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Should I remove Aurora Blu-ray Media Player?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
26% remove it74% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #11,249
United States Rank #11,018
Reach 0.0348%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 11.09 days
327.10 days >
Average installed length: 171.87 days


VersionDistribution 0.82% 0.20% 0.20% 0.61% 1.02% 1.23% 3.89% 0.20% 3.69% 0.20% 1.02% 0.61% 9.63% 1.02% 1.23% 0.41% 1.43% 0.61% 11.48% 4.10% 5.33% 1.02% 8.81% 2.25% 0.20% 0.20% 0.20% 0.20% 0.20% 0.41% 2.87% 29.30% 0.20% 2.66% 2.05% 0.41%

Aurora Blu-ray Media Player

What is Aurora Blu-ray Media Player?  (from Aurora Software)

Aurora Blu-ray Media Player is the best and most powerful media player for Windows in the world. It can support Windows systems perfectly, especially the Windows 8. As a universal media player, Aurora Media Blu-ray Player can not only play Blu-ray HD movies on PC, but also support any formats of movie, video, audio, mu...  Read more


Aurora Blu-ray Media Player is a program developed by Aurora Software. The most used version is, 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 aurora blu-ray media player.exe. The software installer includes 22 files. The software utilizes the Nokia Qt cross-platforms C++ framework. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 42% of users of Aurora Blu-ray Media Player come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.bluray-player-software.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\aurora software\aurora blu-ray media player
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Aurora Software\Aurora Blu-ray Media Player\uninst.exe"

Program filesFiles installed by Aurora Blu-ray Media Player

Program executable:aurora blu-ray media player.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\aurora software\aurora blu-ray media player\aurora blu-ray media player.exe
Additional files:
  • uninst.exe - Aurora Blu-ray Media Player (Aurora Blu-ray Media Player Installer)
  • pthreadGC2.dll (by Open Source Software community LGPL) - POSIX Threads for Windows LPGL (GNU C 32 bit)
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • libvlc.dll (by VideoLAN) - VLC media player (VLC media player 2.0.2)
  • libvlccore.dll (by VideoLAN)
  • phonon4.dll (by Digia Plc) - Qt4 (C++ application development framework.)
  • QtCore4.dll (by Digia Plc)
  • QtGui4.dll
  • QtNetwork4.dll
  • QtWebKit4.dll
  • QtXml4.dll
  • AutoUpdate.exe
  • bdc.dll
  • FileAssociation.exe
  • Raytooth.exe
  • util.dll
  • uts.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • Aurora Blu-ray Media Player.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'com.blurayplayersoftware.AuroraBlurayMediaPlayerPlayDVDMovieOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'com.blurayplayersoftware.AuroraBlurayMediaPlayer.DVDMovie' and the action verb 'Open.
Scheduled Task
  • Aurora Blu-ray Media Player.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{5492B553-952D-495A-B237-501FFA4FC279}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Aurora Blu-ray Media Player?

Quickly and completely remove Aurora Blu-ray Media Player from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Aurora Blu-ray Media Player 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 Aurora Blu-ray Media Player, 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 Aurora Blu-ray Media Player.

Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 26%
Keep it 74%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.15%
Windows 8 36.07%
Windows XP 5.53%
Windows Vista 2.25%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 27.93%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.40%
Windows 8.1 11.29%
Windows 7 Professional 10.68%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.39%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.54%

Distribution by countryGeography

41.59% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 41.59%
  Germany 14.60%
  Canada 4.62%
  United Kingdom 4.44%
  Australia 2.40%
  India 2.40%
  France 1.48%
  Sweden 1.48%
  Hungary 1.48%
  Czech Republic 1.48%
  IQ 1.29%
  Austria 1.29%
  DK 1.11%
  Brazil 1.11%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.82%
Dell 18.44%
Acer 17.62%
ASUS 9.84%
Medion 4.92%
Lenovo 2.87%
Intel 2.87%
Toshiba 1.64%
Sony 1.23%
Samsung 1.23%
American Megatrends 1.23%
Common models
Dell XPS 8500 5.92%
ASUS All Series 3.95%
Dell Inspiron N5110 3.29%
HP G62 Notebook PC 2.63%
Dell XPS 8300 2.63%
MSI MS-7760 1.97%


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