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Should I remove DFX for Windows Media Player?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #9,425
United States Rank #10,670
Reach 0.0460%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 39.65 days
369.62 days >
Average installed length: 194.21 days


VersionDistribution 6.19%
9.304.0.0 26.63%
9.303.0.0 10.53%
9.302.0.0 2.94%
9.301.0.0 9.75%
9.300.0.0 4.95% 5.11% 5.73% 0.93% 0.62% 0.77% 2.17% 1.55% 7.28% 0.93% 1.24% 0.77% 3.10%
8.501.0.0 5.26%
8.500.0.0 0.46%
8.405.0.0 0.46%
7.500 2.17%
7.260 0.15%
7.255 0.31%

DFX for Windows Media Player


DFX for Windows Media Player is a software program developed by Power Technology. The most common release is 9.304.0.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The setup package generally installs about 55 files and is usually about 4.1 MB (4,298,080 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 32% of users of DFX for Windows Media Player come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and India.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.fxsound.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\DFX
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\DFX\uninstall_WMP.exe
Estimated size: 4.1 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by DFX for Windows Media Player

  • uninstall_JRiver.exe - DFX for J. River Media Center
  • uninstall_WMP.exe - DFX for Windows Media Player
  • uninstall_RealNetworks.exe - DFX for RealNetworks
  • uninstall_RealPlayer.exe
  • uninstall_MediaMonkey.exe - DFX for MediaMonkey
  • uninstall_foobar2000.exe - DFX for foobar2000
  • uninstall_Musicmatch.exe - DFX for Musicmatch
  • uninstall_Winamp.exe - DFX for Winamp
  • dfx10Setup.exe - DFX
  • uninstall.exe
  • presetManager.exe - DFX Preset Manager
  • DFX.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • DFX.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F4083A45-33BD-4579-9EB1-E7F28878897A}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • DFX.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'DFX' which loads as C:\Program Files\DFX\DFX.exe -startup.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • DFX.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\DFX\DFX.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:20.17 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0005403209%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00032683%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00021349%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:125,435,443
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:2.39 KB
435.61 KB average

How do I remove DFX for Windows Media Player?

Quickly and completely remove DFX for Windows 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 DFX for Windows 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 DFX for Windows 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 DFX for Windows Media Player.

Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.22%
Windows XP 16.69%
Windows Vista 11.44%
Windows 8 6.65%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 28.73%
Windows 7 Home Premium 22.52%
Microsoft Windows XP 16.46%
Windows 7 Professional 10.25%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 9.01%
Windows 7 Enterprise 1.71%

Distribution by countryGeography

32.29% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 32.29%
  Germany 7.19%
  India 4.34%
  United Kingdom 3.93%
  Brazil 3.26%
  France 3.12%
  Canada 2.71%
  MA 2.31%
  Spain 2.17%
  Netherlands 1.90%
  Indonesia 1.90%
  Australia 1.90%
  Iran 1.76%
  Italy 1.63%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 25.19%
Hewlett-Packard 20.82%
Acer 16.97%
Toshiba 8.48%
ASUS 7.71%
Intel 3.60%
American Megatrends 2.31%
Sahara 1.03%
Samsung 1.03%
Lenovo 1.03%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.29%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.12%
HP Pavilion dv4 Notebook ... 2.35%
Dell Dell DXP061 1.76%
HP-Pavilion KQ505AAR-ABA ... 1.76%

Publisher URL: www.powertechnology.com


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