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Should I remove MPlayer?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #13,105
United States Rank #6,098
Reach 0.0271%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 20.37 days
600.93 days >
Average installed length: 315.74 days


0.6.9 4.72%


What is MPlayer?  (from Guillaume Poirier)

MPlayer is a movie player which runs on many systems (see the documentation). It plays most MPEG/VOB, AVI, Ogg/OGM, VIVO, ASF/WMA/WMV, QT/MOV/MP4, RealMedia, Matroska, NUT, NuppelVideo, FLI, YUV4MPEG, FILM, RoQ, PVA files, supported by many native, XAnim, and Win32 DLL codecs. You can watch VideoCD, SVCD, DVD, 3ivx, Di...  Read more


MPlayer is a software program developed by Guillaume Poirier. 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 programs's main executable is smplayer_portable.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 25.43 MB of memory. The setup package generally installs about 59 files and is usually about 12 MB (12,585,572 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 96% of users of MPlayer come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and South Africa.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.mplayerhq.hu
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\mplayer 1.0rc2
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\MPlayer 1.0rc2\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 12 MB

Program filesFiles installed by MPlayer

Program executable:smplayer_portable.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\mplayer\smplayer_portable.exe
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • smplayer_portable.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{EA24FC78-57BC-4900-B7C5-0ED683246126}' (runs on registration).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:25.43 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.4548646593%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.04429798%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.41056668%
0.015104% average

How do I remove MPlayer?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 65%
Win Server 2003 0%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.88%
Windows 8 14.96%
Windows Vista 11.81%
Windows XP 7.09%
Windows Server 2003 0.26%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 50.39%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 9.19%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.35%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.35%
Windows 7 Professional 6.82%
Windows 8.1 5.77%

Distribution by countryGeography

96.17% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 96.17%
  Canada 2.39%
  South Africa 0.16%
  Belgium 0.16%
  Norway 0.16%
  India 0.16%
  Mexico 0.16%
  IQ 0.16%
  Philippines 0.16%
  Germany 0.16%
  United Kingdom 0.16%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 40.22%
Dell 27.17%
Toshiba 11.59%
Acer 9.42%
ASUS 4.35%
Lenovo 2.54%
Intel 1.45%
Gateway 0.72%
Common models
HP 2000 Notebook PC 4.79%
TOSHIBA Satellite C655 4.26%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.72%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.19%
HP Pavilion 17 Notebook P... 2.66%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.66%


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