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What percent of users and experts removed it?
59% remove it41% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #20,206
United States Rank #11,803
Reach 0.0121%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 16.15 days
476.52 days >
Average installed length: 250.37 days


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Music Remote

What is Music Remote?

Kango Music Remote is a web browser extension for Google Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer (as a Browser Helper Object).


Music Remote is a program developed by KangoExtensions. The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. The programs's main executable is KangoEngine.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 9.58 MB of memory. The software installer includes 5 files and is usually about 1.13 MB (1,188,451 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 83% of users of Music Remote come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.
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Program detailsProgram details

URL: kangoextensions.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Music Remote\1.0
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Music Remote\1.0\uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 1.13 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Music Remote

Program executable:KangoEngine.exe
Kango Engine
Path:C:\Program Files\Music Remote\1.0\KangoEngine.exe
Additional files:
  • KangoBHO.dll - Kango (Kango BHO)
  • KangoEngine.exe - Kango Engine
  • Uninstall.exe
  • FF8Installer.exe
  • musicremote_1.0.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • KangoBHO.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Music RemoteBHO' with the class of {CA6D5FD2-AD35-44F8-AFEF-B36C908CE901} (Music Remote BHO).
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • KangoBHO.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Music Remote' with the class of {D2C31D2B-35BE-4C2B-ACCB-A78877274E60}.
Internet Explorer Web Browser
  • KangoBHO.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'Music Remote' with a class of {D2C31D2B-35BE-4C2B-ACCB-A78877274E60}.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:9.58 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000626766%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00003057%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00003211%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:1,672,433
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:1017 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:4 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Music Remote?

Quickly and completely remove Music Remote from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
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Or, you can uninstall Music Remote 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 Music Remote, 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 Music Remote.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Music Remote you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win 8.1 1%
Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 59%
Keep it 41%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 55.88%
Windows 8 27.06%
Windows XP 9.41%
Windows Vista 7.06%
Windows 8.1 0.59%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 43.20%
Windows 8.1 13.61%
Windows 7 Professional 10.06%
Windows 8 10.06%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.88%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.51%

Distribution by countryGeography

82.85% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 82.85%
  Germany 7.53%
  France 3.77%
  Canada 3.35%
  United Kingdom 1.26%
  Switzerland 0.42%
  Iran 0.42%
  Japan 0.42%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 37.69%
Dell 25.38%
Acer 13.08%
ASUS 8.46%
Toshiba 7.69%
Lenovo 2.31%
American Megatrends 1.54%
Samsung 1.54%
Gateway 1.54%
Alienware 0.77%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.51%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.63%
Dell Dell System Inspir... 1.75%
Dell Inspiron 660s 1.75%
Dell Studio XPS 8100 1.75%
Hewlett-Packard 700-074 1.75%


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