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Should I remove Nero 2014?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,655
United States Rank #3,249
Reach 0.4813%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 12.21 days
360.19 days >
Average installed length: 189.25 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
15.0.10200 1.76%
15.0.10100 0.01%
15.0.09400 0.68%
15.0.09300 0.59%
15.0.09200 1.13%
15.0.08500 3.09%
15.0.08400 0.01%
15.0.07700 7.99%
15.0.07100 7.71%
15.0.06800 11.92%
15.0.05500 0.04%
15.0.03500 3.60%
15.0.03400 4.09%
15.0.02500 3.57%
15.0.02300 0.03%
15.0.02200 45.92%
15.0.02100 1.29%
15.0.01800 0.04%
15.0.01500 0.01%
15.0.01000 6.50%

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Nero 2014

What is Nero 2014?  (from Nero AG)

Nero 2014 is the ultimate standard in multimedia software, allowing you to manage, create, convert, play, and burn your movies, music and photos for the best entertainment experience at home or on the go. Nero 2014 lets you achieve results fast and easily with fully integrated applications throughout the suite. Best ri...  Read more

Overview

Nero 2014 is a program developed by Nero AG. The most used version is 15.0.02200, 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 Nero 2014 Platinum Activator v1.0.exe. The software installer includes 120 files and is usually about 1.14 MB (1,198,645 bytes). KwikMediaUpdater.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 23% of users of Nero 2014 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.nero.com/eng/products/nero/free-trial-download.php
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Nero\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{CE1948D9-E55B-447D-BA32-A031889B67DB}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.14 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Nero 2014

Program executable:Nero 2014 Platinum Activator v1.0.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Nero\Nero 2014 Platinum Activator v1.0.exe
MD5:ca491d8202af1b526372bc343af76a97
Additional files:
  • SolutionExplorerCLI.dll - Nero Solution Explorer CLI Dynamic Link Library
  • ImageProcessLib.Interop.dll - Nero Playback Component Dynamic Link Library
  • SolutionExplorer.dll - Nero Solution Explorer Dynamic Link Library
  • ACME.Interop.dll - Advanced Content Manager & Enumerator
  • NCC.exe - Nero ControlCenter Module (Nero ControlCenter)
  • NCChelper.exe - Nero ControlCenter Helper
  • StartNBR.exe - Nero Burning ROM Starter
  • CognitecConnector.Interop.dll - Nero Cognitec Connector
  • NeroDiscMergeWrongDisc.exe - NeroDiscMergeWrongDisc (NeroDiscMergeWrongDisc Application)
  • AdvrCntrProxy.dll - Nero Core Components (AdvrCntrProxy)
  • DeviceConnector.Interop.dll - Nero Move it plug-in
  • Nfx.Toolkit.ShellLib.dll - Nfx.Toolkit.ShellLib
  • Blu-rayPlayer.exe - Nero Blu-ray Player
  • D2DCOM.dll - Nero Disc to Device (D2D connector)
  • NeroD2D.exe - Command line client
  • StartNE.exe - NeroExpress Starter
  • EffectsBasic.dll - Template Pack Icon
  • DotNetAppLauncher.dll - DotNetAppLauncher (.net application launcher)
  • NeroAudioRip.exe - Save Audio Tracks
  • NeroExportServer.exe - Nero ExportServer
  • Nfx.Policy.Nero11.dll - Nfx.Policy.Nero11
  • DesktopClientLib.dll - DesktopClientLib
  • nero.exe - Nero Burning ROM
  • NeroCmd.exe - NeroCmd - NeroAPI Command Processor
  • NeroRescueAgent.exe - Nero RescueAgent
  • NeroBurnServer.exe - Nero BurnServer
  • Burn.Model.dll - Nero MediaHome (Nero.Framework.Burn)
  • Burn.UI.dll - BurnUI
  • Burn.ViewModel.dll - Burn.ViewModel
  • D2D.exe - Disc to Device
  • DeviceManager.dll - DeviceManager
  • DeviceMonitor.dll - DeviceMonitor
  • DeviceOperations.dll - DeviceOperations
  • FaceScanner.dll - FaceScanner
  • FileScanner.dll - FileScanner
  • FileSystemWatcher.dll - FileSystemWatcher
  • FolderScanner.exe - Folder Scanner
  • IndexingManager.dll - IndexingManager
  • KwikMedia.exe - Nero MediaHome Compatibility
  • KwikMediaUpdater.exe - KwikMediaUpdater
  • MainAppCommunicator.dll - Communication Bridge
  • MediaBrowser.exe - Nero MediaBrowser
  • MediaHome.exe
  • MediaHome.Wpf.dll - MediaHome.Wpf
  • MediaHub.Core.dll - MainApplication
  • MediaHub.DataModel.dll - DataModel
  • MediaHub.Main.exe
  • MediaHub.Sdk.dll - MediaHubSDK
  • MediaHubBurnSDK.dll - MediaHubBurnSDK
  • Medialib.dll - MediaLibrary
  • MediaLibrary.dll
  • MiniHub.exe - Nero MediaBrowser Compatibility
  • MiniHubStub.dll - MiniHubStub
  • NeroDiscMerge.exe - Nero DiscMerge (Nero DiscMerge Application)
  • SlideShw.exe - Nero SlideShow (Slideshow application)
  • Nfx.UXLibrary.dll - Nfx.UXLibrary
  • NeroBRServer.exe - NeroBRServer (Nero Background-rendering Server)
  • SplashScreen.dll - SplashScreen (Splash screen library)
  • ieCache.exe - Nero Recode (ieCache)
  • MovieWizard.Interop.dll - MovieWizard

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

6 Autoplay Handlers
  • KwikMedia.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'KwikMedia11VCDMovieOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'OpenWithNeroKwikMedia11' and the action verb 'open.
  • MediaHome.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'KwikMedia11VCDMovieOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'OpenWithNeroKwikMedia11' and the action verb 'open.
  • StartNE.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'NeroExpress15LaunchNE' with the ProgID of 'Nero.Express.15.AutoPlay' and the action verb 'LanchNE.
  • D2D.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'NeroDisc2DeviceOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'OpenWithNeroDisc2Device' and the action verb 'open.
  • StartNBR.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'NeroBurningROM15LaunchNBR' with the ProgID of 'Nero.BurningROM.15.AutoPlay' and the action verb 'LanchNE.
  • Blu-rayPlayer.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'NeroBluRayPlayerOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'OpenWithNeroBluRayPlayer' and the action verb 'open.
5 Scheduled Tasks
  • KwikMedia.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{C73A1EA8-CA69-4B6B-9DC0-B356E5EC96A9}' (runs on registration).
  • MediaBrowser.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{EB5C1F69-F37B-44ED-8C3B-5561B70E7D23}' (runs on registration).
  • MediaHome.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E3E9885E-211C-4F6A-8FED-26E3705E8557}' (runs on registration).
  • KwikMediaUpdater.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F686C2B9-A5E7-4E11-9F6F-F6F36246ED1F}' (runs on registration).
  • StartNBR.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{83C46A8E-D1BC-4C10-AA10-0A2BE66BCFB6}' (runs on registration).
Service
  • 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.
3 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • Blu-rayPlayer.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\System-Programme\Nero 2014\Nero Blu-ray Player\Blu-rayPlayer.exe'.
  • StartNBR.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Nero\Nero 2014\Nero Burning ROM\StartNBR.exe'.
  • nero.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Nero\Nero 2014\Nero Burning ROM\nero.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

MediaHome.exe
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

How do I remove Nero 2014?

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Or, you can uninstall Nero 2014 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 2014, 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 2014.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 48%
Win 8 0%
 
HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 51.14%
Windows 8 45.91%
Windows XP 1.91%
Windows Vista 1.04%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 19.68%
Windows 7 Home Premium 18.57%
Windows 8.1 Pro 13.59%
Windows 8.1 12.04%
Windows 7 Professional 10.99%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 4.66%

Distribution by countryGeography

22.61% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 22.61%
  Germany 16.04%
  Italy 9.11%
  United Kingdom 4.63%
  Brazil 3.93%
  France 3.81%
  Canada 2.97%
  Netherlands 2.37%
  Australia 2.31%
  Spain 2.24%
  India 1.52%
  Belgium 1.46%
  Austria 1.40%
  Iran 1.30%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.66%
Acer 18.85%
Dell 15.86%
ASUS 12.99%
GIGABYTE 9.73%
Toshiba 5.33%
Medion 5.06%
Lenovo 3.31%
Samsung 3.02%
Intel 2.31%
MSI 0.89%
Common models
ASUS All Series 12.09%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.58%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.43%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.95%
Dell XPS 8700 2.29%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 2.21%

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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