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How to uninstall Studio 8 from your PC

Studio 8 is a Windows application. Read more about how to remove it from your PC. It was developed for Windows by Pinnacle Systems. Further information on Pinnacle Systems can be seen here. The application is usually found in the C:\Program Files\Pinnacle\Studio 8 directory. Keep in mind that this path can differ depending on the user's choice. RunDll32 is the full command line if you want to remove Studio 8. studio.exe is the Studio 8's primary executable file and it takes about 4.30 MB (4505662 bytes) on disk.

The following executables are incorporated in Studio 8. They take 58.19 MB (61018954 bytes) on disk.

  • LaunchList.exe (48.00 KB)
  • PopUpMsg.exe (21.50 KB)
  • server.exe (72.00 KB)
  • setup.exe (104.99 KB)
  • studio.exe (4.24 MB)
  • amcap.exe (52.25 KB)
  • PCLEUSBHardwareInstall.exe (2.87 MB)
  • Tutorial.exe (4.68 MB)
  • hfx46studiosilent.exe (37.86 MB)
  • hhupd.exe (717.25 KB)
  • WMFDist.exe (2.33 MB)
  • SetOwner.exe (216.25 KB)
  • studio.exe (4.30 MB)
  • Vercheck.exe (36.25 KB)
  • Webdial.exe (14.00 KB)
  • LicenseTool.exe (256.00 KB)
  • RegTool.exe (240.00 KB)
  • ShFolder.Exe (114.54 KB) to view all...

The current web page applies to Studio 8 version only. You can find below info on other application versions of Studio 8: to view all...
If you are manually uninstalling Studio 8 we advise you to verify if the following data is left behind on your PC.

You should delete the folders below after you uninstall Studio 8:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\VirtualStore\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio AVDV
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Pinnacle Studio AVDV

The files below were left behind on your disk when you remove Studio 8:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\Alpha Magic\4Boxes4.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\Alpha Magic\BandWipeD.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\Alpha Magic\BandWipeH.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\Alpha Magic\BandWipeV.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\Alpha Magic\BarnDoorsH.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\Alpha Magic\BarnDoorsV.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\Alpha Magic\BlackHole.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\Alpha Magic\BubGrid2.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\Alpha Magic\CaveTwirl.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\Alpha Magic\CheckerBoard.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\Alpha Magic\CheckerWipeH.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\Alpha Magic\CheckerWipeV.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\Alpha Magic\ClockWipe.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\Alpha Magic\Confetti.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\Alpha Magic\CrossTile.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\Alpha Magic\CubicMosaic.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\Alpha Magic\Curtain.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\Alpha Magic\DiagonalClouds.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\Alpha Magic\Door.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\Alpha Magic\EdgeWipe.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\Alpha Magic\Fire.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\Alpha Magic\Flag.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\Alpha Magic\Flare2.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\Alpha Magic\Gems2.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\Alpha Magic\Glass1.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\Alpha Magic\Inset.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\Alpha Magic\IrisCross.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\Alpha Magic\IrisDiamond.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\Alpha Magic\IrisDiamond2.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\Alpha Magic\IrisFlower.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\Alpha Magic\IrisRound.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\Alpha Magic\IrisSquare.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\Alpha Magic\MorningStar.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\Alpha Magic\PeelBack.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\Alpha Magic\PuzzleB.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\Alpha Magic\Pyramids.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\Alpha Magic\RadialWipe.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\Alpha Magic\RoundWedge.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\Alpha Magic\Smoke.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\Alpha Magic\SpotLight1.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\Alpha Magic\StripedCircle.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\Alpha Magic\SwirlDist3.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\Alpha Magic\Tunnel1.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\Alpha Magic\WedgeWipeD.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\Alpha Magic\WedgeWipeH.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\Alpha Magic\WedgeWipeV.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\Alpha Magic\WipeD.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\Alpha Magic\WipeH.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\Alpha Magic\WipeV.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\Alpha Magic\Wonderland7.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\Alpha Magic\ZigZag.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\Alpha Magic\Zoom1.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\Backgrounds\Amoebic.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\Backgrounds\Annual report.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\Backgrounds\Baby boy1.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\Backgrounds\Baby boy2.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\Backgrounds\Baby girl1.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\Backgrounds\Baby girl2.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\Backgrounds\Basketball.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\Backgrounds\Beach.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\Backgrounds\Birthday party.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\Backgrounds\Birthday wishes.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\Backgrounds\Birthday1.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\Backgrounds\Birthday2.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\Backgrounds\Black.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\Backgrounds\Blue blobs.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\Backgrounds\Blue frame.tga
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\Backgrounds\Brick wall.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\Backgrounds\Brick.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\Backgrounds\Business ideas.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\Backgrounds\Christmas memories.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\Backgrounds\Christmas.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\Backgrounds\Director.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\Backgrounds\Easter.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\Backgrounds\Family frame.tga
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\Backgrounds\Foggy.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\Backgrounds\Football.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\Backgrounds\Fourth of July.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\Backgrounds\From the board room.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\Backgrounds\George Washington flag.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\Backgrounds\Golf.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\Backgrounds\Graduation.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\Backgrounds\Halloween.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\Backgrounds\Happy Birthday 2.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\Backgrounds\Happy Birthday.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\Backgrounds\Headlight.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\Backgrounds\Hot topics.tga
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\Backgrounds\Landscape.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\Backgrounds\Leaf.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\Backgrounds\Memento frame.tga
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\Backgrounds\Merry Christmas.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\Backgrounds\Orange blocks.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\Backgrounds\Orange frame.tga
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\Backgrounds\Pie chart.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\Backgrounds\Precious memories.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\Backgrounds\Pumpkin.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\Backgrounds\Purple lights.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\Backgrounds\Road trip.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\Backgrounds\Sky.jpg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\Backgrounds\Soccer 2.jpg

Registry keys:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Pinnacle Systems\Studio 8
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{53EF6570-21A4-47ED-A40A-E6470A5677A3}
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Pinnacle Systems\Pinnacle Studio
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Pinnacle Systems\Studio 8

Use regedit.exe to remove the following additional values from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\UserSettings\S-1-5-21-2358342219-3244928609-3507023149-1001\\Device\HarddiskVolume2\PROGRA~2\Pinnacle\STUDIO~1\DC10plusHardwareInstall.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\UserSettings\S-1-5-21-2358342219-3244928609-3507023149-1001\\Device\HarddiskVolume2\PROGRA~2\Pinnacle\STUDIO~1\drivers\PCLEUSBHardwareInstall.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\UserSettings\S-1-5-21-2358342219-3244928609-3507023149-1001\\Device\HarddiskVolume2\PROGRA~2\Pinnacle\STUDIO~1\MP20HardwareInstall.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\UserSettings\S-1-5-21-2358342219-3244928609-3507023149-1001\\Device\HarddiskVolume2\PROGRA~2\Pinnacle\STUDIO~1\PCLEBendPCI.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\UserSettings\S-1-5-21-2358342219-3244928609-3507023149-1001\\Device\HarddiskVolume2\PROGRA~2\Pinnacle\STUDIO~1\StudioAVDVHardwareInstall.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\UserSettings\S-1-5-21-2358342219-3244928609-3507023149-1001\\Device\HarddiskVolume2\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\bin\amcap.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\UserSettings\S-1-5-21-2358342219-3244928609-3507023149-1001\\Device\HarddiskVolume2\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\GuidedTour\Tutorial.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\UserSettings\S-1-5-21-2358342219-3244928609-3507023149-1001\\Device\HarddiskVolume2\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\OEM\hfx46studiosilent.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\UserSettings\S-1-5-21-2358342219-3244928609-3507023149-1001\\Device\HarddiskVolume2\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\programs\studio.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\UserSettings\S-1-5-21-2358342219-3244928609-3507023149-1001\\Device\HarddiskVolume2\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\programs\Vercheck.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\UserSettings\S-1-5-21-2358342219-3244928609-3507023149-1001\\Device\HarddiskVolume2\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio 8\Register\RegTool.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\UserSettings\S-1-5-21-2358342219-3244928609-3507023149-1001\\Device\HarddiskVolume2\Program Files (x86)\Pinnacle\Studio AVDV\Assi\PcleAssi.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\UserSettings\S-1-5-21-2358342219-3244928609-3507023149-1001\\Device\HarddiskVolume2\Users\UserName\Desktop\MEDIA\Pinnacle Studio 8 CD\Setup\Setup.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\UserSettings\S-1-5-21-2358342219-3244928609-3507023149-1001\\Device\HarddiskVolume2\Users\UserName\Desktop\MEDIA\Pinnacle Studio 8 CONTENTS\setup.exe

A way to remove Studio 8 with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Studio 8 is a program marketed by Pinnacle Systems. Sometimes, users choose to uninstall this program. This is troublesome because uninstalling this by hand requires some advanced knowledge related to PCs. The best SIMPLE procedure to uninstall Studio 8 is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your Windows PC, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and general tool to optimize your Windows computer.


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to get familiar with the program's design and wealth of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful package of utilities.

3. Click on the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Click on the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the applications existing on the PC will appear

6. Scroll the list of applications until you locate Studio 8 or simply activate the Search feature and type in "Studio 8". If it exists on your system the Studio 8 app will be found very quickly. After you select Studio 8 in the list of apps, some data regarding the program is made available to you:

  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). This tells you the opinion other people have regarding Studio 8, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the program you wish to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will show up. Confirm the removal by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall Studio 8.
Uninstall Studio 8

8. After removing Studio 8, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items that belong Studio 8 which have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By removing Studio 8 with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry items, files or directories are left behind on your system.

Your Windows system will remain clean, speedy and ready to run without errors or problems.


This page is not a recommendation to uninstall Studio 8 by Pinnacle Systems from your PC, we are not saying that Studio 8 by Pinnacle Systems is not a good application for your PC. This text simply contains detailed info on how to uninstall Studio 8 in case you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-12-10 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-12-10 12:21:45.443