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What percent of users and experts removed it?
28% remove it72% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Fair
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,434
United States Rank #3,188
Reach 0.1904%
(Not enough data to show 30 day installation trends)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 23.09 days
681.19 days >
Average installed length: 357.91 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
6.0-rc0 0.07%
6.0 45.66%
5.0-rc1 0.04%
5.0.4 17.23%
5.0.2 3.71%
5.0.1 2.21%
5.0 1.65%
4.0-rc2 0.04%
4.0-beta1 0.04%
4.0.6 6.03%
4.0.5 0.75%
4.0.4 1.42%
4.0.3 5.66%
4.0.2.1 0.67%
4.0.2 1.12%
4.0.1.1 0.71%
4.0.1 0.56%
4.0 0.30%
3.5.1 4.53%
3.5 1.16%
3.0.3 1.35%
3.0.2 1.05%
3.0.1 0.45%
3.0 0.45%
2.5.4 0.79%
2.5.3 0.45%
2.5.2 0.56%
2.5.1 0.11%
2.5 0.04%
2.0.3 0.07%
2.0.2 0.04%
2.0.1 0.19%
1.2.8 0.30%
1.2.7 0.19%
1.2.4 0.07%
1.2.3 0.11%
1.2.2 0.04%
1.1 0.07%
1.0 0.11%

Other programs by Participatory Culture Foundation

Miro

What is Miro?

Miro is an audio, video player and Internet television application.

About  (from Participatory Culture Foundation)

A free and open video downloader and player used every month by millions of people and thousands of organizations around the world. It's very easy to switch from iTunes to Miro -- without any copying. Just point Miro to your music and video folders and those files will appear. If you don't like Miro (impossible!), noth...  Read more

Overview

Miro is a program developed by Participatory Culture Foundation. The most used version is 6.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. 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 miro.exe. The software installer includes 93 files and is usually about 86.64 MB (90,847,298 bytes). The program uses the GLib GNOME library. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 48% of users of Miro come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.
Miro has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.getmiro.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\participatory culture foundation\miro
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Participatory Culture Foundation\Miro\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 86.64 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Miro

Program executable:miro.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\participatory culture foundation\miro\miro.exe
MD5:b015068357180116da9bf40e8edff462
Additional files:
  • LIBEAY32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • SSLEAY32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • libpangowin32-1.0-0.dll (by Red Hat Software) - PangoWin32
  • libpangoft2-1.0-0.dll (by Red Hat Software) - PangoFT2
  • python26.dll (by Python Software Foundation) - Python (Python Core)
  • libpango-1.0-0.dll - Pango
  • libgdk_pixbuf-2.0-0.dll (by The GTK developer community) - GTK+ (GIMP Toolkit)
  • libgdk-win32-2.0-0.dll (by The GTK developer community) - GIMP Drawing Kit
  • libglib-2.0-0.dll (by The GLib developer community) - GLib
  • libgmodule-2.0-0.dll (by The GLib developer community) - GModule
  • libgobject-2.0-0.dll - GObject
  • libgthread-2.0-0.dll - GThread
  • libgtk-win32-2.0-0.dll
  • zlib1.dll - zlib (zlib data compression library)
  • libatk-1.0-0.dll (by Sun Microsystems) - atk
  • avcodec-52.dll
  • avcore-0.dll
  • avdevice-52.dll
  • avfilter-1.dll
  • avformat-52.dll
  • avutil-50.dll
  • ffmpeg.exe
  • ffmpeg2theora.exe
  • freetype6.dll
  • libcairo-2.dll
  • libexpat-1.dll
  • libfontconfig-1.dll
  • libgailutil-18.dll
  • libgio-2.0-0.dll
  • libjpeg-7.dll
  • libpangocairo-1.0-0.dll
  • libpng12-0.dll
  • libtiff-3.dll
  • libtiffxx-3.dll
  • libvlc.dll
  • libvlccore.dll (by the VideoLAN Team) - VLC media player
  • Miro_Downloader.exe
  • Miro_MovieData.exe
  • uninstall.exe
  • w9xpopen.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Miro.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E273EE4A-3EAE-4CE2-9F13-6527C4EBFF72}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • Miro.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Miro' and executes as C:\Program Files\Participatory Culture Foundation\Miro\Miro.exe.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Miro_Downloader.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program\Participatory Culture Foundation\Miro\Miro_Downloader.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Miro_Downloader.exe
Memory:33.02 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0050151736%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00325975%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00175542%
0.015104% average
Switches/sec:224
70 average

How do I remove Miro?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win 7 0%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 28%
Keep it 72%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.47%
Windows 8 16.55%
Windows Vista 10.00%
Windows XP 8.99%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 42.74%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.74%
Windows 7 Professional 9.42%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.78%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.78%
Windows 8.1 5.58%

Distribution by countryGeography

48.29% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 48.29%
  Germany 20.86%
  United Kingdom 3.58%
  Canada 3.54%
  Australia 2.24%
  France 1.49%
  Netherlands 1.40%
  Belgium 1.31%
  Italy 1.27%
  Sweden 1.15%
  Spain 0.84%
  Brazil 0.84%
  Austria 0.72%
  Finland 0.72%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.12%
Dell 21.66%
Acer 14.60%
Medion 8.76%
GIGABYTE 7.88%
ASUS 7.13%
Toshiba 4.07%
Lenovo 2.99%
Intel 2.92%
Samsung 2.10%
American Megatrends 1.77%
Sahara 1.02%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 6.71%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.85%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.44%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 3.27%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.93%
MEDIONPC MS-7616 2.58%

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