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What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,119
United States Rank #2,713
Reach 0.2154%
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Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 20.85 days
615.08 days >
Average installed length: 323.18 days


3.1.0 53.74%
3.0.0 33.11%
2.0.0 11.39%
1.0.0 1.72%
0.5.0 0.03%

ISO Recorder

What is ISO Recorder?  (from Alex Feinman)

ISO Recorder is a tool (power toy) for Windows XP, 2003 and now Windows Vista, that allows (depending on the Windows version) to burn CD and DVD images (DVD support is only available on Windows Vista), copy disks, make images of the existing data CDs and DVDs and create ISO images from a content of a disk folder. ISO R...  Read more


ISO Recorder is a program developed by Alex Feinman. The most used version is 3.1.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. 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 main program executable is _6FEFF9B68218417F98F549.exe. The software installer includes 18 files and is usually about 789.5 KB (808,448 bytes). acrobatupdater.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 53% of users of ISO Recorder come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: isorecorder.alexfeinman.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\fichiers communs\roxio shared\dllshared\sar_html_9
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{39600969-41C3-4658-876E-16F108FC5C92}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 789.5 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by ISO Recorder

Program executable:_6FEFF9B68218417F98F549.exe
Additional files:
  • _6FEFF9B68218417F98F549.exe
  • acrobatupdater.exe (by Adobe Systems) - Adobe Acrobat Updater
  • acroiehelper.dll (by Adobe Systems) - AcroIEHelper Library (Adobe PDF Helper for Internet Explorer)
  • acroiehelpershim.dll - AcroIEHelperShim Library
  • acropdf.dll - Adobe PDF Browser Control (PDF Browser Control)
  • adobe_updater.exe - Adobe Updater
  • adobearm.exe - Adobe Reader and Acrobat Manager
  • adobearmhelper.exe - Adobe Reader and Acrobat Manager Helper
  • adobeextractfiles.dll - Adobe Extract Files Library
  • adobeupdaterinstallmgr.exe - Adobe Updater Install Manager
  • cddbcmsig_1_2.dll (by Gracenote) - Gracenote CddbCMSig_1_2 (CddbCMSig_1_2)
  • cddbfpx1.dll (by Gracenote) - Gracenote CddbFP1x (CddbFP1x)
  • microsoft.live.folders.richupload.3.dll (by Microsoft) - Windows Live (R) (Microsoft® Rich Upload ActiveX control)
  • msvcp71.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio.NET (Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library)
  • msvcr71.dll - Microsoft® C Runtime Library
  • pdfshell.dll - Adobe PDF Shell Extension (PDF Shell Extension)
  • readerupdater.exe - Adobe Reader Updater
  • updater.exe (by Ask) - Updater (Ask Updater)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • acroiehelper.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Adobe PDF Reader Link Helper' with the class of {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3}.
  • acroiehelpershim.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Adobe PDF Link Helper' with the class of {18DF081C-E8AD-4283-A596-FA578C2EBDC3} (AcroIEHelperStub).
Scheduled Task
  • adobearm.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Adobe Reader and Acrobat Manager (optimized)' (runs weekly on Wednesdays at 12:00 AM).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • adobearm.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Adobe ARM.
Startup File (User Run)
  • adobe_updater.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'AdobeUpdater6' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\Updater6\Adobe_Updater.exe".
2 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • updater.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Updater.exe' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Ask.com\Updater\Updater.exe".
  • adobearm.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Adobe ARM' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\ARM\1.0\AdobeARM.exe".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:5.01 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0019665217%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00084429%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00112224%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:488,444
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:4.95 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:396 Bytes
105.02 KB average
Memory:3.99 MB
Total CPU:0.0015588601%
Kernel CPU:0.00071959%
User CPU:0.00083927%

How do I remove ISO Recorder?

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

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If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by ISO Recorder you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.18%
Windows 8 15.22%
Windows XP 12.14%
Windows Vista 11.38%
Windows Server 2003 0.07%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.06%
Windows 7 Professional 18.37%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.01%
Microsoft Windows XP 12.05%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.72%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.49%

Distribution by countryGeography

52.66% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 52.66%
  France 9.47%
  Germany 6.16%
  United Kingdom 4.91%
  Canada 4.24%
  Netherlands 1.71%
  Australia 1.57%
  Belgium 1.31%
  Switzerland 0.99%
  Italy 0.93%
  Finland 0.85%
  Spain 0.77%
  Austria 0.69%
  MA 0.61%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 29.83%
Hewlett-Packard 24.84%
Acer 12.39%
ASUS 7.41%
Toshiba 5.23%
Intel 3.74%
American Megatrends 2.12%
Samsung 1.93%
Lenovo 1.68%
Sahara 1.68%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.71%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.54%
HP Compaq 6200 Pro MT PC 4.50%
ASUS All Series 3.81%
Dell Inspiron 530 2.77%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.25%


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