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Should I remove GOM Audio?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
22% remove it78% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,435
United States Rank #4,170
Reach 0.2983%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 14.01 days
413.27 days >
Average installed length: 217.14 days


VersionDistribution 1.20% 6.14% 0.31% 15.75% 15.44% 26.34% 26.98% 7.84%

GOM Audio

What is GOM Audio?  (from Gretech)

GOM Audio is a free audio player designed to make it simple to listen to CDs, MP3s, M4As, and other popular audio formats on your PC. GOM Audio implements many of the features and shortcuts used in GOM Media Player to further enhance the playback experience. Supported audio formats: Audio CDs / MP3 / M4A / OGG / WMA / ...  Read more


GOM Audio is a program developed by Gretech. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. 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 programs's main executable is goma.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 46.05 MB of memory. The software installer includes 21 files and is usually about 12.32 MB (12,916,060 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 24% of users of GOM Audio come from the United States, it is also popular in Saudi Arabia and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.gomplayer.jp/audio/inquiry/audio.html
Help link: audio.gomlab.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\GRETECH\GomAudio
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\GRETECH\GomAudio\uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 12.32 MB

Program filesFiles installed by GOM Audio

Program executable:goma.exe
Name:GOM Audio
Signed by:GRETECH
Path:C:\Program Files\gretech\gomaudio\goma.exe
GOM Audio is a 32/64-bit media player for Microsoft Windows, distributed by the Gretech Corporation of South Korea. The default interface of GOM Audio looks familiar since it is not too different from what applications of the same feather...
Additional files:
  • MiniBand.dll - Gomaudio Mini Band (Gomaudio DeskBand Module)
  • GrLauncher.exe - GrLauncher
  • Mzx.dll - Mzx Module
  • uninstall.exe - GOM Audio (GOM Audio Setup File)
  • id3lib.dll (by http://www.id3lib.org/) - ID3lib Dynamic Link Library
  • PacketDecoder.exe - PacketDecoder
  • akrip.dll
  • BatchTagEdit.dll
  • MultiLangEx.dll
  • MultiLangEx64.dll
  • ShellHook.dll
  • unalz.dll
  • unrar.dll
  • zlib.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Goma.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E5F17AA9-942B-4867-AB09-A2ED5B8AA014}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • Goma.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'GomAudio' and executes as C:\Program Files\GRETECH\GomAudio\Goma.exe.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Goma.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\GRETECH\GomAudio\Goma.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:46.05 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0119387147%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00599699%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00594172%
0.015104% average
70 average

How do I remove GOM Audio?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 54%
Win 8 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 22%
Keep it 78%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.80%
Windows 8 26.31%
Windows XP 8.40%
Windows Vista 3.44%
Windows Server 2003 0.05%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 27.77%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.66%
Windows 7 Professional 8.82%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.36%
Windows 8.1 5.40%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.31%

Distribution by countryGeography

24.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 24.33%
  Saudi Arabia 4.25%
  United Kingdom 3.35%
  Turkey 3.31%
  Japan 3.21%
  India 3.17%
  Indonesia 2.66%
  Egypt 2.39%
  Thailand 2.20%
  Canada 2.20%
  Iran 2.13%
  Malaysia 2.09%
  Croatia 1.93%
  Australia 1.86%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.82%
Dell 20.17%
Acer 18.35%
ASUS 9.66%
Toshiba 7.37%
Lenovo 4.42%
Samsung 4.38%
American Megatrends 1.44%
Intel 1.40%
NEC 0.70%
MSI 0.66%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 6.53%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.77%
Dell Inspiron N5110 3.48%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.05%
Dell Inspiron N5010 2.83%
Dell Inspiron 3521 2.50%

About Gretech

The GOM Player, also known as the Gretech Online Movie Player is a media player for Windows, distributed by the Gretech Corporation.
Publisher URL: www.gretech.com


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