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Should I remove Haihaisoft Universal Player?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #9,896
United States Rank #17,287
Reach 0.0430%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 13.28 days
391.68 days >
Average installed length: 205.80 days


VersionDistribution 29.19% 51.08% 5.64% 1.00% 1.66% 1.82% 1.00% 1.16% 1.82% 0.17% 0.17% 0.17% 0.33% 0.17% 0.50% 1.16% 0.66% 0.33% 0.66% 1.33%

Haihaisoft Universal Player


Haihaisoft Universal Player is a program developed by Haihaisoft. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The software installer includes 31 files and is usually about 43.12 MB (45,213,272 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 16% of users of Haihaisoft Universal Player come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Egypt.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.haihaisoft.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\haihaisoft universal player
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Haihaisoft Universal Player\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 43.12 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Haihaisoft Universal Player

  • SwfPlayer.ocx - Haihaisoft Universal Player ActiveX Control For SWF
  • MyActiveX.ocx - Haihaisoft Universal Player ActiveX Control
  • hmplayer.exe - Haihaisoft Universal Player
  • hmplayerES.exe
  • DRMLogin.exe - Haihaisoft DRM Login
  • DRMLoginOCX.exe
  • colorcvt.dll - Color Conversion Library (32-bit) (Color Conversion Library)
  • rv40.dll - RealVideo (32-bit) (RealVideo)
  • cook.dll (by RealNetworks) - RealPlayer 10 (RealNetworks Cooker G2 Audio Codec)
  • drvc.dll (by RealNetworks) - RealNetworks RealVideo 8+9+10
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Autoplay Handlers
  • hmplayer.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'MPCPlayVideoFilesOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'HaihaisoftUniversalPlayer.Autorun' and the action verb 'PlayVideoFiles.
  • hmplayerES.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'MPCPlayVideoFilesOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'HaihaisoftUniversalPlayer.Autorun' and the action verb 'PlayVideoFiles.
Scheduled Task
  • hmplayer.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{C45C653E-6338-4008-90ED-21CA4DB21CD0}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • hmplayer.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Haihaisoft Universal Player\hmplayer.exe'.

How do I remove Haihaisoft Universal Player?

Quickly and completely remove Haihaisoft Universal 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 Haihaisoft Universal 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 Haihaisoft Universal 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 Haihaisoft Universal Player.

Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.20%
Windows XP 18.57%
Windows 8 15.75%
Windows Vista 5.47%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 23.29%
Windows 7 Home Premium 19.30%
Microsoft Windows XP 18.30%
Windows 7 Professional 11.31%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.33%
Windows 8.1 3.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

15.60% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 15.60%
  Germany 9.52%
  Egypt 8.21%
  Argentina 5.25%
  Spain 4.43%
  Brazil 4.11%
  India 3.78%
  Mexico 3.61%
  MA 3.45%
  Taiwan 2.63%
  France 2.46%
  United Kingdom 1.81%
  Iran 1.81%
  Australia 1.64%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.19%
Dell 17.42%
Acer 16.01%
ASUS 7.87%
Lenovo 7.02%
Toshiba 5.06%
Intel 3.65%
American Megatrends 3.37%
Samsung 1.40%
Sahara 1.40%
Medion 0.84%
Common models
Gigabyte G41MT-S2PT 3.76%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.23%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.23%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.23%
Dell Inspiron N5010 2.69%
Dell Inspiron 1525 2.15%


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