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Should I remove LAME v for Audacity?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,094
United States Rank #1,718
Reach 0.3597%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 38.52 days
1136.23 days >
Average installed length: 597.00 days

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LAME v3.98.3 for Audacity

What is LAME v for Audacity?

LAME is a library that allows some programs to encode MP3 files. LAME is free, but in some countries you may need to pay a license fee in order to legally encode MP3 files.

About  (from The LAME Project)

LAME is an educational tool to be used for learning about MP3 encoding. The goal of the LAME project is to use the open source model to improve the psycho acoustics, noise shaping and speed of MP3. LAME is not for everyone - it is distributed as source code only and requires the ability to use a C compiler. However, ma...  Read more

Overview

Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 main program executable is lame.exe. The software installer includes 169 files and is usually about 1.18 MB (1,237,299 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: audacity.sourceforge.net
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Lame For Audacity\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Lame For Audacity\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 1.18 MB

Program filesFiles installed by LAME v3.98.3 for Audacity

Program executable:lame.exe
Name:L.A.M.E.
MP3 Encoder.
Path:C:\Program Files\Lame For Audacity\lame.exe
MD5:042076f6e09cd1084cc420a5cf8254ab
Additional files:
  • lame_enc.dll (by http://lame.sf.net) - L.A.M.E. (MP3 Encoder.)
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • audacity.exe (by The Audacity Team) - Audacity® (Audacity®, the Free, Cross-Platform Sound Editor)
  • wxbase28u_net_vc_custom.dll (by wxWidgets development team) - wxWidgets (wxWidgets for MSW)
  • wxbase28u_vc_custom.dll (by wxWidgets development team)
  • wxmsw28u_adv_vc_custom.dll
  • wxmsw28u_core_vc_custom.dll
  • wxmsw28u_html_vc_custom.dll
  • ag12full.dll
  • alias_1407.dll
  • allpass_1895.dll
  • am_pitchshift_1433.dll
  • amp_1181.dll
  • AppOverlay.dll (by Valve) - Steam Application Overlay Renderer (Steam Application Overlay)
  • AppOverlay64.dll (by Valve)
  • audacity137.exe (by Audacity Team) - Audacity 1.3 Beta (Unicode) (Audacity 1.3 Beta (Unicode) Setup)
  • AudacityPortable.exe (by PortableApps.com) - Audacity Portable (PortableApps.com Launcher)
  • audacity-win-1.2.6.exe - Audacity Setup
  • audacity-win-unicode-1.3.13.exe (by Audacity Team)
  • audiograbber.exe - Copies digital audio from cd's. Freeware.
  • AudioRestore.dll (by iZotope) - Audio Restore (Audio Restore (VST))
  • avcodec-52.32.0.dll
  • avcodec-52.7.0.dll
  • avcodec-52.dll
  • avdevice-52.1.0.dll
  • avdevice-52.2.0.dll
  • avfilter-0.1.0.dll
  • avformat-52.23.1.dll
  • avformat-52.36.0.dll
  • avformat-52.dll
  • avutil-49.12.0.dll
  • avutil-50.3.0.dll
  • avutil-50.dll
  • bandpass_a_iir_1893.dll
  • bandpass_iir_1892.dll
  • Bedtimehelp.exe
  • bode_shifter_1431.dll
  • bode_shifter_cv_1432.dll
  • butterworth_1902.dll
  • chebstortion_1430.dll
  • comb_1190.dll
  • comb_1887.dll
  • comb_splitter_1411.dll
  • const_1909.dll
  • crashhandler.dll - Steam Crash Handler Library
  • crashhandler64.dll
  • crossover_dist_1404.dll
  • CSERHelper.dll - CSER Helper (Debug Helper Routines)
  • cvhelper.exe
  • dbghelp.dll (by Microsoft) - Debugging Tools for Windows(R) (Windows Image Helper)
  • dc_remove_1207.dll
  • decay_1886.dll
  • decimator_1202.dll
  • declip_1195.dll
  • delay_1898.dll
  • delayorama_1402.dll
  • DelZip179.dll (by DelphiZip) - DelphiZip (freeware Zip/Unzip)
  • diode_1185.dll
  • divider_1186.dll
  • dj_eq_1901.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

7 Scheduled Tasks
  • audacity.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{76BF5717-6A40-457C-9E1B-9AEF8E791445}' (runs on registration).
  • FL.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{05B9866C-ABB6-470F-92A2-BAB2BA78AA87}' (runs on registration).
  • lame.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{9F96CD66-F6A8-4E1D-AEA9-D61E1884E0DC}' (runs on registration).
  • audiograbber.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{EE93190C-32AF-49CB-99A7-582FC941A017}' (runs on registration).
  • Steam.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{C19637F8-6653-413F-AF1C-89AE1851340E}' (runs on registration).
  • SteamTmp.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{0FA4F2B3-5879-4EB7-87D7-15A36952D352}' (runs on registration).
  • Plus 1 more
2 Startup Files (User Run)
  • Steam.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Steam' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" -silent.
  • SteamTmp.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Steam' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe" -silent.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • Steam.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Steam' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" -silent.
6 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • FL.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Image-Line\FL Studio 10\FL.exe'.
  • Steam.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe'.
  • SteamTmp.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe'.
  • audacity.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Audacity\audacity.exe'.
  • lame.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Lame For Audacity\lame.exe'.
  • ffmpeg.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Ffmpeg For Audacity\ffmpeg.exe'.

How do I remove LAME v for Audacity?

Quickly and completely remove LAME v3.98.3 for Audacity from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall LAME v for Audacity 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 LAME v3.98.3 for Audacity, 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 LAME v for Audacity.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 72%
Win 7 0%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 76.40%
Windows XP 9.09%
Windows Vista 8.24%
Windows 8 6.24%
Windows Server 2003 0.04%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 46.75%
Windows 7 Professional 15.30%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.51%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.01%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.74%
Windows 7 Enterprise 1.70%

Distribution by countryGeography

55.04% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 55.04%
  United Kingdom 6.48%
  Germany 5.23%
  France 4.25%
  Canada 3.82%
  Australia 2.37%
  Italy 2.23%
  Netherlands 1.75%
  Belgium 1.73%
  Spain 1.47%
  Sweden 1.28%
  Brazil 0.88%
  Finland 0.73%
  Israel 0.67%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 31.12%
Hewlett-Packard 26.05%
Acer 13.51%
GIGABYTE 8.75%
Toshiba 6.39%
ASUS 5.38%
Intel 3.02%
Samsung 1.84%
Lenovo 1.60%
American Megatrends 1.35%
Sahara 0.97%
Common models
Dell OptiPlex 755 8.97%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.51%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.65%
Dell Inspiron 580 2.34%
Dell Studio XPS 8100 2.10%
Dell XPS 8300 2.10%

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