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22% remove it78% keep it
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Global Rank #4,601
United States Rank #38,941
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Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)


12.0.00600 37.50%
12.0.00400 62.50%

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Nero 12 Essentials Toshiba

What is Nero 12 Essentials Toshiba?

Nero Essentials is a basic version of the Nero's regular programs, such as its CD burning software, according to Nero. Usually, hardware manufacturers include Nero Essentials so users have the bare minimum necessary to use their hardware. Nero Essentials only comes bundled with a new computer and pre-installed.


The most used version is 12.0.00400, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 main program executable is NeroExpress.exe. The software installer includes 75 files and is usually about 780.72 KB (799,455 bytes). KwikMediaUpdater.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.nero.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Nero\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{BA8958DC-ADD7-41E5-8436-5883C7E871C7}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 780.72 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Nero 12 Essentials Toshiba

Program executable:NeroExpress.exe
Name:Nero Express
Path:C:\Program Files\Nero\Nero 12\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:
  • ImageProcessLib.Interop.dll - Nero Playback Component Dynamic Link Library
  • ACME.Interop.dll - Advanced Content Manager & Enumerator
  • NCC.exe - Nero ControlCenter Module (Nero ControlCenter)
  • NCChelper.exe - Nero ControlCenter Helper
  • CognitecConnector.Interop.dll - Nero Cognitec Connector
  • NeroSecurDiscViewer.exe - Nero SecurDisc Viewer (Nero Application for SecurDisc)
  • AdvrCntrProxy.dll - Nero Core Components (AdvrCntrProxy)
  • DeviceConnector.Interop.dll - Nero Move it plug-in
  • Blu-rayPlayer.exe - Nero Blu-ray Player
  • DotNetAppLauncher.dll - DotNetAppLauncher (.net application launcher)
  • NeroAudioRip.exe - Save Audio Tracks
  • DesktopClientLib.dll - DesktopClientLib
  • NeroRescueAgent.exe - Nero RescueAgent
  • 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 - Folder Scanner
  • IndexingManager.dll - IndexingManager
  • KwikFileWatcher.dll - NTFS File Watcher Core
  • KwikFileWatcherService.exe - NTFS File Watcher Service
  • KwikFileWatcherServicePS.dll - NTFS File Watcher Service Proxy/Stub
  • KwikMedia.exe
  • KwikMediaUpdater.exe - KwikMediaUpdater
  • MainAppCommunicator.dll - Communication Bridge
  • MediaHub.Core.dll - MainApplication
  • MediaHub.DataModel.dll - DataModel
  • MediaHub.Main.exe
  • MediaHub.Sdk.dll - MediaHubSDK
  • MediaHubBurnSDK.dll - MediaHubBurnSDK
  • MediaLibrary.dll - MediaLibrary
  • MiniHub.exe - Nero MediaBrowser
  • MiniHubStub.dll - MiniHubStub
  • MovieWizardLibrary.dll - MovieWizardLibrary
  • NeroBurnRights.exe - Nero BurnRights (Nero BurnRights 12)
  • SerialHelper.exe - Nero Kwik Media Store Activator
  • UpgradeInfo.exe - Upgrade Information
  • MediaBrowser.exe - Nero MediaHome
  • MediaHome.exe
  • MediaHome.Wpf.dll - MediaHome.Wpf
  • Medialib.dll
  • BackItUp.exe - Nero BackItUp
  • NBCore.exe
  • NBSFtp.exe
  • NBSync.exe
  • NBVSSTool_x32.exe
  • NBVSSTool_x64.exe
  • NeroBRServer.exe - NeroBRServer (Nero Background-rendering Server)
  • NeroExpress.exe - Nero Express
  • MovieWizard.Interop.dll - MovieWizard
  • NANotify.exe - Nero Update (Nero Update UI)
  • NASvc.exe - NeroUpdate
  • NASvcPS.dll - NeroUpdate PS
  • Gracenote.Interop.dll - Gracenote

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

4 Autoplay Handlers
  • KwikMedia.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'KwikMedia11BluRayOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'OpenWithNeroKwikMedia11' and the action verb 'open.
  • MediaHome.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'KwikMedia11BluRayOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'OpenWithNeroKwikMedia11' and the action verb 'open.
  • Blu-rayPlayer.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'NeroBluRayPlayerOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'OpenWithNeroBluRayPlayer' and the action verb 'open.
  • NeroExpress.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'NeroExpress12LaunchNE' with the ProgID of 'Nero.Express.12.AutoPlay' and the action verb 'LanchNE.
4 Scheduled Tasks
  • NBCore.exe is scheduled as a task named 'jean pierre Nero LIVEBackup Merge 12 0'.
  • KwikMedia.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{C93D1D78-5CF7-4AC0-8021-1C638ADCE556}' (runs on registration).
  • MediaHome.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{642D5E0B-6CD3-4BA5-BCFE-2682E3BFD514}' (runs on registration).
  • MediaBrowser.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{87EE94FE-AE68-4A8E-8DD3-4193DD3B0E77}' (runs on registration).
  • NASvc.exe runs as a service named 'NAUpdate' (NAUpdate).
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • KwikMedia.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Nero\KM\KwikMedia.exe'.
  • BackItUp.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Nero\Nero 12\Nero BackItUp\BackItUp.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:199.38 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0007635903%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00040515%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00035844%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:1,041,469,150
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:12.23 MB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:4.55 MB
105.02 KB average
Memory:1.26 MB
Total CPU:0.0000715706%
Kernel CPU:0.00005397%
User CPU:0.00001760%
I/O reads/min:23 Bytes
Memory:2.4 MB
Total CPU:0.0004594384%
Kernel CPU:0.00034585%
User CPU:0.00011359%
CPU cycles/sec:5,673
I/O reads/min:5.4 KB

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Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 22%
Keep it 78%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 100.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 50.74%
Windows 8 32.86%
Windows 8 Single Language 8.57%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 5.98%
Windows 8.1 Pro 0.49%
Windows 10 Home 0.43%

Distribution by countryGeography

22.13% of installs come from United Kingdom
Which countries install it?
  United Kingdom 22.13%
  Germany 13.78%
  France 9.45%
  Italy 8.27%
  Netherlands 4.02%
  Saudi Arabia 3.86%
  Spain 3.78%
  Portugal 3.31%
  Belgium 2.76%
  Austria 2.52%
  Turkey 2.20%
  Ireland 2.13%
  United States 1.81%
  Greece 1.81%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Toshiba 99.75%
Acer 0.18%
Sony 0.06%
Common models
TOSHIBA SATELLITE C850-19... 3.30%

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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