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BigPond Media Manager


BigPond Media Manager is a software program developed by BigPond. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The setup package generally installs about 28 files and is usually about 10.72 MB (11,239,044 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 72% of users of BigPond Media Manager come from Australia, it is also popular in the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: help.chm
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Media Manager\Viiv
Uninstaller: "C:\ProgramData\{494204D0-6391-4696-9B11-B806E1F81E18}\Setup.exe" REMOVE=TRUE MODIFY=FALSE
Estimated size: 10.72 MB

Program filesFiles installed by BigPond Media Manager

  • Interop.MSNETOBJLib.dll - Assembly imported from type library MSNETOBJLib
  • SHDocVw.dll - Assembly imported from type library SHDocVw
  • Interop.WMPLib.dll - Assembly imported from type library WMPLib
  • Microsoft.mshtml.dll - Assembly imported from type library MSHTML
  • wmppia.dll
  • thePlatform.MediaManager.SharedComponents.dll (by thePlatform) - MediaManager.Components
  • MediaManager.exe (by thePlatform) - Media Manager
  • log4net.dll (by The Apache Software Foundation) - log4net (log4net for .NET Framework 1.1)
  • AxInterop.WMPLib.dll
  • AxSHDocVw.dll
  • Configuration.dll
  • Deregister.exe
  • MediaManager.ActiveX.dll
  • MediaManager.ActiveX.Sniffer.dll
  • MediaManager.Core.dll
  • MediaManager.Platforms.Viiv.Framework.dll
  • MediaManager.Service.exe
  • policy.1.0.MediaManager.Core.dll
  • policy.1.0.MediaManager.Platforms.Viiv.Framework.dll
  • policy.1.0.WindowsMediaFormat.dll
  • policy.3.0.MediaManager.Core.dll
  • policy.3.0.MediaManager.Platforms.Viiv.Framework.dll
  • policy.3.0.WindowsMediaFormat.dll
  • policy.3.5.MediaManager.Core.dll
  • policy.3.5.MediaManager.Platforms.Viiv.Framework.dll
  • policy.3.5.WindowsMediaFormat.dll
  • UserInterface.dll
  • WindowsMediaFormat.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • MediaManager.Service.exe runs as a service named 'MediaManagerService' (MediaManagerService).

How do I remove BigPond Media Manager?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win 8 14%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.14%
Windows Vista 28.57%
Windows 8 14.29%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 35.71%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 21.43%
Windows 7 Professional 14.29%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.14%
Windows 8 Pro 7.14%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 7.14%

Distribution by countryGeography

72.22% of installs come from Australia
Which countries install it?
  Australia 72.22%
  United States 27.78%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Toshiba 33.33%
Dell 16.67%
ASUS 16.67%
Hewlett-Packard 16.67%
Lenovo 8.33%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite P750 7.69%
TOSHIBA Satellite L840 7.69%
TOSHIBA Satellite L500 7.69%
TOSHIBA Qosmio X505 7.69%
LENOVO 27464TM 7.69%
HP-Pavilion FK936AA-ABG I... 7.69%


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