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What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,353
United States Rank #4,040
Reach 0.3099%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 31.75 days
936.55 days >
Average installed length: 492.09 days


11.2.01000 6.65%
11.2.00900 6.56%
11.2.00600 6.08%
11.2.00400 2.69%
11.0.15902 2.88%
11.0.15800 10.66%
11.0.15500 13.81%
11.0.15202 2.58%
11.0.15200 1.77%
11.0.14900 0.81%
11.0.11200 5.66%
11.0.11000 20.07%
11.0.10700 6.05%
11.0.10600 0.02%
11.0.10100 13.39%
11.0.10000 0.25%
0.0.00001 0.05%

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Nero 11

What is Nero 11?

Nero Multimedia Suite is a popular software suite for Microsoft Windows by Nero AG. Nero includes Nero Burning ROM, Nero Express, Nero DiscSpeed, Nero Video, Nero Recode, Nero BackItUp, Nero Wave Editor and various other disk authoring, video authoring and data backup untiliies as well as audio editing tools. The suite's name "Nero" is followed by its major version number. The most commonly available versions of Nero are the OEM suites, which are bundled with many optical disc recorders.

About  (from Nero AG)

Nero 11 empowers you to create, manage and share your photos, music and videos like never before. The express video editing workflows, plus burning and backup are stepped up and seamlessly integrated with exciting features to give you a true 360 degree experience. Easy-to-advanced video editing, including innovative vi...  Read more


The most common release is 11.0.11000, 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. The primary executable is named NeroExpress.exe. The setup package generally installs about 140 files and is usually about 1.72 MB (1,800,273 bytes). The installed file KwikMediaUpdater.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.nero.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Nero\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{8A7ABBD4-A617-4AE8-9C6D-1510DE46EC35}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.72 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Nero 11

Program executable:NeroExpress.exe
Name:Nero Express
Path:C:\Program Files\Nero\Nero 11\Nero Express\NeroExpress.exe
Nero Express is a simplified edition of Nero Burning ROM targeted at entry-level users, is available with the Nero software suite. Although Nero Express is not as powerful as the full-featured Nero Burning ROM, it features a more...
Additional files:
  • SolutionExplorerCLI.dll - Nero Solution Explorer CLI Dynamic Link Library
  • ImageProcessLib.Interop.dll - Nero Playback Component Dynamic Link Library
  • NMPlaybackComponent.dll
  • SolutionExplorer.dll - Nero Solution Explorer Dynamic Link Library
  • ACME.Interop.dll - Advanced Content Manager & Enumerator
  • NMTTranscoder.dll - Nero Transcoder Dynamic Link Library
  • NeroContentLicenseCheck.dll - Nero Content License Check Library
  • NMCDRip.dll - Nero CD Rip Dynamic Link Library
  • NCC.exe - Nero 11 ControlCenter Module (Nero ControlCenter)
  • NCChelper.exe - Nero 11 ControlCenter Helper (Nero 11 ControlCenter)
  • HelpBase.dll - Nero Help Installer Base (Nero Help Installer Base DLL)
  • CognitecConnector.Interop.dll - Nero Cognitec Connector
  • NeroDiscMergeWrongDisc.exe - NeroDiscMergeWrongDisc (NeroDiscMergeWrongDisc Application)
  • InFAudioRippingServer.dll - InFAudioRippingServer (Nero 10 Inline Function AudioRipping Server)
  • NeroSecurDiscViewer.exe - Nero SecurDisc Viewer (Nero Application for SecurDisc)
  • AdvrCntrProxy.dll - Nero Core Components (AdvrCntrProxy)
  • DeviceConnector.Interop.dll - Nero Move it plug-in
  • DriveLocker.dll - Nero AG DriveLocker (DriveLocker)
  • ClipartPack.dll - Template Pack Icon
  • EffectsBasic.dll
  • DotNetAppLauncher.dll - DotNetAppLauncher (.net application launcher)
  • NeroAudioRip.exe - Save Audio Tracks
  • DesktopClientLib.dll - DesktopClientLib
  • KARAOKE.DLL - Nero Burning ROM (Nero Karaoke DLL)
  • nero.exe
  • NeroAPIEngine.dll - Nero Library
  • NeroCmd.exe - NeroCmd - NeroAPI Command Processor
  • NeroRescueAgent.exe - Nero RescueAgent
  • uCDCopy.dll
  • uEqualize.dll
  • uFATImporter.dll
  • uGENCUSH.dll
  • uGeneratr.dll
  • uGenFAT.dll
  • ugeniso.dll
  • uGenUDF.dll
  • uGenUDF2.dll
  • uHDDImporter.dll
  • uimage.dll - Nero Recorder Driver
  • uImageGen.dll
  • uISOFS.dll
  • uMMC.dll
  • uNeroErr.dll
  • uNeVCDEngine.dll
  • uTMPVImporter.dll
  • uUDFImporter.dll
  • Burn.Model.dll - Nero Kwik Media (Nero.Framework.Burn)
  • Burn.UI.dll - BurnUI
  • Burn.ViewModel.dll - Burn.ViewModel
  • DeviceManager.dll - DeviceManager
  • DeviceMonitor.dll - DeviceMonitor
  • DeviceOperations.dll - DeviceOperations
  • DeviceSync.dll - DeviceSync
  • FaceScanner.dll - FaceScanner
  • FileScanner.dll - FileScanner
  • FileSystemWatcher.dll - FileSystemWatcher
  • FolderScanner.exe - FolderScanner
  • IndexingManager.dll - IndexingManager
  • KwikFileWatcher.dll - NTFS File Watcher Core
  • KwikFileWatcherService.exe - NTFS File Watcher Service

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Autoplay Handlers
  • KwikMedia.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'KwikMedia11BluRayOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'OpenWithNeroKwikMedia11' and the action verb 'open.
  • NeroExpress.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'NeroExpress11LaunchNE' with the ProgID of 'Nero.Express.11.AutoPlay' and the action verb 'LanchNE.
  • nero.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'NeroBurningROM11LaunchNBR' with the ProgID of 'Nero.BurningROM.11.AutoPlay' and the action verb 'LanchNE.
Scheduled Task
  • KwikMedia.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{BBF38F4B-131E-4553-A83C-6D31C0D711AB}' (runs on registration).
  • NASvc.exe runs as a service named [email protected]:\Programme\Nero\Update\NASvc.exe,-200' (NAUpdate).
Startup File (User Run Once)
  • NCC.exe is loaded once in the current user (HKCU) registry as a startup file name 'NeroControlCenter' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Nero\Nero ControlCenter\NCC.exe" STARTPAGE=UPDATE.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • KwikMedia.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Nero\KM\KwikMedia.exe'.

How do I remove Nero 11?

Quickly and completely remove Nero 11 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Nero 11 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 Nero 11, 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 Nero 11.

Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 79.14%
Windows 8 13.38%
Windows XP 4.05%
Windows Vista 3.43%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.84%
Windows 7 Ultimate 25.05%
Windows 7 Professional 13.92%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.04%
Windows 8.1 Pro 2.86%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 2.59%

Distribution by countryGeography

23.51% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 23.51%
  Germany 21.44%
  Italy 5.46%
  France 3.50%
  United Kingdom 3.39%
  Brazil 3.13%
  Canada 2.54%
  Spain 2.49%
  Australia 2.32%
  Iran 2.30%
  Netherlands 1.94%
  Belgium 1.71%
  Austria 1.39%
  Mexico 1.39%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.57%
Acer 19.13%
Dell 17.09%
ASUS 10.65%
Medion 6.30%
Samsung 3.35%
Intel 2.58%
Toshiba 2.13%
Lenovo 1.41%
American Megatrends 1.04%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 6.67%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.50%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 4.44%
Dell XPS 8300 2.92%
MEDIONPC MS-7366 2.92%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.69%

About Nero AG

Nero is a software company best known for its burning software, Nero Burning ROM.
Publisher URL: www.nero.com


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