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What does the playstv_launcher.exe file do?

The playstv_launcher.exe process is also known as Plays.tv Video Recorder by Raptr and is a part of PlaysTV. This software is produced by Copyrightę (Version 2017 Plays.tv, LLC, 2016 Plays.tv, LLC) or, as the case may be, Plays.tv. An obsolete or defective version of playstv_launcher.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:

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What you should know about playstv_launcher.exe Plays.tv Video Recorder by Raptr

playstv_launcher.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file playstv_launcher.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files". Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 51,416 bytes (50% of all these files), 71,440 bytes or, as the case may be, 50,448 bytes.
The producer of the file is registered with a certificate authority. This confirms the genuineness of the file. This process is initiated as part of Windows start-up (Registry: MACHINE\Run). To remove the file and its related software from your computer, click Programs in Control Panel This file was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. For this reason, 11% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.

If you see this file on your hard drive or in Windows Task Manager, please make sure that it is not a malicious variant. It's a fact that many trojans try to cloak their true identity by calling themselves playstv_launcher.exe. With the above information or by using tools like Security Task Manager you can determine if, in your case, the file is an undesirable variant.

What do other computer users say about playstv_launcher?

The file spreads very slowly and does not often make an appearance. Therefore, feedback from other users is not yet available.

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How to uninstall PlaysTV

To remove Plays.tv Video Recorder by Raptr from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.

  1. Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
  2. Type the word uninstall.
  3. Click Add or remove programs.
  4. Now locate PlaysTV in the list of displayed applications.
  5. Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
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How to tell if playstv_launcher.exe (Plays.tv Video Recorder by Raptr) was uninstalled cleanly

After uninstalling, restart your computer. Then start Windows Explorer and see if there is still a folder with the name of the software under C:\Program Files. Be sure to check the Registry as well for remnants of Plays.tv Video Recorder by Raptr. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Plays.tv Video Recorder by Raptr or the name of the producer. Always keep in mind that only a computer professional should ever directly delete entries in the Windows Registry.

What to do if a program does not uninstall

The easiest way to remove any kind of software cleanly and accurately is to use an uninstaller tool. Because the uninstaller automatically creates a backup, there is no risk of anything going wrong.

Last but not least

If Windows not working quite right for you, or if startup is taking a long time, or playstv_launcher.exe is causing problems for you, a good Windows diagnostic tool may very well help. This is especially effective when it comes to older computers that have accumulated vast quantities of "garbage data" as the result of many software installs and uninstalls.

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