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What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #34,877
United States Rank #18,076
Reach 0.0037%


2013.0.0.0 5.77%
2012.0.0.0 13.46%
2011.1.0.0 25.00%
2010.0.0.0 17.31%
2009.0.0.0 38.46%

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Multimedia Edition

What is Multimedia Edition?  (from Encyclopaedia Britannica)

More than just another multimedia encyclopedia, Britannica CD turns information into understanding through its unique circle of learning, so you can see how facts and ideas combine to form the big picture. You can generate comparative charts and graphs, analyze subjects by timeline overviews, or branch out to the Inter...  Read more


Multimedia Edition is a software program developed by Encyclopaedia Britannica. The most common release is 2009.0.0.0, 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. 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 setup package generally installs about 46 files and is usually about 3.36 MB (3,522,030 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). Most users that have installed this software come from the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.britannica.com
Help link: support.britannica.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Britannica 9.0
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Britannica 9.0\Multimedia Edition\Uninstall_Multimedia Edition\Uninstall Multimedia Edition.exe"
Estimated size: 3.36 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Multimedia Edition

  • awt.dll (by Sun Microsystems) - Java(TM) 2 Platform Standard Edition 5.0 Update 3 (Java(TM) 2 Platform Standard Edition binary)
  • axbridge.dll (by Sun Microsystems) - ActiveX Bridge for JavaBeans(TM)
  • cmm.dll (by Eastman Kodak Company) - KODAK DIGITAL SCIENCE Java CMM
  • dcpr.dll
  • deploy.dll - Java(TM) Deployment Library
  • dt_shmem.dll
  • dt_socket.dll
  • eula.dll - EULA
  • fontmanager.dll
  • hpi.dll
  • hprof.dll
  • instrument.dll
  • ioser12.dll
  • j2pkcs11.dll - Java(TM) 2 Platform Standard Edition 5.0
  • jaas_nt.dll
  • java.dll
  • java.exe
  • java_crw_demo.dll
  • javacpl.exe - Java(TM) Control Panel
  • javaw.exe
  • JavaWebStart.dll - Java(TM) Web Start ActiveX Control
  • javaws.exe - Java(TM) Web Start Launcher
  • jawt.dll
  • JdbcOdbc.dll
  • jdwp.dll
  • jpeg.dll
  • jpicom32.dll - Java(TM) Plug-in COM Library
  • jpiexp32.dll - Java(TM) Plug-in for Internet Explorer
  • jpinscp.dll
  • jpioji.dll
  • jpishare.dll - Java(TM) Plug-in Share Library
  • jsound.dll
  • jsoundds.dll
  • jucheck.exe - Java(TM) Update Checker
  • jusched.exe
  • keytool.exe
  • kinit.exe
  • klist.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • jusched.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Java Update Scheduler' (runs weekly on Mondays at 10:00).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • jusched.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'SunJavaUpdateSched' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_03\bin\jusched.exe".
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • javaw.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_03\bin\javaw.exe'.
  • java.exe is added as a firewall exception for '%ProgramFiles%\Java\jre1.5.0_11\bin\java.exC:*:enableC:Sun Java (v1.5.0_11)'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:206.14 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0002312841%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00014247%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00008882%
0.015104% average

How do I remove Multimedia Edition?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win 7 2%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 73.08%
Windows Vista 13.46%
Windows 8 9.62%
Windows XP 3.85%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 65.38%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 11.54%
Windows 7 Professional 5.77%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.85%
Windows 8.1 3.85%
Microsoft Windows XP 3.85%

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 34.88%
Hewlett-Packard 23.26%
Acer 20.93%
Toshiba 4.65%
Gateway 4.65%
Sony 2.33%
American Megatrends 2.33%
Sahara 2.33%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite L505 4.35%
Gateway DX4831 4.35%
Dell Inspiron 530 4.35%
Dell Studio XPS 435MT 4.35%
IBM 9210DA2 2.17%
Hewlett-Packard p6677c 2.17%

Publisher URL: www.britannica.com


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