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Should I remove ATK Media?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #2,190
United States Rank #2,743
Reach 0.3783%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 56.13 days
354.82 days >
Average installed length: 186.43 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
2.0.0007 4.94%
2.0.0006 54.07%
2.0.0005 27.33%
2.0.0004 2.35%
2.0.0003 0.43%
2.0.0002 3.69%
2.0.0001 2.54%
2.0.0000 4.65%

Other programs by ASUS

ATK Media

What is ATK Media?

ATK Package is a utility that opens Windows Media Center when the multimedia hotkeys are pressed.

Overview

ATK Media is a program developed by ASUS. The most used version is 2.0.0006, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 programs's main executable is DMedia.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 1.12 MB of memory. The software installer includes 20 files and is usually about 561.5 KB (574,976 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 35% of users of ATK Media come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.asus.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ASUS\ATK Media\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{D1E5870E-E3E5-4475-98A6-ADD614524ADF}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 561.5 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by ATK Media

Program executable:DMedia.exe
Name:ATK Media
Signed by:ASUSTeK Computer Inc.
Path:C:\Program Files\ASUS\ATK Media\DMedia.exe
MD5:5666955dc9fd455a003d86a21e0483a9
Additional files:
  • ATKMETHOD.dll - ATKMETHOD
  • DMedia.exe - ATK Media

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • DMedia.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{DFD14FF8-F6F1-4196-AE94-2C85748F916E}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • DMedia.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'ATKMEDIA' which loads as C:\Program Files\ASUS\ATK Media\DMedia.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

DMedia.exe
Memory:1.12 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000078338%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00000458%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00000325%
0.015104% average

How do I remove ATK Media?

Quickly and completely remove ATK Media from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall ATK Media 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program ATK Media, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 ATK Media.

HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#2,190

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 83.28%
Windows Vista 12.22%
Windows 8 2.40%
Windows XP 2.11%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 66.04%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 10.22%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.01%
Windows 7 Professional 7.67%
Microsoft Windows XP 2.06%
Windows 8 Pro 1.44%

Distribution by countryGeography

34.73% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 34.73%
  France 8.03%
  Germany 7.74%
  Italy 6.25%
  Taiwan 4.26%
  Netherlands 3.19%
  Australia 2.81%
  Poland 2.61%
  United Kingdom 2.28%
  Spain 2.15%
  Canada 2.07%
  Czech Republic 2.03%
  Sweden 1.99%
  Belgium 1.86%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 98.89%
Dell 1.11%
Common models
ASUSTeK K50IJ 19.53%
ASUSTeK K50IN 4.53%
ASUSTeK N61Jq 3.89%
ASUSTeK UL30A 2.85%
ASUSTek G60JX 2.80%
ASUSTeK K61IC 2.66%

About ASUS

ASUSTeK Computer, also often called ASUS is a computer hardware & electronics company.
Publisher URL: www.asus.com

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