.30%
2.1 0.15%
2.0.1 0.30%
2.0.0 0.15%
1.8.2 0.30%
1.6.1 0.15%


What is xVideoServiceThief?  (from Xesc & Technology)

xVideoServiceThief (a.k.a xVST) is a tool for downloading your favourite video clips from a lot of video websites (currently supports 93 websites and increasing!). xVideoServiceThief also provide you the ability to convert each video in most popular formats: AVI, MPEG1, MPEG2, WMV, MP4, 3GP, MP3 file formats. Convert e...  Read more


xVideoServiceThief is a software program developed by Xesc & Technology. The most common release is 2.4.1, 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 primary executable is named xVideoServiceThief.exe. The setup package generally installs about 15 files and is usually about 11.57 MB (12,128,708 bytes). The installed file xUpdater.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. 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 47% of users of xVideoServiceThief come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: xviservicethief.sourceforge.net
Help link: xviservicethief.sourceforge.net/index.php?action=onlinehelp
Installation folder: C:\xVideoServiceThief\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{129FC9F8-206B-4C29-9B45-8D53B10EC6C7}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 11.57 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by xVideoServiceThief

Program executable:xVideoServiceThief.exe
Download videos from Internet Video Services
Additional files:
  • xVideoServiceThief.exe - xVideoServiceThief (Download videos from Internet Video Services)
  • xUpdater.exe - xUpdater (xUpdater is an Update tool for xVideoServiceThief)
  • ffmpeg.exe
  • pthreadGC2.dll (by Open Source Software community project) - POSIX Threads for Windows32 Library
  • msvcm90.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2008 (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • msvcp90.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library
  • msvcr90.dll
  • flvstreamer.exe
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • libssl32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • xVideoServiceThief.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{FDBEBF65-C707-473F-874E-1A8DF7E324D5}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove xVideoServiceThief?

You can uninstall xVideoServiceThief 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 xVideoServiceThief, 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 xVideoServiceThief.

Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.46%
Windows 10 21.47%
Windows XP 9.91%
Windows Vista 9.01%
Windows Server 2003 0.15%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.11%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.37%
Windows 7 Professional 11.50%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.14%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.26%
Windows 10 Home 5.14%

Distribution by countryGeography

46.68% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 46.68%
  Germany 10.26%
  Italy 5.51%
  France 4.13%
  United Kingdom 4.13%
  Japan 3.00%
  Canada 2.38%
  Hungary 2.25%
  Brazil 2.13%
  Spain 2.00%
  Netherlands 2.00%
  Australia 1.38%
  Belgium 1.38%
  India 1.25%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.67%
Dell 17.33%
Acer 16.00%
ASUS 9.07%
Toshiba 4.80%
Intel 3.73%
Samsung 3.20%
Lenovo 2.93%
American Megatrends 1.87%
NEC 1.07%
Medion 1.07%
Common models
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 5.68%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.98%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.41%
ASUS All Series 2.84%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.84%
TOSHIBA Satellite C650D 1.70%


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