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3% remove it97% keep it
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Charter Music


Charter Music is a software program developed by J. River. The most common release is 2, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 24 files and is usually about 38.16 MB (40,009,461 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows Vista (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). Most users that have installed this software come from the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.synacor.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Charter Music\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Charter Music\JRMediaUninstall.exe
Estimated size: 38.16 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Charter Music

  • JRMediaUninstall.exe - J. River Media Uninstall Application
  • cdripper.ocx - J. River CDRipper ActiveX Control
  • CDWriter.ocx - CDWriter ActiveX Control Module
  • SetupComplete.exe - SetupComplete Application (SetupComplete MFC Application)
  • PlaybackEng.dll - J. River Media Center (PlaybackEng Module)
  • PackageInstaller.exe - Package Installer
  • RegControl.dll - RegControl Module
  • CDManager.dll - CDManager Module
  • recorder.dll - recorder Module
  • JRTools.dll - J. River Tools Core
  • CDLabeler.exe - CDLabeler
  • JRReader.dll - JRReader
  • JRImage.dll - JRImage (J. River Image Core)
  • Charter Music.exe
  • JRService.exe - J. River service
  • JRPlayer.dll - J. River Player
  • JRDisc.dll - J. River Disc
  • dunzip32.dll (by Inner Media) - DynaZIP-32 Multi-Threading UnZIP DLL
  • dzip32.dll (by Inner Media) - DynaZIP-32 Multi-Threading ZIP DLL
  • RemoteServer.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • Charter Music.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'JRBurnCDOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'CharterMusic.2.BurnCD' and the action verb 'Burn.
  • JRService.exe runs as a service named 'Charter Music Service' (Charter Music 2 Service) "Support media functionality like infrared remote controls, etc.".

How do I remove Charter Music?

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

Win Vista (SP1) 25%
Win 7 (SP1) 25%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 50.00%
Windows XP 25.00%
Windows 7 25.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 25.00%
Windows Vista Ultimate 25.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 25.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 25.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 50.00%
Gateway 50.00%
Common models
Gateway DX4710-UB801A 25.00%
Gateway D915GAG_ 25.00%
Dell Studio XPS 435MT 25.00%
Dell Dell XPS720 25.00%


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