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1% remove it99% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #16,056
United States Rank #17,234
Reach 0.0187%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 20.85 days
615.12 days >
Average installed length: 323.20 days


7.02.8738 1.90%
5.9.7 14.07%
5.9.4 83.27%
5.7.3 0.76%

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InCD Reader

What is InCD Reader?  (from Nero AG)

InCD Reader lets users view discs that were created with InCD or SecurDisc on computers that are not installed with InCD or SecurDisc. InCD uses the UDF file system and is compatible with the UDF reader in Windows® 2000 and Windows® XP. The disc can be checked for errors following formatting. InCD can access data in de...  Read more


InCD Reader is a software program developed by Nero AG. The most common release is 5.9.4, 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. 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. 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. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The setup package generally installs about 112 files and is usually about 5.5 MB (5,767,034 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 33% of users of InCD Reader come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.nero.com
Help link: support.nero.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Nero\Nero8\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{A27281BC-98AA-4DC8-AA39-20B9E27B1033}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 5.5 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by InCD Reader

  • NeroBurnAdvrCntrl2.dll - Nero Burn and Nero Burn Settings (for MCE)
  • NeroMCEWrapper.dll - Nero Burn & Nero Burn Settings (for MCE)
  • NeroMCEWrapperPS.dll
  • NeroAPIGlueLayerUnicode.dll - NeroAPIGlueLayerUnicode
  • NBHApi.dll - Nero SecurDisc client (Nero SecurDisc Host)
  • NBHGui.exe
  • NBHStr.dll - All strings
  • NeDwFileHelper.exe - Nero Burning ROM (Nero Antivirus Helper Application)
  • nero.exe
  • SecurDisc Viewer.exe - SecurDisc Viewer
  • InCDsrv.exe - Nero AG incdsrv (incdsrv)
  • NeroInFDiscCopy.exe - Nero StartSmart (Nero StartSmart 8 Inline Function DiscCopy Server)
  • NeroStartSmart.exe - Nero StartSmart 8 Application
  • UNNERO.exe - Nero Installer (Uninstaller)
  • dvddisc.dll - Nero ShowTime (DVD/CD Disc Manager DLL)
  • InCDshx.dll - Nero AG InCD (InCD)
  • NBHShx.dll
  • NVDV.dll - Nero AG NVDV (DV-Timecode based Scenechange Detection)
  • AMCDocBase.dll - Nero Vision
  • AMCDOM.dll
  • AMCLib.dll
  • AMCUIBase.dll
  • DVDBlockAcc.dll - DVDBlockAcc
  • DVDDoc.dll
  • DVDEngine.dll - DVDEngine
  • DVDLib.dll
  • DVDUI.dll
  • encwiz.dll - NeroDigital (Encoder wizard for NeroDigital)
  • ExpressDoc.dll
  • ExpressUI.dll
  • GCCore.dll
  • GCFX.dll
  • GCLib.dll
  • HDCC.dll - Hard Disk Content Converter
  • HDDoc.dll
  • HDLib.dll
  • HDUI.dll
  • HTMLGallery.dll
  • MMTools.dll
  • NeroVideoFX.dll - Nero Video Effects - wide-character version
  • NeroVision.exe
  • NeroVisionAPI.dll
  • NeVideoFX.dll
  • Painter.dll
  • VCDDoc.dll
  • VCDEngine.dll
  • VCDLib.dll
  • VCDUI.dll
  • em2v.dll - Nero Suite (Mpeg-2 Video Decoder)
  • NeAcEnc.dll - Nero AG AC-3 Encoder Dynamic Link Library
  • NeEm2a.dll - Mpeg-2 Audio Encoder
  • NeVcr.dll - Mpeg-2 A/V Encoder
  • NeroHome.exe - Nero Home
  • NeroMediaBrowserCore.dll
  • NeroMediaBrowserCorePlugins.dll
  • NeroMediaBrowserInterface.dll
  • NMBXRTSP.dll
  • NMOEMCustomisation.dll
  • discinfo.exe - Discinfo
  • NBHAppLauncher.exe - InCD (SecurDisc Smart Viewer)
  • NBHRegInCDSrv.exe - Nero Registry InCD Service

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • NeroVision.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'NeroAutoPlay2VideoCapture' with the ProgID of 'Nero.AutoPlay2' and the action verb 'VideoCameraArrival_VideoCapture.
Context Menu Handler
  • NBHShx.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'NBHShellExt' with a class of {8D2223A2-B3C6-4e32-B096-CDD11F628C60}.
Scheduled Task
  • NeroVision.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{9B6F0B1D-79A2-4B84-8095-2F204DED370A}' (runs on registration).
2 Services
  • NBHRegInCDSrv.exe runs as a service named 'Nero Registry InCD Service' (NeroRegInCDSrv).
  • InCDsrv.exe runs as a service named 'InCD Helper' (InCDsrvR).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • NBHGui.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'SecurDisc' which loads as C:\Program Files\Nero\Nero8\InCD\NBHGui.exe.
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • NeroHome.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Nero\Nero8\Nero Home\NeroHome.exe'.
  • NeroVision.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Nero\Nero8\Nero Vision\NeroVision.exe'.

How do I remove InCD Reader?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 54%
Win XP 0%
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 55.30%
Windows 8 20.45%
Windows XP 15.53%
Windows Vista 7.58%
Windows Server 2003 1.14%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.27%
Microsoft Windows XP 16.09%
Windows 7 Professional 13.79%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.20%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.75%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.36%

Distribution by countryGeography

33.11% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 33.11%
  Germany 21.84%
  France 5.80%
  United Kingdom 5.80%
  Italy 3.75%
  Canada 3.07%
  India 2.05%
  Greece 2.05%
  Netherlands 2.05%
  Brazil 1.71%
  Australia 1.71%
  Belgium 1.37%
  Austria 1.37%
  Spain 1.37%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.82%
Dell 21.17%
Acer 14.60%
ASUS 7.30%
Medion 6.57%
Intel 5.11%
Toshiba 5.11%
American Megatrends 2.92%
Apple 1.46%
Sony 0.73%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7502 3.77%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.83%
INTEL DG41TY 1.89%
MEDIONPC MS-7616 1.89%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 1.89%

About Nero AG

Nero is a software company best known for its burning software, Nero Burning ROM.
Publisher URL: www.nero.com


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