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Should I remove MP3 To Wave Converter PLUS?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
United States Rank #49,167
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2.341 63.64%
2.33 9.09%
2.28 18.18%
2.24 9.09%

MP3 To Wave Converter PLUS


MP3 To Wave Converter PLUS is a software program developed by Acoustica, Inc. The most common release is 2.341, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 9 files and is usually about 3.11 MB (3,258,846 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 73% of users of MP3 To Wave Converter PLUS come from the United States, it is also popular in Singapore and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.acoustica.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Acoustica MP3 To Wave Converter PLUS
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files1\ACOUST~1\UNWISE.EXE C:\Program Files1\ACOUST~1\INSTALL.LOG
(Wise Installer is used for installing and uninstalling this software.)
Estimated size: 3.11 MB

Program filesFiles installed by MP3 To Wave Converter PLUS

  • M2WShlEx.dll - Mp3 to Wave Converter Plus Shell Extension (Mp3 to Wave Converter Plus Shell Extension DLL)
  • mp3towave.exe - Acoustica MP3 To Wave Converter PLUS
  • Inetwh32.dll (by Blue Sky Software) - Blue Sky Software - INETWH32 (INETWH32)
  • fileutil.dll
  • lame_enc.dll
  • sndengine.dll
  • utilities.dll
  • wmaengine.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • M2WShlEx.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'M2WShlExMenu' with a class of {DC6FA7E0-6666-11D5-8CE2-444553540000}.
Scheduled Task
  • UNWISE.EXE is scheduled as a task with the class '{E8CCBD57-E682-48BE-98A5-8B1BF164ACDD}' (runs on registration).
  • UNWISE.EXE runs as a service named 'Browser System Enahncer' (671c50b0).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • UNWISE.EXE is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files1\Yahoo!\MESSEN~1\UNWISE.EXE'.

How do I remove MP3 To Wave Converter PLUS?

Quickly and completely remove MP3 To Wave Converter PLUS from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall MP3 To Wave Converter PLUS 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 MP3 To Wave Converter PLUS, 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 MP3 To Wave Converter PLUS.

Win 7 (SP1) 64%
Win 8 18%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.64%
Windows XP 18.18%
Windows 8 18.18%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 36.36%
Microsoft Windows XP 18.18%
Windows 7 Professional 18.18%
Windows 7 Home Premium 9.09%
Windows 8 Pro 9.09%
Windows 8.1 9.09%

Distribution by countryGeography

72.73% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 72.73%
  Singapore 4.55%
  Australia 4.55%
  Israel 4.55%
  Germany 4.55%
  Hungary 4.55%
  United Kingdom 4.55%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 37.50%
Dell 25.00%
Acer 12.50%
Gateway 12.50%
Lenovo 12.50%
Common models
Gigabyte 965P-S3 16.67%
LENOVO 6457WER 16.67%
Dell MP061 16.67%
Dell Inspiron 3542 16.67%
HP-Pavilion GN553AAR-ABA ... 16.67%
Gateway RS780 16.67%

About (from Acoustica, Inc)

Acoustica was founded in 1998 and is located in the foothills of the Yosemite Valley. In Jan 2002, we officially became Acoustica, Inc.
Publisher URL: www.acoustica.com


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